Football League scores record audience figures on 2014/15 fixture release day

More than one million football fans visited Football League Interactive (FLi) websites on Wednesday, making fixture release day 2014 a record day for the network.

At 9am the fixtures for the forthcoming Premier League and Football League seasons were published and 1,002,228 unique visitors came to FLi sites during the day, a 30 per cent increase on the 736,993 visitors who came to the network on fixture release day in 2013. Total page views were also up 75 per cent to 2,411,426 compared with 1,377,467 last year.

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We’re off to Wembley for the Sky Bet Football League Play-Off Finals

Wembley StadiumTomorrow evening I will be heading to Wembley for what is surely the biggest weekend in the Football League calendar – the Sky Bet Play-Off Finals.

On Saturday, Sunday and Monday the national stadium will be the scene of intense drama as two clubs from each of the League’s three divisions do battle for promotion. The biggest game of the weekend takes place on Saturday when Queens Park Rangers and Derby County meet in the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final, a fixture dubbed the ‘richest game in football’ thanks to the huge sums guaranteed by promotion to the Premier League.

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