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REVISED 2019-20 SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURE LIST

Hatters are due to restart against Preston on Saturday week

8 June 2020

The Hatters are due to restart their 2019-20 campaign on Saturday week when Preston North End visit Kenilworth Road, in the revised Sky Bet Championship fixture schedule released by the EFL today.

That fixture, which should have taken place on Saturday 14th March and was the first to be postponed when football was suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is scheduled to kick-off at 3pm on Saturday 20th June.

We will follow that a week later with a trip to south Wales to take on Swansea City, with another away day three days later against table-toppers Leeds United at Elland Road.

The fixture list follows the original intended sequence prior to the suspension, so a home double header with Reading and Barnsley on Saturday 4th and Tuesday 7th July is due to be followed by the trip to Huddersfield on Saturday 11th.

QPR are scheduled to come to the Kenny on Tuesday 14th July, before the final away game of the campaign at Hull City on Saturday 18thJuly is followed by a home date with Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday 22nd July.

Please note that all fixture dates and kick-off times are subject to change due to possible selection for live broadcast, a TV selection for an opposing club causing a knock-on effect, or by prior agreement between the two clubs involved.

 

HOW THE HATTERS’ DRAFT FIXTURES LOOK

JUNE

  • Saturday 20th – Luton Town v Preston North End (3pm)
  • Saturday 27th – Swansea City v Luton Town (3pm)
  • Tuesday 30th – Leeds United v Luton Town (7.45pm)

JULY

  • Saturday 4th – Luton Town v Reading (3pm)
  • Tuesday 7th – Luton Town v Barnsley (7.45pm)
  • Saturday 11th – Huddersfield Town v Luton Town (3pm)
  • Tuesday 14th – Luton Town v Queens Park Rangers (7.45pm)
  • Saturday 18th – Hull City v Luton Town (3pm)
  • Wednesday 22nd – Luton Town v Blackburn Rovers (KO TBC)

 

The EFL have confirmed 11 fixtures that have been selected for Sky Sports coverage over the first three rounds following the restart. The Hatters’ games against Preston, Swansea and Leeds are not among them.

The full fixture list and television selections are now available to view at EFL.com

The league’s statement read: "Sky will broadcast will broadcast 30 of the remaining 108 Championship matches and 2019/20 Season Ticket holders will not miss any of the action as all home and away fixtures will be streamed via iFollow.

"Access to the games will be determined by the Club where the supporter holders a Season Ticket and may be in lieu of a refund or part of a wider package as determined by each individual Club.

"The 30 live Sky matches will also be available to the EFL’s overseas broadcasters via the League’s partnership with Pitch International.

"Quest will also provide extended highlights on both Saturday evenings and midweek, whilst talkSPORT will provide exclusive national radio commentary on some Championship matches.

"Further Sky Sports television selections will be announced in due course."


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