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2015-16 Key Dates

14 June 2015

Make sure to put these key dates for the 2015-16 season in your diary

The Shrimps will discover their opening day opponents when the 2015/16 fixture list is released this week.

You can see all of the Shrimps' matches for the new campaign here on the official website from 9am on Wednesday, June 17.

The League Two season gets underway on Saturday, August 8 and ends on Saturday, May 7.

There are six midweek rounds which are scheduled to take place in August, September, October, November, February and April.

Over Christmas, the Shrimps will play matches on Boxing Day – which falls on a Saturday – Monday, December 28 and Saturday, January 2. There will also be two games played over the Easter weekend.

Morecambe will open their Capital One Cup campaign with a match in the week commencing August 10, while the second round will take place later in the month.

If Jim Bentley's side are not one of the sides who receive a bye in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, then they will begin that competition in the week commencing August 31.

The Shrimps will look to progress in the FA Cup when they play their first round tie on Saturday, November 7.

Key 2015/16 dates (subject to change) 

Tue, Jun 16 (10am) – Capital One Cup R1 draw
Wed, Jun 17 (9am) – League Two fixtures released
Sat, Aug 8 – League Two season starts
Tue, Aug 11 – Capital One Cup R1
Tue, Aug 25 – Capital One Cup R2
Tue, Sep 1 – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy R1
Tue, Sep 22 – Capital One Cup R3
Tue, Oct 6 – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy R2
Tue, Oct 27 – Capital One Cup R4
Sat, Nov 7 – FA Cup R1
Tue, Nov 10 – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Area QF
Tue, Dec 1 – Capital One Cup QF
Sat, Dec 5 – FA Cup R2
Tue, Dec 8 – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Area SF
Tue, Jan 5 – Capital One Cup SF (1)
Sat, Jan 9 – FA Cup R3
Tue, Jan 12 – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Area Final (1)
Tue, Jan 26 – Capital One Cup SF (2)
Sat, Jan 30 – FA Cup R4
Tue, Feb 2 – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Area Final (2)
Sat, Feb 20 – FA Cup R5
Sun, Feb 28 – Capital One Cup Final
Sat, Mar 12 – FA Cup QF
Sun, Apr 3 – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final
Sat, Apr 23 – FA Cup SF
Sat, May 7 – League Two season ends
Sat, May 21 – FA Cup Final
Mon, May 30 – League Two Play-Off Final

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