VAUXHALL Motors kick off their pre-season programme with an attractive Wirral derby.
The Motormen take on Ronnie Moore's Tranmere Rovers at Rivacre Park on Friday, July 14 (7pm kick-off).
The fixture - Moore's first since taking over as manager of the Prenton Park club earlier this month - has been brought forward a day from its original date.
Carl Macauley's team return to pre-season training tomorrow and will have six sessions before meeting their Wirral neighbours.
Vauxhall continue their build up to the 2006-07 campaign at Welsh Premier League outfit Airbus UK on Tuesday, July 18.
Two more excursions into North Wales follow, with a visit to Colwyn Bay on Saturday, July 22 and Bangor City on Tuesday, July 25.
Then it is back to Rivacre Park for meetings with an Everton XI on Saturday, July 29 and Blacon Youth the following Tuesday.
The Motormen round off their pre-season fixtures at Burscough on Saturday, August 5.