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READ | Millers home game with Stoke live on Sky Sports

23 July 2018

Rotherham United’s home fixture with Stoke City has been included in the latest announcement of fixtures chosen for live coverage on Sky Sports.

The match at AESSEAL New York Stadium on Saturday 29th September will now kick-off at 5.30pm.

In total 17 games from the Sky Bet Championship and Sky Bet League One will take place in front of the cameras with Aston Villa, Leeds United and Derby County all featuring alongside newcomers to the EFL in 2018/19 Swansea City, West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City.

Highlights throughout September include the Midlands Derby between Birmingham City and the Baggies on Friday 14 September before Graham Potter takes his Swans side to the Potteries four days later on Tuesday 18 September.

Later in the month Marcelo Alberto Bielsa will take his new Leeds side for the short trip to South Yorkshire to meet up with rivals Sheffield Wednesday whilst on the last weekend of the month Coventry City will welcome Sunderland to the Ricoh Arena.

The following month, Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers take centre stage on Saturday 6 October with Norwich City v Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion v Derby County also being exclusively screened live on Sky Sports.

The full list of games selected for live coverage are as follows:

Friday 31 August
Leeds United v Middlesbrough 19.45pm

Saturday 1 September
Millwall v Swansea City 17.30pm

Sunday 9 September
Oxford United v Coventry City 12.00pm

Friday 14 September
Birmingham City v West Bromwich Albion 19.45pm

Saturday 15 September
Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa 17.30pm

Tuesday 18 September
Stoke City v Swansea City 20.00pm

Wednesday 19 September
Queens Park Rangers v Millwall 19.45pm

Friday 21 September
Wigan Athletic v Bristol City 19.45pm

Saturday 22 September
Queens Park Rangers v Norwich City 17.30pm

Friday 28 September
Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United 19.45pm

Saturday 29 September
Coventry City v Sunderland 12.30pm

Saturday 29 September
Rotherham United v Stoke City 17.30pm

Tuesday 2 October
Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough 19.45pm

Wednesday 3 October
Sheffield Wednesday v West Bromwich Albion19.45pm

Saturday 6 October
Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers 17.30pm
Note – Further selections are expected for 6 October

Tuesday 23 October
Norwich City v Aston Villa 19.45pm

Wednesday 24 October
West Bromwich Albion v Derby County 20.00pm

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 games from the Carabao Cup and at least three fixtures from the Checkatrade Trophy.


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