Fixtures Central: Who Yorkshire's clubs face and when in 2018-19 campaign

SHEFFIELD UNITED, Leeds United and Hull City have been handed attractive opening fixtures on the first weekend of the new EFL season.


The Blades will welcome relegated Swansea City - in Graham Potter’s first appointment as Swans boss - to Bramall Lane on August 4, with the game kicking off at 5.30pm and live on TV.

Marcelo Bielsa has to wait until Sunday, August 5 for his Leeds bow, when the Whites welcome another side who have dropped down to the Championship in Stoke City, which will see Gary Rowett take charge of the Potters for the first time. Kick off is at 4.30pm in another game to be screened live.

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Meanwhile, Hull have to wait until Monday for their league opener and for the second season running, they take on Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa - but this time, the fixture is at the KC Stadium on Monday, August 6 and, again, in front of the live TV cameras.

Newly-promoted Rotherham United open up with a Saturday trip to Brentford while Middlesbrough also face a capital trip, to Millwall.

Sheffield Wednesday head to promoted Wigan.

Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel starts out his Reds tenure at home to Oxford United on August 4, while new Bradford City head coach Michael Collins hits the road to Shrewsbury for his head coaching bow. Doncaster visit Southend.

The Steel City derbies are destined for November and March, with the Blades welcoming Wednesday to Bramall Lane on November 10, with the Owls hosting their arch-rivals in the reverse game on March 2.