FA Cup Q1 Rd Tie-by-Tie Preview

Stat-packed preview of all 116 ties in the 2017/18 FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round.

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Tie No. 1 Penistone Church (NCEL Premier) v Whitby Town (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: extra preliminary v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Penistone Church is already two rounds further than the club has ever progressed in the FA Cup before. Whitby Town went beyond 1st Qualifying Round for the first time in four seasons last year.

 

 

 

Tie No. 2 Albion Sports (NCEL Premier) v Barnoldswick Town (NWCL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v extra preliminary – the winner of this tie will make 2nd Qualifying Round for the first time in club’s history.

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Albion Sports last made the 1st Qualifying Round in the club’s debut season four years ago. Barnoldswick Town has waited seven years to taste FA Cup victory and has now done so twice this year.

 

 

 

Tie No. 3 City Of Liverpool (NWCL Premier) v Nantwich Town (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: N/A v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings as City of Liverpool is in the club’s first ever FA Cup campaign.

Facts: City of Liverpool is the last debutant club standing this year. Nantwich Town went beyond 1st Qualifying Round for the first time in five seasons last year.

 

 

 

Tie No. 4 Warrington Town (NPL Premier) v Grimsby Borough (NCEL 1)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 6

Best Runs: Round 2 v extra preliminary

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is three seasons since Warrington Town progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round setting the club’s best run in doing so. By making this round in the club’s second ever campaign, Grimsby Borough has now won twice as many FA Cup matches as it has lost.

 

 

Tie No. 5 Ashton Athletic (NWCL Premier) v Bamber Bridge (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Ashton Athletic recorded the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season. Bamber Bridge has twice gone beyond 1st Qualifying Round in last three seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 6 Kidsgrove Athletic (NPL 1S) v Clitheroe (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Kidsgrove Athletic went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round last season for the first time in six years. It is also six years since Clitheroe last progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 7 Stalybridge Celtic (NPL Premier) v Farsley Celtic (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 2 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings although Stalybridge Celtic did twice knock out the original Farsley Celtic.

Facts: It is 27 years since Stalybridge Celtic last exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round. Farsley Celtic recorded the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season.

 

 

 

Tie No. 8 Marine (NPL Premier) v Ashton United (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 3 v Round 2

History: Three previous FA Cup meetings all won by Marine with Ashton United yet to score.

Facts: It is four years since Marine was last knocked out of the FA Cup in the 1st Qualifying Round. Ashton United was eliminated at this stage last year for the first time in eight seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 9 Shaw Lane Association (NPL Premier) v Radcliffe (NPL 1)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: preliminary v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Shaw Lane Association has yet to taste victory in the FA Cup yet defeat in what is the club’s entry Round would represent a record Cup run. It is six years since Radcliffe last progressed past the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

Tie No. 10 Scarborough Athletic (NPL 1N) v Workington (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings although Workington twice knocked out the original Scarborough FC.

Facts: It is three years since Scarborough Athletic last progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round and equalled the club’s best Cup run. Workington has not exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round for 14 years.

 

Tie No. 11 Bottesford Town (NCEL Premier) v Shildon (NL 1)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v Round 2

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 2-1 by Shildon 10 seasons ago.

Facts: It is seven years since Bottesford Town last appeared in the 1st Qualifying Round. Shildon has a chequered FA Cup record over the past five seasons alternatively exiting before or after the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

Tie No. 12 Cleethorpes Town (NPL 1S) v Atherton Collieries (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is three years since Cleethorpes Town last made it as far as the 1st Qualifying Round in the club’s debut FA Cup campaign. Atherton Collieries has not gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for 15 years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 13 Colne (NPL 1N) v Lancaster City (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 13 years since Colne went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for the club’s one and only time. Lancaster City last exited as early as this stage of the competition five years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 14 Ossett Town (NPL 1N) v Consett (NL 1)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 1

History: Two previous FA Cup meetings with one win apiece, 10 years ago won by Consett, 12 years ago by Ossett Town.

Facts: Ossett Town made 2nd qualifying Round last season for the first time in three years. Consett has progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in both the last two seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 15 Hyde United (NPL 1N) v Kendal Town (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 24 years since Hyde United exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round. Kendal Town has progressed beyond this Round just once in the last four seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 16 Droylsden (NPL 1N) v Colwyn Bay (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings

Facts: Droylsden has only twice gone out of FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying in the club’s last 20 campaigns although they were both in the last four seasons. Colwyn Bay has exited the competition at this stage in both the last two seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 17 Abbey Hey (NWCL Premier) v Altrincham (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Abbey Hey last equalled the club’s best FA Cup run two years ago. Altrincham hasn’t gone out of the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round for 57 years, although it is 14 years since the club last entered the FA Cup this early.

