EFL reveals next season will start in July to accommodate Qatar World Cup

  • Campaign to begin on 30 July in all three divisions
  • Championship will not break for the whole tournament

The EFL season 2022-23 will start in July to accommodate the World Cup. The schedule was revealed on Monday and showed that the Championship will not break for the whole tournament in Qatar but will resume while the quarter-finals are being played.

All three Football League divisions will open on 30 July 2022, one week before the Premier League. Leagues One and Two will not stop for the World Cup but the Championship will halt after the round of games due to take place on 12 November and will start again on 10 December.

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