Date: 25th May 2009 at 6:09pm
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Following Burnley’s 1-0 win over Sheffield United, it means that our list of opponents in the Championship is confirmed for next season. Drawing the battle lines means we take on:

Boro
West Brom
Sheffield Utd
Reading
Preston
Cardiff
Blackpool
Sheffield Wednesday
Crystal Palace
Peterborough
Leicester
Scunthorpe
Derby
Forest
Plymouth
Barnsley
Doncaster
Ipswich
QPR
Swansea
Bristol City
Watford
Coventry

Familiar names we’ll cross swords again with include Roy and Triggs (Ipswich), our old reserve team coach Alan Irvine and former caretaker Nigel Pearson (Leicester). Other former opponents include the likes of Chris Coleman (Fulham), Neil Warnock (Sheffield Utd) and Billy Davies (Derby).