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Championship 2015/16 fixtures: Hull City open at Huddersfield Town

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Bookies.com reviews the Championship 2015/16 fixtures

After the 2015/16 Championship fixtures were announced, Hull City’s first test as a lower league side after two seasons in the Premier League will be at Huddersfield, while Burnley who also dropped down will be welcomed by a raucous Elland Road crowd as they take on Leeds United.

QPR, who also joined them in the second tier travel across London to Charlton Athletic. Of the clubs who were promoted, MK Dons make the trip to Rotherham, Bristol City are also on the road as they meet Sheffield Wednesday, while perhaps the pick of the fixtures is Preston North End at home to Middlesbrough.

Simon Grayson’s side could arguably be the side who are most equipped out of the clubs that were promoted and if they record a win over beaten Championship play-off finalists, Boro, it will send a message to the rest of the league.

Blackburn Rovers host Wolverhampton Wanderers, in what could be an interesting fixture, with both clubs fighting for a top six place last season, while Cardiff City entertaining Fulham also throws up plenty of intrigue.

However, it is Derby who are the bookmaker’s favourites to win the league next term, and have 9/1 odds with William Hill, though start their campaign at Bolton.

Brentford, who were knocked out in the semi-finals of the Championship play-offs to Boro are 14/1 fourth favourite’s with Bet365 to win and 5/1 with PaddyPower to be promoted. In the same market, the Teesside team are 7/2 with Coral.

Saturday 8th August 2015
Birmingham v Reading
Blackburn v Wolves
Bolton v Derby
Brentford v Ipswich
Brighton v Nottm Forest
Cardiff v Fulham
Charlton v QPR
Hull v Huddersfield
Leeds v Burnley
Preston v Middlesbrough
Rotherham v MK Dons
Sheff Wed v Bristol City

Saturday 15th August 2015
Bristol City v Brentford
Burnley v Birmingham
Derby v Charlton
Fulham v Brighton
Huddersfield v Blackburn
Ipswich v Sheff Wed
Middlesbrough v Bolton
MK Dons v Preston
Nottm Forest v Rotherham
QPR v Cardiff
Reading v Leeds
Wolves v Hull

Tuesday 18th August 2015
Blackburn v Cardiff
Brentford v Birmingham
Bristol City v Leeds
Derby v Middlesbrough
Huddersfield v Brighton
Hull v Fulham
Ipswich v Burnley
MK Dons v Bolton
Nottm Forest v Charlton
Rotherham v Preston
Sheff Wed v Reading
Wolves v QPR

Saturday 22nd August 2015
Birmingham v Derby
Bolton v Nottm Forest
Brighton v Blackburn
Burnley v Brentford
Cardiff v Wolves
Charlton v Hull
Fulham v Huddersfield
Leeds v Sheff Wed
Middlesbrough v Bristol City
Preston v Ipswich
QPR v Rotherham
Reading v MK Dons

Saturday 29th August 2015
Blackburn v Bolton
Brentford v Reading
Bristol City v Burnley
Derby v Leeds
Huddersfield v QPR
Hull v Preston
Ipswich v Brighton
MK Dons v Birmingham
Nottm Forest v Cardiff
Rotherham v Fulham
Sheff Wed v Middlesbrough
Wolves v Charlton

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