BRAINTREE Town will begin life in the National League with a trip to play Oldham Athletic.

The Iron will travel to Boundary Park to take on the Latics on Saturday, August 10.

Angelo Harrop's side follow that game up with a home clash with Yeovil Town, who finished above them as National League South champions, last season.

The game against the Glovers will take place on Saturday, August 17.

Braintree then host Aldershot Town on Tuesday, August 20 and complete the month with games against Solihull Moors (away. August 24), Ebbsfleet United (home, August 26) and Hartlepool United (away, August 31).

Braintree fans can look forward to a Boxing Day trip to Dagenham and Redbridge and on New Year's Day, host Essex rivals Southend United.

The Iron make the return trip to Roots Hall to face the Shrimpers on Good Friday and host Dagenham and Redbridge, on Easter Monday.

Braintree complete their National League season with a home game against Rochdale, on May 5.