LEEDS United will start the new season at home to relegated Stoke City.

United will face the former Premier League side, now managed by Gary Rowett, on Sunday, August 5 in front of the Sky TV cameras when new Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa will make his bow at Elland Road.

The Whites' first trip on the road is away to Frank Lampard's Derby a week later before Leeds host Rotherham in their first Yorkshire derby of the campaign.

United's festive fixtures sees them host newly-promoted Blackburn on Boxing Day before welcoming Yorkshire neighbours Hull three days later.

Leeds visit Nottingham Forest on New Year's Day and end their Championship campaign at Ipswich Town on Sunday, May 5.


Sun Aug 5 Stoke City (4:30pm) H

Sat Aug 11 Derby County A

Sat Aug 18 Rotherham United H

Wed Aug 22 Swansea City A

Sat Aug 25 Norwich City A

Sat Sep 1 Middlesbrough H

Sep 15 Millwall A

Tue Sep 18 Preston North End H

Sat Sep 22 Birmingham City H

Sat Sep 29 Sheffield Wednesday A

Wed Oct 3 Hull City A

Sat Oct 6 Brentford H

Sat Oct 20 Blackburn Rovers A

Wed Oct 24 Ipswich Town H

Sat Oct 27 Nottingham Forest H

Sat Nov 3 Wigan Athletic A

Sat Nov 10 West Bromwich Albion A

Sat Nov 24 Bristol City H

Tue Nov 27 Reading H

Sat Dec 1 Sheffield United A

Sat Dec 8 Queens Park Rangers H

Sat Dec 15 Bolton Wanderers A

Sat Dec 22 Aston Villa A

Wed Dec 26 Blackburn Rovers H

Sat Dec 29 Hull City H

Tue Jan 1 Nottingham Forest A

Sat Jan 12 Derby County H

Sat Jan 19 Stoke City A

Sat Jan 26 Rotherham United A

Sat Feb 2 Norwich City H

Sat Feb 9 Middlesbrough A

Wed Feb 13 Swansea City H

Sat Feb 16 Queens Park Rangers A

Sat Feb 23 Bolton Wanderers H

Sat Mar 2 West Bromwich Albion H

Sat Mar 9 Bristol City A

Tue Mar 12 Reading A

Sat Mar 16 Sheffield United H

Sat Mar 30 Millwall H

Sat Apr 6 Birmingham City A

Tue Apr 9 Preston North End A

Sat Apr 13 Sheffield Wednesday H

Fri Apr 19 Wigan Athletic H

Mon Apr 22 Brentford A

Sat Apr 27 Aston Villa H

Sun May 5 Ipswich Town A