Championship Season 2011/12

We now know who our teams will face on the opening day of the new season.

Former England manager Steve McClaren's first game in charge of Forest is at home to Barnsley.

Derby County face newly relegated Birmingham at Pride Park.

There's going be a midlands derby for Sven Goran Eriksson's Leicester, they face Coventry.

Notts County kick off League One with a trip to Carlisle United.

Key Matches

Forest v Leicester - August 20th

Forest v Derby - September 17th

Leicester v Derby - October 30th

Derby v Forest - February 4th

Derby v Leicester - February 25th

Leicester v Forest - March 17th

'Nothing To Prove'

Steve McClaren insists he doesn't feel he has to prove anything as Nottingham Forest boss.

He's back in English football, four years after losing his role as head coach of the national team.

The ex-Middlesbrough manager says he's not bothered about trying to change perceptions of himself:

"It's not my problem, it's not something I can solve, all I do is work in football and work for good football clubs and that's why I'm here"