New boys first up for City

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WORCESTER City kick-off their 2012-13 Blue Square Bet North season with a trip to newly promoted Bradford Park Avenue.

The match will take place on Saturday, August 18, and will be followed the first match at St George’s Lane on Monday, August 20, against Bishop’s Stortford.

Other key dates see a home encounter with Gloucester City on Boxing Day, with the return on New Year’s Day.

City complete their campaign at home to Chester, another of the promoted sides, on Saturday, April 27, which will also be the final league match ever played at the Lane.

Elsewhere, Kidderminster Harriers start their Blue Square Bet Premier programme with a journey to Lincoln City on Saturday, August 11, before hosting Luton Town three days later and Mansfield Town on Saturday, August 18.

They visit Hereford United on Boxing Day before welcoming the Bulls to Aggborough on New Year’s Day.

Harriers finish with a home match against Stockport County on Saturday, April 20.

Hereford’s first season back in the non-league ranks pits them against Macclesfield Town, the team they were relegated from League Two with, on the opening day at Edgar Street.

Martin Foyle’s men travel to Telford United on the final day of the campaign.

Click here for City's fixtures.

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