This looks certain to be a busy few weeks for sports fans as Sky Sports gets set to show 26 live matches as teams compete to qualify for the European Championship.
Gary Hughes, Sky Sports Head of Football, said, “We are almost half-way through the Qualifiers, and all the Home Nations have given themselves a good chance to qualify. We are very excited to be the only place where fans can follow their teams and their favourite players through the whole journey to France 2016 live.”
Scotland and the Republic of Ireland face tough competition in Group D. Both sit on seven points, which puts them behind so far unbeaten Poland and current World Champions Germany. Scotland will be keen to avoid an upset against Gibraltar (current goal difference: -21), whereas Ireland are expecting a close encounter with Poland. Sky Sports will broadcast both games on Sunday, 29 March, starting with Scotland’s game at 4.30pm on Sky Sports 1 followed by the encounter between the Republic of Ireland and Poland from 7.30pm on Sky Sports 5.
Wales head into a tough game against group-leading Israel on 28 March. After delighting their fans with a draw against Belgium, who are placed fourth in the FIFA world ranking, Coleman’s side could take over the top spot in Group B with a victory at Haifa’s International Stadium. Ex-Wales International Mark Bowen and Wales’ injured centre-back James Chester will share their insight from 4.30pm on Sky Sports 5.