Championship fixtures released at 9am this morning

Paul Hurst officially started work as Ipswich Town manager last Monday. Photo: Steve Waller

Paul Hurst officially started work as Ipswich Town manager last Monday. Photo: Steve Waller - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Ipswich Town will discover their Championship schedule later this morning.

The second tier fixtures will be released at 9am, with the new campaign set to get under way on Saturday August 4.

The Blues already know they will face Exeter in the first round of the Carabao Cup, with that game set to take place on Tuesday, August 14, following the second round of league matches.

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Other key dates for the diary include the final day of the season on Sunday, May 5 and the Championship play-off final which is set for Monday, May 27.

Ipswich begin their pre-season schedule with a trip to Braintree on Saturday, July 14, with the traditional trip to Ireland already pencilled in prior to that.


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New manager Paul Hurst is hoping to make changes to that trip, however, with the Blues boss hoping to take his players to sunnier climbs as a new era begins.

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