Sky Sports have confirmed the addition of 12 live EFL matches to their September schedule, which kicks off with the trip from Derby County to Birmingham after the first international break of the season.
The Wayne Rooney Derby makes the trip to St. Andrew’s in front of Sky Sports cameras on Friday September 10 (kick off at 8 p.m.), before the host of Nottingham Forest Cardiff on Sunday September 12 (kick off at 2 p.m. ).
Bournemouth host QPR and Hull travel to Blackburn in a Championship double header on Tuesday evening September 14 (both kick-offs at 7.45 p.m.), with Barnsley heading to Stoke the following night at 8 p.m.
West Brom, Fulham and Sheffield United, the three clubs relegated from the Premier League last season, are all on Sky Sports before the end of the month. The Baggies face QPR on September 24, the Blades travel to Middlesbrough on September 28, while Fulham host Swansea on September 29.
Before all of that, the month of EFL live action on Sky Sports begins at Fratton Park on September 6, where Portsmouth hosts Plymouth in Sky Bet League One at 7:45 p.m. ET.
EFL confirmed matches live on Sky Sports
Friday August 6: Bournemouth vs West Brom, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Saturday August 7: Charlton vs Sheffield Wednesday, kick-off 5:30 p.m.
Saturday August 7: Sheffield United vs Birmingham, kick-off at 8 p.m.
Sunday August 8: Fulham vs Middlesbrough, kick-off at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday August 8: Coventry City vs Nottingham Forest, kick off 4:30 p.m.
Saturday August 14: Peterborough vs Derby, kick-off at 12:30 p.m.
Saturday August 14: Swansea vs Sheffield United kick off at 8 p.m.
Tuesday August 17: Millwall vs Fulham, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Tuesday August 17: Huddersfield vs Preston, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Wednesday August 18: West Brom vs Sheffield United kick off at 8 p.m.
Friday August 20: Bristol City vs Swansea, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Saturday August 21: QPR vs Barnsley, kick-off at 12:30 p.m.
Friday August 27: Peterborough vs West Brom, kick off at 7:45 p.m.
Saturday August 28: Derby vs Nottingham Forest, kick-off at 12:30 p.m.
Monday September 6: Portsmouth vs Plymouth, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Friday September 10: Birmingham vs Derby, kick off at 8 p.m.
Sunday September 12: Nottingham Forest vs Cardiff, kick off 2pm
Tuesday September 14: Bournemouth vs QPR, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Tuesday September 14: Blackburn vs Hull, kick-off at 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday September 15: Stoke vs Barnsley, kick off at 8 p.m.
Saturday September 18: Hull vs Sheffield United, kick-off at 12:30 p.m.
Friday September 24: West Brom vs QPR, kick off at 8 p.m.
Saturday September 25: Reading vs Middlesbrough, kick-off at 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday September 28: Middlesbrough vs Sheffield United, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Wednesday September 29: Fulham vs Swansea, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Wednesday September 29: Barnsley vs Nottingham Forest, kick-off at 7.45 p.m.
Carabao Cup First round
Tuesday August 10: Derby vs Salford City, kick off 1945
Wednesday August 11: Leyton Orient v QPR, kick off 1945
The key dates of the 2021/22 season
The 2021/22 Premier League kicks off on Friday 13 August – 33 days after the Euro 2020 final at Wembley.
The season will end on May 22, 2022, with all 10 games kicking off at the same time.
The 2021/22 EFL season kicks off on Friday August 6.
Next season’s League One campaign will end on the weekend of April 30, 2022, with League Two and the Championship on May 7 and 8 respectively.
The League One play-off final will then take place on Saturday May 21, the League Two play-off final on Saturday May 28 and the Championship play-off final on Sunday May 29.