LEEDS, England --

The eccentric Italian owner of English club Leeds has sparked a new controversy by denying a broadcaster access to the team's stadium ahead of a televised game on Tuesday.

Leeds' home match against Derby in the second-tier League Championship is to be shown on Sky Sports, but staff members of the British broadcaster have been unable to enter Elland Road.

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Leeds owner Massimo Cellino is unhappy at the number of games the team has been shown on TV this season, resulting in changes to kick-off times and dates.

The Football League said Leeds could be charged with misconduct if access isn't provided.

Cellino is currently waiting for an appeal date as he fights a second ban for breaching the league's owners' test following a tax evasion conviction in Italy.