The start dates for the 2021/22 season in the National League and National League North and South have been announced.

The league have confirmed this morning that the Step 1 (National League) season is set to begin on 21st August.

Step 2 (National League North and South), meanwhile, has been scheduled to get underway a week earlier, on 14th August.

The league say that further key dates for the season will be shared in due course.

The 2020/21 season in the National League is of course still going on, but with the North and South campaign brought to an early conclusion last month.