SLOUGH Town will get the new National League South season under way with a visit to Arbour Park from Hampton & Richmond Borough on Saturday, August 4 (3pm).

The Rebels won promotion into the National League after beating Kings Lynn Town 2-1 in the Southern Premier Division play-off final.

Hampton & Richmond finished in fourth position in National League South last season before losing on penalties to Braintree Town in the play-off final.

Slough will then head to Chippenham Town on Tuesday, August 7 (7.45pm). The Bluebirds finished 13th in the league last season after winning the Southern Premier Division title in the 2016-17 campaign.

The Rebels travel to Gloucester City on August 11, before back-to-back home fixtures against Weston-super-Mare (August 14) and Torquay United (August 18).

The first month of the new season is completed with a trip to East Thurrock United on August 25, before a return to Arbour Park for the visit of Dulwich Hamlet on Bank Holiday Monday (August 27).

The return fixture with East Thurrock is scheduled for December 22, and Slough will travel to Wealdstone on Boxing Day (December 26) and Dulwich Hamlet (December 29).

The Rebels' first fixture in 2019 will be a visit from Wealdstone before making the trip to Torquay on January 5.

The Easter Weekend will see Slough away at Oxford City on April 20 and then home to Eastbourne Borough on Easter Monday (April 22).

Slough will bring the curtain down on their season with a trip to Truro City on April 27.

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