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2016/17 SEASON START DATE ANNOUNCED

30 October 2015

Season 2016/17 start date announced.

While the current season has a long way to go, the Football League have today confirmed the start and end dates for next season.

Season 2016/17 will commence over the weekend of Saturday 6th August 2016, while all three divisions will run through to 6th and 7th May 2017.

As usual there will also be a full festive programme of League fixtures, with match dates scheduled for Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve 2016 and the Bank Holiday Monday on 2nd January.

2016/17 Key Dates

Season start - The weekend of 6th August 2016
Boxing Day fixtures – 26th December 2016
New Year’s Eve fixtures – 31st December 2016
New Year Bank Holiday Fixtures – 2nd January 2017
Regular season finish - The weekend of 6th May 2017

Read more: For a full run down of The Football League's key dates see http://po.st/KeyDates

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