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EFL reveal key dates for 2017/18

The EFL has confirmed its final draft of the outline fixture schedule for 2017/18.

It comes just over a week before the new season's fixtures are unveiled for all 72 EFL clubs.

City fans will be able to see the club's new fixture list from 9am next Wednesday, June 21st.

The new Sky Bet Championship campaign begins on Saturday, August 5th and ends on Saturday, May 5th.

Supporters are set for a busy Christmas and New Year schedule, with games on December 23rd, 26th and 30th, plus January 1st and 6th - the latter being Emirates FA Cup round three.

There are four international breaks in the schedule, in September, October, November and March.

The outline schedule can be found below - and remember all dates are subject to change.

AUGUST

Saturday, August 5th – Sky Bet Championship 1
Tuesday, August 9th – Carabao Cup Round 1
Saturday, August 12th – Sky Bet Championship 2
Tuesday, August 15th – Sky Bet Championship 3
Saturday, August 19th – Sky Bet Championship 4
Tuesday, August 22nd – Carabao Cup Round 2
Saturday, August 26th – Sky Bet Championship 5

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 9th – Sky Bet Championship 6
Tuesday, September 12th – Sky Bet Championship 7
Saturday, September 16th – Sky Bet Championship 8
Tuesday, September 19th – Carabao Cup Round 3
Saturday, September 23rd – Sky Bet Championship 9
Tuesday, September 26th – Sky Bet Championship 10
Saturday, September 30th – Sky Bet Championship 11

OCTOBER

Saturday, October 14th – Sky Bet Championship 12
Saturday, October 21st – Sky Bet Championship 13
Tuesday October 24th – Carabao Cup Round 4
Saturday, October 28th – Sky Bet Championship 14
Tuesday, October 31st – Sky Bet Championship 15

NOVEMBER

Saturday, November 4th – Sky Bet Championship 16
Saturday, November 18th – Sky Bet Championship 17
Tuesday, November 21st – Sky Bet Championship 18
Saturday, November 25th – Sky Bet Championship 19

DECEMBER

Saturday, December 2nd – Sky Bet Championship 20
Saturday, December 9th – Sky Bet Championship 21
Saturday, December 16th – Sky Bet Championship 22
Tuesday, December 19th – Carabao Cup Round 5
Saturday, December 23rd – Sky Bet Championship 23
Tuesday, December 26th – Sky Bet Championship 24
Saturday, December 30th – Sky Bet Championship 25

JANUARY

Monday, January 1st – Sky Bet Championship 26
Saturday, January 6th – Emirates FA Cup Round 3
Tuesday, January 10th – Carabao Cup SF L1
Saturday, January 13th – Sky Bet Championship 27
Saturday, January 20th – Sky Bet Championship 28
Tuesday, January 23rd – Carabao Cup SF L2
Saturday, January 27th – Sky Bet Championship 29 (FA Cup R4)

FEBRUARY

Saturday, February 3rd – Sky Bet Championship 30
Saturday, February 10th – Sky Bet Championship 31
Saturday, February 17th – Sky Bet Championship 32 (FA Cup R5)
Tuesday, February 20th – Sky Bet Championship 33
Saturday, February 24th – Sky Bet Championship 34
Sunday, February 25th – Carabao Cup Final

MARCH

Saturday, March 3rd – Sky Bet Championship 35
Tuesday, March 6th – Sky Bet Championship 36
Saturday, March 10th – Sky Bet Championship 37
Saturday, March 17th – Sky Bet Championship 38 (FA Cup QF)
Saturday, March 31st – Sky Bet Championship 39

APRIL

Monday, April 2nd – Sky Bet Championship 40
Saturday, April 7th – Sky Bet Championship 41
Tuesday, April 10th – Sky Bet Championship 42
Saturday, April 14th – Sky Bet Championship 43
Saturday, April 21st – Sky Bet Championship 44 (FA Cup SF)
Saturday, April 28th – Sky Bet Championship 45

MAY

Saturday, May 5th – Sky Bet Championship 46
Saturday, May 26th – Sky Bet Championship PO Final