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#FixtureReleaseDay: A guide to Wanderers' 2016/17 travels

22 June 2016

All the details needed for Bolton supporters looking to follow the Whites during the course of the coming campaign

Following the release of the 2016/17 Sky Bet League One fixtures on Wednesday morning, bwfc.co.uk takes a look at whereabouts Wanderers will have to travel during the new season.

After clocking up 6,233.8 miles on the road during the 2015/16 campaign, Whites supporters will be pleased to know they will only have to travel 5,868.8 miles this time around.

Out of the club’s 23 league away trips, eleven of those feature a one-way journey of less than 100 miles, with the Trotters’ three closest fixtures being Bury (15.3/30.6 miles), Rochdale (21.5/43 miles) and Oldham Athletic (22/44 miles).

At the other end of the spectrum meanwhile, Gillingham’s Priestfield Stadium is the furthest that Wanderers will have to travel in Sky Bet League One with fans facing a 520 mile round-trip (260 one-way) on Tuesday 14 March 2017.

Other lengthy journeys include AFC Wimbledon (234 miles away/468 round-trip), Southend United (246 miles away/492 round-trip) and Millwall (226 miles away/452 round-trip).

Joining Bolton in the third tier meanwhile following their respective relegations from the Championship are MK Dons (336 mile round-trip) and Charlton Athletic (470 miles there and back).

At the other end of the scale though, the three teams promoted from League Two back in May have certainly added some distance onto the club’s travels with Bristol Rovers being a 178 mile journey from Macron Stadium, Oxford United the very same distance and Northampton Town 149 miles away.

Below is a comprehensive list of all of Wanderers’ away fixtures during the 2016/17 Sky Bet League One season and the distances that the club's fans will be travelling to each respective game.

Opposition TeamGroundDate of GameDistance To Ground (in miles)Round Trip Total (in miles)
AFC WimbledonKingsmeadowSaturday 13 August 2016234468
Bradford CityValley ParadeSaturday 18 February 201746.693.2
Bristol RoversMemorial StadiumTuesday 16 August 2016178356
BuryGigg LaneSaturday 22 October 201615.330.6
Charlton AthleticThe ValleySaturday 27 August 2016235470
ChesterfieldProact StadiumSaturday 17 December 201666.5133
Coventry CityRicoh ArenaMonday 2 January 2017117234
Fleetwood TownHighburySaturday 11 March 201739.178.2
GillinghamPriestfield StadiumTuesday 14 March 2017260520
MillwallThe DenTuesday 18 October 2016226452
MK DonsstadiummkSaturday 4 February 2017168336
Northampton TownSixfieldsSaturday 18 March 2017149298
Oldham AthleticBoundary ParkSaturday 15 April 20172244
Oxford UnitedKassam StadiumSaturday 7 January 2017178356
Peterborough UnitedLondon RoadSaturday 12 November 2016162324
Port ValeVale ParkSaturday 22 April 201756.4112.8
RochdaleSpotlandTuesday 27 September 201621.543
Scunthorpe UnitedGlanford ParkSaturday 8 April 201795.8191.6
Sheffield UnitedBramall LaneSaturday 25 February 201757.6115.2
Shrewsbury TownGreenhous MeadowSaturday 25 March 201794.4188.8
Southend UnitedRoots HallSaturday 21 January 2017246492
Swindon TownThe County GroundSaturday 8 October 2016175350
WalsallBanks's StadiumSaturday 17 September 201691.2182.4

Ticket details for all of Wanderers' 2016/17 fixtures will be announced in due course ahead of each clash and available first on bwfc.co.uk and the club's social media outlets.

2016/17 season tickets meanwhile are still available to purchase ahead of the new campaign.

For more information, please visit the club's eTicketing website by CLICKING HERE.

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