EFL play-offs and promotion: Who's going up and when are the play-offs?

·2-min read

It's crunch time in the EFL with the regular season almost over and the play-offs rapidly approaching. Planet Sport takes a look at the permutations heading towards the final days of the campaign and brings you the full fixture schedule for those play-offs, which start on May 5 and finish on May 29.


Fulham and Bournemouth are already up, the former as champions.

Huddersfield and Nottingham Forest swapped position on the final day of the season in third and fourth places. The Terriers beat Bristol City 2-0 while Forest could only muster a draw with Hull City.

Sheffield United and Luton claimed the other two spots. The Blades thrashed Fulham 4-0 on the final day of the season while Luton defeated Reading 1-0.

Play-off schedule

Friday, May 13, 19:45 - Semi-final, 1st leg - Luton vs Huddersfield

Saturday, May 14, 15:00 - Semi-final, 1st leg - Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest

Monday, May 16, 19:45 - Semi-final, 2nd leg - Huddersfield vs Luton

Tuesday, May 17, 19:45 - Semi-final, 2nd leg - Nottingham Forest vs Sheffield United

Sunday, May 29, 16:30 - Final (at Wembley)

Brentford play-offs
Brentford play-offs

League One

With the regular season now complete, the play-offs are well underway in League One.

Wycombe Wanderers made a solid start to their semi-final against MK Dons as they won the opening leg 2-0 at home. Sunderland also enjoyed a first-leg victory as they beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 in front of over 44,000 fans.

Every play-off game will be televised live by Sky Sports.

Play-off schedule

Semi-final, 1st leg - Wycombe 2-0 MK Dons

Semi-final, 1st leg - Sunderland 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Sunday, May 8, 18:30 - Semi-final, 2nd leg - MK Dons vs Wycombe

Monday, May 9, 19:45 - Semi-final, 2nd leg - Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland

Saturday, May 21, 15:00 - Final (at Wembley)

League Two

Forest Green celebrate promotion from League Two Apr22
Forest Green celebrate promotion from League Two Apr22

Bristol Rovers produced an incredible performance to ensure they were promoted to League One on the final day after a 7-0 win over a youthful Scunthorpe team.

Rovers finished one place above Northampton with the same amount of points and goal difference. They were promoted in front of Northampton due to more goals scored (71 to 60).

In the play-offs, Northampton, Port Vale, Swindon and Mansfield made the cut, with Sutton and Tranmere missing out by one and two points, respectively.

Play-off schedule

Saturday, May 14, 19:45 - Semi-final, 1st leg - Mansfield vs Northampton

Sunday, May 15, 12:00 - Semi-final, 1st leg - Swindon vs Port Vale

Wednesday, May 18, 19:45 - Semi-final, 2nd leg - Northampton vs Mansfield

Thursday, May 19, 19:45 - Semi-final, 2nd leg - Port Vale vs Swindon

Saturday, May 28, 16:00 - Final (at Wembley)

The article EFL play-offs and promotion: Who's going up and when are the play-offs? appeared first on Planetsport.com.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting