FA Cup 2016-17 EP Round Tie-by-Tie Preview

THE most comprehensive stat-packed preview of this year’s FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round to be found on the Internet

All ties listed in draw order – General rule of thumb, the more northerly the club, the lower the draw number

  1. Ashington (Northern League 1) v Nelson (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting in 1926/27 season in the SECOND ROUND PROPER.

Ashington 2 v 1 Nelson

Nelson has been knocked out of FA Cup in the Extra Preliminary Round in their last seven campaigns whilst Ashington has never failed to go beyond the Extra Preliminary Round in their last seven!

Ashington are competing in their 100th FA Cup campaign

 

  1. Heaton Stannington (Northern League 2) v West Auckland Town (Northern League 1)

Step 6 v Step 5

No previous meetings in FA Cup

Heaton Stannington best FA Cup run is to 2nd Qualifying Round in 1949/50, whilst West Auckland Town made the 1st Round Proper in 1998/99 where they lost on penalties to Yeovil town.

 

  1. Harrogate Railway Athletic (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Albion Sports (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

No previous meetings in FA Cup

Railway has never been KO in EP Round in any of their 29 FA Cup campaigns

Just 3 campaigns for Albion Sports making 1st Qualifying in their first one, whilst Harrogate Railway Athletic made it as far as the 2nd Round Proper twice in 2002/03 (lost 3-1 at home to Bristol City) and 2007/08 (lost 3-2 at home to Mansfield Town)

 

  1. Easington Colliery (Northern League 2) v Northallerton Town (Northern League 2)

Step 6 v Step 6

Two previous FA Cup meetings both won by Northallerton Town

1988/89 Q1 2-0 and 1993/94 Q2 4-1

Easington Colliery has never been KO in any of their 51 FA Cup campaigns and the club made the 1st Round Proper in 1955/56 (lost 2-0 at home to Tranmere Rovers) whilst Northallerton Town best is 4th Qualifying Round in successive seasons 1992/93 and 1993/94

 

  1. West Allotment Celtic (Northern League 1) v Consett (Northern League 1)

Step 5 v Step 5

First ever FA Cup meeting

West Allotment Celtic best run was to 1st Qualifying Round two seasons ago, whilst Consett made the 1st Round Proper twice in 1958/59 (lost 5-0 at Doncaster Rovers) and in 1996/97 (lost 4-0 at Mansfield Town)

Match being played on Sunday 7th August at Heaton Stannington

 

  1. Shildon (Northern League 1) v Bedlington Terriers (Northern League 2)

Step 5 v Step 6

One previous meeting in Q2 1962-63 when Shildon won 4-0 against Bedlington Mechanics

Both clubs have made it as far as the 2nd Round Proper in the past, Shildon in 1936-37 when they Stalybridge Celtic 4-2 in 1st Round and lost 3-0 at home to Dartford in the 2nd, whilst Bedlington Terriers made it in 1998/99 when they won 4-1 at home to League 2 Colchester United before losing 2-0 at Scunthorpe United

 

  1. Seaham Red Star (Northern League 1) v Morpeth Town (Northern League 1)

Step 5 v Step 5

Two previous FA Cup meetings both won by Morpeth Town both in Extra Preliminary Round, 2007/08 3-0 and 2009/10 4-1

Both sides yet to appear in 1st Round Proper with Seaham Red tar making 3rd Qualifying Round in 1992/93 and Morpeth Town making the 4th Qualifying Round in 1998/99

 

  1. Thornaby (Northern League 2) v Bishop Auckland (Northern League 1)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Thornaby made Q4 when still called Stockton in 1992/93 but has been KO in EP Round in each of the last three campaigns. Bishop Auckland has made it further in the FA Cup than any other club in this year’s Extra Preliminary Round reaching the 4th Round Proper in 1954/55 beating Kettering Town 5-1, Third Division South Crystal Palace 4-2 away and Third Division South Ipswich Town 3-0 in a replay on their way before losing 3-1 at home to York City.

 

  1. Liversedge (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Guisborough Town (Northern League 1)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Liversedge made Q4 in 2004/05 but have been knocked out in EP Round in each of the last 4 seasons. Guisborough Town made the 1st Round Proper in 1988/89 when they lost 1-0 to Bury at Ayresome Park

 

  1. North Shields (Northern League 1) v Jarrow Roofing Boldon Community Association (Northern League 1)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Jarrow Roofing has made 2nd Qualifying Round twice, 2009/10 and 2013/14, whilst North Shields has reached the 2nd Round Proper twice, 1933/34 (beat Scarborough 3-0 before losing 1-0 at Gateshead) and 1982/83 (beat Division Four side Halifax Town before losing 3-0 at home to Walsall)

 

  1. Bridlington Town (Northern Counties East Premier) v Silsden (North West Counties League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

One previous FA Cup meeting EP Round 2013/14 Bridlington Town 2 v 1 Silsden

Silsden best run to 1st Qualifying Round in first campaign in 2004/05 whilst Bridlington Town made 4th Qualifying Round in 2002/03

 

  1. Newcastle Benfield (Northern League 1) v Thackley (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Newcastle Benfield reached 4th Qualifying Round in 2006/07 whilst Thackley best run is to 2nd Qualifying Round, a total of five times, last in 2010/11

 

  1. Whitley Bay (Northern League 1) v Norton and Stockton Ancients (Northern League 2)

Step 5 v Step 6

One previous FA Cup meeting in 1st Qualifying Round in 2006/07 which Whitley Bay won 3-2

Norton and Stockton Ancients made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2009/10 whilst Whitley Bay went all the way to the 3rd Round Proper in 1989/90 beating Fourth Division Scarborough 1-0 and Third Division Preston North End 2-0 before losing 1-0 to Rochdale

 

  1. Chester-le-Street Town (Northern League 1) v Garforth Town (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Whilst Chester-le-Street Town made 4th Qualifying Round in 1986/87, the club has been knocked out in the EP Round in each of the last two seasons. Garforth Town has only got as far as 2nd Qualifying Round, three times in total, most recently in 2008/09

 

  1. Sunderland Ryhope Colliery Welfare (Northern League 2) v Pickering Town (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Pickering Town has made the 2nd Qualifying Round on three occasions, most recently in 2003/04. Sunderland Ryhope CW have had just one season reaching just the Extra Preliminary Round last season, although Ryhope Colliery Welfare made the 1st Round proper in 1967-68 losing 1-0 to Workington

 

  1. Padiham (North West Counties League Premier) v Team Northumbria (Northern League 2)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

It is five years since Padiham were knocked out in EP Round and last season they reached their best round of 1st Qualifying Round for the fourth time. Team Northumbria also reached their best round of 1st Qualifying Round the last time they competed in the FA Cup three years ago.

