FOOTBALL clubs in the National League have been given a potential start date for their competitive seasons to begin on October 3.

If the proposal is approved by the FA then Hereford FC would commence their season on October 3 in the FA Cup Second Qualifying Round.

A statement posted by Wrexham FC tonight said: “The following statement has been sent to Wrexham AFC from the National League this evening of a proposed start date, subject to government guidelines.

“Further to a meeting of the National League Board last Friday, the Board has determined the following: 

• The scheduled start date of the 2020/21 Season is Saturday, 3 October 2020. 

• 46 league fixtures will be scheduled in the National Division, and either 42 or 40 league fixtures will be scheduled in the North and South Divisions. 

• The North and South Divisions will commence the season with The FA Cup Second Qualifying Round on Saturday 3 October. 

• The final league match of the normal season is scheduled for Saturday 29 May 2021. 

• The end of season play-offs are scheduled to take place in June 2021. 

Please note the season end date and the scheduling of the play-offs in June is subject to FA approval.”