The Conference North opened its league campaign and saw Hyde FC And Stalybridge Celtic both in action.
Hyde FC narrowly lost at home to Oxford City going down 1-0 at Ewen Fields in their Conference North opener. Oxford took the lead early in the game after 12 minutes. Despite Oxford having their captain sent off after 28 minutes Hyde failed to take advantage of the extra man and ended up on the losing team.
Stalybridge started their league campaign with a 2-2 draw away at Worcester City in the Conference North. Celtic went ahead twice in the game with goals from Liam Dickinson and Paul Ennis but each time Worecester City levelled the scores and the match ended with a point apiece.