 

  1. Marske United (Northern League 1) v South Shields (Northern League 1)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting in Preliminary Round 2000/01 which Marske United won 3-1

Marske United reached the 4th Qualifying Round in 2013/14 and South Shields made 3rd Qualifying Round in 1997/98 whilst it is 2009/10 since either side was knocked out in the EP Round

 

  1. Penrith (Northern League 1) v Sunderland Ryhope Community Association (Northern League 1)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Penrith has been knocked out in EP Round in both of the last two seasons, although have made it to 2nd Round Proper in 1981/82 when they beat Third Division Chester 1-0 before losing 3-0 to Doncaster Rovers. Sunderland Ryhope CW has failed to go beyond EP Round 9 times in 12 campaigns, including the last four seasons

 

  1. Washington (Northern League 1) v Newton Aycliffe (Northern League 1)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Washington made 4th Qualifying Round in 1970-71 whilst Newton Aycliffe has only reached 2nd Qualifying Round but that was last season

 

  1. Durham City (Northern League 2) v Billingham Synthonia (Northern League 2)

Step 6 v Step 6

One previous FA Cup meeting in EP Round two seasons ago won 2-1 by Durham City

The clubs may both be step 6 clubs now but both have made it to the Proper Rounds of the FA Cup in the past. Durham City made the 2nd Round twice, in 1925-26 when a Football League side and in 1957-58 when they beat Spalding United 3-1 before losing 3-0 to Tranmere Rovers. Billingham Synthonia has made the 1st Round Proper seven times (the third most of teams never to make the 2md Round), most recently in 1989/90

 

  1. Barnoldswick Town (North West Counties League Premier) v Dunston UTS (Northern League 1)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Barnoldswick Town has entered the FA Cup five times as has yet to win a match whilst Dunston UTS has not failed to go beyond the EP Round in each of the last six seasons having also made the 4th Qualifying Round in 2003/04 when still called Dunston Federation Brewery

 

  1. Armthorpe Welfare (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Handsworth Parramore (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Armthorpe Welfare has made the 3rd Qualifying Round in 1986/87 whilst Handsworth Parramore has had just two FA Cup seasons, but managed to reach the Preliminary Round on both occasions.

 

  1. Maltby Main (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Squires Gate (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have reached the 2nd Qualifying Round twice in the past, both last in 2004/05 (although original Maltby Main Welfare made 3rd Qualifying Round in 1924/25)

 

  1. Penistone Church (Northern Counties East League 1) v Cheadle Town (North West Counties League 1)

Step 6 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Penistone Church entered FA Cup for the first time last season exiting in the EP Round, whilst Cheadle Town did not participate the last two years having been knocked out in EP Round the two seasons prior to then, although did reach 2nd Qualifying Round in 2007/08

 

  1. Alsager Town (North West Counties League 1) v Barton Town Old Boys (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Alsager Town has reached the 1st Qualifying Round on three occasions including last season, whilst Barton Town Old Boys has also made the 1st Qualifying Round but had been knocked out in the Preliminary Round in each of the last six seasons

 

  1. Pontefract Colliers (Northern Counties East League 1) v Runcorn Town (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Pontefract Collieries has made 1st Qualifying Round twice in the late 1990s whilst Runcorn Town made 3rd Qualifying Round two years ago and have never been knocked out in EP Round in five campaigns

 

  1. Parkgate (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Irlam (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Irlam reached their best the Preliminary Round the last time they competed in the FA Cup four years ago, whilst Parkgate made the 2nd Qualifying Round twice in the late 1990s but have been knocked out in the EP Round in each of the last four seasons

This tie contains the shortest combined names of the EP Round

 

  1. Maine Road (North West Counties League Premier) v Nostell Miners Welfare (Northern Counties East League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Maine Road has made the 2nd Qualifying Round six times, most recently in 2001/02, Nostell Miners Welfare has only made the Preliminary Round twice and has been knocked out of FA Cup in EP Round in each of the last six seasons

 

  1. Congleton Town (North West Counties League Premier) v New Mills (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

New Mills has reached the 2nd Qualifying Round twice, most recently 2012/13, and has not been knocked out in EP for seven years. However, Congleton Town made 1st Round proper in 1989/90 (losing 2-0 to Crewe Alexandra) and have not been knocked out in EP Round since 1930/31

 

  1. West Didsbury and Chorlton (North West Counties League Premier) v AFC Liverpool (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

West Didsbury has made the Preliminary Round in two of their three FA Cup seasons, whilst AFC Liverpool recorded their best FA Cup run of reaching the 1st Qualifying Round last season

 

  1. Hemsworth Miners Welfare (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Runcorn Linnets (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous meeting in EP Round 2012/13, eventually won by Hemsworth Miners Welfare on penalties taking them to their best round of Preliminary Round, and being the only time Runcorn Linnets have been knocked out in the EP Round, although they did make 3rd Qualifying Round the following season

 

  1. AFC Blackpool (North West Counties League 1) v Ashton Athletic (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

AFC Blackpool equalled their best run to the 1st Qualifying Round last season whilst Ashford Athletic has only reached the Preliminary Round and have been knocked out in EP Round in both the last two seasons

 

  1. Atherton Collieries (North West Counties League Premier) v Bacup Borough (North West Counties League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

Two previous FA Cup meetings, one win each, Atherton Collieries 3-1 in Preliminary Round 2007/08 and Bacup Borough 2-1 in the EP Round the following season

Both clubs have made the 3rd Qualifying Round in the past, Atherton Collieries in 1994/95 and Bacup Borough in 1950/51, but they have been knocked out in the EP Round in each of the last 3 seasons

 

  1. AFC Emley (Northern Counties East League 1) v Athersley Recreation (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

The side that wins this tie will equal their best FA Cup run to the Preliminary Round, which Athersley Recreation achieved once in two seasons and AFC Emley has achieved five times including in the last 3 years

Match being played on Sunday 7th August

 

  1. AFC Darwen (North West Counties League Premier) v Cammell Laird 1907 (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

AFC Darwen entered FA Cup for first time last season losing in EP Round whilst Cammell Laird has made the 3rd Qualifying Round twice in 2004/05 and 2005/06

 

  1. Abbey Hey (North West Counties League Premier) v Bootle (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Abbey Hey has made 2nd Qualifying Round twice including last season whilst Bootle has reached the 3rd Qualifying Round in1990/91, although has been knocked out in EP Round in both the last 2 seasons

 

  1. 1874 Northwich (North West Counties League Premier) v Barnton (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting, unsurprising given that 1874 Northwich were only formed in 2012 and Barnton hasn’t appeared in FA Cup since 1949/50

1874 Northwich has made the Preliminary Round in both their FA Cup runs

 

  1. Worksop Town (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Hallam (Northern Counties East League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

Two of the oldest clubs in the country (Worksop founded 1861, Hallam founded 1860) have met four times before in FA Cup with Worksop winning every time, with the clubs last meeting in 1950/51. This is the most common FA Cup fixture of the EP Round

Hallam are returning to FA Cup after four seasons away and made 3rd Qualifying Round in 1957/58, whilst Worksop made the 3rd Round Proper in 1955/56 (winning 4-0 at home to Skegness Town and 1-0 at home to Division Three North side Bradford City after a replay before losing 1-0 to Swindon Town), but have been knocked out in EP Round in both the last 2 seasons

 

