Sky Bet EFL fixtures live on Sky Sports: Wolves, Cardiff among promotion contenders to feature

Wolves, Cardiff and Bristol City are among the Championship promotion contenders to continue their charge for the Premier League in front of the Sky Sports cameras in January and February.

Five of the current top six in the Sky Bet Championship have been selected to appear live on Sky Sports Football as part of the latest batch of confirmed TV fixtures.

Latest EFL games live on Sky Fri Jan 19 Derby v Bristol City 7.45pm Sat Jan 20 Sheff Wed v Cardiff 5.30pm Fri Feb 2 Bolton v Bristol City 8pm Sat Jan 3 Wolves v Sheff Utd 5.30pm

Bristol City’s visit to Derby County is up first with two in-form teams going head-to-head in a Friday night fixture at Pride Park on Friday, January 19.

Sheffield Wednesday will then host a familiar face on Saturday, January 20, as former rival manager Neil Warnock returns to the Steel City with his current team Cardiff City in a 5.30pm kick-off.

Lee Johnson’s Bristol City then feature for a second time, with their visit to Bolton Wanderers on Friday, February 2 selected for live broadcast at 8pm, before current leaders Wolves host Sheffield United at Molineux on Saturday, February 3.

Further TV selections for February will be announced in due course.

Sky Sports is already serving up a bumper EFL offering in December and early January as part of its Festive Football schedule, with a New Year’s Day clash between Leeds and Nottingham Forest and the return Steel City derby fixture between Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday among the highlights.

Confirmed EFL fixtures live on Sky


Fri 15: Sheffield Wednesday v Wolverhampton Wanderers (7.45pm)

Sat 16: Cardiff City v Hull City (5.30pm)

Sat 23: Aston Villa v Sheffield United (5.30pm)

Tue 26: Burton Albion v Leeds United (3.00pm)

Tue 26: Brentford v Aston Villa (7.30pm)

Fri 29: Cardiff City v Preston (7.45pm)

Sat 30: Bristol City v Wolverhampton Wanderers (5.30pm)


Mon 1: Leeds United v Nottingham Forest (3pm)

Fri 12: Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday (7.45pm)

Sat 13: January Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa (5.30pm)

Fri 19: Derby County v Bristol City (7.45pm)

Sat 20: Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City (5.30pm)


Fri 2: Bolton Wanderers v Bristol City (8pm)

Sat 3: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield United (5.30pm)

Throughout the course of the 2017/18 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.