Championship 2022/23 fixtures: All the opening day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and final day clashes

The 2022/23 Championship fixtures are out! Planet Sport looks at the major clashes on the opening day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and the final day.

Missing football? Fear not, next season's Championship fixtures have now been announced, giving us plenty to talk about as we anticipate another season of twists and turns.

Burnley will kick off the 2021/22 season away to Huddersfield on July 29, while Norwich travel to Cardiff and Watford kick off their campaign at home to Sheffield United.

Middlesbrough host West Brom in the first Saturday afternoon fixture of the season, while Sunderland's return to the Championship will be covered during their opening Sunday clash against Coventry City.

Below, Planet Sport outline all the opening day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and final day fixtures for the upcoming season, with plenty of eye-catching matches for us to look forward to.

Opening weekend

Huddersfield Town's Jon Russell (centre) celebrates scoring

The season kicks off with Vincent Kompany's Clarets travelling to Yorkshire to face Huddersfield, while Gareth Bale's first match at Cardiff City could come against Norwich City at home.

Huddersfield vs Burnley

Blackburn Rovers vs Queens Park Rangers

Blackpool vs Reading

Cardiff City vs Norwich City

Hull City vs Bristol City

Luton Town vs Birmingham City

Millwall vs Stoke City

Rotherham United vs Swansea City

Wigan Athletic vs Preston North End

Middlesbrough vs West Brom

Sunderland vs Coventry

Watford vs Sheffield United

Boxing Day

Middlesbrough's Jonny Howson (left) applauds the fans after the Sky Bet Championship match at St. Andrew's, Birmingham.

The full slate of 15:00 kick-offs on Boxing Day usually erupts with goals. Middlesbrough face newly-promoted Wigan Athletic at the Riverside, while West Brom face a hefty trip to Bristol.

Bristol City vs West Brom

Burnley vs Birmingham City

Cardiff City vs Queens Park Rangers

Hull City vs Blackpool

Luton Town vs Norwich

Middlesbrough vs Wigan Athletic

Preston North End vs Huddersfield Town

Reading vs Swansea City

Roterham United vs Stoke City

Sheffield United vs Coventry City

Sunderland vs Blackburn Rovers

Watford vs Millwall

New Year's Day

Norwich City defender Max Aarons

Just a week later, the Championship's New Year's Day fixtures give us even more mouth-watering clashes, including a potential top-of-the-table match-up between Norwich and Watford.

Birmingham City vs Middlesbrough

Blackburn Rovers vs Cardiff City

Blackpool vs Sunderland

Coventry City vs Bristol City

Huddersfield Town vs Luton Town

Millwall vs Rotherham United

Norwich City vs Watford

Queens Park Rangers vs Sheffield United

Stoke City vs Preston North End

Swansea City vs Burnley

West Brom vs Reading

Wigan Athletic vs Hull City

Final day

Max Power Wigan Apr22

Just like last season, the 2022/23 campaign is bound to have plenty lying on the final fixtures of the calendar.

Burnley end the season at home to Cardiff, while Watford and Norwich also end the season at home against Stoke and Blackpool respectively.

There's also potential for fireworks in Wales as Swansea take on West Brom, while League One champions face League One runners-up Rotherham United in what could be a crucial six-pointer.

Burnley vs Cardiff City

Huddersfield Town vs Reading

Luton Town vs Hull City

Middlesbrough vs Coventry City

Millwall vs Blackburn Rovers

Norwich City vs Blackpool

Preston North End vs Sunderland

Queens Park Rangers vs Bristol City

Swansea City vs West Brom

Watford vs Stoke City

Wigan Athletic vs Rotherham United

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