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League Two fixtures: Stevenage host Macclesfield first

Stevenage's Andy Drury and Yemi Odubade
Stevenage will make their Football League debut against Macclesfield

Stevenage's first ever Football League fixture has paired them at home to Macclesfield on the opening day of the League Two season on 7 August.

Oxford United's first league game since 2006 sees them travel to last season's League Two new boys Burton Albion.

Stockport and Southend, who were both relegated from League One last term, face each other at Roots Hall.

Meanwhile, Chesterfield's first game at their new b2net Stadium will be against Barnet on the opening day.

Of the other relegated sides, Wycombe host losing play-off semi-finalists Morecambe, while Gillingham - who failed to win an away game in 2009/10 - begin at home to Cheltenham.

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Last season's defeated play-off finalists Rotherham face Lincoln at home.

New Shrewsbury manager Graham Turner's first competitive game of his second spell in charge will be against Peter Taylor's Bradford.

In the other opening day fixtures, Aldershot travel north to Accrington, Bury host Port Vale while Crewe entertain Hereford and Northampton head to Torquay.

Meanwhile, having left Christie Park, Morecambe's first game at their new Globe Arena will be against Rotherham on Saturday, 14 August.

You can see the full League Two fixture list here, or fixtures for each English club here.

Opening day's fixtures - Saturday 7 August

Accrington v Aldershot
Burton v Oxford United
Bury v Port Vale
Chesterfield v Barnet
Crewe v Hereford
Gillingham v Cheltenham
Rotherham v Lincoln City
Shrewsbury v Bradford
Southend v Stockport
Stevenage v Macclesfield
Torquay v Northampton
Wycombe v Morecambe

Saturday, 14 August

Aldershot v Southend
Barnet v Burton
Bradford v Stevenage
Cheltenham v Crewe
Hereford v Gillingham
Lincoln City v Torquay
Macclesfield v Shrewsbury
Morecambe v Rotherham
Northampton v Accrington
Oxford United v Bury
Port Vale v Chesterfield
Stockport v Wycombe

NB All fixtures and kick-off times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made.

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