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Notts On The Box Against The Blades

20 June 2013

Club News

Notts On The Box Against The Blades

20 June 2013

The Magpies will kick-off the Football League season live on Sky Sports as they face Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Friday, August 2nd for a 7.45 kick-off...

The Football League is to mark the 125th anniversary of its first season (1888.89) with a programme of special anniversary league fixtures to be played on the opening weekend of the 2013.14 campaign, kicking off with Notts’ game against the Blades.

The game was selected as the World’s Oldest Football League Club travel to the world’s oldest professional football ground.

Sky Sports will launch its biggest ever season of live football with coverage of seven Football League matches in just ten days.

Sky’s first five matches will feature all eight founding clubs still in the League, including three special anniversary fixtures matches over the first weekend.

Barney Francis, managing director of Sky Sports said: "The new season kicks off here on Sky Sports with a feast of live football for our viewers.  Seven live matches in ten days is the perfect start for our biggest ever season of football.”  

Friday 2     Sheffield United    v    Notts County*     7:45pm         League 1
Saturday 3     Burnley    v    Bolton Wanderers*     12:15pm             Championship
Sunday 4         Derby County    v    Blackburn Rovers             4pm     Championship
Monday 5        Preston    v    Blackpool                 7:45pm     Capital One Cup
Tuesday 6       Morecambe    v    Wolves         7:45pm     Capital One Cup
Saturday 10     Accrington    v    Portsmouth                 12:15pm     League 2
Sunday 11       Leicester City    v    Leeds United            4:30pm     Championship

You can view the full 2013.14 Notts County fixture list by clicking here.

For further information about The Football League’s 125th anniversary please visit

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