Slavisa Jokanovic starts his Sheffield United reign with a home game against Birmingham.
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The fixtures for the 2021/22 Championship season have been released this morning.
West Bromwich Albion return to the Championship with a tough-looking trip to Bournemouth.
The Cherries, widely expected to announce Scott Parker as their new manager imminently, fell short in the play-offs last term and will be looking to mount another promotion tilt this term.
They will be looking for a quick start against the managerless Baggies, who will be looking to bounce back into the Premier League at the first attempt.
Fulham, Parker's current employers, begin their campaign back in the second tier at home to Neil Warnock's Middlesbrough whilst Sheffield United also have a home game to start with.
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New boss Slavisa Jokanovic begins his reign at Bramall Lane with a visit from Lee Bowyer's Birmingham City.
The newly-promoted trio of Hull, Peterborough and Blackpool all start with away trips.
The Tigers go to Preston, Posh travel to Luton and the Tangerines are on the road at Bristol City. Swansea City, who lost the play-off final to Brentford last season, start the new campaign away at Blackburn Rovers.
The season begins on August 7 and finishes exactly eight months later, on May 7.
The play-off final is scheduled to take place on May 29, 2022.
Selected Championship fixtures for 2021-22:
Bournemouth v West Bromwich Albion
Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City
Bristol City v Blackpool
Cardiff City v Barnsley
Coventry City v Nottingham Forest
Derby County v Huddersfield Town
Fulham v Middlesbrough
Luton Town v Peterborough United
Preston North End v Hull City
Queens Park Rangers v Millwall
Sheffield United v Birmingham City
Stoke City v Reading
Barnsley v Stoke City
Cardiff City v Coventry City
Derby County v West Bromwich Albion
Fulham v Birmingham City
Huddersfield Town v Blackpool
Hull City v Blackburn Rovers
Luton Town v Bristol City
Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest
Millwall v Swansea City
Peterborough United v Reading
Preston North End v Sheffield United
Queens Park Rangers v Bournemouth
New Year's Day
Bournemouth v Peterborough United
Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers
Blackburn Rovers v Huddersfield Town
Blackpool v Hull City
Bristol City v Millwall
Coventry City v Luton Town
Nottingham Forest v Barnsley
Reading v Derby County
Sheffield United v Middlesbrough
Stoke City v Preston North End
Swansea City v Fulham
West Bromwich Albion v Cardiff City
Bournemouth v Millwall
Birmingham City v Blackburn Rovers
Derby County v Cardiff City
Huddersfield Town v Bristol City
Hull City v Nottingham Forest
Luton Town v Reading
Peterborough United v Blackpool
Preston North End v Middlesbrough
Sheffield United v Fulham
Stoke City v Coventry City
Swansea City v Queens Park Rangers
West Bromwich Albion v Barnsley
*Fixtures subject to change
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