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NEWS: Sky Blues face Sunderland Opening Day

City will travel to the Stadium of Light...

23 June 2022

The Sky Blues will face Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on the opening day of the 2022/23 Championship season.

Mark Robins side will take on the Black Cats live on Sky Sports on Sunday 31st July, with kick-off scheduled for 12pm.

Sunderland return to the Championship after winning the League One Play-Off Final against Wycombe Wanderers.

It will be the first time the two side have met since Matty Godden's goal was enough to secure a 1-0 win back in March 2020.

Elsewhere, City's first home fixture will see them entertain the League One runners-up Rotherham United at the Coventry Building Society Arena.

The final home fixture will be against Midlands rivals, Birmingham City, whilst a trip to the Riverside Stadium will be the destination for City's final game of the season.

The full fixture list is below:

July

Sun 31st – Sunderland (A)

August

Sat 6th – Rotherham United (H)
Sat 13th – Millwall (A)
Tue 16th – Wigan Athletic (H)
Sat 20th – Huddersfield Town (H)
Sat 27th – Hull City (A)

Wed 31st – Preston North End (H)

September

Sat 3rd – Norwich City (A)
Sat 10th – West Bromwich Albion (H)
Wed 14th – Luton Town (A)
Sat 17th – Birmingham City (A)

October

Sat 1st – Middlesbrough (H)
Tue 4th – Bristol City (A)
Sat 8th – Burnley (H)
Sat 15th – Cardiff City (A)
Wed 19th – Sheffield United (H)
Sat 22nd – Stoke City (A)
Sat 29th – Blackpool (H)

November

Tue 1st – Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sat 5th – Watford (A)
Sat 12th – Queens Park Rangers (H)

December

Sat 10th – Reading (A)
Sat 17th –Swansea City (H)
Mon 26th – Sheffield United (A)
Thu 29th – Cardiff City (H)

January

Sun 1st – Bristol City (H)
Sat 14th – Burnley (A)
Sat 21st – Norwich City (H)
Sat 28th – Preston North End (A)

February 

Sat 4th – West Bromwich Albion (A)
Sat 11th – Luton Town (H)
Tue 14th – Millwall (H)
Sat 18th – Rotherham United (A)
Sat 25th – Sunderland (H)

March

Sat 4th – Huddersfield Town (A)
Sat 11th – Hull City (H)
Tue 14th – Wigan Athletic (A)
Sat 18th – Blackpool (A)

April

Sat 1st – Stoke City (H)
Fri 7th – Swansea City (A)
Mon 10th – Watford (H)
Sat 15th – Queens Park Rangers (A)
Wed 19th – Blackburn Rovers (A)
Sat 22nd – Reading (H)

Sat 29th – Birmingham City (H)

May

May 6th – Middlesbrough (A)

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Please note that all fixtures are subject to change


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