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Key dates for 2016/17

26 May 2016

The fixtures for the 2016/17 Football League season will be released in less than a month's time, but there are also several other key dates for the aforementioned campaign for supporters to note.


Below is a month-by-month diary of round dates of Football League competitions and other notable dates of interest.


New boss Chris Wilder will discover his first opponents as Blades manager on the 22nd June, ahead of the action commencing on Saturday 6th August.


June
22nd Fixture release day


August
6th Season starts
w/c 8th League Cup Round 1
w/c 21st League Cup Round 1
w/c 29th League Trophy Round 1


September
w/c 19th League Cup Round 3


October
w/c 3rd League Trophy Round 2
w/c 24th League Cup Round 4


November
w/c 7th League Trophy Round 3
w/c 28th League Cup Round 5


December
w/c 5th League Trophy Area Semi-Finals
26th Boxing Day fixtures
31st New Years Eve fixtures


January
2nd Bank Holiday fixtures
w/c 9th League Cup Semi-Final first-leg
w/c 23rd League Cup Semi-Final second-leg/League Trophy Area Final first-leg


February
w/c 6th League Trophy Area Final second-leg
26th League Cup Final


April
2nd League Trophy final


May
6th Regular season finishes