CHORLEY begin their Vanarama National League campaign with a home tie against Bromley on Saturday, August 6.

It is the first time the Magpies have been in the fifth tier of English Football for almost three decades after Jamie Vermiglio's overcame Spennymoor Town on penalties in May.

A tough opening month in this higher league sees Chorley compete in eight matches.

Chorley's first away game of the season is a local derby that sees them up against last season's beaten play-off finalists AFC Fylde.

The Magpies will play against the Magpies on Monday, August 26 as Vermiglio's men make the trip to Nottingham.

Last season's National League North champions, Stockport County, will do battle against Chorley once again, but this time in a higher league as they meet on Saturday, September 7.

National League South champions, Torquay United, make the long trip North on Saturday, November 23 to take on the Magpies at Victory Park.

Chorley visit Edgeley Park at the start of the Christmas period as they take on Stockport County for the second time in the season on Saturday, December 7.

Dover Athletic will be the visitors to Victory Park on Saturday, December 21 and then a trip to North Wales on Boxing Day is in order for Chorley as they will take on Wrexham.

A home match against Harrogate Town on Saturday, December 28 is Chorley's final game in what was a brilliant 2019.

New Year's Day sees Wrexham travel to Lancashire to get the new year underway.

A long trip to Devon on Saturday, February 29 will see the Magpies take on Torquay United at Plainmoor.

The reverse fixture of Chorley's local derby will see AFC Fylde travel to Victory Park on Saturday, March 21.

The second Magpies v Magpies match takes place on Friday, April 10 at Victory Park in what will be a hugely popular game among the two sets of fans.

Chorley's final home game of the season will see maidenhead United visit Victory Park on Saturday, April 18.

A trip to Hertfordshire is on the agenda for Chorley's final game of the season as will take on Boreham Wood on Saturday, April 25.

Full fixtures for the upcoming season:


Sat 03 Bromley (h)

Tue06 AFC Fylde (a)

Sat 10 Sutton Untied (a)

Tue13 Solihull Moors (h)

Sat 17 Maidenhead Untied (a)

Sat 24 Hartlepool United (h)

Mon26 Notts County (a)

Sat 31 Boreham Wood (h)


Tue03 Harrogate Town (a)

Sat 07 Stockport County (h)

Sat 14 Dover Athletic (a)

Sat 21 Woking (h)

Tue24 Barrow (h)

Sat 28 Dagenham & Redbridge (a)


Sat 05 Aldershot Town (h)

Tue08 FC Halifax Town (a)

Sat 12 Eastleigh (a)

Sat 26 Yeovil Town (h)

Tue29 Ebbsfleet United (h)


Sat 02 Barnet (a)

Sat 16 Chesterfield (a)

Sat 23 Torquay United (h)

Tue26 Barrow (a)

Sat 30 Dagenham & Redbridge (h)


Sat 07 Stockport County (a)

Sat 21 Dover Athletic (h)

Thu26 Wrexham (a)

Sat 28 Harrogate Town (h)


Wed01 Wrexham (h)

Sat 04 Woking (a)

Sat 18 Aldershot Town (a)

Sat 25 FC Halifax Town (h)


Sat 01 Yeovil Town (a)

Sat 08 Eastleigh (h)

Sat 15 Ebbsfleet United (a)

Sat 22 Barnet (h)

Sat 29 Torquay United (a)


Sat 07 Chesterfield (h)

Sat 14 Bromley (a)

Sat 21 AFC Fylde (h)

Sat 28 Solihull Moors (a)


Sat 04 Sutton Untied (h)

Fri 10 Notts County (h)

Mon13 Hartlepool Untied (a)

Sat 18 Maidenhead United (h)

Sat 25 Boreham Wood (a)