Sky Bet League Two fixtures 2018/19: Macclesfield return to EFL at Swindon
Last Updated: 21/06/18 9:43am
Macclesfield will kick off their return to the EFL with an away trip to Swindon on the 2018/19 Sky Bet League Two opening weekend.
John Askey led the club, tipped for relegation from the National League last season, to a shock promotion - only to leave the club for League One side Shrewsbury Town.
Former Solihull Moors manager Mark Yates took over on Tuesday, and faces a tough start in his first competitive game in charge at the County Ground on August 4.
Tranmere, back in the football league for the first time since 2015, will also start away from home as they play Stevenage.
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Exeter City suffered play-off heartbreak when they lost out on a place in League One to Coventry at Wembley in May, but they will once again begin their promotion challenge at home to Carlisle United.
Oldham and MK Dons - both relegated to the bottom tier of the EFL last season - will face each other on the opening weekend at Boundary Park in another standout fixture.
Opening day fixtures
Bury v Yeovil Town
Cheltenham Town v Crawley Town
Crewe Alexandra v Morecambe
Exeter City v Carlisle United
Grimsby Town v Forest Green Rovers
Mansfield Town v Newport County
Northampton Town v Lincoln City
Notts County v Colchester United
Oldham Athletic v Milton Keynes Dons
Port Vale v Cambridge United
Stevenage v Tranmere Rovers
Swindon Town v Macclesfield Town
Final day fixtures
Bury v Port Vale
Crawley Town v Tranmere Rovers
Forest Green Rovers v Exeter City
Grimsby Town v Crewe Alexandra
Lincoln City v Colchester United
Macclesfield Town v Cambridge United
Milton Keynes Dons v Mansfield Town
Morecambe v Newport County
Oldham Athletic v Northampton Town
Stevenage v Cheltenham Town
Swindon Town v Notts County
Yeovil Town v Carlisle United
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