Huddersfield Town - SKY SPORTS extend Football league coverage
UK time is: 00:03:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

SKY SPORTS extend Football league coverage

The Football League and Sky Sports have come to a fresh screening agreement that will extend the current deal from the 2015-16 season for three years.

This will see the overall deal, including the current two remaining years, extended to five with an expiry in 2018.

The deal in 2015 will see a total of 148 live games shown from the Sky Bet Football League, the Capital One Cup and the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

Sky Sports will, from August 2015, exclusively broadcast:

112 League matches.
The Football League Play Offs, including all three Finals.
15 matches from the Capital One Cup, including both legs of the Semi Final and then the Final.
The Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final and at least a minimum of two matches from earlier rounds.

The deal also includes highglights packages that will span television, the internet, on demand and mobile services.

Footall League Chairman, Greg Clarke, said of the extended deal:

'We place huge value on the commitment Sky has made to our competitions and our clubs over many seasons and we are delighted that they wish to extend our relationship in this way. Supporters will also welcome this news given the outstanding breadth of coverage delivered. The Football League is focused on delivering sustainability to our member clubs and this agreement will help us achieve that aim.'

Managing Director of Sky Sports, Barney Francis, added:

'This agreement offers Sky Sports viewers more matches, more choice and more drama from all 72 clubs across The Football League. We are proud of our partnership with The Football League and can look forward to even more dram and excitement from its competitions for another five seasons.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Terrier24 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 22 2013

Time: 7:43PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Huddersfield Town Articles

Orient Friendly Added To Schedule (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Bennett Joins Forest (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Charlton Earns Huddersfield Deal (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Three Changes & Wolves On Sky (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Hogg Raring To Go (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Whitehead Joins Terriers (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Huddersfield Retained List Update (Monday June 22 2015)

Powell Reflects On 2015-16 Fixtures (Thursday June 18 2015)

Huddersfield Town Fixtures 2015-16 (Wednesday June 17 2015)

Archived Huddersfield Town Articles

List All Vital Huddersfield Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Wolves need a keeper
Wolves : 01/07/2015 22:34:00
LUFC Rosler - Wood an important piece of the jigsaw
Leeds Utd : 01/07/2015 19:00:01
Versatility The Key
Derby County : 01/07/2015 19:00:00
Forest Confirm Mills Arrival
Forest : 01/07/2015 18:56:00
RUFC - New Medical Staff In At Rotherham
Rotherham : 01/07/2015 18:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Smithies 8%
Smith 0%
Hudson 5%
Wilkinson 5%
Scannell 5%
Coady 0%
Gobern 5%
Butterfield 35%
Lynch 5%
Miller 5%
Wells 11%
Sub - Lolley 11%
Sub - Vaughan 5%