Athletic step up preparations for new season

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New Buckingham Athletic boss Mark Carter will oversee his side’s preparations for the forthcoming campaign with pre-season training beginning on June 23 at Stratford Fields.

All players are welcome and the club encourage anyone wishing to join a step six, community club to go along and get involved.

The club have a busy schedule prior to the league campaign starting, with several friendlies already confirmed and more to still be finalised.

Athletic’s first team will begin pre-season with a trip to Wolverton on Saturday, July 11, at 3pm before they welcome SkyBet Championship outfit MK Dons to Stratford Fields for a 5pm kick-off on July 18.

Next up is another away trip, this time to Clean Slate on July 23, before Athletic are back at home to face Hale Leys United (July 25) and then Wellingborough (August 1).

Athletic Reserves currently have two games planned, both at home, first against Aylesbury (July 23) and then Wellingborough U21s (August 1).

Details of further Reserve team and Youth team fixtures will be announced on confirmation , please check the club website for updates.