STRATFORD Town will start the season with a home game against Needham Market following the release of the 2023/24 Southern League Premier Central fixtures.
The Bards entertain Needham at the Arden Garages Stadium on the opening day of the season (Saturday, August 5) before travelling to Barwell for their first away match of the campaign (Saturday, August 12).
Gavin Hurren’s side finish the month with a Warwickshire derby at Leamington’s Your Co-Op Community Stadium (Monday, August 28) with the return fixture to take place on Boxing Day (Tuesday, December 26).
In September, Stratford host fellow Warwickshire rivals Nuneaton Borough (Tuesday, September 26) with the return fixture at Liberty Way to take place in the New Year (Saturday, January 27).
Over the festive period, Stratford travel to Leiston in their final game before Christmas (Saturday, December 23) before playing Leamington on Boxing Day and make the trip to Kettering Town on New Year’s Day (Monday, January 1).
And over the Easter Weekend, the Bards travel to Stourbridge (Saturday, March 30) before hosting Kettering on Easter Monday (Monday, April 1).
Stratford finish the season away at Royston Town (Saturday, April 27) with their last home game of the campaign against Bromsgrove Sporting (Saturday, April 20).