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Relegated Reading start at Forest

The Premier League, Football League, Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League fixtures are out on Monday

Reading face a tough start to life outside the top flight after they were handed a trip to Nottingham Forest on the first day of the 2008/09 season.

Also in the Championship, Swansea go to Charlton and Derby host Doncaster.

Birmingham face Sheffield United, QPR are at home to Barnsley and Bristol City travel to Blackpool.

Meanwhile, Crystal Palace host Watford, Cardiff play Southampton, Sheffield Wednesday play Burnley, Coventry host Norwich and Preston travel to Ipswich.

Full Championship fixtures
English club-by-club fixtures

Opening weekend fixtures - Saturday, 9 August
Birmingham v Sheff Utd
Blackpool v Bristol City
Cardiff v Southampton
Charlton v Swansea
Coventry v Norwich
Crystal Palace v Watford
Derby v Doncaster
Ipswich v Preston
Nottm Forest v Reading
Plymouth v Wolverhampton
QPR v Barnsley
Sheff Wed v Burnley

Saturday, 16 August
Barnsley v Coventry
Bristol City v Derby
Burnley v Ipswich
Doncaster v Cardiff
Norwich v Blackpool
Preston v Crystal Palace
Reading v Plymouth
Sheff Utd v QPR
Southampton v Birmingham
Swansea v Nottm Forest
Watford v Charlton
Wolverhampton v Sheff Wed

All fixtures subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made.

see also
English club-by-club fixtures
13 Jun 08 |  Football
Man Utd open up against Newcastle
16 Jun 08 |  Premier League
Dons begin with trip to Leicester
16 Jun 08 |  League One
League newcomers face long trips
16 Jun 08 |  League Two
Celtic to open against St Mirren
16 Jun 08 |  Scottish Premier
Ross County start against Dundee
16 Jun 08 |  Scottish League
Carling Cup first-round draw news
13 Jun 08 |  League Cup
Ups and downs
04 Jun 08 |  Football

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