Live EFL on Sky Sports: Seven more Sky Bet Championship fixtures confirmed for August

Sky Sports has announced seven more live EFL fixtures for August, including many of the biggest clubs in the Sky Bet Championship.

In a clash of two high-profile new managers, Frank Lampard’s Derby County will face Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United on the second weekend of the season, live on Sky Sports.

Other August highlights include Garry Monk facing his former club when Swansea City visit Birmingham City on Friday, August 17 and Tony Pulis’ Middlesbrough taking on the club that sacked him last season, West Bromwich Albion, on Friday, August 24.

Newly-announced EFL fixtures live on Sky Sports in August:

Sat 11: Derby County v Leeds United (5.30pm)

Fri 17: Birmingham City v Swansea City (7.45pm)

Sat 18: Preston North End v Stoke City (5.30pm)

Tue 21: Swansea City v Leeds United (7.45pm)

Wed 22: Aston Villa v Brentford (7.45pm)

Fri 24: Middlesbrough v West Bromwich Albion (7.45pm)

Sat 25: Nottingham Forest v Birmingham City (5.30pm)

These fixtures are in addition to the previously announced fixtures on the opening five days of the season:

Fri 3: Reading v Derby County (8pm)

Sat 4: Sunderland v Charlton Athletic (12.30pm)

Sat 4: Sheffield United v Swansea City (5.30pm)

Sun 5: Leeds United v Stoke City (4.30pm)

Mon 6: Hull City v Aston Villa (7.45pm)

Tue 7: Nottingham Forest v West Bromwich Albion (7.45pm)

Throughout the course of the 2018/19 season, Sky Sports will exclusively show 127 live matches from the Sky Bet EFL season – including the Play-Offs – as well as 15 matches from the Carabao Cup and at least three from the Checkatrade Trophy.

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