Football League announce early matches to be shown live on Sky Sports
The Football League has announced the live Sky games for the first three months of the season.
Last Updated: 03/07/13 4:40pm
The Bramall Lane fixture on Friday, August 2, is one of six chosen to mark the 125th anniversary of the League's first season in 1888/1889.
The following day, Sky Sports' cameras will be at Turf Moor for Burnley against Bolton and 24 hours later the third of the special games sees Derby County entertain Blackburn Rovers at Pride Park.
The attention switches to the Capital One Cup over the next two days with Blackpool travelling to Preston on Monday, August 5 and Morecambe playing hosts to Wolverhampton Wanderers the following evening.
Later in the month relegated Wolves feature in live League One action for the first time when they take on Crawley at Molineux on Friday, August 23.
The following day sees Harry Redknapp's QPR continue their quest for an immediate return to top-flight action with a trip to Bolton and they take to the road again to face Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday, August 31.
Opening Sky Live fixtures:
Friday, August 2: Sheffield Utd v Notts Co - 1945
Saturday, August 3: Burnley v Bolton - 1215
Sunday, August 4: Derby v Blackburn - 1600
Monday, August 5: Preston v Blackpool - 1945
Saturday, August 10: Accrington v Portsmouth - 1215
Sunday, August 11: Leicester v Leeds - 1630
Saturday, August 17: Leeds v Sheff Wed - 1215
Friday, August 23: Wolves v Crawley - 1945
Saturday, August 24: Bolton v QPR - 1215
Saturday, August 31: Leeds v QPR - 1215
Monday, September 9: Preston v Oldham - 1945
Sunday, September 21: Charlton v Millwall - 1215
Saturday, September 28: Nottm Forest v Derby - 1215
Saturday, November 2: Watford v Leicester - 1215
Saturday, November 9: Reading v QPR - 1215
Saturday, November 23: Sheff Wed v Huddersfield - 1215
Saturday, November 30: Bournemouth v Brighton - 1215