Luton's Championship run-in will be streamed live

Hatters fans will be able to watch their remaining matchesHatters fans will be able to watch their remaining matches
Hatters fans will be able to watch their remaining matches | jpimedia
Hatters' final nine matches screened on iFollow

The EFL have announced that season ticket holders at Luton and the rest of the Championship clubs will be given unprecedented access to watch the conclusion of the 2019/20 season online.

With 108 fixtures left to play, Town having nine remaining themselves, the EFL have confirmed 30 matches will be shown live, plus all 15 of the play-off encounters, with the games streamed live on the club’s iFollow (or equivalent) service.

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Meanwhile, the remaining 78 matches will also be live on iFollow, with access provided for season ticket holders, while non season ticket holders can also watch too.

A statement on the EFL website said: "Access to the games will be determined by the Club where the supporter holds a Season Ticket.

"Access may be in lieu of a refund or part of a wider package as determined by each individual Club.

"In addition, the remaining 78 matches will be streamed exclusively live, again with access available to Season Ticket holders as identified above.

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"Non-season Ticket holding supporters will able to purchase these games for the current match price pass of £10.

"The decision to structure this arrangement in such a unique way has become possible as a result of a settlement deal agreed between the EFL and Sky following the postponement of the competition earlier this year, and is one that has limited financial impact on the existing arrangement with the broadcaster at a time when EFL Clubs have lost a significant income stream through a lack of gate receipts."

Town's fixture schedule is in the process of being finalised, alongside the revised broadcast selections, with EFL games set to take place at the following times (or as otherwise agreed):

Weekends: Friday - 6pm and 8pm; Saturday - 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm; Sunday - 12pm.

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Midweek: Tuesday - 5pm, 6pm and 8pm; Wednesday - 5pm, 6pm and 8pm.

The broadcast selections made prior to the season suspension will now not apply, and Sky Sports will start this process “from scratch” with first selections expected to be available early next week.

EFL Chair Rick Parry said: “I would firstly like to thank the team at Sky Sports for their patience and support whilst we have worked through some of the complex issues surrounding our agreement that have arisen as a result of live sport being unable to take place due to the current crisis.

“There is no question that COVID-19 has detrimentally affected all industries and, whilst we have only ever wanted to return when it is safe to do, we have always understood that when we did, we had to balance the requirements of our broadcast partners with the unique and challenging financial circumstances that our Clubs face.

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“We are delighted to have reached such an agreeable and sensible arrangement that ensures the financial impact to Clubs is minimised, Sky Sports are able to get their football business back up with one of the most eagerly anticipated Championship run-ins in years and, importantly, fans get access to games during a period where guidelines prevent them from attending in person.”

Sky Sports Managing Director Rob Webster added: "The partnership between Sky Sports and the EFL supports clubs and their communities across the country.

"We are pleased to have reached a solution which works for them; and appreciate the positive and collaborative spirit of the negotiations.

“The availability for existing Season Ticket holders to stream matches from their Club platform will compliment Sky Sports in telling the complete story of the climax to season.”

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Following further consultation with EFL Championship Clubs this week, the season will still commence with match 38 on the weekend of June 20, with match 39 taking place on Saturday, June 27.

This will result in the last match of the regular season being on the midweek of July 21/22, with the Championship Play-off Final on either Sunday, August 3 or Monday, August 3.