There's just a matter of days to go until the Championship season finally makes its return, and it will be intriguing to see what impact the extended lockdown break has on the fight for promotion and relegation battle over the coming weeks.
Wigan Athletic return with a proverbial 'six-pointer' against Huddersfield Town on Saturday; a game which could go a long way to assuring the Latics' second-tier survival should they bag a win. For now, here's all the latest news and gossip from the Championship.
1. Warburton full of praise for former player
QPR boss Mark Warburton has claimed Chelsea prospect Billy Gilmour has the potential to be 'world-class', and that he tried in vain to keep him at Rangers when managing the Scottish giants. (Daily Mail) Photo: ADRIAN DENNIS
2. Woodman eyeing permanent Swans stay
Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman has revealed that he's eager to remain with Swansea City beyond his current loan deal, but has insisted that his future will be decided by the two clubs. (BBC Sport) Photo: Lewis Storey
3. Forestieri's future still in doubt
Sheffield Wednesday forward Fernando Forestieri's future at the club still remains uncertain, with the Owls yet to open discussions over a new deal despite his contract expiring this month. (The Star) Photo: George Wood
4. Race for Boyle heats up
Huddersfield Town and Stoke City are set to battle it out for Hibs winger Martin Boyle. The Australian international has been with the Edinburgh-based club since 2015. (Stoke Sentinel) Photo: Jordan Pix