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Next three Irish League fixtures set for Sky Sports announced


First up: Coleraine’s trip to Crusaders will be live on Sky
First up: Coleraine’s trip to Crusaders will be live on Sky
Adam McKendry

By Adam McKendry

Sky Sports have announced their first three live games of the new Danske Bank Premiership season, starting with a top two clash at Seaview.

Coleraine's visit to defending champions Crusaders will be the first game of the season to be shown live on Monday, September 3.

That is followed by the first 'Big Two' derby of the season when Glentoran face Linfield at The Oval on Monday, October 8.

The third game will feature one of the newly promoted sides when Newry City make the trip to Belfast to take on Cliftonville at Solitude on Monday, November 12.

All three of the games will kick off at 7.45pm and will be shown in high definition.

"We're delighted to be continuing to work with Sky Sports at the start of another exciting Danske Bank Premiership season," said Andrew Johnston, managing director of the Northern Ireland Football League (NIFL).

"We've three great games lined up for the viewers so we look forward to showcasing the talent of our league on a wider scale once again."

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This is the third season that Sky Sports have broadcast live Danske Bank Premiership games after their return to the league in February 2017.

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