  1. Staveley Miners Welfare (North West Counties League Premier) v Winsford United (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Staveley Miners Welfare has made 2nd Qualifying Round twice, most recently in 2011/12, whilst Winsford United actually appeared in the 2nd Round Proper when still called Over Wanderers in 1887/88 when qualifying rounds didn’t exist, but have been knocked out in EP Round in both the last two seasons

 

  1. Lichfield City (Midland Football League 1) v Wolverhampton Casuals (West Midlands Regional League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Lichfield City made the Preliminary Round in their only FA Cup campaign two seasons ago whilst Wolverhampton Casuals hold the record for most exits in the EP Round with 21, including the last two seasons

 

  1. Haughmond (West Midlands Regional League Premier) v Alvechurch (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Haughmond in their first FA Cup campaign 25 years after being formed

Alvechurch made the 3rd Round Proper in 1973/74 defeating Fourth Division Exeter City 1-0 and King’s Lynn 6-1 before losing 4-2 at Bradford City

 

  1. AFC Bridgnorth (West Midlands Regional League Premier) v Boldmere St Michael’s (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

AFC Bridgnorth has had just one FA Cup campaign reaching the Preliminary Round last season whilst Boldmere St Michael’s has reached the 2nd Qualifying Round twice in 1987/88 and 1997/98

 

  1. Heath Hayes (Midland Football League 1) v Bromsgrove Sporting (Midland Football League 1)

Step 6 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Bromsgrove Sporting made the Preliminary Round in both their FA Cup campaigns so far whilst Heath Hayes has been knocked out in EP in each of the last three seasons, although has made the Preliminary Round three times themselves.

 

  1. Coleshill Town (Midland Football League Premier) v Cradley Town (West Midlands Regional League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Cradley Town made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2008/09, but Coleshill Town equalled their best run to the 3rd Qualifying Round last season.

Coleshill Town’s last two EP round matches were won 10-0 and 11-0 respectively

This is the only tie in the EP Round where both teams have the same initials

 

  1. Brocton (Midland Football League Premier) v Walsall Wood (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Brocton made 1st Qualifying Round in 2013/14 whilst Walsall Wood made 2nd Qualifying Round in 1998/99 and both clubs were knocked out in EP Round last season

 

  1. Lye Town (Midland Football League Premier) v AFC Wulfrunians (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Lye Town made 3rd Qualifying Round three times between 1980 and 1990, but have been knocked out of FA Cup in EP Round in both the last two seasons. AFC Wulfrunians has twice made the 2nd Qualifying Round most recently in 2013/14

 

  1. Sporting Khalsa (Midland Football League Premier) v Hanley Town (North West Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as both clubs had their first campaign last season. Whilst Hanley Town made it to the Preliminary Round, Sporting Khalsa went all the way through to the 4th Qualifying Round

 

  1. Tividale (Midland Football League Premier) v Wolverhampton Sporting Community (West Midlands Regional League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting as Wolverhampton Sporting Community are making their FA Cup debut

Tividale reached 4th Qualifying Round in 1975-76 and haven’t been knocked out in the EP Round for five years

 

  1. Coventry Sphinx (Midland Football League Premier) v Highgate United (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Highgate United made 4th Qualifying Round in 1973/74 whilst Coventry Sphinx reached 3rd Qualifying Round in 2009/10, the season after they last lost in the EP Round

 

  1. Stourport Swifts (Midland Football League Premier) v Westfields (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Westfields reached 2nd Qualifying Round in 2012/13, Stourport Swifts made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2001/02 and 2002/03 and have never been knocked out in EP Round in 24 campaigns

 

  1. Coventry United (Midland Football League Premier) v Shawbury United (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Coventry United are making their debut in the FA Cup

Shawbury United has only made the Preliminary Round in two out of six FA Cup campaigns

Match being played on Sunday 7th August

 

  1. Dudley Sports (West Midlands Regional League Premier) v Nuneaton Griff (Midland Football League 1)

Step 6 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs returning to FA Cup after an absence and having been knocked out on EP Round last time. Dudley Sports made 1st Qualifying Round in 2009/10, whilst Nuneaton Griff reached 2nd Qualifying in 2012/13

 

  1. Malvern Town (West Midlands Regional League Premier) v Rocester (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have reached the 3rd Qualifying Round twice, Malvern Town last in 1987/87 and Rocester last in 2006/07, but Malvern has been knocked out in EP Round in each of their last 3 campaigns

 

  1. Brigg Town (Northern Counties East League 1) v Clipstone (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Clipstone have just two FA Cup campaigns reaching 1st Qualifying Round both times whilst Brigg Town has made it as far as the 1st Round Proper in 2001/02 losing 4-1 to Tranmere Rovers

 

  1. Oadby town (United Counties League Premier) v Long Eaton United (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have reached the 3rd Qualifying Round, Oadby Town in 1999/2000 and Long Eaton United four times, last in 1976/77

 

  1. Loughborough University (Midland Football League Premier) v Shirebrook Town (Northern Counties East League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

One previous FA Cup meeting in EP Round two seasons ago which Loughborough University won 2-1 after a replay

Shirebrook Town reached 3rd Qualifying Round in 2003/04 but has been knocked out in EP Round in both the last 2 seasons whilst Loughborough University’s best run is to 1st Qualifying Round twice since last being knocked out in EP Round in 2010/11

 

  1. Bottesford Town (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Radford (East Midlands Counties League)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Bottesford Town made 1st Qualifying Round in 2010/11 whilst Radford recorded their best run to the Preliminary Round last season

 

  1. South Normanton Athletic (East Midlands Counties League) v Aylestone Park (East Midlands Counties League)

Step 6 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting as Aylestone Park are in their debut season

South Normanton Athletic made 3rd Qualifying Round three times as South Normanton Miners Welfare, the last time in 1959/60

 

  1. Shepshed Dynamo (Midland Football League Premier) v AFC Mansfield (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

AFC Mansfield were knocked out in EP Round in their debut campaign last season whilst Shepshed Dynamo made it to the 1st Round Proper in 1996/97 losing 6-0 to Carlisle United

 

  1. Hinckley AFC (Midland Football League 1) v Heanor Town (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Hinckley AFC made 2nd Qualifying Round in their debut FA Cup campaign last season whilst Heanor Town have appeared in the 1st Round proper six times most recently in 1963/64

Match scheduled for Friday night 5th August

 

  1. Blaby and Whetstone Athletic (East Midlands Counties League) v St Andrew’s (East Midlands Counties League)

Step 6 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Blaby and Whetstone Athletic has made it to the 2nd Qualifying Round twice in their four FA Cup campaigns whilst St Andrew’s has lost in the EP Round in the last four of their five campaigns

 

  1. Leicester Nirvana (United Counties League Premier) v Dunkirk (East Midlands Counties League)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Leicester Nirvana made 1st Qualifying Round in the first two of their five FA Cup campaigns whilst Dunkirk made the 2nd Qualifying Round for the first time last season

 

  1. Anstey Nomads (East Midlands Counties League) v Harborough Town (United Counties League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Anstey Nomads have been knocked out in EP Round in both of their FA Cup campaigns whilst Harborough Town have reached Preliminary Round in two of their three campaigns including last season

