North West League Opening Fixtures

Stockport County begin life outside the FA Premier League with a home fixture against Bolton Wanderers, last season’s runners-up.

Promoted CMB and MSB Woolton also start by entertaining, with Manchester Stingers and Birkenhead their respective visitors.

Division 1 North side, Penwortham, have amalgamated with Sir Tom Finney FC.

Promoted teams from the County Leagues are; Academy Juniors (Lancashire), Alder (Liverpool), Chortonians (Greater Manchester) and Egerton (Cheshire).

There’s a full programme for the 34-strong league on 4th September, with all clubs also scheduled to play in the following midweek.

NORTH WEST LEAGUE – 2016-17 OPENING FIXTURES
Sunday 4th September (2pm)
PREMIER DIVISION

Accrington v Burnley (Livingstone Road)
City of Manchester v Blackburn CSC (Whalley Range AFC)
CMB v Manchester Stingers (CMB Sports Ground)
MSB Woolton v Birkenhead (St.John Bosco High School 3G)
Stockport County v Bolton Wanderers (Stockport Sports Village 3G pitch)
Wigan Athletic v Blackpool FC (Garswood Utd FC)

DIVISION 1 NORTH
Academy Juniors v Workington Reds (Bolton Arena)
Alder v Penrith (Alder Sports Club)
Bury v Leigh RMI (JD Stadium)
Carlisle United v Kendal Town (Creighton Rugby Club)
Preston North End LFC v Sir Tom Finney (UCLAN Sports Arena)

DIVISION 1 SOUTH
Chortonians v Altrincham (Hough End Police Centre)
Curzon Ashton v Northwich Vixens (Tameside Stadium)
Egerton v Liverpool Marshalls Feds Res (Egerton Youth Club)
Ellesmere Port Town v Liverpool City (Whitby Sports Social Club)
FC United of Manchester v Warrington Wolverines (Broadhurst Park 3G)
Stockport County Blues v Merseyrail Bootle (Stockport Sports Village)

Wednesday 7th September (6.30pm)
PREMIER DIVISION

Birkenhead v CMB (Leverhulme Sports Field)
Blackburn CSC v Wigan Athletic (Harrison Playing Fields)
Blackpool FC v Stockport County (Wyre Villa FC)
Bolton Wanderers v MSB Woolton (Lostock Academy Training Ground)
Burnley v City of Manchester (Barden Sports Athletic Club)
Manchester Stingers v Accrington (Whalley Range AFC)

DIVISION 1 NORTH
Kendal Town v Bury (Pye Motors Stadium)
Leigh RMI v Alder (Leigh Sports Village)
Penrith v Academy Juniors (Frenchfields Park)
Sir Tom Finney v Carlisle United (UCLAN Sports Arena)
Workington Reds v Preston North End LFC (Borough Park)

DIVISION 1 SOUTH
Altrincham v Curzon Ashton (J Davidson Stadium)
Liverpool City v FC United of Manchester (Admiral Park)
Liverpool Marshalls Feds Res v Ellesmere Port Town (IM Marsh Sports Centre)
Merseyrail Bootle v Egerton (Bootle FC)
Northwich Vixens v Stockport County Blues (Park Stadium)
Warrington Wolverines v Chorltonians (Grappenhall Sports Club)

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