Tributes have poured in for Nobby Stiles after the former England and Manchester United midfielder died on Friday following a long illness.
Middlesbrough said Neil Warnock is in "good spirits" after it was confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus.
Ten fixtures across the EFL were granted permission to be played in front of fans, although Luton Town will not take part.
Blackburn Rovers provide the first test of the Championship season for relegated Bournemouth on September 12.
Veteran boss Neil Warnock will be targeting promotion from the Championship after signing up to lead Middlesbrough in the 2020-21 season.
West Brom will play in the Premier League next season, where they could yet be joined by Swansea City, but Wigan Athletic are in League One.
With Brentford having faltered earlier, Fulham beat Sheffield Wednesday to keep their top-two hopes alive.
Hull City shipped eight goals to Wigan Athletic, whose survival hopes look increasingly positive at a time of worrying upheaval at the club.
Leeds United were displaced at the top of the Championship by West Brom, who defeated Derby County 2-0 on Wednesday.
Hull City fought hard but were beaten at West Brom, who move back to within a point of Championship leaders Leeds United.