Date: 17th June 2017 at 4:15pm
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Mansfield Town supporters are now counting down the days until the League 2 fixtures are published.

Wednesday 21st June is the date Stags supporters should be setting their alarms early for, normally released at 9am, all eyes will be on key local derby game dates for the likes of Chesterfield, Lincoln City, Notts County and even further afield, Coventry City.

Next year, represents some key away days for supporters of the Stags, with the action in League 2 all getting under way on Saturday 5th August.

The League cup also has a new name for next season, it will now be known as the Carabao Cup (no, we have no idea either!).

Mansfield Town have been dealt a home tie with Rochdale in the competition.

The much un-loved Checkatrade trophy is back as well in it’s not to clever format of letting under 23 teams play, and will start towards the end of August.

Mansfield Town supporters will be hoping for a promotion party on the first weekend in May 2018.

Key Dates – 2017/18

Sky Bet EFL fixtures announced: 21st June 2017
Sky Bet EFL season starts: weekend of 5th August 2017
Carabao Cup starts: week commencing 7th August 2017
Checkatrade Trophy starts: week commencing 28th August 2017
Sky Bet EFL regular season ends: weekend of 5th May 2018
Sky Bet EFL Play-Off Finals: weekend of 26th – 28th May 2018