 

 

 

Tie No. 18 Skelmersdale United (NPL 1N) v Handsworth Parramore (NCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 1 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup.

Facts: Skelmersdale United exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round last season for the first time in five years. Handsworth Parramore recorded the club’s best FA Cup run last season.

 

 

 

Tie No. 19 Buxton (NPL Premier) v Frickley Athletic (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 3 v Round 3

History: Two previous FA Cup meetings with one win apiece. Buxton won a replay 66 years ago, Frickley Athletic won 29 years ago.

Facts: Buxton exited the FA Cup in the 1st Qualifying Round last season for the first time in 11 campaigns. Frickley Athletic has gone out at this stage of the competition twice in the last three seasons.

 

 

 

Tie No. 20 Whitley Bay (NL 1) v Newcastle Benfield (NL 1)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 3 v 4th qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 2-1 by Whitley Bay in 2009/10 season.

Facts: Whitley Bay has progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round just one in the club’s last six FA Cup campaigns. It is three seasons since Newcastle Benfield ventured beyond this stage of the competition.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 21 Sunderland Ryhope Community Association (NL 1) v Liversedge (NCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: preliminary v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Both clubs have won FA Cup matches this season for the first time in six years.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 22 Mossley (NPL 1N) v 1874 Northwich (NWCL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 2 v preliminary

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is six years since Mossley last went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Whenever 1874 Northwich exit the FA Cup it will be in a Round other than the Preliminary Round for the first time ever.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 23 Witton Albion (NPL Premier) v South Shields (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v 3rd qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 2-0 by Witton Albion in the 1998/99 season.

Facts: It is three years since Witton Albion failed to go beyond the 1st Qualifying Round, whilst South Shields has not progressed beyond this Round for 20 years (17 campaigns).

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 24 Halesowen Town (NPL Premier) v Basford United (NPL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is five years since Halesowen Town last failed to go beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Basford United recorded the club’s best ever Cup run for the ninth time two seasons ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 25 Boston Town (UCL Premier) v Hednesford Town (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 22 years since Boston Town last made it beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Hednesford Town exited the FA Cup in the 1st Qualifying Round last season for the first time in six years.

 

 

 

Tie No. 26 Kempston Rovers (SL 1SE) v Wisbech Town (UCL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: 4th Qualifying v Round 2

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 4-2 by Wisbech Town in 1994/95 season.

Facts: Kempston Rovers ventured beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for first time in 37 years last season, whereas it is 11 years since Wisbech Town last made the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 27 Loughborough Dynamo (NPL 1S) v Stourbridge (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is five years since Loughborough Dynamo last appeared in the 1st Qualifying Round. Stourbridge recorded the club’s best ever FA Cup run only last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 28 Market Drayton Town (NPL 1S) v Alvechurch (NPL 1S)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is seven years since Market Drayton Town last recorded the club’s best FA Cup run. It is 26 years and 15 campaigns since Alvechurch ventured beyond the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 29 AFC Mansfield (NCEL Premier) v Dunkirk (EMCL)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 6

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: AFC Mansfield set the club’s best ever Cup run only last season, whilst Dunkirk went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for the only time two seasons ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 30 Soham Town Rangers (IL 1N) v Westfields (MFL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 10 years since Soham Town Rangers last progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Westfields achieved the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season going from Extra Preliminary Round to 1st Round ‘Proper’.

 

 

 

Tie No. 31 Peterborough Sports (NPL 1S) v Stafford Rangers (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Peterborough Sports has equalled the club’s best FA Cup run in both the last two seasons. It is four years since Stafford Rangers last went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 32 Rushall Olympic (NPL Premier) v Potton United (UCL 1)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 6

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is five years since Rushall Olympic last exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round. Potton United last went beyond this Round 20 years ago (12 campaigns).

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 33 Sutton Coldfield Town (NPL Premier) v Barwell (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Sutton Coldfield Town has gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round just twice in the last seven seasons. Barwell hasn’t failed to do so in each of the last three seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 34 St Ives Town (SL Premier) v Coalville Town (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: St Ives Town has achieved the club’s best FA Cup run twice in the last four seasons. Coalville Town has ventured beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in each of the last four seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 35 Grantham Town (NPL Premier) v Holbeach United (UCL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 3 v Round 1

History: Three previous FA Cup meetings all won by Grantham Town and all in the 1960s.

Facts: Grantham Town has only once progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in the last four seasons. Holbeach United has only achieved that feat once in the club’s last 16 campaigns.

