EFL confirm plans for Championship to return on June 20

The EFL has announced provisional plans for the Championship to restart behind closed doors on June 20, more than three months after it was shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The resumption is subject to safety and government guidance being adhered to and clubs receiving clearance from their local authorities to host matches at their home stadiums.

There are 108 regular season matches remaining, plus the end-of-season play-offs.

“With Championship clubs set to return to full contact training later this week and following Saturday’s Government announcement, we are edging closer towards resuming the 2019/20 EFL season," EFL chairman Rick Parry. 

"We have therefore today consulted with the board’s Championship directors and agreed to fixtures restarting behind closed doors on 20 June."

More to follow.