By John Walsh

Workington Reds will start their NPL Premier Division campaign with a home game on August 12 against Ashton United.

They will play their first away game in mid-week when they travel into the north-east on Tuesday, August 15 to take on Morpeth Town.

That’s followed by a trip to Ilkeston on Saturday, August 19 while the first mid-week home game follows on the Tuesday, August 22 against Radcliffe Borough.

Danny Grainger’s men will be away on August Bank Holiday Monday (28th), travelling to Bamber Bridge and await the draw for the first qualifying round of the FA Cup which they will play on Saturday, September 2.

The Reds will be away on Boxing Day to Atherton Collieries and play at home on New Year’s Day to Bamber Bridge.

The return game with Atherton at Borough Park will be played on Easter Monday.

Reds will also finish the scheduled season at home as Guiseley will be the visitors on Saturday, April 27.


Sat Aug 12 Ashton United H

Tue Aug 15 Morpeth Town A

Sat Aug 19 Ilkeston Town A

Tue Aug 22 Radcliffe H

Sat Aug 26 Stafford Rangers H

Mon Aug 28 Bamber Bridge A

Sat Sep 2 Emirates FA Cup 1Q

Sat Sep 9 Basford United H

Sat Sep 16 Warrington Rylands A

Sat Sep 23 Bradford (Park Avenue) A

Tue Sep 26 Lancaster City H

Sat Sep 30 FC United of Manchester H

Sat Oct 7 Isuzu FA Trophy 3Q

Sat Oct 14 Matlock Town A

Sat Oct 21 Gainsborough Trinity H

Tue Oct 24 Marske United A

Sat Oct 28 Marine A

Sat Nov 4 Worksop Town H

Sat Nov 11 Guiseley A

Sat Nov 18 Macclesfield H

Sat Nov 25 Whitby Town A

Sat Dec 2 Hyde United H

Sat Dec 9 Morpeth Town H

Sat Dec 16 Ashton United A

Sat Dec 23 Ilkeston Town H

Tue Dec 26 Atherton Collieries A

Mon Jan 1 Bamber Bridge H

Sat Jan 6 Radcliffe A

Sat Jan 13 Basford United A

Sat Jan 20 Warrington Rylands H

Sat Jan 27 Whitby Town H

Sat Feb 3 Hyde United A

Sat Feb 10 Bradford (Park Avenue) H

Sat Feb 17 Lancaster City A

Sat Feb 24 Matlock Town H

Sat Mar 2 FC United of Manchester A

Sat Mar 16 Marske United H

Sat Mar 23 Gainsborough Trinity A

Sat Mar 30 Stafford Rangers A

Mon Apr 1 Atherton Collieries H

Sat Apr 6 Worksop Town A

Sat Apr 13 Marine H

Sat Apr 20 Macclesfield A

Sat Apr 27 Guiseley H