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Across the Pennines on opening day

22 June 2016

Chris Wilder's first competitive game in charge of the Blades will be against a team who also have a new manager.


United travel to Bolton Wanderers on the opening day of the EFL League One season on Saturday 6th August.


Bolton, relegated last season, are now managed by former Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson.


United's first home game is against Rochdale on Saturday 13th August, whilst the season ends with a home encounter against local rivals Chesterfield FC on Sunday 30th April.


Over the festive period United entertain Oldham Athletic (Monday 26th December) and Northampton Town (Saturday 31st December) before 2017 kicks off with a trip to Bury.


Click here for full fixture list.