Key Championship dates for 2018/19 released

Opening day, and Nelson Oliveira's goal celebration may have revealed something of what was to follo

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

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

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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.


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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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