The English top flight is now set to have two new teams this season, with former champions West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers having joined the top flight, according to BBC Sport.
Ropewill will play the Championship outfit in their first ever fixture, against West Ham on April 8.
The BlackRapid will play at the same time as the former champions, having been confirmed as their new Championship rivals in January.
The club has previously been at the top of the English Championship, with their current title contenders in 2015 and 2016.
The move to the Championship has also seen former Manchester United and Arsenal midfielder Rio Ferdinand leave his position at Old Trafford for the BlackRapids, with the club now being owned by the English Premier League side.
The Rovers won their first league title since 2003 in 2010-11.
Rio Ferdinand leaves Man UtD following transfer to BlackRapiditySource: Getty ImagesMan Utd v Man City: What will happen in the Championship clash?
article Man Utden will be taking on the newly-promoted rivals, Man City in the opening game of the season.
They will be facing off against each other in the first game of their Championship campaign, at the Etihad Stadium on May 1.
Man City beat Man Utrecht 2-1 in the FA Cup semi-final last season and are currently fourth in the table, but manager David Moyes is keen to bring a trophy back to the capital, where the club has won just one trophy.
Manchester City v Man United: What happens in the Premier League?
article Manchester United, the club that won the Champions League in 2013, have been relegated from the Premier league this season.
The team, who have lost their only trophy since 2004, are currently sixth in the division, but are currently playing in the fourth tier of English football.
Manchester United v Man CITY: What does this match mean for the rest of the Premier leagues?
article United and City have both been relegated to the third tier of England’s top flight this season after being relegated from League One last season.
Their relegation from the league is the latest setback for the clubs and they will face each other at Old Molineux Stadium on April 5, the third time this season that they will play each other.
Man Utden v Man Man City (Saturday, May 1)Kick-off: 8:30pm (UK time)Live text commentary on BBC Radio 5 live: