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📅 Key Dates

Key dates for the 2021/22 season

Key Dates - 2021/22

  • Fixture release day - Thursday 24 June 2021
  • Start Date – Saturday 7 August 2021 (with a live television game likely on Friday 6 August)

  • Carabao Cup Round One – w/c 9 August 2021
  • Carabao Cup Round Two - w/c 23 August 2021
  • Carabao Cup Round Three - w/c 20 September 2021
  • Carabao Cup Round Four - w/c 25 October 2021
  • Carabao Cup Quarter-Finals - w/c 20 December 2021
  • Carabao Cup Semi-Final first legs - w/c 3 January 2022
  • Carabao Cup Semi-Final second legs - w/c 10 January 2022
  • Carabao Cup Final – Sunday 27 February 2022

  • Papa John’s Trophy Round One – w/c 30 August 2021
  • Papa John’s Trophy Round Two – w/c 29 November 2021
  • Papa John’s Trophy Round Three – w/c 3 January 2022
  • Papa John’s Trophy Quarter-Finals – w/c 24 January 2022
  • Papa John’s Trophy Semi-Finals – w/c 7 March 2022
  • Papa John’s Trophy Final – Sunday 3 April 2022

    Regular Season Final Day

  • League One – Weekend of 30 April 2022
  • League Two & Championship – Weekend of 7/8 May 2022

  • League One Play-Off Final – Saturday 21 May 2022
  • League Two Play-Off Final – Saturday 28 May 2022
  • Championship Play-Off Final – Sunday 29 May 2022

*fixture dates are subject to change

Key dates - 2022/23

Sky Bet EFL:

Season start (regular season) – 30 July, 2022

Championship pause – 12 November, 2022

Championship resumption – 10 December, 2022

Final day (regular season) – 6 May, 2023

Sky Bet EFL Play-Offs:

Sky Bet League Two – Saturday 27 May, 2023

Sky Bet League One – Sunday 28 May, 2023

Sky Bet Championship – Monday 29 May, 2023

The following fixtures, excluding the Finals, will take place the week commencing the specified dates:

Carabao Cup:

The following fixtures, excluding the Finals, will take place the week commencing the specified dates:

Round One – 10 August, 2022

Round Two – 24 August, 2022

Round Three – 9 November, 2022

Round Four – 21 December, 2022

Quarter-Final – 11 January, 2023

Semi-Final First Leg – 25 January, 2023

Semi-Final Second Leg – 1 February, 2023

Final – 26 February, 2023

Papa John’s Trophy:

Group Game One – 31 August, 2022

Group Game Two – 21 September, 2022

Group Game Three – 19 October, 2022

Round Two – 30 November, 2022

Round Three – 14 December, 2022

Quarter-Final – 11 January, 2023

Semi-Final – 1 February, 2023

Final – 19 March, 2023