League Two Calendar, Dates & Schedule 2022/23: Stockport County Marks Football League Return Against Barrow and Salford Host Mansfield | Football news

The 2022/23 League Two season kicks off on Saturday 30 July as Stockport County marks the Football League’s return home to Barrow, as promotion rivals Salford City and Mansfield Town clash on a greedy opening day.

National League champions Stockport, who are a favorite for consecutive promotions, host their first League Two game in 11 years against Pete Wild’s Barrow.

Meanwhile, Salford, under the direction of Neil Wood, will receive a visit from Mansfield, last season’s play-off finalist, as they both try to reach League One this season.

National League play-off winner Grimsby Town heads to Leyton Orient as Bradford City promotion candidates welcome the newly relegated Doncaster Rovers to Valley Parade.

AFC Wimbledon and Gillingham meet on opening day after both dropping out of League One as Crewe, who finished bottom of the division, travels to Rochdale.

Unlike the league, League One and League Two will continue as planned throughout the Winter World Cup, although matches may be postponed depending on player involvement in the tournament. The season will conclude on Saturday 6 May with the play-off final scheduled at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 27 May.

The opening weekend games

Here is the first round of matches of the 2022/23 season of League Two:

Saturday 30th July – All games 15:00 KO

AFC Wimbledon vs Gillingham
Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers
Carlisle United versus Crawley Town
Harrogate Town versus Swindon Town
Leyton Orient vs Grimsby Town
Northampton Town versus Colchester United
Rochdale vs Crewe Alexandra
Salford City versus Mansfield Town
Stockport County v Barrow
Sutton United v Newport County
Tranmere Rovers vs Stevenage
Walsall vs Hartlepool United

Full opening of Sky Sports Live Matches

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Santo Stefano program

Monday 26 December – All games 15:00 KO

AFC Wimbledon versus Newport County
Carlisle United versus Bradford City
Crawley Town vs Sutton United
Gillingham versus Colchester United
Harrogate Town vs Grimsby Town
Leyton Orient vs Stevenage
Mansfield Town versus Northampton Town
Rochdale vs Hartlepool United
Salford City vs Barrow
Stockport County v Crewe Alexandra
Swindon Town vs Walsall
Tranmere Rovers vs Doncaster Rovers

The latest games of the weekend

Here is the last round of matches of the 2022/23 season of League Two:

Saturday 6 May – All games 15:00 KO

Barrow vs. Stevenage
Bradford City-Leyton Orient
Colchester United versus Mansfield Town
Grimsby Town versus AFC Wimbledon
Harrogate Town v Rochdale
Newport County v Crewe Alexandra
Salford City v Gillingham
Stockport County v Hartlepool United
Sutton United vs Carlisle United
Swindon Town vs Crawley Town
Tranmere Rovers vs Northampton Town
Walsall vs Doncaster Rovers

Your club’s list of EFL matches

League Two:

The matches of AFC Wimbledon

Wheelbarrow fixtures

Bradford fixtures

Carlisle fixtures

Colchester matches

Crawley fixtures

Crewe fixtures

Doncaster fixtures

Gillingham matches

Grimsby fixtures

Harrogate fixtures

Hartlepool fixtures

East Leyton Fixtures

Mansfield matches

Newport fixtures

Northampton matches

Rochdale fixtures

Salford fixtures

Stevenage fixtures

Stockport fixtures

Sutton fixtures

Swindon fixtures

Transparent fixtures

Walsall fixtures


Birmingham City matches

Blackburn fixtures

Blackpool Fixtures

Bristol City matches

Burnley Fixtures

Cardiff matches

Coventry fixtures

Huddersfield Fixtures

Hull fixtures

Luton fixtures

Middlesbrough Fixtures

Millwall fixtures

Norwich fixtures

Preston fixtures

QPR fixtures

Reading apparatus

Rotherham matches

Sheffield United matches

Stoke fixtures

Sunderland fixtures

Swansea fixtures

Watford fixtures

West Brom matches

Wigan fixtures

League One:

Accrington Stanley Fixtures

Barnsley Fixtures

Bolton fixtures

Bristol Rovers matches

Burton fixtures

Cambridge fixtures

Charlton matches

Cheltenham matches

Matches of the derby

Exeter fixtures

Fleetwood fixtures

Forest green fixtures

Ipswich fixtures

Lincoln fixtures

MK Dons projectors

Morecambe fixtures

Oxford fixtures

Peterborough fixtures

Plymouth fixtures

Port Vale fixtures

Portsmouth matches

Sheffield Wednesday matches

Shrewsbury Fixtures

Wycombe fixtures

Key dates for the 2022/23 season

The Championship, League One And League Two the seasons will start on the weekend of July 30th. This is one week before the 2021/22 campaign starts and means teams will have a 12-week break between seasons.

However, the league will take a mid-season break to host a winter World Cup for the first time. As a result, the weekend matches of 12/13 November will be the last before the players are called up from their countries for the tournament trip to Qatar.

The Championship will then resume on Saturday 10 December, eight days before the World Cup final, scheduled for Sunday 18 December.

League One and League Two will continue as planned throughout the tournament, although matches may be postponed depending on player involvement in the World Cup.

The FA Cup the first real shift begins on the weekend of Saturday 5th November, with the second shift three weeks later and the third shift on the weekend of Saturday 7 January. The final will be held at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 3rd June.

The Carabao Cup starts during the week starting August 10, with the second round two weeks later and the third round during the week starting November 9. The final will also be held at Wembley on Sunday 26 February.

The Trophy of Pope John starts with the first matches of the group of the week starting on August 31st. The quarter-finals take place in the week starting on 11 January, the semi-finals during the week starting on 1 February and the final will also be held at Wembley on Sunday 19 March 2023.

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