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20 May 2016

Bradford City have been confirmed as one of the Iron's league opponents in 2016/17 after they lost their play-off semi-final to Millwall.

After losing their home leg 3-1 against the Lions, Millwall brought the Bantams back to The Den where both sides could only play out a draw.

The Lions go through to Wembley to face Barnsley after their 6-1 aggregate victory over Walsall in the other semi-final.

With just the finals of League One and League Two to take place, it will be either Barnsley or Millwall remaining in the division, while Scunthorpe will face one of Plymouth Argyle or AFC Wimbledon, depending on who emerges victorious in the League Two play-offs.

Securing automatic promotion to League One are Northampton Town, Oxford United and Bristol Rovers, all of whom the Iron face for the first time since 2013-14.

Entering the English Football League's third division after being relegated from the Championship are Bolton Wanderers, Charlton Athletic and Milton Keynes Dons.

The home fixture against the Trotters will be their first competitive visit to Glanford Park, while United will face the Addicks for the first time since 2012.

Milton Keynes Dons return to the third tier after one season in the Championship.

A full list of teams confirmed for SkyBet League One 2016/17...
Bolton Wanderers (24th in Championship) 
Bradford City (5th in League One)
Bristol Rovers (3rd in League Two)
Bury (14th in League One)
Charlton Athletic (22nd in Championship)
Chesterfield (18th in League One)
Coventry City (8th in League One)
Fleetwood Town (19th in League One)
Gillingham (9th in League One)
Milton Keynes Dons (23rd in Championship)
Northampton Town (1st in League Two)
Oldham Athletic (17th in League One)
Oxford United (2nd in League Two)
Peterborough United (13th in League One)
Port Vale (12th in League One)
Rochdale (10th in League One)
Scunthorpe United (7th in League One)
Sheffield United (11th in League One)
Shrewsbury Town (20th in League One)
Southend United (15th in League One)
Swindon Town (16th in League One) 
Walsall (3rd in League One)

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