The Football Association will start the countdown to the new season on Friday with the draw for the early rounds of the Emirates FA Cup and Buildbase FA Trophy before the 2017-18 EVO-STIK League fixtures are published next week.
The FA are expected to publish the draws for the national cup competitions at lunchtime with the fixtures for the EVO-STIK Premier, EVO-STIK North and EVO-STIK South out later on Thursday 13 July.
Next season’s promotion races and survival battles will effectively kick off for fans, players and officials at 10am on Thursday when the fixtures for the coming campaign will be published on the EVO-STIK League’s official website and social media channels.
League trio at match to pay tribute
Secretary Angie Firth, director Neville Wigglesworth and administrator Paul Hatt will be among the the EVO-STIK League's representatives in the crowd watching Shaw Lane and Brighouse Town compete for the inaugural Daniel Wilkinson Memorial Trophy.
Double winners secure sponsors
Double-winners and Buildbase FA Vase finalists Cleethorpes Town are looking forward to taking their place in the EVO-STIK League after signing new front of shirt sponsors.