The 2016 FACTAs

Welcome to the second annual FA Cup Team Awards (FACTAs)

To vote for your favourite leave a comment below stating the Team AND the Award you are voting for (some teams are nominated in more than one category).

Only ONE vote per category will be counted.

Almost 2,000 fans of Non-League clubs voted last year – can we beat that total this year?

Do follow @FACupFactfile on Twitter for more alternate ways to vote and to see the eventual winners. Twitter Polls are up for each category – please vote there, too.

The FACTAs 2016-17

 Nominations Overview

There are five FACupFactfile Team Awards (FACTAs) to be won this season recognising Non-League clubs FA Cup endeavours and the shortlist of nominees for each award is listed below. The winners will be announced on Friday 6th January 2017 before that evening’s Third Round FA Cup match.

 TEAM OF THE CUP FACTA

FACTA awarded to the club with the biggest positive impact on this season’s competition

Nominated clubs:

Beaconsfield SYCOB – for reaching Q4 Round for 1st time with a young squad

Curzon Ashton – for reaching 2nd Round for only their second time

Stourbridge – for reaching at least 2nd Round 4 times in 6 years as a level 7 club

Sutton United – for reaching 3rd Round for first time in 23 years

Taunton Town – for 5 clean sheets in run to 1st Round

Westfields – for being lowest ranked team in 1st Round and winning 6 ties

 

PERFORMANCE OF THE CUP FACTA

FACTA awarded to the club which produced the most memorable single performance in this year’s competition

Nominated clubs:

Barrow – for their 2-1 win at EFL 1 side Bristol Rovers

Lincoln City – for their 3-2 home win over EFL 1 side Oldham Athletic

Plymouth Parkway – for their 6-0 win at two levels above Bridgwater Town

Stamford – for their 3-2 extra time win at Wrexham

Stourbridge – for their 1-0 win over EFL 1 side Northampton Town

Sutton United – for their 2 v 1 comeback win over EFL 2 Cheltenham Town

Yaxley – for their 12-0 thrashing of Huntingdon Town

 

SURPRISE OF THE CUP FACTA

FACTA awarded to the club which produced the most unexpected result or Cup run

Nominated clubs:

Hadley – for reaching Q3 round with no home ground

Potters Bar Town – for beating two higher league clubs

Taunton Town – for beating three higher league clubs

Westfields – for beating three higher league clubs

SPECIAL TEAM AWARD FACTA

FACTA awarded to the club who epitomised the spirit of the FA Cup

Nominated clubs:

Ashton Athletic – for winning as many FA Cup matches this year as in previous 8 years

Eastleigh – for donating their share of gate receipts to North Leigh

Lincoln City – for a 7,000+ crowd for their tie with Oldham Athletic

Westfields – for scoring a total of 25 goals

FRIEND OF NON-LEAGUE FACTA

FACTA awarded to the League club who supported a Non-League club in the FA Cup

Nominated clubs:

Oxford United – for donating their share of gate receipts to Merstham

Blackpool Fans – for donating their non-spent ticket money to Kidderminster Harriers

Good luck to all clubs who have been nominated, and happy voting!

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33 thoughts on “The 2016 FACTAs”

  1. TEAM OF THE CUP FACTA: Stourbridge

    PERFORMANCE OF THE CUP FACTA: Barrow

    SURPRISE OF THE CUP FACTA: Taunton Town

    SPECIAL TEAM AWARD FACTA: Eastleigh

    FRIEND OF NON-LEAGUE FACTA: Oxford United

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  2. Blackpool Fans – for donating their non-spent ticket money to Kidderminster Harriers

    Despite all that’s going on with the owners, the Supporters Trust recognised the impact this would have on the non-League visitors and did something about it.

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  3. My vote goes to the Blackpool fans,they have enough on their plate dealing with unfit for purpose owners,so a great gesture giving donations to Kidderminster.

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  4. TEAM OF THE CUP: westfields
    PERFORMANCE OF THE CUP: Lincoln city
    SURPRISE OF THE CUP: Westfields
    SPECIAL TEAM AWARD: Lincoln city
    FRIEND OF NON-LEAGUE: Blackpool Fans

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