Key dates and reaction as the Championship, League One and League Two fixtures for the 2018/19 season are released.
Sunderland will kick off the League One season when they host Charlton Athletic on August 4, live on Sky Sports at 12.30pm.
Fleetwood boss Joey Barton has raided his former club Rangers by signing midfielder Jason Holt on a season-long loan.
Frank Lampard's Derby will visit League Two side Oldham in the first round of the Carabao Cup.
The World Cup is in full flow but fans of the 72 Sky Bet EFL clubs across the country will have a keen eye on Thursday's fixture release.
The EFL Summer Conference 2018 is underway, with clubs expected to vote on issues including the ABBA penalty system and match programmes.
Live updates from the draw for the Carabao Cup first round in Vietnam, with the majority of Championship clubs involved.
Nominations are now open for 2018 Northwest Football Awards, celebrating those in the region who have achieved footballing excellence on and off the field.
New Fleetwood boss Joey Barton says his playing days are over because he wants to concentrate on management.
Joey Barton has backed Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard to succeed in management because he says "slow, plodding midfielders" make good bosses.
John Sheridan's reign at Fleetwood ended on a high with a well-deserved 2-0 win over Walsall.
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The new Premier League season starts on August 11, but champions Manchester City will be in action a little earlier.
Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Gareth Ainsworth and Don Goodman join David Prutton.
Clint Hill is being lined up to work alongside Joey Barton when he takes charge of Fleetwood Town, Sky Sports News understands.
Rochdale and Oldham will be fighting for survival on the final day of Sky Bet League One action on Saturday.
Peterborough snapped a four-match losing run when enjoying a final home hurrah by beating Fleetwood 2-0.
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