The 2022/23 EFL Championship season is just around the corner, as the battle for Premier League promotion gets underway.
Burnley, Norwich and Watford will be looking to bounce back to the big time at the first time of asking, whilst Sunderland are amongst those who will be hoping to cause an upset after their promotion from League One.
But when will the 24 Championship clubs learn their 2022/23 fate? Here is everything that you need to know about the upcoming fixture release.
Latest News - EFL Championship Fixtures Released
The wait is over, the 2022/23 EFL Championship fixtures have been released.
The pick of the opening round fixtures comes at Vicarage Road, as two of the pre-season title favourites go head to head when Watford host Sheffield United.
The full list of opening day Championship fixtures are as follows:
- Huddersfield Town vs Burnley
- Blackpool vs Reading
- Cardiff City vs Norwich City
- Rotherham vs Swansea City
- Blackburn Rovers vs QPR
- Luton Town vs Birmingham City
- Hull City vs Bristol City
- Wigan Athletic vs Preston North End
- Millwall vs Stoke City
- Middlesbrough vs West Bromwich Albion
- Sunderland vs Coventry City
- Watford vs Sheffield United
2022/23 EFL Championship Release Date
The EFL Championship fixture list for the 2022/23 season will be released on Thursday, June 23rd.
The initial fixture list is expected to be announced at around 8am GMT, with fixtures subject to change due to television coverage and cup involvement.
2022/23 EFL Championship Key Dates
The 2022/23 EFL Championship campaign will be a little more complex than usual, as the competition will be paused over the winter months due to the upcoming World Cup in Qatar.
The EFL Championship season will begin on July 30th, with the competition running as normal until November 12th, when the season will be halted for the beginning of the FIFA World Cup.
The Championship will resume on December 10th, with the regular season then running through until completion on May 6th.
At this point, attention will turn toward the EFL Championship Play-Offs, which will come to a conclusion on Monday, May 29th.