The all important date has been announced by the Football League with the fixtures being released in 36 days on Wednesday, June 22nd.
The newly-branded Sky Bet English Football League will kick-off on the weekend of Saturday, August 6th and will be followed by the first round of the League Cup the week commencing August 8th.
There will be a busy festive period with games on Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and Monday, January 2nd 2017.
Matchday 46 – the final round of games – in Sky Bet League One will take place on Sunday 30th April 2017 with every Gashead in the world eagerly awaiting the fixtures.
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