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The new Southern Counties East League season starts on Friday, August 8, when Corinthian entertain Lordswood at Gay Dawn Farm.
The rest of the league return to competitive action the following day, with last season's runners-up Ashford United starting at home to Fisher.
Erith & Belvedere, who were relegated from the Ryman League in April, visit 2013-14 basement boys Woodstock Sports on the opening weekend.
There are three other new clubs in the league this season.
Crowborough Athletic and Lingfield, who have both been moved across from the Sussex League, make their Southern Counties East bows at home to Canterbury City and away to Holmesdale respectively.
Meanwhile, Croydon, who were playing in the Combined Counties League last season, have been handed a home game against Deal Town on August 9.
There are no games on Boxing Day, with a full fixture programme scheduled for Saturday, December 27 instead.
Among the festive derbies are Canterbury v Ashford, Rochester United v Lordswood and Tunbridge Wells v Sevenoaks.
The season finishes on Saturday, April 25.
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