5th Jul, 2022

FOOTBALL - Coventry City open season with trip to newly-promoted Sunderland

COVENTRY City’s fixtures for the 2022/23 season have been released with a trip to newly-promoted Sunderland awaiting Mark Robins’ side on the opening day.

The Sky Blues begin their campaign on Sunday, July 31 and will travel to the Stadium of Light to a face a Black Cats side who were promoted from League One via the play-offs last season.

And the game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports with kick-off at 12pm.

City’s first home game of the season takes place the following weekend against another promoted side in Rotherham United.

Coventry’s last home fixture is against Midlands rivals Birmingham City before returning to the North East on the final day to play Middlesbrough.

Coventry’s Championship fixtures in full


Sun 31st – Sunderland (A)


Sat 6th – Rotherham United (H)

Sat 13th – Millwall (A)

Tue 16th – Wigan Athletic (H)

Sat 20th – Huddersfield Town (H)

Sat 27th – Hull City (A)

Wed 31st – Preston North End (H)


Sat 3rd – Norwich City (A)

Sat 10th – West Bromwich Albion (H)

Wed 14th – Luton Town (A)

Sat 17th – Birmingham City (A)


Sat 1st – Middlesbrough (H)

Tue 4th – Bristol City (A)

Sat 8th – Burnley (H)

Sat 15th – Cardiff City (A)

Wed 19th – Sheffield United (H)

Sat 22nd – Stoke City (A)

Sat 29th – Blackpool (H)


Tue 1st – Blackburn Rovers (H)

Sat 5th – Watford (A)

Sat 12th – Queens Park Rangers (H)


Sat 10th – Reading (A)

Sat 17th –Swansea City (H)

Mon 26th – Sheffield United (A)

Thu 29th – Cardiff City (H)


Sun 1st – Bristol City (H)

Sat 14th – Burnley (A)

Sat 21st – Norwich City (H)

Sat 28th – Preston North End (A)


Sat 4th – West Bromwich Albion (A)

Sat 11th – Luton Town (H)

Tue 14th – Millwall (H)

Sat 18th – Rotherham United (A)

Sat 25th – Sunderland (H)


Sat 4th – Huddersfield Town (A)

Sat 11th – Hull City (H)

Tue 14th – Wigan Athletic (A)

Sat 18th – Blackpool (A)


Sat 1st – Stoke City (H)

Fri 7th – Swansea City (A)

Mon 10th – Watford (H)

Sat 15th – Queens Park Rangers (A)

Wed 19th – Blackburn Rovers (A)

Sat 22nd – Reading (H)

Sat 29th – Birmingham City (H)


May 6th – Middlesbrough (A)

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