Fixtures for the 2019/20 National League North season have been announced with Gateshead playing host to Southport on the opening day of the season.

nln fixtures 2019

The Heed’s first away match of the season comes in the form of a short trip to Darlington on Wednesday August 7, and will face three more away trips in the opening month against Telford United, Kettering Town and York City respectively.

Blyth Spartans will visit the International Stadium on Boxing Day two days after Mike Williamson’s side travel to Spennymoor Town, with the reverse fixture at Croft Park being played on New Year’s Day.

The league season will then come to a close on Saturday, April 25 with a trip to Brackley Town.

Other key dates include the Heed’s entry into the Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round on Saturday, September 21 and the beginning of the Buildbase FA Trophy campaign in the third qualifying round on Saturday, November 23.

The full fixture list is below:

Sat Aug  3  Southport H

Wed Aug  7  Darlington A

Sat Aug 10  AFC Telford United A

Tue Aug 13  Bradford Park Avenue H

Sat Aug 17  Kettering Town  A

Sat Aug 24  Farsley Celtic H

Mon Aug 26  York City A

Sat Aug 31  Brackley Town H

Tue Sep  3  Spennymoor Town H

Sat Sep  7  Hereford A

Sat Sep 14  Boston United  H

Sat Sep 21  Emirates FA Cup 2Q

Sat Sep 28  Altrincham  A

Sat Oct  5  Emirates FA Cup 3Q

Sat Oct 12  Gloucester City H

Sat Oct 19  Curzon Ashton H  Emirates FA Cup 4Q

Sat Oct 26  Leamington A

Sat Nov  2  Guiseley H

Sat Nov  9  Kidderminster Harriers A  Emirates FA Cup 1

Sat Nov 16  Chester H

Sat Nov 23  Buildbase FA Trophy 3Q

Sat Nov 30  King’s Lynn Town A  Emirates FA Cup 2

Sat Dec  7  Alfreton Town H

Sat Dec 14  Buildbase FA Trophy 1

Sat Dec 21  Boston United A

Thu Dec 26  Blyth Spartans H

Sat Dec 28  Spennymoor Town A

Wed Jan  1  Blyth Spartans A

Sat Jan  4  Hereford H  Emirates FA Cup 3

Sat Jan 11  Gloucester City A  Buildbase FA Trophy 2

Sat Jan 18  Altrincham H

Sat Jan 25  Alfreton Town A  Emirates FA Cup 4

Sat Feb  1  Leamington H

Sat Feb  8  Curzon Ashton A  Buildbase FA Trophy 3

Sat Feb 15  Kidderminster Harriers  H

Sat Feb 22  Guiseley A

Sat Feb 29  Chester A  Buildbase FA Trophy 4

Wed Mar  4 Emirates FA Cup 5

Sat Mar  7  King’s Lynn Town  H

Sat Mar 14  Southport  A

Sat Mar 21  Darlington  H  Emirates FA Cup Quarter-Final / FA Trophy SF(1)

Sat Mar 28  Bradford Park Avenue  A  Buildbase FA Trophy SF(2)

Sat Apr  4  AFC Telford United  H

Fri Apr 10  York City  H

Mon Apr 13  Farsley Celtic  A

Sat Apr 18  Kettering Town H  Emirates FA Cup Semi-Final

Sat Apr 25  Brackley Town  A

Sun May 17 Buildbase FA Trophy Final

Sat May 23  Emirates FA Cup Final