League One fixtures: Bristol City trip for promoted Bradford

Bradford beat Northampton at Wembley to clinch promotion

Phil Parkinson's Bradford City will begin their League One campaign after promotion with a trip to relegated Bristol City on 3 August.

Peterborough, who came down with the Robins from the Championship, start with a home game against Swindon, with Wolves making the trip to Preston.

Gillingham, League Two champions last season, will be at home to Colchester.

Beaten play-off finalists Brentford travel to another promoted side, Port Vale, on the opening day.

Rotherham United, runners-up to the Gills in League Two, start life at the higher level with an away game at Crewe.

Coventry City, who are in the process of being taken over by the Otium Entertainment Group and have yet to confirm where they will play their home games this season, start on the road against Crawley Town, while Sheffield United, now with David Weir as manager, are at home to Notts County.

The other opening day fixtures in League One see Carlisle host Leyton Orient, Shrewsbury at home to MK Dons, Stevenage against Oldham and Walsall taking on Tranmere.

The opening league fixtures are followed by the first round of the League Cup, which was drawn last week and will take place in the week beginning 5 August.

Club-by-club fixtures for the new season:

League One:Bradford City,Brentford,Bristol City,Carlisle United,Colchester United,Coventry City,Crawley Town,Crewe Alexandra,Gillingham,Leyton Orient,Milton Keynes Dons,Notts County,Oldham Athletic,Peterborough United,Port Vale,Preston North End,Rotherham United,Sheffield United,Shrewsbury Town,Stevenage,Swindon Town, Tranmere Rovers,Walsall,Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Opening day - Saturday 3 August
Bristol City v Bradford City
Carlisle United v Leyton Orient
Crawley Town v Coventry City
Crewe Alexandra v Rotherham United
Gillingham v Colchester United
Peterborough United v Swindon Town
Port Vale v Brentford
Preston North End v Wolves
Sheffield United v Notts County
Shrewsbury Town v MK Dons
Stevenage v Oldham Athletic
Walsall v Tranmere Rovers
Saturday 10, August
Bradford City v Carlisle United
Brentford v Sheffield United
Colchester United v Port Vale
Coventry City v Bristol City
Leyton Orient v Shrewsbury Town
MK Dons v Crewe Alexandra
Notts County v Peterborough United
Oldham Athletic v Walsall
Rotherham United v Preston North End
Swindon Town v Stevenage
Tranmere Rovers v Crawley Town
Wolves v Gillingham
Boxing Day - Thursday 26 December
Bradford City v Rotherham United
Brentford v Swindon Town
Bristol City v Walsall
Carlisle United v Preston North End
Colchester United v Stevenage
Coventry City v Peterborough United
Crawley Town v MK Dons
Gillingham v Leyton Orient
Port Vale v Notts County
Sheffield United v Oldham Athletic
Shrewsbury Town v Tranmere Rovers
Wolves v Crewe Alexandra
Final day of season - Saturday 3 May
Brentford v Stevenage
Crawley Town v Bristol City
Crewe v Preston
Gillingham v Shrewsbury Town
MK Dons v Leyton Orient
Oldham Athletic v Notts County
Peterborough United v Port Vale
Sheffield United v Coventry City
Swindon Town v Rotherham United
Tranmere Rovers v Bradford City
Walsall v Colchester United
Wolves v Carlisle United

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