2018/19 Fixtures Released!

Our 2018/19 National League fixtures are now available!

The Bluebirds begin the campaign at home to newly promoted Havant & Waterlooville, face AFC Fylde on Boxing Day & New Years Day and finish away in the North East against Gateshead.

You can download our 2018/19 fixture poster HERE

August:

We welcome Havant & Waterlooville to Barrow on the opening day, before a midweek trip across the Pennines to face Halifax Town. The first long away trip of the season follows as we head to Leyton Orient, before another midweek game, this time welcoming Ian Evatt’s former club Chesterfield to Cumbria. We’re back on the road for the trek to Maidstone the following Saturday before finishing the month with a bank holiday clash against Salford City at Moor Lane.

September:

September begins with a home fixture against Solihull Moors before heading to Hartlepool for a clash under the floodlights in midweek. We then face Dagenham at home before a trip to last year’s play off finalists Boreham Wood. A busy month continues with another three game week. We face Maidenhead and Gateshead at home, before ending the month with the season’s longest away trip to Dover.

October:

A relatively quiet month, we start by welcoming Sutton United from London, before heading to London ourselves the following week as we face Bromley at Hayes Lane. Saturday 20th October will see us in Emirates FA Cup action in the 4th qualifying round. We then welcome Barnet to the Furness Building Society Stadium before another midweek away trip across the Pennines, this time to Harrogate Town.

November:

We start November with a short trip to Kent to face Ebbsfleet United, with the FA Cup 1st round scheduled the following weekend on 10th November. We then face Eastleigh at the FBSS before an always eventful away trip to Aldershot and a home fixture against Wrexham.

December:

The festive month always comes around quick and the 6 fixture month begins away at Braintree Town before welcoming Maidstone to the FBSS. Saturday 15th December is the first round of the FA Trophy before an away trip to Solihull Moors. We then face AFC Fylde at home in a massive Boxing Day clash before another home fixture against Salford City inbetween Christmas and New Year.

January:

A new year but a familiar rival in our first game of 2019 as we face AFC Fylde at Mill Farm in our closest away game of the season. This is followed by one of our longest trips as we head to Havant & Waterlooville. The second round of the FA Trophy is scheduled for the 12th January, before a home game against FC Halifax Town and a trip to the Proact Stadium to play Chesterfield.

February:

Only four fixtures are scheduled for February, with the first three all against London based opposition. We start with home games against Leyton Orient and Bromley, before a trip to Sutton United, finishing by welcoming Ebbsfleet United to the FBSS.

March:

March begins with a trip to Barnet, before welcoming Aldershot to Barrow. Away games then follow with a midweek trip to Wales to face Wrexham and the long trip to Eastleigh. Our final two fixtures of the month see us play Horrogate Town and Boreham Wood at the Furness Building Society Stadium.

April:

The month where everything is decided starts with a trip to Dagenham & Redbridge before a home game against Dover Athletic. The Easter Weekend sees us travel to Maidenhead United before welcoming Hartlepool to the FBSS. The season ends with a trip to Gateshead.

Key FA Trophy Dates:

First Round – Saturday 15 December 2018

Second Round – Saturday 12 January 2019

Third Round – Saturday 2 February 2019

Fourth Round – Saturday 23 February 2019

Semi-Final First Leg – Saturday 16 March 2019

Semi-Final Second Leg – Saturday 23 March 2019

The Final – Sunday 19 May 2019

Key FA Cup Dates:

Fourth Round Qualifying – Saturday 20 October 2018

First Round – Saturday 10 November 2018

Second Round – Saturday 1 December 2018

Third Round – Saturday 5 January 2019