The much-awaited fixture list release day has finally arrived.
Clubs in the Championship, League One and League Two are all awaiting their schedules for the 2022-23 campaign.
Five new clubs enter the EFL, with Burnley, Norwich City and Watford relegated from the Premier League last term whilst Stockport County and Grimsby sealed promotion from the National League.
But that’s not all that’s happening today. The fixtures being released is just one of three events happening on a busy Thursday.
Later on the draw for the EFL Trophy will take place before the Carabao Cup first round draw brings things to a close.
And don’t go anywhere, as Mirror Football will be on top of things all day. Stay tuned to our blog below. No need to refresh for updates.
EFL 2022-23 key dates
It may seem as though last season has only just finished, but the new campaign is not that far away.
Next week sees clubs in the English Football League discover their fixtures. And thanks to the World Cup taking place over the European winter for the first time in its history, it means an earlier start than usual.
As ever, there are a host of important dates and landmarks to make note of, as well as rule changes and a new home for the popular highlights coverage of the league.
Here, Mirror Football looks at all you need to know ahead of the 2022-23 EFL season.
Five new teams in the EFL
As ever, there are five new teams in the EFL this season.
Watford, Norwich and Burnley were all relegated from the Premier League.
While Stockport County and Grimsby Town were promoted from the National League.
It’s a busy one today so here’s what in store:
9am – Fixtures for all 72 EFL clubs are released
11.30am – Papa Johns Trophy first round draw takes place
2.30pm – Carabao Cup first round draw takes place
Not long to go now, with teams in all three of the EFL divisions finding out their schedules this morning.
By the way, it’s only 25 days since Nottingham Forest signed off the last EFL campaign, beating Huddersfield in the Championship play-off final at Wembley….