Sky Bet EFL fixtures live on Sky Sports: Aston Villa v Sheffield United, Leeds United v Nottingham Forest
Last Updated: 03/11/17 11:55am
Sky Sports' EFL festive coverage sees the Sky Bet Championship's race for promotion the focal point with 10 mouth-watering fixtures set to be screened exclusively live throughout December and early January 2018.
League leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers will kick off the run of televised Christmas matches when they travel to Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough on Friday, December 15. Cardiff City will then host Hull City in the late kick-off on Saturday 16 December.
Christmas weekend promises to be a cracker with Aston Villa welcoming Sheffield United to Villa Park on Saturday, December 23.
Boxing Day sees Burton Albion face Thomas Christiansen's Leeds United side, who currently sit in sixth position at before Brentford finish the festivities off by hosting Steve Bruce's Villa.
EFL games live on Sky - Festive period
|Dec 15||Sheffield Weds v Wolves||7.45pm|
|Dec 16||Cardiff City v Hull City||5.30pm|
|Dec 23||Aston Villa v Sheffield Utd||5.30pm|
|Dec 26||Burton Albion v Leeds Utd||3.00pm|
|Dec 26||Brentford v Aston Villa||7.30pm|
|Dec 29||Cardiff City v Preston||7.45pm|
|Dec 30||Bristol City v Wolves||5.30pm|
|Jan 1||Leeds United v Nottm Forest||3.00pm|
|Jan 12||Sheffield Utd v Sheffield Weds||7.45pm|
|Jan 13||Nottm Forest v Aston Villa||5.30pm|
Friday Night Football returns to Cardiff as they welcome Preston North End on December 29.
Two of the current top four clash at Ashton Gate to round off the calendar year with Bristol City and Wolverhampton Wanderers facing off in a 5.30pm kick-off on Saturday, December 30.
Leeds United and Nottingham Forest, meanwhile, make the first appearance of 2018 in front of the Sky cameras when they meet at Elland Road on New Year's Day.
Later in the month Chris Wilder's Sheffield United continue their quest for back-to-back promotions after a positive start sees them lying in third position, with their Steel City derby clash with Sheffield Wednesday broadcast live to Sky Sports viewers at on Friday 12 January.
Then 24 hours later Villa will travel to Nottingham Forest's City Ground for a Saturday evening meeting.
Confirmed fixtures live on Sky this festive period
Dec 15: Sheffield Wednesday v Wolverhampton Wanderers (7.45pm)
Dec 16: Cardiff City v Hull City (5.30pm)
Dec 23: Aston Villa v Sheffield United (5.30pm)
Dec 26: Burton Albion v Leeds United (3.00pm)
Dec 26: Brentford v Aston Villa (7.30pm)
Dec 29: Cardiff City v Preston (7.45pm)
Dec 30: Bristol City v Wolverhampton Wanderers (5.30pm)
Jan 1: Leeds United v Nottingham Forest (3.00pm)
Jan 12: Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday (7.45pm)
Jan 13: January Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa (5.30pm)