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Simon Hahn / 13th June 2022

Key details confirmed for 22/23 season

Key details confirmed for 22/23 season

The Vanarama National League have confirmed all of the key details for the upcoming season.

Key dates for the 22/23 season

When will the season start and finish?

The Vanarama National League and Vanarama National League North and South seasons will all begin on the same day - Saturday 6 August.

All three divisions are set to conclude on Saturday 29 April.

When are the fixtures released?

The 2022/23 fixtures will be released on Wednesday 6 July.

What dates are the play-offs taking place?
All three Vanarama National League divisions will follow the same format for the 2022/23 season play-offs – with only the Promotion Finals taking place on different days.

Vanarama National League
Eliminator A – Tuesday 2 May - 5th place vs 6th place
Eliminator B – Wednesday 3 May - 4th place vs 7th place
Semi-Final 1 – Sunday 7 May - 2nd place vs Eliminator A Winner
Semi-Final 2 – Sunday 7 May - 3rd place vs Eliminator B Winner
Promotion Final – Saturday 13 May

Vanarama National League North/South
Eliminator A – Tuesday 2 May - 5th place vs 6th place
Eliminator B – Wednesday 3 May - 4th place vs 7th place
Semi-Final 1 – Sunday 7 May - 2nd place vs Eliminator A Winner
Semi-Final 2 – Sunday 7 May - 3rd place vs Eliminator B Winner
Promotion Final – Sunday 14 May

Kick-off times will be confirmed in due course.

When does the FA Cup and FA Trophy take place?
Dates for the 2022/23 FA Cup and FA Trophy will be confirmed by the FA in due course.

*Dates could be subject to change

A reminder of our two home friendly pre season games

July 16th Rochdale (home) 3pm

July 23rd Middlesbrough Under 23s (home) 1pm