14 National League TV selections have been announced, coming just days after the fixtures for the 2020/21 season was revealed.
BT Sport have confirmed their selections for the first three months of the new campaign, and there is good news in that every team are set to appear on the television to make it fair.
It will be BT’s seventh year showing non league action, fast forward to today and life begins with one of the league’s new boys on the opening day.
Sam Elliott said via the league website: “King’s Lynn Town and Yeovil Town raise the curtain on October 3 and the match at The Walks gets underway at 5.20pm.
“Four days later it’s Meadow Lane as National League North play-off winners Altrincham head to Notts County kicking off at 7.45pm.
“The games in the first four weeks come thick and fast. On Saturday October 10, it’s Aldershot Town’s turn to host a televised clash as returning Macclesfield Town fall under the camera’s gaze.
“Wrexham vs Maidenhead United follows just two days later – the Monday night action comes from the Racecourse, before a big one between promotion hopefuls as Chesterfield and Stockport County do battle on Saturday October 17.
“The month concludes with Torquay United’s visit to Hartlepool United.
“November starts with Notts County facing Stockport County, before a first ever trip to Weymouth for a league match for BT Sport with Wrexham arriving in Dorset.
“Wealdstone are in the spotlight on Saturday November 21 for their derby with Sutton United, with December starting at Weymouth with FC Halifax Town’s visit.
“Solihull Moors v Bromley is the selected game a week later, with Dover Athletic and Dagenham & Redbridge offering a festive fix on Boxing Day.
“The final game of 2020 is Woking’s home fixture with Eastleigh on December 28, followed by the New Year beginning at Barnet as Boreham Wood make the short trip to the Hive on January 2.”
Live BT Sport match selections (kick-off time):
Saturday October 3- King’s Lynn Town v Yeovil Town (17:20)
Wednesday October 7- Notts County v Altrincham (19:45)
Saturday October 10- Aldershot Town v Macclesfield Town (17:20)
Monday October 12- Wrexham v Maidenhead United (19:45)
Saturday October 17- Chesterfield v Stockport County (17:20)
Saturday October 31- Hartlepool United v Torquay United (17:20)
Wednesday November 11- Notts County v Stockport County (19:45)
Saturday November 14- Weymouth v Wrexham (17:20)
Saturday November 21- Wealdstone v Sutton United (17:20)
Saturday December 5- Weymouth v FC Halifax Town (17:20)
Saturday December 12- Solihull Moors v Bromley (17:20)
Saturday December 26- Dover Athletic v Dagenham & Red (17:20)
Monday December 28- Woking v Eastleigh (TBC)
Saturday January 2- Barnet v Boreham Wood (17:20)
Fans reacted over on social media after 14 National League TV selections were announced, see what they had to say below…
— Seán Page (@Seanpage) September 11, 2020
— Stuart Roberts (@Wakefieldcanary) September 11, 2020
Great, good to see more coverage. Will there be more than 5 minutes of build up before the game and some more about the teams or their performance and some in depth insight from pundits?
— James Humphreys (@j_humphreys) September 11, 2020
Some teams will probly able to get fans
— Mathew (@Mathew_scfc) September 11, 2020
Looking fwd to Hendo. Go show em what your’e about ⚽️⚽️???
— Tats (@Jamestathamtats) September 11, 2020
Surely @theterras v Yeovil would have been a good choice for tv.
— martin (@g1xer) September 11, 2020
Loving the styling. Reminds me of football magazine league ladders.
— BristolExile (@TerraStatman) September 12, 2020
Great, hopefully in 4K this season
— Stuart Jarvis (@thejarv) September 12, 2020
Bwood v Barnet ?
— Tom (@TomGurneyyy) September 11, 2020
Up the terras
— Aidan Phillips (@AidanMPhillips) September 11, 2020
And with some fans from mid Oct
— Troy Farth (@Troyen121) September 11, 2020
— DBeechPhotography (@DBeechPhoto___y) September 11, 2020
King’s Lynn’s 1st game at this level being the BT season opener is great bonus.
— Kevin Bramham: Keep turning left (@k_b_lvi) September 11, 2020
That’s good for those clubs as the TV money will come in handy.
— That Millwall PodcastⓂ️ (@ThatMillwallPod) September 11, 2020