Date: 20th June 2017 at 11:02am
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The English Football League schedule will be released tomorrow Vital Burton wants to know who you would like to see the Brewers play on opening day?

Last year the Burton Albion kicked off their inaugural venture in the Sky Bet Championship at local rivals Nottingham Forest. The Brewers showed the grit and determination that helped keep them in the Championship but eventual lost the first game 4-3.

Burton then hosted their first Championship game at The Pirelli Stadium on August 13th, 2016 but lost 1-2 to visitors Bristol City.

Upcoming Pre-Season Friendlies:
July 12, 2017 away to Kidsgrove Athletic with a 19.30 kick-off
July 14, 2017 away to Mickleover Sports with a 19.30 kick-off
July 18, 2017 away to Solihull Moor with a 19.30 kick-off
July 21, 2017 away to AFC Wimbledon with a 19.45 kick-off
July 24, 2017 away to Matlock Town with a 15.00 kick-off
July 26, 2017 away to Rocester with a 19.30 kick-off
July 26, 2017 home to West Brom with a 19.45 kick-off
July 27, 2017 away to Arnold Town with a 19.30 kick-off
July 29, 2017 away to Shrewsbury Town with a 15.00 kick-off

August 01, 2017 home to Leicester City with a 19.45 kick-off

Carabao Cup:
August 08 at Oldham Athletic Kick off to be confirmed

Other Key Dates:
Sky Bet EFL season starts – weekend of August 5th 2017
Checkatrade Trophy starts – week commencing August 28th 2017
Sky Bet EFL regular season ends – weekend of May 5th 2018
Sky Bet EFL Play-Offs – weekend of May 26th-28th 2018



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