Revealed! When Hartlepool United's 2018/19 fixtures will be released

When will Matthew Bates' side find out their fixtures?
When will Matthew Bates' side find out their fixtures?

With anticipation building ahead of the new National League season, when can fans expect to see the new fixtures released?

There's plenty of optimism around Victoria Park with new owner Raj Singh ushering in a new era at the club.

While Matthew Bates is building his squad for the new season, fans will be eagerly anticipating the new campaign as Pools look to climb back into the Football League.

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But when will Pools' fans be able to start planning their trips for the 2018/19 season?

At the National League's Annual General Meeting last weekend, a number of key dates were announced ahead of the new campaign.

So mark your diaries Pools fans - your fixtures for the new season will be released on Wednesday, July 4.

And the league also confirmed that fixtures will begin a month later, on Saturday, August 4.

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Pools have already confirmed pre-season friendlies with Billingham (July 7), Sunderland (July 14) and Middlesborugh (July 28)

Elsewhere, a new three-year title sponsorship deal with Vanarama was agreed which will see the company continue to sponsor the National League until 2020/21.