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Key Championship dates for 2018/19 released

PUBLISHED: 16:21 06 March 2018 | UPDATED: 16:35 06 March 2018

Opening day, and Nelson Oliveira's goal celebration may have revealed something of what was to follow. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Opening day, and Nelson Oliveira's goal celebration may have revealed something of what was to follow. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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The 2018/19 Championship fixtures will be released on Thursday June 21 at 9am.

The EFL have released key dates for next season’s campaign, which will kick off on Saturday, August 4 2018.

Norwich City host Nottingham Forest on Tuesday at Carrow Road with Daniel Farke again playing down any lingering hopes of a play-off push in the build up.

The 14th-placed Canaries are 10 points away from the top six ahead of the final 12 fixtures of the current league campaign.

The fixtures for the 2018/19 Football League season will be unveiled at 9am on Thursday June 21.

City can expect to kick off on the weekend of August 4 - five days before the summer transfer window closes for permanent signings.

The first round of the League Cup commences in the week of August 13.

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The final date of the regular Football League season is scheduled for May 4 2019.

Farke’s first competitive game in charge this season proved an eventful outing at Craven Cottage. Nelson Oliveira earned a late point before a very public display of frustration in his goal celebration, after being left out of the starting line up.

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