National League Annual General Meeting Headlines

By Sam Elliott

The National League has concluded its AGM at Celtic Manor.

The headlines are:

• The National League will continue to be known as the Vanarama National League in 2019/20

• “Motorama” will be the Official Car Leasing Partner

• “LV Bet” is the new Official Betting Partner

• The National League will celebrate its 40th anniversary in August 2019

• Clubs have agreed to launch a new National League Football Academy System

• Gateshead will remain in membership and have been relegated to the National League North. Aldershot Town retain their place in the National League and Oxford City are re-allocated to National League South.

The key dates for the 2019/20 season are:

• Fixtures released on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

• Opening fixtures on Saturday 3rd August 2019

• Season finishes on Saturday 25th April 2020

• Vanarama North & South Promotion Finals on Saturday 9th May 2020

• Vanarama Promotion Final at Wembley on Sunday 10th May 2020

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