Some key dates have been confirmed by the National League ahead of Chesterfield’s debut season in the competition.
The league have revealed that fixture release day will be Wednesday 4th July.
And the first competitive action of the season will take place in the opening weekend of August.
This season the Spireites will enter the FA Trophy for the first time and have the luxury of skipping the qualifying rounds, entering at the first round proper.
In the FA Cup, Chesterfield will not go straight into the first round proper however, but have to enter the competition in the fourth qualifying round.