Sunday 21st August – 2016-17 Opening Fixtures
AFC Dunstable v Acle United
AFC Sudbury v Royston Town
Bedford v Histon
Billericay Town v Haringey Borough
Colchester Town v Writtle
Great Wakering v Brentwood Town
Colney Heath v Cambridge City
Hertford Town v Stevenage Res
Hullbridge Sports v Offley & Stopsley
Hutton v Little Thurrock Dynamos
Ipswich Wanderers v Wymondham Town
Silver End v Hoddesdon Town Owls
Stavenage won promotion to the FA Premier League as champions, while runners-up Billercay Town go again, beginnin at home to Haringey Borough.
Bedford were relegated from the FAWPL and they start by entertaining Histon, who have changed their name from Great Shelford.
Royston Town and Writtle both travel for their first games after going up as winners of Division 1 West and East respectively.
There’s now a single first division of a dozen teams, which includes County League champions in Cambridge City (Cambridgeshire), Hertford Town (Beds & Herts), Hullbridge Sports (Essex) and Wymondham Town (Norfolk).