 

  1. Retford United (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Leicester Road (Midland Football League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting as Leicester Road are making their FA Cup debut

Retford United made 4th Qualifying Round in 2008/09

 

  1. Ashby Ivanhoe (East Midlands Counties League) v Quorn (Midland Football League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Ashby Ivanhoe are making their FA Cup debut

Quorn made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2006/07

 

  1. Bardon Hill (Leicestershire Senior League Premier) v Kirby Muxloe (United Counties League Premier)

Step 7 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Bardon Hill will be the first club to compete in the FA Cup whilst members of the Leicestershire Senior League since Friary Lane Old Boys lost 3-2 to Rushden Town in the Preliminary Round in 1991/92 – Update: Bardon Hill have withdrawn

Bardon Hill best is 2nd Qualifying Round but they have been knocked out in EP Round in each of their last four campaigns, whilst Kirkby Muxloe has reached the Preliminary Round in six of their seven campaigns including the last four seasons

 

  1. Rainworth Miners Welfare (Northern Counties East League Premier) v Cleethorpes Town (Northern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Rainworth Miners Welfare made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2007/08 whilst Cleethorpes Town made 2nd Qualifying Round and Preliminary Round in their two campaigns so far

 

  1. Holbeach United (United Counties League Premier) v Swaffham Town (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Holbeach United has reached 1st Round Proper in 1982/83 (losing 4-0 to Wrexham at London Road) whilst Swaffham Town has been knocked out in EP Round in the last two of their three FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Boston Town (United Counties League Premier) v Wisbech Town (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have appeared in the Proper Rounds of the FA Cup, Boston Town reaching 1st Round in 1976/77 (losing 3-1 to Barnsley) and Wisbech Town making the 2nd Round twice in 1957/58 (beat Division Three South Colchester United 1-0 before losing 2-1 to Reading) and in 1997/98 (beat Billericay Town 3-2 before losing 2-0 to Bristol Rovers)

 

  1. Kirkley and Pakefield (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Walsham-le-Willows (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting in EP Round 2009/10 won 1-0 by Kirkley and Pakefield

Kirkley and Pakefield equalled their best run to the 2nd Qualifying Round last season whilst Walsham-le-Willows has failed to go beyond EP Round in seven of their 10 campaigns including the last 4 seasons

 

  1. Peterborough Sports (United Counties League Premier) v Gorleston (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Peterborough Sports equalled their best run to 1st Qualifying Round last season whilst Gorleston have been knocked out in EP Round in last two seasons although the club has twice reached 1st Round Proper in 1951/52 (lost 5-4 in a second replay to Leyton Orient at Highbury) and 1957/58 (lost 10-1 at Gillingham)

 

  1. Harrowby United (United Counties League Premier) v Thetford Town (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Harrowby United have been knocked out in EP Round in both their FA Cup campaigns whilst Thetford Town has made the 2nd Qualifying Round on seven separate occasions most recently in 1975/76, but club has been knocked out in Preliminary Round in each of the last 3 seasons

 

  1. Yaxley (United Counties League Premier) v Huntingdon Town (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Yaxley made 2nd Qualifying Round twice in 2002/03 and 2006/07 whilst Huntingdon Town reached 1st Qualifying Round in their first 3 campaigns but have been knocked out in EP Round in their last two

 

  1. Ely City (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Deeping Rangers (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Ely City has reached the 1st Round Proper in 1956/57 (lost 6-2 to Torquay United) but have been knocked out in EP Round in each of the last 3 seasons whilst Deeping Rangers equalled their best run to 2nd Qualifying Round last season

 

  1. Fakenham Town (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Sleaford Town (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs best run is to 1st Qualifying Round, Fakenham Town twice in 1999/2000 and 2001/02, and Sleaford Town three times last in 2013/14

 

  1. Godmanchester Rovers (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Great Yarmouth Town (United Counties League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Godmanchester Rovers best run is to 1st Qualifying Round in 2009/10 and they have been knocked out in Preliminary Round in each of the last six seasons. Great Yarmouth Town are competing in the FA Cup for the 100th time and reached the 2nd Round Proper in two successive seasons, 1952/53 (beat Guildford City 1-0 in a replay before losing 2-1 at home to Wrexham) and 1953/54 (beat Third Division South Crystal Palace 1-0 before losing 5-2 at Barrow)

 

  1. Eynesbury Rovers (United Counties League Premier) v Peterborough Northern Star (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Peterborough Northern Star reached 1st Qualifying Round in the first of their four campaigns whilst Eynesbury Rovers made it to 4th Qualifying Round in 1954/55 but have been knocked in the EP Round in both of their last two campaigns

 

  1. Haverhill Rovers (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Hertford Town (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs were knocked out in EP Round last season, but both clubs have made 4th Qualifying Round, Haverhill Rovers in 2006/07 and Hertford Town in 1973/74

 

  1. Redbridge (Essex Senior League Senior) v Waltham Forest (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Waltham Forest made 2nd Qualifying Round twice in 2011/12 and 2012/13 but have been knocked out in EP Round in last two seasons. Redbridge has never been knocked out in EP Round in 40 campaigns, made 2nd Round Proper in 2011/12 (beat Oxford City 2-1 in a replay before losing 5-0 to Crawley Town) and have made the Preliminary Round in each of the last four seasons

 

  1. Brantham Athletic (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Hadley (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Brantham Athletic equalled their best run to 1st Qualifying Round last season whilst Hadley has failed to go beyond EP Round in four out of their six campaigns including the last two seasons

 

  1. Enfield 1893 (Essex Senior League Senior) v Tower Hamlets (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Tower Hamlets best is 1st Qualifying Round when still known as Bethnal Green United whilst Enfield 1893 has made 2nd Qualifying Round but has been knocked out in EP Round in each of the last 4 seasons

 

  1. FC Clacton (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Eton Manor (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting in EP Round last season won 3-1 by FC Clacton

FC Clacton made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2013/14, but Eton Manor has made 4th Qualifying Round in 1956/57, but has been knocked out in EP Round in each of the last 3 seasons

 

  1. Sporting Bengal United (Essex Senior League Senior) v Ipswich Wanderers (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Ipswich Wanderers equalled their best run to 2nd Qualifying Round last season whilst Sporting Bengal United has failed to go beyond EP Round in eight of their nine campaigns including in the last five campaigns

 

  1. Wivenhoe Town (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Hullbridge Sports (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Wivenhoe Town has made 4th Qualifying Round twice in 1989/90 and 1993/94 whilst Hullbridge Sports recorded their best run to 2nd Qualifying Round last season

 

  1. Barkingside (Essex Senior League Senior) v Hadleigh United (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Barkingside has made 2nd Qualifying Round twice in 1998/99 and 2007/08, Hadleigh United has made 1st Qualifying Round three times, most recently two seasons ago

Match being played on Sunday 7th August

 

  1. Whitton United (Eastern Counties League 1) v Basildon United (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Basildon United made 3rd Qualifying Round twice in 1983/84 and 1998/99, Whitton United made 2nd Qualifying Round four times in the 1950s and has been knocked out in the Preliminary Round in each of the last four seasons

