Leeds United fans will be desperate to watch their team play once the Championship season resumes behind closed doors.

As it stands, the second-tier will restart on June 20 with the Whites picking up where they left off with a promotion bid that saw them sit seven points clear of third with nine matches to play before the coronavirus-enforced halt to play.

But how will Leeds fans be able to watch their team play when Elland Road will be closed off to supporters?

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According to LeedsLive journalist Beren Cross, Sky Sports could be handed all Championship matches to air live.

However some Premier League matches will be broadcast for free on terrestrial TV and Amazon – so what about the Championship?

Cross says that Quest could be handed the chance to broadcast live matches for Leeds fans to tune into with the Freeview channel already having the rights to the highlights show.

“Given Sky Sports have exclusive live coverage of the second tier, I would expect they will get most, if not all, of the live broadcasts,” said Cross in a Q&A session on the LeedsLive web page.

“I know the BBC had a highlights only package, but have been given four live matches in the Premier League.

“That does suggest Quest, who have the Freeview highlights for the Championship, may well have a shout at some live matches of their own if EFL tries to make as many available free to air as it can.”

Quest’s highlight show is not that great.

Colin Murray is a good host and some of the pundits are decent but the quality of the show is really bad compared to what it used to be like on BBC.

We doubt Quest will be any good at airing live matches so we hope that Sky either show some matches for free or BBC get some.

In other Leeds United news, a 50-year-old manager has opened the door to heading to Leeds to reunite with Marcelo Bielsa.


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