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Blackpool Miss Out On Initial Sky Sports Dates

Sky Sports have announced, in consultation with the Football League, that 9 live Championship matches featuring 14 different clubs will be shown over the first 4 months of the new season. Further games will be confirmed in due course.

The live league matches are :-

Sat Aug 9 Birmingham - Sheff Utd
Sun Aug 10 Nottm For - Reading
Sat Aug 16 Bristol City - Derby County
Sat Aug 30 Watford - Ipswich
Sat Oct 4 Coventry City - Southampton
Sat Oct 25 Reading - QPR
Sat Nov 8 Southampton - Bristol City
Sat Nov 22 Nottm Forest - Norwich City
Sun Nov 30 Swansea City - Cardiff City

Also in August Sky Sports will screen 2 games from the First Round of the Carling Cup - Chester City vs Leeds United on Tuesday August 12, and Wycombe Wanderers vs Birmingham City the following night.

In 2008-9 Sky Sports will screen a total of 70 live matches across all three divisions of the Coca-Cola Football League, so hopefully the Seasiders time is still to come....







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Writer: Sandgroanun Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 19 2008

Time: 6:02PM

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More than that have been announced, I know that Donny V Ipswich is on in November.
dazza71
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21/06/2008 07:40:00

More than that have been announced, I know that Donny V Ipswich is on in November.
dazza71
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21/06/2008 07:40:00

that has been updated now. Ipswich also have Crystal Palace and Doncaster Rovers. not that you tangerines actually care.
Just-an-Ipswich-fan
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22/06/2008 09:02:00

that has been updated now. Ipswich also have Crystal Palace and Doncaster Rovers. not that you tangerines actually care.
Just-an-Ipswich-fan
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22/06/2008 09:02:00

At least your Saturday 3'o clock games won't be messed around with.
quietman
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23/06/2008 20:44:00

At least your Saturday 3'o clock games won't be messed around with.
quietman
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23/06/2008 20:44:00

 

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