Boro EFL Championship 2017/2018
Middlesbrough FC return to the EFL Championship (Sky Bet Championship) after finishing 19th in the Premier League last season.
The 2017/2018 season commences the first weekend in August, with all three EFL leagues kicking off over the weekend Friday 4th to Sunday 6th August.
The Championship season continues through to the weekend of 5th May 2018, when the EFL season comes to a close.
The Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final will take place on Saturday 26th May 2018. The order of the Play-Off finals has been reversed this season to assist with international football ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Therefore, the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final will be the first to be played.
Boro Key Dates 2017/2018
Carabao Cup Round One draw: 16th June 2017
Sky Bet EFL fixtures announced: 21st June 2017
Sky Bet EFL season starts: Weekend of 5th August 2017
Carabao Cup starts: Week commencing 7th August 2017
Checkatrade Trophy starts: Week commencing 28th August 2017
FA Cup Third Round: Saturday 30 September 2017
Sky Bet EFL regular season ends: Weekend of 5th May 2018
Sky Bet EFL Championship Play-Off Final: Saturday 26th May 2018
Sky Bet Championship Teams
Preston North End
Queens Park Rangers