Robins begin with home encounter

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Ilkeston FC will begin the new Evo-Stik Premier Division season at home to AFC Fylde on Saturday, August 18.

Two away games follow, at Rushall Olympic on Tuesday, August 21 and Nantwich Town on Saturday, August 25, before the first local derby of the season sees Eastwood Town arrive at the New Manor Ground on Bank Holiday Monday, August 27.

The return fixture between the Robins and the Badgers is on Boxing Day, and Ilkeston will end the campaign with another local derby at Matlock Town on April 27.

The full list of fixtures is as follows.

AUGUST:

Sat 18 - AFC Fylde (h)

Tues 21 - Rushall Olympic (a)

Sat 25 - Nantwich Town (a)

Mon 27 - Eastwood Town (h)

SEPTEMBER:

Sat 1 - Chorley (a)

Mon 3 - Rushall Olympic (h)

Sat 15 - Witton Albion (h)

Tues 18 - Frickley Athletic (a)

OCTOBER:

Sat 6 - Blyth Spartans (a)

Mon 8 - Buxton (h)

Sat 13 - Stocksbridge Park Steels (h)

Tues 16 - Stafford Rangers (a)

Sat 20 - Ashton United (a)

Mon 22 - Grantham Town (h)

Tues 30 - North Ferriby United (a)

NOVEMBER:

Sat 3 - Kendal Town (h)

Sat 10 - Hednesford Town (a)

Sat 17 - Matlock Town (h)

Sat 24 - Whitby Town (h)

DECEMBER:

Sat 1 - Marine (a)

Sat 8 - Chorley (h)

Sat 15 - AFC Fylde (a)

Sat 22 - Nantwich Town (h)

Wed 26 - Eastwood Town (a)

Sat 29 - FC United of Manchester (a)

JANUARY:

Tues 1 - Worksop Town (h)

Sat 5 - Witton Albion (a)

Sat 12 - Frickley Athletic (h)

Sat 19 - Buxton (a)

Sat 26 - Blyth Spartans (h)

FEBRUARY:

Sat 2 - Stafford Rangers (h)

Sat 9 - Stocksbridge Park Steels (a)

Sat 16 - Ashton United (h)

MARCH:

Sat 2 - Grantham Town (a)

Sat 9 - Whitby Town (a)

Sat 16 - Marine (h)

Sat 30 - FC United of Manchester (h)

APRIL:

Mon 1 - Worksop Town (a)

Sat 6 - North Ferriby United (h)

Sat 13 - Kendal Town (a)

Sat 20 - Hednesford Town (h)

Sat 27 - Matlock Town (a)

All fixtures are subject to change