Colchester United will begin their EFL League Two challenge on the second weekend in September.
In a release issued on Friday afternoon, the EFL announced the following:
The EFL can confirm that the 2020/21 Season will get underway across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two on the weekend of 12th September.
The 2020/21 season will conclude on the 8th and 9th May 2021, with the Sky Bet Play-Off Finals reverting back to the Spring Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May.
Work is currently underway in respect of fixture scheduling and details will be announced in due course as to when full fixture lists for 2020/21 will be made available.
This announcement followed the EFL revealing that the summer transfer window will run from Monday 27th July, with international registrations closing at 11pm on Monday 5th October.
An agreement is also in place with the Premier League for an extended two-week domestic only window, which will close at 5pm on Friday 16th October.