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‘Let’s be honest, everyone’s only here to watch the Leeds’ – Leeds fans react to major EFL news

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The EFL has announced a new five year broadcasting deal with Sky that will begin from the 2019/20 season, and is set to be worth a staggering £600 million.

The deal covers games from the Football League, Carabao Cup, play-offs and Checkatrade Trophy, and will be a welcome boost to clubs in the three tiers of the league.

Up to 150 games could be broadcast across the course of the season under the new terms, and clubs will also be given the opportunity to live stream one game per year to fans in the UK and Ireland, which does not fall between the 14.45-17.15 on a Saturday afternoon.

Yorkshire Evening Post journalist Phil Hay shared the news on his Twitter page, sparking reaction from his magnitude of Leeds United followers.

The reaction was mixed, with some fans suggesting their side will not be affected by the deal, and others concerned that they will not personally benefit from the new agreement…

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