*BS*Whites will kick-off their Conference South campaign away to newly promoted Gosport Borough on Saturday 17th August.*BF*

The first four matches in the club’s fixture list are against teams which were not in Conference South last season.

Chris Kinnear’s rejuvenated squad will come up against some familiar faces in the much-anticipated Kent derby against Ebbsfleet United at Crabble on Tuesday 20th August at 7.45pm.

After the visit of Ryman Premier play-off winners Concord Rangers to Crabble on Saturday 24th August, the August Bank Holiday Monday fixture two days later sees us travel to Ryman Premier champions Whitehawk in Sussex.

Athletic’s Christmas schedule has given supporters three exciting Kent derbies in just seven days. Tonbridge Angels come to Crabble on Boxing Day, with the return match at Longmead on New Years Day. In between those is Ebbsfleet United away on Saturday 28th December.

Later in the season, Whitehawk come to Crabble on Easter Monday 21st April. Whites will end their league campaign away to Hayes and Yeading on Saturday 26th April.