 

 

 

Tie No. 36 Haughmond (MFL Premier) v Matlock Town (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: extra preliminary v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: This is just the second FA Cup campaign for Haughmond who have now won twice as many FA Cup ties than they’ve lost. Matlock Town has exited the competition in this Round twice in the last three years.

 

 

 

Tie No. 37 Tividale (WMRL Premier) v AFC Rushden and Diamonds (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 6 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Tividale has only twice gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in 36 years (19 campaigns). AFC Rushden and Diamonds has only once failed to go beyond this Round in the club’s four previous FA Cup campaigns.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 38 Lincoln United (NPL 1S) v Redditch United (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 4v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Lincoln United went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in both their last two campaigns. Redditch United has been knocked out in this Round in each of the last six seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 39 Shepshed Dynamo (MFL Premier) v Leek Town (NPL 1S)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is nine years since Shepshed Dynamo last progressed past the 1st Qualifying Round. Leek Town has gone out of the FA Cup at this stage in both the last two seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 40 Romulus (NPL 1S) v Kettering Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings (Romulus will be the 175th different club Kettering Town has faced in the FA Cup).

Facts: It is eight years since Romulus last ventured beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Kettering Town last exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round four years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 41 Stratford Town (SL Premier) v Newcastle Town (NPL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: One previous FA Cup meeting six years ago with the two clubs sharing 18 goals between them. A 5-5 draw was followed by a 6-2 win for Stratford Town.

Facts: It was that win for Stratford Town six years ago that took the club beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for the last time. It is seven years since Newcastle Town achieved the same.

 

 

Tie No. 42 King’s Lynn Town (SL Premier) v Coleshill Town (MFL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 5

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is four years since King’s Lynn Town failed to get past the 1st Qualifying Round. Coleshill Town equalled the club’s best run just two seasons ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 43 Mickleover Sports (NPL Premier) v Hinckley AFC (MFL 1)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 6

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Mickleover Sports has gone beyond this Round three times in the last four years. Hinckley AFC is in just the club’s third FA Cup campaign achieving their best run in their debut season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 44 Boldmere St Michael’s (MFL Premier) v Chasetown (NPL 1S)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 3

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 2-0 by Chasetown 21 years ago.

Facts: Boldmere St Michael’s has only twice gone beyond this Round in 55 previous FA Cup campaigns. Chasetown has achieved the feat in both the last two seasons.

 

 

Tie No. 45 Yaxley (UCL Premier) v Dereham Town (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting just last season resulting in a 4-4 draw before Dereham Town won 1-0 in the replay.

Facts: It is 11 years since Yaxley last equalled the club’s best FA Cup run. Dereham Town has progressed beyond this Round three times in the last five years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 46 Brocton (MFL 1) v Deeping Rangers (UCL Premier)

Levels: Step 6 v Step 5

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: This is only the second time Brocton has appeared in the 1st Qualifying Round. Deeping Rangers equalled the club’s best run just two seasons ago.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 47 Cambridge City (SL 1SE) v St Neots town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 1

History: One previous FA Cup meeting way back in 1968/69 season won 3-0 by Cambridge City in the second replay.

Facts: Both sides have progressed beyond this Round three times in last five seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 48 Maldon and Tiptree (IL 1N) v Hayes and Yeading United (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is five years since Maldon and Tiptree last went past this Round. Hayes and Yeading has never gone out of the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round in any of the club’s 10 campaigns.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 49 Tilbury (IL 1N) v Aylesbury United (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 3 v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Tilbury has only once gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in the club’s last 13 FA Cup campaigns. Aylesbury United is in the club’s 100th FA Cup campaign, but has only gone beyond this Round once in the last eight.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 50 North Leigh (SL 1SW) v Biggleswade Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: North Leigh set the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season. It is five years since Biggleswade Town failed to go beyond this Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 51 Romford (IL 1N) v AFC Hornchurch (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings, but a former Romford club had two FA Cup victories over the old Hornchurch FC.

Facts: Romford has gone beyond this Round just once in the club’s last six FA Cup campaigns. AFC Hornchurch has achieved the feat three times in the same time period.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 52 Baldock Town (SSML 1) v Thame United (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 6 v Step 4

Best Runs: preliminary v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Baldock Town is competing in the FA Cup for the third time and set the club’s best run in their debut season. It is six years since Thame United last went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 53 Hendon (IL Premier) v Wingate and Finchley (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 3 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Hendon has only once exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round in the club’s last 30 campaigns. Wingate and Finchley has twice equalled the club’s best ever FA Cup run in the last three seasons.

