Key cup dates for Wanderers in 2016/17

Confirmation of potential cup fixture dates for the club throughout the upcoming campaign

Following its release on Wednesday, Bolton Wanderers’ full 2016/17 Sky Bet League One fixture list is now available by following this link: 

Aside from the Trotters’ league fixtures however, the key dates for the club’s potential English Football League Cup and Emirates FA Cup fixtures have also been confirmed and are as follows:

August 2016

w/c 8th - League Cup Round 1 - Blackpool (A)
w/c 22nd  - League Cup Round 2

September 2016

w/c 19th - League Cup Round 3

October 2016

w/c 24th - League Cup Round 4

November 2016

5th/6th - Emirates FA Cup Round 1
w/c 28th - League Cup Round 5

December 2016

3rd/4th - Emirates FA Cup Round 2

January 2017

7th/8th - Emirates FA Cup Round 3
w/c 9th - League Cup Semi-Final Leg 1    
w/c 23rd - League Cup Semi-Final Leg 2
28th/29th - Emirates FA Cup Round 4

February 2017

18th/19th - Emirates FA Cup Round 5
26th - League Cup Final  

March 2017

11th/12th - Emirates FA Cup Round 6

April 2017

22nd/23rd - Emirates FA Cup Semi-Finals

May 2017

27th - Emirates FA Cup Final

English Football League Trophy

Confirmed dates for Wanderers' fixtures in the English Football League Trophy will be available in due course and announced first on

Potential Changes

Should Wanderers enjoy a successful run in the Emirates FA Cup, it would result in a number of league fixtures being rearranged due to clashes.

This would affect the following games:
  • Oxford United (A) - Saturday 7 January 2017 (FACR3)
  • Charlton Athletic (H) - Saturday 28 January 2017 (FACR4)
  • Bradford City (A) - Saturday 18 February 2017 (FACR5)
  • Fleetwood Town (A) - Saturday 11 March 2017 (FACR6)
  • Port Vale (A) - Saturday 22 April 2017 (FACSF)
TV Games 

If Wanderers are selected for any televised games, this will firstly be confirmed on 


Should Bolton reach the League One Play-Off Final, the game itself will be held at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 20 May 2017.

Supporters should note that all fixtures, both league and cup, are subject to change.

2016/17 season tickets 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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