FOOTBALL: Championship Play-Off Final 2013 – Crystal Palace v Watford – Live on Sky Sports

May 24, 2013

The final lucrative place in the 2013/14 Barclays Premier League season will be claimed at Wembley Stadium as Crystal Palace take on Watford on Monday afternoon.

Ian Holloway’s Palace side eased past Brighton 2-0 over two legs in their semi-final and while Gianfranco Zola’s Watford reached Wembley through a thrilling 3-2 aggregate win over Leicester City.

Sky Sports will screen the match, worth a reported £120m to the winner, exclusively live on Monday, May 27, with free-to-air highlights in the evening on BBC One.

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FOOTBALL: BBC agrees new Football League highlights deal

May 19, 2012

BBC Sport will continue to screen highlights of the Football League after securing a new three-year deal.

The agreement will see the corporation provide extensive highlights of the npower Football League, the League Cup and the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy until at least 2015.

The Football League Show will continue in its current hour-long Saturday night slot after Match of the Day on BBC One, and will feature all the goals, highlights and analysis from across all three divisions of the Football League throughout the season.

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