Fulham’s quest to return to the Premier League at the first time of asking will begin with an away day at Barnsley on Saturday 3 August, after the Championship fixtures were released this morning.

The Whites then face Blackburn Rovers at Craven Cottage a week later, with Millwall visiting SW6 on 21 August. Charlton come to the Cottage on 5 October and QPR are the visitors on 23 November. Fulham will travel to Brentford on 14 December.

Scott Parker’s side have been handed a Boxing Day trip to Luton Town and will see in the new year against Reading at Craven Cottage. The final day of the season sees the Whites make the trip to Wigan in May.