 

  1. London Bari (Essex Senior League Senior) v Clapton (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

London Bari has just one FA Cup campaign and were knocked out in EP Round, whilst Clapton has lost in EP Round in the last two years but has appeared in the 3rd Round Proper in 1925/26 (beat Third Division South Norwich City 3-1 and Ilford 1-0 before losing3-2 at home to Swindon Town)

 

  1. Barking (Essex Senior League Senior) v Takeley (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Barking made 2nd Qualifying Round when still called Barking and East Ham United whilst Takeley has failed to go beyond EP Round in five of their six campaigns including the last 3 seasons

 

  1. Sawbridgeworth Town (Essex Senior League Senior) v Southend Manor (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Southend Manor made 4th Qualifying Round in 2011/12 whilst Sawbridgeworth Town has been knocked out in EP Round in their last eight campaigns, the current longest losing sequence

 

  1. Stanway Rovers (Eastern Counties League Premier) v FC Romania (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have reached 2nd Qualifying Round, FC Romania in the first of their two campaigns, Stanway Rovers equalled their best last season

 

  1. Ilford (Essex Senior League Senior) v Burnham Ramblers (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Ilford reached 1st Qualifying Round twice in 2002/03 and 2010/11 whilst Burnham Ramblers have made 2nd Qualifying Round twice in 2003/04 and 2005/06

 

  1. FC Broxbourne Borough (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Felixstowe and Walton United (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have made the 2nd Qualifying Round, FC Broxbourne Borough when still called Somersett Ambury Victoria and Elm, Felixstowe and Walton Unite in 2010/11

 

  1. Halstead Town (Eastern Counties League 1) v Newmarket Town (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Newmarket Town reached 4th Qualifying Round in 1992/93, Halstead Town reached 3rd Qualifying Round twice in 1993/94 and 1998/99 but have been knocked out in EP Round in last 2 seasons

 

  1. St Margaretsbury (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Long Melford (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Long Melford made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2004/05 whilst St Margaretsbury reached 3rd Qualifying Round twice in 2001/02 and 2003/04

 

  1. Hoddesdon Town (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Stansted (Essex Senior League Senior)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting EP Round 2008/09 won 3-2 by Stansted

Stansted made 3rd Qualifying Round in 1996/97 whilst Hoddesdon Town appeared in the 1st Round Proper in 1884/85 when there were no qualifying rounds

 

  1. Saffron Walden Town (Eastern Counties League Premier) v Mildenhall Town (Eastern Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Mildenhall Town reached 3rd Qualifying Round in 2000/01 whilst Saffron Walden Town appeared in the 1st Round Proper three times in 1870s/80s when still called Saffron Walden and when there were no qualifying rounds

 

  1. Edgware Town (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Holmer Green (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Holmer Green reached 1st Qualifying Round in 2004/05, whilst Edgware Town reached the 4th Qualifying Round in 1978/79. Edgware Town return to FA Cup after eight years away and in 53 campaigns have never been knocked out in the EP Round

 

  1. Flackwell Heath (Hellenic League Premier) v Baldock Town (Spartan South Midlands League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Baldock Town reached the Preliminary Round in their only FA Cup campaign so far two seasons ago, whilst Flackwell Heath has twice made 4th Qualifying Round in 2002/03 and 2004/05

 

  1. Crawley Green (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Rothwell Corinthians (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs knocked out in EP Round in their last 2 campaigns with Rothwell Corinthians only making Preliminary Round twice in their 6 campaigns and Crawley Green making 1st Qualifying Round 2009/10 and 2011/12

Match being played on Sunday 7th August

 

  1. London Tigers (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Sun Sports (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Sun Sports were knocked out in EP Round in their debut season last year whilst London Tigers made 2nd Qualifying Round two seasons ago

 

  1. Leighton Town (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Northampton Sileby Rangers (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting in Preliminary Round last season won 3-0 by Leighton Town

Northampton Sileby Rangers best is 1st Qualifying Round whilst Leighton Town reached the 4th Qualifying Round in 2007/08

 

  1. Tring Athletic (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Desborough Town (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Tring Athletic have reached 1st Qualifying Round twice in 2006/07 and 2010/11 whilst Desborough Town has made it through to the 1st Round Proper in 1926/27 (lost 3-0 to Doncaster Rovers after the first game was abandoned due to fog), but the club has been knocked out in EP Round in both the last two seasons

 

  1. Wellingborough Town (United Counties League Premier) v Stotfold (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Stotfold made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2007/08 but have been knocked out in EP Round in last two seasons, whilst Wellingborough Town made 1st Qualifying Round in 2010/11 and has been knocked out in EP Round in last 3 seasons

 

  1. Burnham (Hellenic League Premier) v Oxhey Jets (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Burnham has never been knocked out in EP Round and made 1st Round Proper in 2005/06 (lost 3-1 at home to Aldershot Town), whereas Oxhey Jets best is 2nd Qualifying Round twice in 2006/07 and 2011/12, but have been knocked out in EP Round in each of the last 3 seasons

 

  1. Cogenhoe United (United Counties League Premier) v Berkhamsted (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Berkhamsted made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2012/13 whereas Cogenhoe United made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2005/06

 

  1. Bedford (Spartan South Midlands League 1) v Welwyn Garden City (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Welwyn Garden City has reached 3rd Qualifying Round in 1998/99 and 2005/06 whereas Bedford has failed to go beyond the EP Round in six of their nine campaigns including the last five

 

  1. Cockfosters (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Harpenden Town (Spartan South Midlands League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs’ best is 1st Qualifying Round with Harpenden Town achieving it in 1998/99 and Cockfosters equalling it last year. Harpenden Town return to the FA Cup after 10 years away

 

  1. Newport Pagnell Town (United Counties League Premier) v Biggleswade United (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting EP Round 2010/11 won 4-1 by Newport Pagnell Town

Biggleswade United has reached 1st Qualifying Round five times including last season whilst Newport Pagnell Town has reached 2nd Qualifying Round in 2008/09

 

  1. Wembley (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v Daventry Town (United Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have made the 1st Round Proper, Wembley in 1980/81 (lost 3-0 at Enfield) and Daventry Town in 2013/14 (lost 2-0 at Chesterfield)

 

  1. Harefield United (Spartan South Midlands League 1) v Northampton ON Chenecks (United Counties League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Northampton ON Chenecks are making their FA Cup debut

Harefield United has made 2nd Qualifying Round five times, most recently in 2012/13

 

  1. Leverstock Green (Spartan South Midlands League Premier) v London Colney (Spartan South Midlands League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

London Colney has made the 1st Qualifying Round seven times whilst Leverstock Green made 2nd Qualifying Round two seasons ago

 

  1. Ascot United (Hellenic League Premier) v Milton United (Hellenic League 1 West)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Milton United reached 1st Qualifying Round two seasons ago whereas Ascot United has only made Preliminary Round twice every other year in their five campaigns

Match being played on Friday 5th August

 

