The Football Association has announced next season’s fixture calendar.
It confirms that the National League will start on the same day as the Premier League and Football League – Saturday 8 August.
Dates for the FA Cup, FA Trophy and FA Youth Cup have also been revealed. In a first for the association, the cup, trophy and vase will be played over one weekend – 21/22 May. The FA Trophy and FA Vase will take place at Wembley as part of a pilot double-header on the Sunday.