The 2018–19 season will be the 120th season of the English Football league (EFL) and the third season under that name after it was renamed from The Football League in 2016. It will begin on 3 August 2018 and conclude on 5 May 2019,with the promotion play-off finals at Wembley Stadium on 25–27 May 2019. For the sixth season running, the league is sponsored by Sky betting and gaming and is therefore known as the Sky Bet EFL.
The EFL is contested through three divisions: the Championiah League one and League two. The winner and the runner up of the Championship will be automatically promoted to the Premier league and they will be joined by the winner of the Championship playoff. The bottom two teams in League Two will be relegated to the National league.
The 2018–19 season marked the start of an initial two year partnership between the EFL and its official charity partner Mind. The mental health charity will have its logo displayed on the shirts of all EFL clubs and will work with the EFL to promote mental health within football and the wider community.