Middlesbrough 2021/22 fixtures: When Boro will face Sheffield United, Fulham, West Brom and Nottingham Forest as Neil Warnock's side are handed tough start

Middlesbrough will open their 2021/22 Championship campaign with a trip to Fulham before back-to-back home games against Bristol City and QPR.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 9:03 am

Fulham were relegated from the Premier League last season and are the bookmakers’ favourites to win promotion from the second tier.

Boro will travel to Craven Cottage on the weekend commencing Saturday, August 8, and will also face an away trip to Derby and a home game against Blackburn in the first month of the season.

Neil Warnock’s side will play at home on Boxing Day against Nottingham Forest and face a trip to Sheffield United on New Year’s Day.

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Middlesbrough's first game of the 2021/22 season will be away to Fulham.

The Teessiders will finish the season at Preston on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Here are the fixtures in full:

August 2021

Sat 7 Fulham ASat 14 Bristol City HWed 18 Queens Park Rangers HSat 21 Derby County ASat 28 Blackburn Rovers H

September 2021

Sat 11 Coventry City AWed 15 Nottingham Forest ASat 18 Blackpool HSat 25 Reading ATue 28 Sheffield United H

October 2021

Sat 2 Hull City ASat 16 Peterborough United HWed 20 Barnsley HSat 23 Cardiff City ASat 30 Birmingham City H

November 2021

Tue 2 Luton Town ASat 6 West Bromwich Albion ASat 20 Millwall HTue 23 Preston North End HSat 27 Huddersfield Town A

December 2021

Sat 4 Swansea City HSat 11 Stoke City ASat 18 AFC Bournemouth HSun 26 Nottingham Forest HWed 29 Blackpool A

January 2022

Sat 1 Sheffield United ASat 15 Reading HSat 22 Blackburn Rovers ASat 29 Coventry City H

February 2022

Sat 5 Fulham HWed 9 Queens Park Rangers ASat 12 Derby County HSat 19 Bristol City ATue 22 West Bromwich Albion HSat 26 Barnsley A

March 2022

Sat 5 Luton Town HSat 12 Millwall ATue 15 Birmingham City ASat 19 Cardiff City H

April 2022

Sat 2 Peterborough United ASat 9 Hull City HFri 15 AFC Bournemouth AMon 18 Huddersfield Town HSat 23 Swansea City ASat 30 Stoke City H

May 2022

Sat 7 Preston North End A

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