The Football League has confirmed the dates for the Championship play-off semi-finals.

Watford are aiming to avoid a further potential three games at the end of the regular season by clinching one of the two automatic promotion places in the Premier League. But if Gianfranco Zola’s men are in the play-offs, the games will be played on the following dates:

1st leg Match A – Thursday, May 9 (7.45pm kick-off)

1st leg Match B – Friday, May 10 (7.45pm kick-off)

2nd leg Match A – Sunday, May 12 (12.30pm kick-off)

2nd leg Match B – Monday, May 13 (7.45pm kick-off)

Final – Monday, May 27 at Wembley Stadium (3pm)