National League fixtures 2016-17: York City face Maidstone United on opening day

Dagenham and Redbridge
Dagenham's nine-year stay in the Football League was ended with a defeat at Leyton Orient in April

Relegated York will face promoted Maidstone United on the opening day of the 2016-17 National League season.

Dagenham and Redbridge, who also lost their Football League status last term, will play Southport at home.

National League South winners Sutton United host North division champions Solihull Moors, while Promotion Final winners North Ferriby host Braintree.

Forest Green, beaten in the play-offs in the last two seasons, travel to Boreham Wood on Saturday, 6 August.

Dover, who lost to Forest Green in the semi-finals of the 2015-16 play-offs, travel to Welsh side Wrexham.

In National League North, relegated Altrincham play phoenix club Darlington 1883, who were only formed in 2012 following the collapse of Darlington FC.

Welling are handed an away fixture at Oxford City in National League South after being relegated last season, while Hungerford play East Thurrock in a meeting of two newly-promoted clubs.

Opening weekend fixtures (Saturday, 6 August - 15:00 BST)
Barrow v Aldershot
Boreham Wood v Forest Green Rovers
Bromley v Tranmere Rovers
Dagenham & Redbridge v Southport
Eastleigh v Guiseley
Gateshead v Chester
Macclesfield Town v Torquay United
Maidstone United v York City
North Ferriby United v Braintree Town
Sutton United v Solihull Moors
Woking v Lincoln City
Wrexham v Dover Athletic
Club-by-club National League fixtures
Aldershot TownLincoln City
BarrowMacclesfield Town
Boreham WoodMaidstone United
Braintree TownNorth Ferriby United
BromleySolihull Moors
ChesterSouthport
Dagenham & RedbridgeSutton United
Dover AthleticTorquay United
EastleighTranmere Rovers
Forest Green RoversWoking
GatesheadWrexham
GuiseleyYork City

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