Bolton, Blackburn and Wolves face away days
Last Updated: June 18, 2012 11:34am
All three of the relegated Premier League clubs face away trips on the opening weekend of the Championship season.
Bolton Wanderers have been handed a local derby against Burnley as they face up to life outside the top flight.
Blackburn Rovers look to have a tough trip as they will journey to Suffolk to play Ipswich Town whilst Wolves face an equally difficult match as they will face Leeds United at Elland Road.
And the three newly-promoted sides will also be on the road on the opening weekend too.
Huddersfield Town will take on Cardiff City in South Wales, whilst Sheffield Wednesday have a short trip to Derby County.
Opening day fixtures - 18th August
Barnsley v Middlesbrough
Birmingham v Charlton
Burnley v Bolton
Cardiff v Huddersfield
Crystal Palace v Watford
Derby v Sheff Wed
Hull City v Brighton
Ipswich v Blackburn
Leeds v Wolverhampton
Leicester v Peterborough
Millwall v Blackpool
Nottm Forest v Bristol City
Chris Powell will take his Charlton Athletic side to Birmingham City.
Beaten play-off finalists Blackpool open up with a trip to the capital as they taken on Millwall.
Tony Mowbray's Middlesbrough travel to Oakwell to meet Barnsley, whilst Steve Bruce's first league match as Hull City manager will see him host Brighton & Hove Albion.
One of the promotion favourites Leicester City entertain Peterborough United, and Nottingham Forest will entertain Bristol City.
Finally, Watford will travel to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace.
For a full list of fixtures for every club please click on their page.