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Leeds, Wigan and Preston bid to maintain opening-day runs

The EFL fixtures for the new season were announced on Thursday – but what can we expect from the first round of matches? In contrast to the Premier League, where Manchester City have won their last eight opening fixtures, Manchester United four in a row and Liverpool five of their last six, only three Championship teams can even boast winning starts in each of the last two seasons.

Smith – We found a way to win

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith saluted his side’s character after two stoppage-time goals earned a 3-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

Bruce remains unbeaten as he ends Bolton hoodoo

Steve Bruce’s unbeaten start as Sheffield Wednesday manager extended to nine games as goals from Steven Fletcher and Rolando Aarons gave the visitors a 2-0 win over relegation-haunted Bolton.

From insults to assault: A timeline of trouble

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish was punched by a pitch invader during his side’s derby clash at Birmingham on Sunday, while Manchester United’s Chris Smalling appeared to be pushed by an Arsenal fan.