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THE 2016/17 SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP: KEY DATES

17 May 2016

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- Key dates for the 2016/17 campaign
- Town's players back on 24 June
- Find out when the new season kicks off

Huddersfield Town can confirm some key dates for the 2016/17 Sky Bet Championship campaign.

The newly-branded Sky Bet EFL will kick-off on the weekend of Saturday 6 August 2016 but, before that, the all-important fixture release day will take place on 22 June 2016.

Two days later – 24 June 2016 – David Wagner’s First Team squad will reconvene at PPG Canalside for the first day of pre-season training.

Keep up to date with Town’s pre-season friendlies; the list will be updated as games are confirmed HERE.

The opening round of matches will be immediately followed by the first round of the League Cup, during the week commencing 8 August 2016.

The Christmas period is always an exciting time and there will be the usual bumper festive schedule in the Sky Bet EFL, with matches being held on Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, and on Monday 2 January 2017.

The final round of games in the Sky Bet Championship will take place on Saturday 6 May 2017.

The Sky Bet Play-Off Finals will be played over split weekends due to the FA Cup Final taking place on Saturday 27 May 2017.

As a result, the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final will be played on Monday 29 May 2017.

Key dates can be found below:

June 2016
22 - Fixture Release Day
24 - David Wagner’s squad back for training

August 2016
6 - Season starts
w/c 8 - League Cup Round 1
w/c 21 - League Cup Round 2

September 2016
w/c 19 - League Cup Round 3

October 2016
w/c 24 - League Cup Round 4

November 2016
w/c 28 - League Cup Round 5

December 2016
26 - Boxing Day fixtures
31 - New Year's Eve fixtures

January 2017
2 - New Year Bank Holiday fixtures
w/c 9 - League Cup Semi-Final Leg 1
w/c 23 - League Cup Semi-Final Leg 2

February 2017
26 - League Cup Final

May 2017
6 - Regular season finish
29 - Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final

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