The new season will take shape this week with the release of the league fixtures and the draw for the Carabao Cup first round.

The fixtures will be released at 9am on Thursday with the Carabao Cup draw taking place later in the day, live on Sky Sports at 3.40pm.

A total of 35 ties will be drawn for Round One, which will see teams drawn in Northern and Southern sections, with matches scheduled to take place week commencing 9 August.  

Clubs are able to mutually agree an alternative date between 31 July and 4 August.