  1. Abingdon United (Hellenic League 1 West) v AFC Hayes (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs reached 2nd Qualifying Round, Abingdon United three times, most recently 2014/15, and AFC Hayes in 2005/06 although AFC Hayes has never been knocked out in EP Round in their 22 campaigns

 

  1. Thame United (Hellenic League Premier) v Abbey Rangers (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Abbey Rangers are making their FA Cup debut

Thame United made 4th Qualifying Round twice in successive years in 2003/04 and 2004/05

Match being played on Friday 5th August

 

  1. Binfield (Hellenic League Premier) v North Greenford United (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Binfield made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2013/14 whereas North Greenford United made 3rd Qualifying Round three times most recently in 2013/14, too

 

  1. Thatcham Town (Hellenic League Premier) v Bracknell Town (Hellenic League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Thatcham Town made 4th Qualifying Round in 1996/97 but Bracknell Town made 1st Round Proper 2000/01 (lost 4-0 at Lincoln City)

 

  1. Spelthorne Sports (Combined Counties League Premier) v Hartley Wintney (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Hartley Wintney made 4th Qualifying Round in 2013/14 whilst Spelthorne Sports reached Preliminary Round in their debut season last year

 

  1. Carterton (Hellenic League Premier) v Highmoor-Ibis (Hellenic League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Highmoor-Ibis made 1st Qualifying Round in 2013/14 whereas Carterton reached 2nd Qualifying Round twice in 2000/01 and 2002/03 but have been knocked out in EP Round in each of their last two campaigns

 

  1. Camberley Town (Combined Counties League Premier) v Cove (Combined Counties League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

 

One previous FA Cup meeting 2002/03 Preliminary Round won 1-0 by Cove

That win took Cove to the best Cup run of 1st Qualifying Round which they’ve achieved eight times, most recently in 2013/14, Camberley Town however has reached the 1st Round Proper in 1998/99 (lost 5-0 at Brentford)

 

  1. Chertsey Town (Combined Counties League Premier) v Hook Norton (Hellenic League 1 West)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Chertsey Town has reached the 3rd Qualifying Round four times, most recently in 2002/03 whereas Hook Norton’s best in 2nd Qualifying Round reached last season

 

  1. Brimscombe and Thrupp (Hellenic League Premier) v Henley Town (Hellenic League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Henley Town appeared in the 2nd Round Proper in the 1880s when they were still called Henley and when there were no qualifying rounds. Brimscombe and Thrupp set a new best of reaching Preliminary Round last season

 

  1. Longlevens (Hellenic League Premier) v Bedfont and Feltham (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Longlevens are making their FA Cup debut

Bedfont and Feltham has reached 1st Qualifying round in both of their FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Bedfont Sports (Combined Counties League Premier) v Windsor (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Windsor has reached 1st Qualifying Round whereas as Bedfont Sports’ best in Preliminary Round reached for the third time last season

 

  1. Ardley United (Hellenic League Premier) v Tuffley Rovers (Hellenic League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

Clubs met at the same stage of FA Cup last season with Tuffley Rovers winning 4-1

Both clubs have made 2nd Qualifying Round Tuffley Rovers in 1999/2000 and Ardley United two years ago

 

  1. Highworth Town (Hellenic League Premier) v Tadley Calleva (Wessex League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Tadley Calleva has made Preliminary Round but has also been knocked out in EP Round in the last two years whereas Highworth Town made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2004/04 but have gone out in the Preliminary Round in the last two seasons

Match to be played on Sunday 7th August

 

  1. Andover Town (Wessex League Premier) v Royal Wootton Bassett Town (Hellenic League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Andover Town made the Preliminary Round in only FA Cup campaign last season whilst Royal Wootton Bassett Town reached 2nd Qualifying Round in 2012/13

 

  1. Hanworth Villa (Combined Counties League Premier) v Knaphill (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs knocked out in EP Round last year, but Hanworth Villa has made 4th Qualifying Round, in 2011/12, whereas Knaphill has only made 1st Qualifying Round

 

  1. Fairford Town (Hellenic League 1 West) v CB Hounslow United (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as CB Hounslow United are making their FA Cup debut

Fairford Town has reached 1st Qualifying Round four times

 

  1. Horsham YMCA (Southern Combination League Premier) v Hollands and Blair (Southern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Hollands and Blair are making their FA Cup debut

Horsham YMCA reached 4th Qualifying Round in 1999/2000

 

  1. Sevenoaks Town (Southern Combination League Premier) v Sporting Club Thamesmead (Southern Combination League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

Met in EP Round in last season’s FA Cup with Sporting Club Thamesmead progressing on penalties after two 1-1 draws, although the club was called Seven Acre and Sidcup

Sporting Club Thamesmead made Preliminary Round in first campaign whilst Sevenoaks Town has reached 1st Qualifying Round in 2007/08 but have been knocked out in EP Round in each of the last four years

 

  1. Holmesdale (Southern Counties East League 1) v Haywards Heath Town (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Haywards Heath Town has made 4th Qualifying Round in 1945/46 when still called Haywards Heath, whereas Holmesdale has only made Preliminary Round but has done so four times and in each of the last three seasons

 

  1. Chessington and Hook United (Combined Counties League 1) v Wick (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Wick reached 2nd Qualifying Round in 1981/82 but have been knocked in EP Round in their last two campaigns (as well as one with Barnham United) whereas Chessington and Hook United has made 1st Qualifying Round five times including in the last two seasons

 

  1. Littlehampton Town (Southern Combination League Premier) v Pagham (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Pagham has reached the 2nd Qualifying Round five times, most recently in 1990/91 whilst Littlehampton Town reached the 1st Round Proper in that same season (losing 4-0 at home to Northampton Town

Match to be played on Sunday 7th August

 

  1. Hailsham Town (Southern Combination League Premier) v Crawley Down Gatwick (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Crawley Down Gatwick has made 1st Qualifying Round twice in 2009/10 and 2011/12 the club has been knocked out in the EP Round in both the last two seasons. However, even though Hailsham Town has made the 3rd Qualifying Round twice in 1989/90 and 1990/91 they have actually gone out in the EP Round in each of the last seven years

 

  1. Beckenham Town (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Lancing (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Beckenham Town made 2nd Qualifying Round three times, most recently in 2011/12, whereas Lancing made 4th Qualifying Round in 1952/53 but has gone out in EP Round in each of the last three seasons

 

  1. Colliers Wood United (Combined Counties League Premier) v AFC Croydon Athletic (Southern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting in EP Round 2013-14 won 6-2 by Colliers Wood United which was the club’s last win having been knocked out in EP Round last two years. AFC Croydon Athletic has gone out in EP Round in all three of their FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Croydon (Southern Counties East League Premier) v AFC Uckfield Town (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as AFC Uckfield Town are making their FA Cup debut (Nb. The FA have AFC Uckfield Town as a continuation of AFC Uckfield despite that club merging with Uckfield Town to form AFC Uckfield Town in 2014. AFC Uckfield, formerly Wealden, have six FA Cup seasons, all of which resulted in an Extra Preliminary Round knock out)

