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2014/15 opening day fixtures for League One and Two

The 2014/15 season fixtures have been announced for both League One and League Two. The pick of the ties sees Chesterfield travel to Leyton Orient, who were both promoted last year, and Port Vale host near rivals Walsall.

League One opening day - 9 August 2014:

  • Bradford City v Coventry City
  • Leyton Orient v Chesterfield
  • Port Vale v Walsall
  • Preston North End v Notts County
  • Rochdale v Peterborough United

In League Two, beaten play-off finalists Burton Albion take on newly promoted Oxford, and Northampton Town are at home to Mansfield.

League Two opening day - 9 August 2014:

  • Wimbledon v Shrewsbury Town
  • Bury v Cheltenham Town
  • Northampton Town v Mansfield Town
  • Oxford United v Burton Albion

For all the fixtures, visit the Football League website

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Villa start season with away clash at Stoke

Aston Villa will begin the 2014-15 season with an away fixture at Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday 18th August.

The first game of the season at Villa Park will be against Newcastle United the following weekend.

The derby days against West Brom are at The Hawthorns on Saturday 13th December and at home on Tuesday 3rd March. The final game of the season will be at home to Burnley on 24th May. See full list of Villa fixtures here.

Birmingham City fixtures list revealed

Blues face Wolves in the Championship derby first leg on 1st November Credit: ITV News Central

Birmingham City will begin the 2014-15 season in the Championship with a trip to Middlesbrough.

The Molineux derby against Wolves is on November 1st, with the St Andrew's return on April 11st.

On Boxing Day, Blues host Derby County followed by Nottingham Forest two days later.

See the fixtures list here.

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Leicester City host Everton in first Premier League game

Leicester City celebrate winning Championship season Credit: Tom Yates/PA Wire

Leicester City will host Everton at the King Power Stadium to start their Premier League campaign on August 16th.

The fixtures lists for next season have been released this morning.

The Foxes also will face Chelsea and Arsenal before the end of August.

See the full fixtures list for Leicester's first season back in the Premier League here.

Derby Wembley final tickets sell out in 54 minutes

A general view of Wembley Stadium where the Rams are headed on May 24. Credit: PA

Tickets for Derby's Championship play-off final have sold out in just 54 minutes.

The remaining 17,500 tickets for the Rams' crucial clash with QPR went on general sale at 9:00am.

A total of 37,249 tickets were allocated for the game at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 24th May.

The club say this morning's tickets went in record time.

Will Birmingham City stay in the Championship?

Lee Clark will be hoping Birmingham survive their match Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Birmingham face Bolton today as they fight for survival in the Championship. They are currently in 22nd place in the relegation zone on 43 points.

If the Blues draw and Leicester beat Doncaster they will stay in the Championship on goal difference.

It will be a tough watch for many at 12:15pm today as the season comes down to the wire.

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