The new agreement with the EFL runs until 2024 and includes matches from the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League One, Sky Bet League Two, League Cup and EFL Trophy/
The Football League has significantly increased the amount of games available to broadcasters by 26% with fewer matches kicking off at the traditional 3pm Saturday start time.
Sky Sports will be able to broadcast 80 Sky Bet Championship midweek matches across interactive and digital platforms, taking the total number of potential matches available to Sky Sports customers and EFL fans to over 260, from the current 145 games.
Barney Francis, Sky Sports Managing Director, commented: “This is great news for EFL fans and our viewers, with more live games than ever before and more opportunities for fans to watch their teams live. With a new dedicated football channel, newly enhanced digital platforms, adding more games means Sky Sports is getting even better for football fans.”
In all Sky Sports will have exclusive live coverage to 183 matches a year.