Croydon made 2nd Round Proper in 1979/80 (winning 3-0 away at Wycombe Wanderers before losing 3-2 at Millwall in a replay) and the club’s last three seasons have seen them progress one Round further each time from EP Round, through Preliminary Round, to 1st Qualifying Round

 

  1. Epsom and Ewell (Combined Counties League Premier) v Gravesham Borough (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Gravesham Borough are making their FA Cup debut

Epsom and Ewell reached FA Cup 1st Round in 1933/34 (lost 4-2 at Clapton Orient)

Match being played on Sunday 7th August at Chipstead FC

 

  1. Erith and Belvedere (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Loxwood (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Loxwood was knocked out in EP Round in their FA Cup debut last season whilst Erith and Belvedere has reached 4th Qualifying Round in 1924/25 and have gone out in the Preliminary Round in each of the last three seasons

 

  1. Deal Town (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Banstead Athletic (Combined Counties League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have reached 3rd Qualifying Round, Deal Town three times, most recently in 1997/98, and Banstead Athletic twice, most recently in 2000/01, although the club has been knocked out in EP Round in its last two campaigns

 

  1. Peacehaven and Telscombe (Southern Combination League Premier) v Lordswood (Southern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Lordswood made 1st Qualifying Round twice in 2001/02 and 2005/06 whereas Peacehaven and Telscombe made 4th Qualifying Round in 1990/91

 

  1. Tunbridge Wells (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Eastbourne United (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting was a cracker in Preliminary Round 1990/91 with Eastbourne United winning 6-5

Tunbridge Wells has made 2nd Qualifying Round five times, most recently in 1979/80, whilst Eastbourne United has reached 4th Qualifying Round twice in 1966/67 and 1978/79

 

  1. Newhaven (Southern Combination League Premier) v Rochester United (Southern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Rochester United reached 1st Qualifying Round in their FA Cup debut last season whilst Newhaven hasn’t been knocked out in EP Round since 1924/25 although this is only the club’s third appearance in FA Cup in 52 years

 

  1. Mile Oak (Southern Combination League 1) v Guildford City (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting EP Round 2007/08 won 2-0 by Guildford City

Guildford City made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2010/11 and Mile Oak made 1st Qualifying Round twice in 1996/97 and 2004/05, although have gone out in EP Round in their last three campaigns

 

  1. Bridon Ropes (Southern Counties East League 1) v Canterbury City (Southern Counties East League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as Bridon Ropes are making their FA Cup debut

Canterbury City has reached their best Preliminary Round in the last two of the their three FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Raynes Park Vale (Combined Counties League Premier) v Eastbourne Town (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Raynes Park Vale reached 2nd Qualifying Round two seasons ago whilst Eastbourne Town has reached 4th Qualifying Round four times and has never been knocked out in EP Round in their 67 FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Worthing United (Southern Combination League Premier) v Shoreham (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Shoreham reached 4th Qualifying Round in 1933/34 whilst Worthing United made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2006/07 and have been knocked out in EP Round in each of the last three seasons

This EP Round pairing is all the more poignant and significant following the tragic events of last year

 

  1. East Preston (Southern Counties East League 1) v Horley Town (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

The clubs have been drawn together twice before in FA Cup but Horley Town scratched in 2006/07 before coming back to win on penalties the following year

Horley Town has made 1st Qualifying Round five times, most recently in 2013/14, whilst East Preston has reached 3rd Qualifying Round in 2004/05

 

  1. Whitstable Town (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Oakwood (Southern Combination League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Whitstable Town made 3rd Qualifying Round four times, most recently in 1979/80, and has not gone out in EP Round since 1949/50 whereas Oakwood had made 1st Qualifying Round twice, last in 1997/98, but has been knocked out in EP Round in each of their last three campaigns

 

  1. Southwick (Southern Combination League 1) v Cray Valley Paper Mills (Southern Counties East League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Cray Valley Paper Mills equalled their best Preliminary Round last season whereas Southwick has reached 1st Round Proper in 1974/75 (lost 5-0 at AFC Bournemouth)

 

  1. Crowborough Athletic (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Farnham Town (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Farnham Town made 2nd Qualifying Round in 1999/2000 while Crowborough Athletic reached 3rd Qualifying Round in 2008/09 but have been knocked out in EP Round in each of the last three seasons

 

  1. Redhill (Combined Counties League 1) v St Francis Rangers (Southern Combination League 1)

Step 6 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

St Francis Rangers has had just one win in seven FA Cup campaigns whilst Redhill made 1st Round Proper in 1957/58 (lost 6-1 at Norwich City)

 

  1. Sheppey United (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Badshot Lea (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting as this version of Sheppey united is making its debut in the FA Cup

Badshot Lea made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2012/13 and has reached Preliminary Round in each of the three seasons since then

 

  1. Ashford United (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Corinthian (Southern Counties East League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Corinthian made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2004/05 whilst Ashford United reached the Preliminary Round in the first three of their four FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Erith Town (Southern Counties East League Premier) v Sutton Common Rovers (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Erith Town made 2nd Qualifying Round four times, most recently in 2011/12, whilst Sutton Common Rovers best is Preliminary Round in 2014/15 when still called Mole Valley SCR

 

  1. Westfield (Combined Counties League Premier) v Walton and Hersham (Combined Counties League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Westfield best is 1st Qualifying Round in 2013/14 whereas, not only has Walton and Hersham reached the 2nd Round Proper twice, in 1972/73 (beat Fourth Division Exeter City 2-1 at home before losing 1-0 at home to Margate) and in 1973/74 (beat Third Division Brighton and Hove Albion 4-0 after a replay before losing 3-0 at Hereford United), the club has also never been knocked out in the EP Round in any of their 70 FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Arundel (Southern Combination League Premier) v Chichester City (Southern Combination League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting, although Arundel lost 7-2 to the original Chichester City in a second replay in 1971/72

Chichester City made 1st Qualifying Round in 2004/05 and Arundel made 2nd Qualifying Round six times, most recently in 1986/87

 

  1. Moneyfields (Wessex League Premier) v Christchurch (Wessex League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

One previous FA Cup meeting EP Round 2011/12 won 2-0 by Moneyfields

Both clubs have made 2nd Qualifying Round, Moneyfields twice in 2006/07 and 2007/08, Christchurch three times, most recently in 2005/06

 

  1. Sholing (Wessex League Premier) v Bournemouth (Amateurs) (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Sholing reached 3rd Qualifying Round in 2012/13 whilst Bournemouth (Amateurs) appeared in the 1st Round Proper three times in the 1880s when there were no qualifying rounds

Match to be played on Friday night 5th August

 

  1. Bemerton Heath Harlequins (Wessex League Premier) v Keynsham Town (Wessex League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Bemerton Heath Harlequins made 3rd Qualifying Round in 1992/93 whereas Keynsham Town has only made 1st Qualifying Round four times in the 1920s and 1930s when still called Keynsham, and have gone out in EP Round in their last five campaigns

 

  1. Cadbury Heath (Western League Premier) v Folland Sports (Wessex League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Folland Sports made 3rd Qualifying Round in 2010/11 when still called Hamble ASSC, whilst Cadbury Heath made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2011/12, but have gone out in EP Round in the last three seasons

