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Key Dates

Key dates for the 2018/19 season

Key Dates - 2018/19

  • Carabao Cup Round One Draw – Friday 15 June 2018
  • Fixture Release Day – Thursday 21 June 2018
  • EFL Kick-Off – Friday 3 August 2018
  • Carabao Cup Round One – week commencing Monday 13 August 2018
  • Carabao Cup Round Two – week commencing Monday 27 August 2018
  • Checkatrade Trophy Matchday 1 – week commencing Monday 3 September 2018
  • Carabao Cup Round Three – week commencing Monday 24 September 2018
  • Checkatrade Trophy Matchday 2 – week commencing Monday 8 October 2018
  • Carabao Cup Round Four – week commencing Monday 29 October 2018
  • Checkatrade Trophy Matchday 3 – week commencing Monday 12 November 2018
  • Checkatrade Trophy Round of 32 – week commencing Monday 3 December 2018
  • Carabao Cup Quarter-Finals – week commencing Monday 17 December 2018
  • Carabao Cup Semi-Finals – week commencing Monday 7 and Monday 21 January 2019
  • Checkatrade Trophy Round of 16 – week commencing Monday 7 January 2019
  • Checkatrade Trophy Quarter-Finals – week commencing Monday 21 January 2019
  • Carabao Cup Final – Sunday 24 February 2019
  • Checkatrade Trophy Semi-Finals – week commencing Monday 25 February 2019
  • Checkatrade Trophy Final – Sunday 31 March 2019
  • League Two Final Day – Saturday 4 May 2019 (3pm kick-off)
  • League One Final Day – Saturday 4 May 2019 (5:30pm kick-off)
  • Championship Final Day – Sunday 5 May 2019 (12:30pm kick-off)
  • League Two Play-Off Final – Saturday 25 May 2019
  • League One Play-Off Final – Sunday 26 May 2019
  • Championship Play-Off Final – Monday 27 May 2019

Transfer Window Key Dates - 2018/19 

  • Monday 7 May – EFL summer transfer window open
  • Saturday 9 June – Transfer window for international transfers is determined by FIFA
  • Thursday 9 August – EFL summer transfer window closes for permanent transfers

For additional dates for EFL clubs regarding the summer transfer window, click here