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LUFC Four possibilities off opening day list

LUFC Four possibilities off opening day list

The fixtures are out tomorrow morning and Leeds United already know four sides that they will not be facing.

The Football League is celebrating their 125th anniversary this season and to commemorate the fact, four of the original sides in the league will meet on the opening day of the season in the championship.

Burnley will host Bolton Wanderers at Turf Moor whilst Blackburn Rovers will travel to Derby County.

There are also two games in League One between four sides that joined the first ever Football League season in 1888/89. Preston North End will host Wolverhampton Wanderers whilst Notts County will travel to Sheffield United.

In League Two, four teams with historical meaning will feature on the opening day. Newly promoted Newport County will welcome Accrington Stanley whilst Rochdale will travel to Hartlepool United. Rochdale and Hartlepool have met on 136 previous occasions, a Football League record.

Leeds will find out their opening day opponents when the Football League reveals the fixtures at 9am tomorrow morning.

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Date:Tuesday June 18 2013
Time: 6:54PM

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