 

  1. Hengrove Athletic (Western League 1) v Verwood Town (Wessex League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs’ best is Preliminary Round with Verwood Town achieving it for the first time last season and Hengrove Athletic in 2012/13, being knocked out in EP Round in both campaigns since then

 

  1. Oldland Abbotonians (Western League 1) v Newport (IOW) (Wessex League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Oldland Abbotonians lost 9-3 to Bristol Manor Farm in their only FA Cup campaign so far whilst Newport (IOW) has made 2nd Round Proper twice in 1935/36 (won 1-0 at Yeovil and Petters United before losing 8-0 at Southall) and in 1945/46 (beat Third Division Clapton Orient 4-1 on aggregate before losing 12-0 on aggregate to Aldershot)

 

  1. Lydney Town (Hellenic League Premier) v Team Solent (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Team Solent has been knocked out in EP Round in each of their three FA Cup campaigns whilst Lydney Town made Preliminary Round just once in their three campaigns in 2010/11

 

  1. Lymington Town (Wessex League Premier) v Hamworthy United (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Hamworthy United have reached 2nd Qualifying Round three times, most recently in 2013/14, whereas Lymington Town has five Preliminary Round and five EP Round exits in their 10 campaigns

Match to be played on Friday night 5th August (at Bashley FC)

 

  1. Bradford Town (Western League Premier) v Fareham Town (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Fareham Town has reached the 1st Round Proper four times, most recently in 1988/89 (lost 3-2 at home to Torquay United in a replay) whilst Bradford Town recorded their best run to 2nd Qualifying Round last season

 

  1. Whitchurch United (Wessex League Premier) v Cribbs (Western League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Cribbs best is Preliminary Round in 2014/15 whilst Whitchurch United reached 2nd Qualifying Round in 2011/12 although have gone out in EP Rounds in each of the four seasons since then

 

  1. Brockenhurst (Wessex League Premier) v Laverstock and Ford (Wessex League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs recorded their best run last time they entered the competition, Laverstock and Ford to Preliminary Round in 2010/11 and Brockenhurst to 3rd Qualifying Round for the fourth time last year

 

  1. United Services Portsmouth (Wessex League 1) v Melksham Town (Western League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

United Services Portsmouth made 2nd Qualifying Round twice in the late 1990s when still known as Portsmouth Royal Navy, whilst Melksham Town made 3rd Qualifying Round twice in the 1950s but has gone out in EP Round in each of the last three seasons

 

  1. Odd Down (Western League Premier) v Longwell Green Sports (Western League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Longwell Green Sports made 1st Qualifying Round in 2014/15 whilst Odd Down reached 2nd Qualifying Round in 1993/94

 

  1. Sherborne Town (Western League Premier) v Amesbury Town (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Sherborne Town made 2nd Qualifying Round in 2010/11 whereas Amesbury Town has been knocked out in EP Round in all four of their FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Bashley (Wessex League Premier) v Horndean (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Horndean has made 1st Qualifying Round nine times but were knocked out in EP Round for first time last season, whilst Bashley has never gone out in EP Round in 28 campaigns and reached 2nd Round Proper in 1994/95 (won 1-0 at Chesham United before losing 1-0 at home to Swansea City)

 

  1. Cowes Sports (Wessex League Premier) v Brislington (Western League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Brislington reached 4th Qualifying Round in 2013/14 whilst Cowes Sports made 2nd Qualifying Round in 1999/2000 and has gone out in Preliminary Round in each of the last three seasons

 

  1. Fawley (Wessex League Premier) v AFC Portchester (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting EP Round 2014/15 won 2-1 by AFC Portchester, one of the four EP Round knock outs for Fawley in their four FA Cup campaigns. AFC Portchester equalled their best run to 2nd Qualifying Round last season

Match to be played on Sunday 7th August

 

  1. Bridport (Western League Premier) v Alresford Town (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

Met in FA Cup EP Round last season won 1-0 by Bridport

Bridport made 3rd Qualifying Round in 1957/58 whilst Alresford best is Preliminary Round achieved five times in eight campaigns

 

  1. Blackfield and Langley (Wessex League Premier) v Hallen (Wessex League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have reached 4th Qualifying Round, Blackfield and Langley in 2012/13, Hallen in 2004/05

 

  1. Bristol Manor Farm (Western League Premier) v Gillingham Town (Western League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Both clubs have made 2nd Qualifying Round, Bristol Manor Farm three times, last in 2013/14, Gillingham Town twice, most recently in 2012/13

 

  1. Welton Rovers (Western League 1) v Bitton (Western League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Bitton best is 2nd Qualifying Round in 2005/06 and 2008/09 whereas Welton Roves has reached 1st Round Proper twice in 1964/65 (lost 4-3 at Weymouth in a replay) and in 1966/67 (lost 3-0 to AFC Bournemouth), but has been knocked out in EP Round in each of their last seven FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. AFC St Austell (South West Peninsula League Premier) v Street (Western League Premier)

Step 6 v Step 5

One previous FA Cup meeting 3rd Qualifying Round 1947/48 won 2-1 by Street, the furthest AFC St Austell has gone in the Cup when still called St Austell.

Street has reached 1st Round Proper twice in 1938/39 (lost 7-0 at Ipswich Town) and in 1946/47 (lost 5-0 at Cheltenham Town)

 

  1. Clevedon Town (Western League Premier) v Ashton and Backwell United (Western League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Ashton and Backwell United made 3rd Qualifying Round in 1999/2000 when still called Backwell United but has gone out in EP Round in both their last two campaigns, whereas Clevedon Town has reached the 1st Round Proper in 2006/07 (lost 4-1 at home to Chester City)

 

  1. Wells City (Western League Premier) v Portishead Town (Western League 1)

Step 5 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting

Portishead Town best is Preliminary Round in 2009/10 whilst Wells City reached 4th Qualifying Round twice in 1936/37 and 1954/55, and haven’t been knocked out in EP Round since 1933/34

 

  1. Shepton Mallet (Western League Premier) v Willand Rovers (Western League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 5

First FA Cup meeting

Willand Rovers made 4th Qualifying Round in 2014/15 whilst Shepton Mallet best is Preliminary Round achieved six times in their 12 FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Buckland Athletic (Western League Premier) v Plymouth Parkway (South West Peninsula League Premier)

Step 5 v Step 6

Third FA Cup meeting in five years with one win each so far, 2012/13 1st Qualifying Round replay won 5-1 by Buckland Athletic reaching best of 2nd Qualifying Round, 2014/15 EP Round won 4-1 by Plymouth Parkway who equalled their best run to 1st Qualifying Round last season and who’ve not be knocked out in EP Round in their four FA Cup campaigns

 

  1. Bodmin Town (South West Peninsula League Premier) v Cheddar (Western League 1)

Step 6 v Step 6

First FA Cup meeting as Cheddar are making their FA Cup debut

Bodmin Town reached 3rd Qualifying Round in 2011/12 and were last knocked out in EP Round 10 seasons ago

 

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