Date: 22nd June 2016 at 9:28am
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The official Championship fixture list for the 2016/17 season has been released and the Latics start off their campaign on the 6th August with an away day at Bristol City, the first home game will be Saturday 13th August when Blackburn are the visitors to the DW Stadium.

The festive period sees us dealt a bad hand, Rotherham United away on Boxing Day, followed by Derby away on New Year’s Eve, both have a 3pm kick off, Huddersfield visit the DW Stadium for the first game of 2017 on the 2nd January, again a 3pm kick off.

The run in sees us finish the campaign off with Cardiff at home, Reading away and then the season closes with Leeds visiting the DW on the final day.

The two derbys this season are the Blackburn and Preston games, the Rovers are at the DW in early August, the return at Ewood is on the 4th March, we visit PNE at the end of September, they will be at the DW on the 18th February.

Fixtures in full, home games in bold:

August
6th 3pm Bristol City
13th 3pm Blackburn Rovers
16th 7:45pm Birmingham City

20th 3pm Nottingham Forest
27th 3pm Queens Park Rangers

September

10th 3pm Sheffield Wednesday
13th 7:45pm Norwich City
17th 3pm Fulham
24th 3pm Preston North End
27th 7:45 Wolverhampton Wanderers

October

1st 3pm Brentford
15th 3pm Burton Albion
18th 7:45pm Leeds United
22nd 3pm Brighton
29th 3pm Cardiff City

November
5th 3pm Reading

19th 3pm Barnsley
26th 3pm Huddersfield Town

December
3rd 3pm Derby County

10th 3pm Aston Villa
13th 7:45pm Newcastle United
17th 3pm Ipswich Town

26th 3pm Rotherham United
31st 3pm Derby County

January
2nd 3pm Huddersfield Town
14th 3pm Burton Albion
21st 3pm Brentford
28th 3pm Queens Park Rangers
31st 7:45pm Norwich City

February
4th 3pm Sheffield Wednesday

11th 3pm Fulham
14th 7:45pm Wolverhampton Wanderers
18th 3pm Preston North End
25th 3pm Nottingham Forest

March

4th 3pm Blackburn Rovers
7th 7:45pm Birmingham City
11th 3pm Bristol City
18th 3pm Aston Villa

April

1st 3pm Newcastle United
4th 7:45pm Ipswich Town
8th 3pm Rotherham United
15th 3pm Barnsley

17th 3pm Brighton
22nd 3pm Cardiff City
29th 3pm Reading

May
7th 12:00pm Leeds United



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