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Iron set to start against Blue Square Bet Premier debutants
Braintree Town will kick-start their second season in the Blue Square Bet Premier on August 11 with a home game against top-flight new boys Hyde.
The Tigers will travel to Braintree for their first-ever game in the Conference National as reigning Blue Square Bet North champions.
Alan Devonshire's team continue with a game three days later at Ebbsfleet United and then a trip to AFC Telford United.
Boxing Day football returns to the Amlin Stadium this season as Cambridge United are the visitors, with the return fixture taking place on New Year's Day at the Abbey Stadium and a home game against Woking is sandwiched between the two.
A trip to Kidderminster Harriers is in store on Easter Saturday, with Easter Bank Holiday Monday football seeing Ebbsfleet visit the Amlin Stadium.
Braintree's travelling fans will get their longest trip of the season on the final day as the Iron close their campaign with a journey to AFC Barrow on April 20.
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