Sky strikes £600m broadcasting deal with English Football League

Sky has struck a new £600m broadcasting deal with the English Football League, with the agreement also allowing clubs to livestream matches directly to fans from their own websites. Under the five-year deal that begins in 2019, Sky will screen up to 150 matches each season from the EFL‘s professional divisions below the Premier League. Games from the Sky Bet play-offs, Carabao Cup and Checkatrade trophy are also included. The EFL said the deal represented a year-on-year increase of 36 per cent on its current broadcasting deal with Sky.

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