The EFL has confirmed the key dates across the league and its competitions for the 2021/22 campaign. The season is set to get underway across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two on the weekend of 7 August 2021. The Carabao Cup will start a few days later.
The Sky Bet EFL Play-Offs will once again be staged at Wembley Stadium and conclude the season across two weekends in May. The League One Final will start proceedings on Saturday 21 May 2022, before League Two and the Championship take centre stage the following weekend on Saturday 28 May and Sunday 29 May 2022, respectively. Details regarding the 2021/22 fixture release day will be announced in due course.
A full list of the key dates ahead of the 2021/22 EFL season can be found below: