The FA and the leagues are aiming for a September start but any symptomatic players or coaches, or those living with of competitive matches in the NLS; however, this is subject someone who is symptomatic, must self-isolate at home and to change in accordance with Government guidance and not attend sessions.

Competitive training can now take place with groups of up to 30 people including coaches.

Pre-season matches can commence in August. Leagues are likely to commence in September.

• Step 1 & 2: No earlier than Saturday, 5th September 2020
• Steps 3 & 4: Saturday, 19th September 2020
• Steps 5 & 6: From Saturday 5th September 2020

Clubs must complete their Action Plans for all aspects of the official FA document as soon as possible to ensure that leagues are able to start against these timetables.

The FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round is to be played on 1st September.

Source: Southern League Website