To that end we publish today this at-a-glance guide to where Sheffield United supporters face travelling to during the coming campaign.
Championship relegated Charlton Athletic, Bolton Wanderers and Milton Keynes Dons join the 24-club fray along with League Two's newly promoted Northampton Town, Oxford United, Bristol Rovers and AFC Wimbledon.
August 6 marks the start of a season that will see regional rivalry resume when Blades fans go to Chesterfield, many likely journeying just over 12 miles via assorted, increasingly vocal, local hostelries.
Deepest, darkest southern side Gillingham is tantamount to a tour at formidable 400 mile round trip, presumably involving whippets quarantined at Watford Gap and pump sparklers hand delivered to bar staff to ensure decent-ish heads on flat pints.
Watch this space for June 22 9am fixtures announcement and, meanwhile, share with us - and fellow followers - your recommended travel arrangements, away boozers, best beer and pie outlets and fave overnight crashes to make a night of it when you're "out, out" celebrating another United win.