The fixtures for the new season were released this morning, here are the opening weekend’s games:
Friday August 2nd
Luton v Middlesbrough (7:45 – Sky Sports Football)
Saturday August 3rd
Barnsley v Fulham, Blackburn v Charlton, Brentford v Birmingham, Millwall v Preston, Reading v Sheffield Wednesday, Stoke v QPR, Swansea v Hull, Wigan v Cardiff, Nottingham Forest v WBA (5:30 – Sky Sports Football)
Sunday August 4th
Bristol City v Leeds (4:30 – Sky Sports Football)
Monday August 5th
Huddersfield v Derby (7:45 – Sky Sports Football)
We already have a number of new managers: Birmingham and Hull have yet to name replacements for Garry Monk and Nigel Adkins respectively, but Luton, QPR, WBA. Middlesbrough and Swansea all have new managers.
The League Cup fixtures are out later on today but we’ll cross that bridge when we come to it.
Right, guess who’s off to start putting a preview together…