Hellenic League confirm start date and Gloucestershire clubs find out first batch of fixtures

The Hellenic League will start their 2020/21 season on Tuesday 15th September and the first round of fixtures have been released.

All six of our Gloucestershire sides have found out their first three fixtures, taking us to the end of September.

The Lilywhites start with a local derby against Tuffley Rovers at the Meadow on the 15th before hosting Royal Wootton Bassett Town on the 19th September and Bishops Cleeve on 26th.

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All sides have found out their opening fixture for the midweek of the 15th/16th September with Bishops Cleeve hosting Westfields in a stand-out fixture.

The game at Kayte Lane will be Paul Collicutt’s first competitive game since returning to the club as manager. After travelling to the Meadow the Mitres then head to Shrivenham on the 29th.

Fairford have an away trip to Buckinghamshire on the first midweek, heading to Holmer Green, before welcoming Royal Wootton Basset on the 26th and then Easington Sports on the 29th.

Once again there is an early season fixture of Longlevens vs Lydney Town, as Lydney head to Saw Mills on the opening night. Lydney then head to Reading City on the 26th before hosting Westfields at the Rec.

Longlevens host Binfield on the 26th before travelling to Royal Wootton Bassett Town on the 29th.

Tuffley follow up their away trip to Brimscombe, with a trip to Flackwell Heath on the 26th September, before welcoming Ardley United to Glevum Park in their first home league fixture.

*Fixtures subject to change and are as they appear at time of writing on FA Full Time**

Bishops Cleeve

Westfields (H) 15/9
Brimscombe & Thrupp (A) 26/9
Shrivenham (A) 29/9

Brimscombe & Thrupp

Tuffley Rovers (H) 15/9
Royal Wootton Bassett Town (H) 19/9
Bishops Cleeve (H) 26/9

Fairford Town

Holmer Green (A) 15/9
Royal Wootton Bassett Town (H) 26/9
Easington Sports (H) 29/9


Lydney Town (H) 15/9
Binfield (H) 26/9
Royal Wootton Bassett Town (A) 29/9

Lydney Town

Longlevens (A) 15/9
Reading City (A) 26/9
Westfields (H) 29/9

Tuffley Rovers

Brimscombe & Thrupp (A) 15/9
Flackwell Heath (A) 26/9
Ardley United (H) 29/9

In the Hellenic League Division One West, the first fixture has been released – also taking place on Tuesday 15th September.

Hellenic League Division One West Opening Fixtures

Bourton Rovers vs Cheltenham Saracens
Hereford Pegasus vs Moreton Rangers
Shortwood United vs Malvern Town
Stonehouse Town vs Malmesbury Victoria
Wellington vs Cirencester Town Development

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