Middlesbrough season opener against West Brom picked for Sky Sports live coverage

middlesbrough season opener against west brom picked for sky sports live coverage
© Michael Regan/Getty Images EFL fixtures have been released.

Middlesbrough will have their opening fixture for the 2022/2023 Championship season shown live on Sky Sports. Chris Wilder’s side host West Brom on Saturday, July 30, in the evening slot with kick-off at 5.30pm.

It’s an intriguing clash between two sides who are both targeting a promotion push this season. West Brom had a disappointing first season back in the second-tier, finishing 10th but summer reinforcements are likely and Bruce will be desperate to get off to a flying start at the Riverside Stadium.

With the Premier League returning in August, the Championship opening weekend will have a host of matches on Sky Sports. Friday’s traditional curtain raiser sees Huddersfield host Burnley, with Sunderland’s first game back in the Championship against Coventry on Sunday. Monday night’s clash comes from Vicarage Road as Watford host Sheffield United.

The full opening day Championship fixtures are below.

29/07/2022 20:00 Huddersfield Town vs Burnley (Live on Sky Sports)

30/07/2022 15:00 Blackburn Rovers vs Queens Park Rangers

30/07/2022 15:00 Blackpool vs Reading

30/07/2022 15:00 Cardiff City vs Norwich City

30/07/2022 15:00 Hull City vs Bristol City

30/07/2022 15:00 Luton Town vs Birmingham City

30/07/2022 15:00 Millwall vs Stoke City

30/07/2022 15:00 Rotherham United vs Swansea City

30/07/2022 15:00 Wigan Athletic vs Preston North End

30/07/2022 17:30 Middlesbrough vs West Bromwich Albion (Live on Sky Sports)

31/07/2022 12:00 Sunderland vs Coventry City (Live on Sky Sports)

01/08/2022 20:00 Watford vs Sheffield United (Live on Sky Sports)

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