 

 

Tie No. 54 Beaconsfield Town (SL 1SE) v Marlow (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v SEMI FINAL

History: One previous FA Cup meeting just last season won by Beaconsfield Town on penalties in the replay.

Facts: Beaconsfield Town went on to set the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season. It is 15 years since Marlow last went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

Tie No. 55 Colney Heath (SSML Premier) v Cockfosters (SSML Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v 1st qualifying (one of these clubs guaranteed to be into 2nd qualifying round for the first time ever).

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: This is the third time Colney Heath has made this Round in 10 campaigns. Cockfosters has achieved the same in just one more campaign.

 

 

 

Tie No. 56 Berkhamsted (SSML Premier) v Slough Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings, although Slough Town and Berkhamsted Town played each other twice and had one FA Cup win apiece.

Facts: Berkhamsted has progressed beyond this Round just once in the club’s six previous campaigns. Slough Town has gone beyond this Round in both the last two seasons.

 

 

Tie No. 57 Clapton (ESL) v Needham Market (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 3 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 19 years since Clapton last went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round (and 11 years since the club last appeared in it). Needham Market exited the FA Cup at this stage in both the last two seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 58 Royston Town (SL Premier) v Dunstable Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Royston Town has progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round just once in the club’s last 14 campaigns. Dunstable Town equalled the club’s best FA Cup run just two seasons ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 59 Billericay Town (IL Premier) v Didcot Town (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Billericay Town has only failed once to go beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in the club’s last 11 campaigns. Didcot Town achieved the club’s best FA Cup run just two seasons ago.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 60 Bedford Town (SL 1SE) v Lowestoft Town (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings, but Lowestoft Town did lose 6-1 to the original Bedford Town.

Facts: It is four years since Bedford Town progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Lowestoft Town has only exited the FA Cup in this Round twice in the last seven seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 61 Ware (IL 1N) v Witham Town (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is nine years since Ware went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Witham Town has progressed beyond this Round in each of the last three seasons including setting the club’s best FA Cup run in that time.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 62 Thurrock (IL Premier) v Harlow Town (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: After 24 years of always going beyond the 1st Qualifying Round Thurrock has failed to do so in the last two seasons. Conversely, Harlow Town has gone beyond this Round in both the last two years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 63 Hadley (SSML Premier) v FC Romania (ESL)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Hadley set the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season winning twice as many Cup ties as they had in their previous six campaigns, whilst FC Romania set their best run in the club’s debut season and hadn’t won again until this year, three seasons later.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 64 Great Yarmouth Town (ECL Premier) v Chesham United (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 15 years since Great Yarmouth Town was either in or went beyond the Fa cup 1st Qualifying Round. Chesham United, on the other hand, has gone way beyond this Round in both the last two seasons.

 

 

Tie No. 65 Hertford Town (IL 1N) v Grays Athletic (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 2

History: One previous FA Cup meeting 30 years ago won 3-1 by Hertford Town.

Facts: It is 13 years since Hertford Town ventured beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Grays Athletic has done so four times in the last five seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 66 Haringey Borough (IL 1N) v Hitchin Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is four years since Haringey Borough went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Hitchin Town has never failed to do so during the same period.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 67 Potters Bar Town (IL 1N) v Bishop’s Stortford (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Potters Bar Town equalled the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season. It is 16 years since Bishop’s Stortford exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round, but this is the club’s first appearance in it for 14 seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 68 Gorleston (ECL Premier) v Barking (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 25 years since Gorleston last progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Barking has only done so once themselves 15 years ago.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 69 Arlesey Town (SL 1SE) v Heybridge Swifts (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 1-0 by Heybridge Swifts in 2005/06 season.

Facts: It is four years since either side progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 70 AFC Sudbury (IL 1N) v Mildenhall Town (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: AFC Sudbury has progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in both the last two seasons. Mildenhall Town has gone past this Round just once in the club’s last seven campaigns.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 71 Aylesbury (SL 1SE) v Leiston (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Aylesbury has not progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round since setting the club’s record run eight years ago. Leiston has progressively improved year on year in FA Cup being knocked out successively in Q1, then Q2, then Q3 and then Q4 over past four years.

