The EFL has announced that the Sky Bet Championship is set to return on June 20, despite some clubs saying they are "vehemently opposed" to the resumption.

Subject to all safety requirements being met, the EFL plans on completing the season with the play-off final in late July.

Charlton currently sit in a precaurious position, 22nd and two points from safety, whilst Millwall are chasing the play-offs in 8th place.

The Premier League announced on Thursday that play is due to return on June 17 following the coronavirus suspension that began in mid-March.

The EFL followed suit on Sunday evening, announcing that the Championship is set to restart around the same time, with June 20 the provisional return date.

But the move has not been supported by all, with QPR manager Mark Walburton stating he is "appalled and staggered" by the restart date.

The club's chief executive Lee Hoos was equally scathing, stating that QPR are "vehemently opposed" to the proposal.

In a statement, the EFL said: "Following Saturday's announcement by the Government to allow elite sporting events to return behind closed doors, the EFL has this weekend agreed to a provisional restart date of the weekend of 20 June 2020 for matches in the Sky Bet Championship.

"The date is subject to the strict proviso that all safety requirements and Government guidance is met; and that clubs receive clearance from their local authorities in order to stage matches at their home grounds.

"After discussing various approaches, and, the importance of completing the season in a similar timeline to that of the Premier League to avoid any potential issues with promoted and relegated clubs, the Sky Bet Championship season is set to conclude with the Championship play-off final on or around 30 July 2020.

"Final details are still to be confirmed following further discussions with the League's Broadcast partner, Sky Sports."

The EFL also revealed that it will consider the use of five substitutes in the remaining fixtures and increasing the matchday squad from 18 to 20 players, with discussions "to continue with Championship clubs in this respect".

The schedule, broadcast selection and streaming availability will follow, with EFL chair Rick Parry pleased to be able to welcome back the Championship.

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Leeds and West Brom sit in the automatic promotion places, while Charlton, Luton and Barnsley are in line for the drop with nine matches apiece remaining.

The EFL announced on Saturday that 10 positive Covid-19 tests had been returned in the Championship, including Preston's Jayden Stockley, an unnamed Fulham player, a member of staff at Cardiff and one unnamed individual at Middlesbrough.

League One and League Two clubs will have the chance to decide whether to curtail the season amid the coronavirus pandemic on June 8.