The FA recently released key dates for the 2020/21 season, including the Northern League but they are subject to further approval of the Government and the Sports Ground Safety Authority.
- Ebac Northern League: Saturday, 5th September 2020
- FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round: Tuesday, 1st September 2020
- FA Cup Preliminary Round: Saturday, 12th September 2020
- FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round: Tuesday, 22nd September 2020
- FA Vase 1st Qualifying Round: Saturday, 19th September 2020
- FA Vase 2nd Qualifying Round: Saturday, 10th October 2020
- End date for the season: No later than Saturday, 15th May 2021