KNUTSFORD will begin their season at new boss Scott Dignan’s former club Whaley Bridge.

The Reds open their Cheshire County top flight campaign their on August 9 after a pre-season scheudle that so far includes four friendly fixtures.

The Manchester Road outfit travel to Audley next Thursday and Royton Town the following Saturday. They will then host North West Counties Premier Division side Asthon Athletic on Tuesday, July 22 and Stockport Sports on Tuesday, July 29.