Meanwhile, former Sunderland boss Roy Keane travels back to the north east as his Ipswich side take on Middlesbrough.
Crystal Palace, who avoided relegation on the final day of last season, begin the new campaign against play-off semi-finalists Leicester at Selhurst Park.
Meanwhile, Barnsley head south on opening day to face Queens Park Rangers, Preston host Doncaster, while Reading entertain Scunthorpe.
You can see the full Championship fixture list here, or fixtures for each English club here.
Opening weekend fixtures - Saturday, 7 August Bristol City v Millwall Burnley v Nottm Forest Cardiff v Sheff Utd Coventry v Portsmouth Crystal Palace v Leicester Hull v Swansea Leeds v Derby Middlesbrough v Ipswich Norwich v Watford Preston v Doncaster QPR v Barnsley Reading v Scunthorpe
Saturday, 14 August Barnsley v Crystal Palace Derby v Cardiff Doncaster v Bristol City Ipswich v Burnley Leicester v Middlesbrough Millwall v Hull Nottm Forest v Leeds Portsmouth v Reading Scunthorpe v Norwich Sheff Utd v QPR Swansea v Preston Watford v Coventry
NB All fixtures and kick-off times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made.
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