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NEWLY-promoted Barry Town United and Prestatyn Town have both been handed home fixtures on the opening weekend of the new Welsh Premier League season.

The Dragons will host Aberystwyth Town, who narrowly avoided the drop last term, live on S4C while the Seasiders have a home fixture with Connah's Quay Nomads.

Champions The New Saints will be away to Bangor City in a Friday night curtain-raiser.

In a new development, a number of games will be shown on Facebook Live on Thursday nights during the season. The first two confirmed matches will feature Llandudno v Prestatyn on September 7 and Barry Town United v Carmarthen Town on September 21.

Friday 11 August
Bala Town v Newtown AFC
Bangor City v The New Saints
Prestatyn Town v Connah's Quay Nomads
Saturday 12 August
Cefn Druids v Cardiff Met
Llandudno FC v Carmarthen Town
Sunday 13 August
Barry Town United v Aberystwyth Town

Live games

  • August 13 Barry Town v Aberystwyth (17:15) 
  • August 19 The New Saints v Bala Town (17:15)
  • August 25 Bangor City v Prestatyn Town (19:30)
  • September 3 Irn-Bru Cup 2nd Round
  • September 7 Llandudno FC v Prestatyn Town (19:45)
  • September 21 Barry Town United v Carmarthen Town (19:45)
  • September 23 Aberystwyth Town v Bangor City (17:15)  

Week-by-week guide to Phase One fixtures