The EFL has, this afternoon, issued a statement on the start date for the 2020/21 season. Brentford are currently involved in the Sky Bet Championship Play-Offs and will play in either the EFL or Premier League next year. It will also be our first season in our new home with our new stadium close to completion.

The EFL statement can be seen below:

The EFL can confirm that the 2020/21 Season will get underway across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two on the weekend of 12 September. The 2020/21 season will conclude on the 8 and 9 May 2021, with the Sky Bet Play-Off Finals reverting back to the Spring Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May. Work is currently underway in respect of fixture scheduling and details will be announced in due course as to when full fixture lists for 2020/21 will be made available.

The Premier League statement is as follows:

Premier League Shareholders today agreed to start the 2020/21 Premier League season on 12 September 2020. The final match round of the campaign will take place on 23 May 2021. The Premier League will continue to consult The FA and EFL regarding the scheduling of all domestic competitions.