With the fixtures being released this morning, we now know which matches Sky Sports have selected for the opening weekend of the 2018/19 season and Carabao Cup First Round.
In total, eight matches have been chosen, five from the Championship and one from League One. Two have been chosen for the Carabao Cup.
Find out below which fixtures have been selected for Sky Sports coverage below…
The EFL fixtures selected by Sky Sports:
Fri 3 August: READING v DERBY COUNTY – Championship (8pm)
Sat 4 August: SUNDERLAND v CHARLTON ATHLETIC – League One (12:30pm)
Sat 4 August: SHEFFIELD UNITED v SWANSEA CITY – Championship (5:30pm)
Sun 5 August: LEEDS UNITED v STOKE CITY – Championship (4:30pm)
Mon 6 August: HULL CITY v ASTON VILLA – Championship (7:45pm)
Tue 7 August: NOTTINGHAM FOREST v WEST BROMWICH ALBION – Championship (7:45pm)*
*Nottingham Forest’s match against West Bromwich Albion has been moved to Tuesday 7 August from Tuesday 22 August to avoid a clash with the Test match
The Carabao Cup fixtures selected:
Tue 14 August: YEOVIL TOWN v ASTON VILLA – Carabao Cup (7:45pm)
Thu 16 August: SUNDERLAND v SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY – Carabao Cup (7:45pm)
Take a look at the social media reaction to the selections on the next page.
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