EFL 2023/24: Key Dates

The key dates for supporters ahead of the 2023/24 season are listed below, with EFL fixture release day kicking things off on Thursday 22nd June, where all 72 EFL clubs will release their 2023/24 schedules from 9:00am.

The opening round of fixtures will take place across the opening weekend of 4-6th August, with Round One of the Carabao Cup following shortly afterwards, w/c 7th August.

Wembley will play host to the Carabao Cup Final on Sunday 25th February 2024, in what will be the first of five showpiece Finals in the EFL calendar, with the EFL Trophy Final taking place on Sunday 7th April.

The season-ending Sky Bet EFL Play-Offs will once again be staged at Wembley Stadium, this time across two weekends in May 2024.

The League One Final will start proceedings on Saturday 18th May 2024, before League Two the following day, on Sunday 19th May. The Championship Final will take place the following weekend on Sunday 26th May.

Key dates are as follows:

  • Fixture Release Date – Thursday 22nd June 2023, 9:00am
  • Start Date – The weekend of 4-6 August 2023 
  • Carabao Cup Round One – w/c 7 August 2023
  • Carabao Cup Final – Sunday 25 February 2024
  • EFL Trophy Round One – w/c 4 September 2023
  • EFL Trophy Final – Sunday 7 April 2024
  • League One Play-Off Final – Saturday 18 May 2024
  • League Two Play-Off Final – Sunday 19 May 2024
  • Championship Play-Off Final – Sunday 26 May 2024
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