It's been a long six weeks since the Championship season finished for QPR, but rest assured, there's a light at the end of the footballing tunnel.

This week indicates the start of the build-up towards the new season, and we look through what QPR fans have got to look forward to as the Loftus Road wheels start turning again.

Fixture Release Day - Wednesday 21st June, 9am

Middlesbrough or Millwall, Sheffield United or Sheffield Wednesday, who is the ideal opening day fixture for QPR?

The day we've been waiting for with baited breath! Fixture release day is always an exciting occasion as fans up and down the country get to see their opening day fixture, how the festive period pans out, how the season will close, and most importantly, when the West London derbies are due to take place. You'll be able to see full fixture lists, analysis and opinion piece exclusively on Get West London throughout the week.

It's also expected that Sky Sports will be announcing their initial batch of televised games on the same day so don't be too hasty getting those dates in the diary.

Kit Reveal - Friday 23rd June

The club are set to reveal their new kit designs to the world on Friday this week. The club are naturally keeping their cards close to their chests, but what we do know is that the kit set to be manufactured by Errea this season.

Kit Launch - Saturday 24th June

Once again, the club are yet to reveal final plans for the kit launch, but this will be your first opportunity to get your hands on the kit for the new season. I don't know about you, but as soon as you get that new shirt in your hands you know the new season is just around the corner.

Portugal pre-season trip - Sunday 25th June

Ian Holloway will kick-start his preparations for the new season as he takes the squad for a behind-closed-doors training camp at the Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort in Lagos. It may sound glamourous, but it's set to be anything but, as Holloway and co put the squad through their paces in a camp dedicated to fitness work and conditioning.