It only seems a matter of days since the end of the 2019-20 EFL season, but it is almost time for the fixtures to be released for the forthcoming 2020-21 season in the Championship, League One and League Two.
Due to the coronavirus crisis there is precious little gap between the two seasons, with the new campaign set to start on the weekend of 12 September, just three weeks away.
Teams are already back in training as they get ready for the new season, which begins on the same weekend as the Premier League.
The fixtures for the EFL are announced a day after the Premier League’s, though with the Championship, League One and League Two fixtures released at 9am on Friday 21 August.
The Premier League fixtures come out on Thursday 20 August at 9am.
The Championship welcomes back Norwich, Watford and Bournemouth after their stints in the Premier League, while Coventry, Rotherham and Wycombe Wanderers join the division from League One.
Charlton, Wigan and Hull City drop down to League One after a thrilling end to the season which saw Barnsley miraculously escape relegation on the final day of the campaign.