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17 May 2019

Key dates from the EFL and the Club ahead of the new campaign

Town supporters can now begin to prepare for the 2019-20 campaign, with the EFL having confirmed some key dates for the new season.

Fixture release date will be Thursday, 20 June, with all 72 EFL clubs learning their schedule for the new term at 9am.

The first round of league fixtures will take place on the first weekend of August, while round one of the Carabao Cup begins the week commencing 12 August.

The League One transfer window will shut at 5pm on 2 September, with this also marking the week of EFL Trophy round one fixtures.

Some dates specific to Town have also been released. On 6 July Blues will kick off their pre-season tour with their first scheduled friendly in Germany.

The Club's Open Day will take place at Portman Road on 25 July, with more details regarding the popular event to be released in due course.

A full list of dates released so far can be found below:

  • Fixture release date - Thursday, 20 June, 9am
  • Town's first game in Germany - Saturday, 6 July
  • Club Open Day - Thursday, 25 July
  • League start date - Saturday, 3 August (likely live game on 2 August)
  • Carabao Cup round one - w/c 12 August
  • Transfer window deadline - Monday, 2 September, 5pm
  • EFL Trophy round one - w/c 2 September
  • Carabao Cup final - Sunday, 1 March, 2020
  • EFL Trophy final - Sunday, 5 April, 2020
  • League One Play-Off final - Sunday, 24 May, 2020

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