More Sky Bet Championship fixtures added for March
Sky Sports has announced its latest selection of live Sky Bet EFL fixtures, with plenty more games added in March.
The race for promotion heats up in all three divisions, with current Championship leaders Leeds United welcoming high-flying Sheffield United to Elland Road on Saturday, March 16. The battle between two of the top three will get underway at 12:30pm.
In League One, Portsmouth face a trip to South London against Charlton Athletic at the Valley on Saturday, March 9, while League Two table toppers Lincoln City are in action against Mansfield Town on Monday, March 18 at the One Call Stadium.
Local rivalries and bragging rights also take centre stage throughout the month, kicking off with the Second City derby as Midlands' rivals Birmingham City and Aston Villa clash at St Andrews on Sunday, March 10 in a midday start.
Grant McCann's Doncaster Rovers host Barnsley in the South-Yorkshire derby in League One in the Friday Night football offering on March 15, while a return to the Midlands later in the month sees Garry Monk's Birmingham City side in action once more, this time against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Friday, March 29.
Earlier in the season it was announced that an additional five EFL matches would be available to Sky’s commercial customers. Reading v Leeds on Tuesday 12th March and Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa on Wednesday 13th March will be available to Sky customers via the red button.
The fixtures are:
Saturday 2nd March – Southend United vs Barnsley – Kick off 12.30
Friday 8th March – Norwich City vs Swansea City – Kick off 19.45
Saturday 9th March – Charlton Athletic vs Portsmouth – Kick off 17.30
Sunday 10th March – Birmingham City vs Aston Villa – Kick off 12.00
Tuesday 12th March – Bristol City v Ipswich Town – Kick off 19.45
Tuesday 12th March – Reading vs Leeds – Kick off 20.00*
Wednesday 13th March – Norwich City vs Hull – Kick off 19.45
Wednesday 13th March – Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa – Kick off 19.45*
Friday 15th March – Doncaster Rovers vs Barnsley – Kick off 19.45 **
Saturday 16th March – Leeds United vs Sheffield United – Kick off 12.30
Monday 18th March – Mansfield Town vs Lincoln City – Kick off 19.45
Saturday 23rd March – Walsall vs Barnsley – Kick off 12.00
Friday 29th March – West Bromwich Albion vs Birmingham City – Kick off 20.00
Saturday 30th March – Middlesbrough vs Norwich City – Kick off 17.30
*These games are available on the red button to all Sky Sports customers.
** This game is subject to FA Cup