 

 

 

Tie No. 72 Hanwell Town (SL 1SE) v Brightlingsea Regent (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 1st qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Hanwell Town has progressed beyond this Round in both the last two seasons setting the club’s best run two years ago. This is the third time Brightlingsea Regent has appeared in this Round in the club’s five campaigns, but first time exempted to it.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 73 St Margaretsbury (SSML Premier) v Kidlington (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 12 years since St Margaretsbury went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Kidlington has only done so once, just two years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 74 Cheshunt (IL 1N) v Takeley (ESL)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v preliminary

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Cheshunt hasn’t progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for 13 years. Takeley had only won one FA Cup tie in the club’s previous seven campaigns prior to this season; the club has won two this season already.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 75 Haverhill Borough (ECL Premier) v Kings Langley (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Haverhill Borough is in the club’s third FA Cup campaign appearing in this Round for the second time. Kings Langley went beyond this stage of the competition for the first time last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 76 Enfield Town (IL Premier) v Harrow Borough (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Enfield Town set the club’s best ever FA Cup run just two years ago. Harrow Borough has exited the FA Cup in this Round three times in the last five seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 77 Littlehampton Town (SCEL Premier) v Chipstead (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: Two previous FA Cup meetings both won by Littlehampton Town with a 3-2 scoreline.

Facts: Littlehampton Town last progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round 17 years ago. Chipstead last achieved the feat four years ago.

 

 

Tie No. 78 Ashford Town (Mdx) (SL 1SE) v Corinthian-Casuals (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is five years since Ashford Town went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round, whilst Corinthian-Casuals hasn’t done that for 16 years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 79 Phoenix Sports (IL 1S) v Eastbourne Town (SCFL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Phoenix Sports is into the 1st Qualifying round for the second time in the club’s fourth FA Cup campaign. Eastbourne Town has made it beyond this Round three times in last five years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 80 Ramsgate (IL 1S) v Egham Town (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 10 years since Ramsgate last went past the 1st Qualifying Round. Egham Town recorded the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 81 Margate (IL Premier) v East Grinstead Town (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 3 v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is eight years since Margate failed to go beyond the 1st Qualifying Round, whereas it is 46 years (18 campaigns) since East Grinstead Town ventured beyond this Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 82 Faversham Town (IL 1S) v Tonbridge Angels (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Faversham Town recorded the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season. It is seven years since Tonbridge Angels failed to go beyond the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 83 Crowborough Athletic (SCEL Premier) v Sevenoaks Town (SCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Crowborough Athletic had only won one FA Cup tie before this season since setting the club’s best run nine years ago. Sevenoaks Town went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for the first time ever last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 84 Dulwich Hamlet (IL Premier) v Hastings United (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 3

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 2-1 by Hastings United in the 1999/2000 season.

Facts: Dulwich Hamlet has only once failed to go beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in the last six years. Hastings United has gone beyond this Round in each of the last three seasons.

 

 

 

Tie No. 85 Tooting and Mitcham United (IL Premier) v Merstham (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 4 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Tooting and Mitcham United has a mixed record in FA Cup over last eight years going beyond this Round half the time. Merstham set the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season in their 33rd campaign.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 86 Thamesmead Town (IL 1S) v Lewes (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Thamesmead Town set the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season. Lewes has exited the FA Cup at this stage in both the last two seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 87 Herne Bay (IL 1S) v Walton Casuals (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Herne Bay has progressed beyond this Round in both the last two seasons. Walton Casuals equalled the club’s best ever FA Cup run last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 88 Metropolitan Police (IL Premier) v Staines Town (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Metropolitan Police has alternated between going out in the 1st Qualifying Round and progressing beyond it over the last eight years. It is 11 years since Staines Town last exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 89 Folkestone Invicta (IL Premier) v Greenwich Borough (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Folkestone Invicta has gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round just twice in the last six years. Greenwich Borough has gone out of the FA Cup at this stage in both years since setting club’s best run.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 90 Dorking Wanderers (IL Premier) v Worthing (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Dorking Wanderers has gone beyond this Round just once in the club’s four previous FA Cup campaigns. Worthing has ventured past the 1st Qualifying Round in each of the last three seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 91 Horsham (IL 1S) v Ashford United (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v 1st qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is four years since Horsham last went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Ashford United set the club’s best FA Cup run to this Round just last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 92 Haywards Heath Town (SCFL Premier) v Tunbridge Wells (SCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 29 years since Haywards Heath Town last made it past the 1st Qualifying Round, although the club has had just six campaigns since then. However, it is 38 years (and campaigns) since Tunbridge Wells achieved that feat.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 93 Banstead Athletic (CCL Premier) v Glebe (SCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v extra preliminary

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 12 years since Banstead Athletic last progressed past the 1st Qualifying Round. Glebe is ostensibly in the club’s first FA Cup campaign having been prevented from participating two seasons ago after initially being accepted.

 

Tie No. 94 Carshalton Athletic (IL 1S) v Pagham (SCFL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 2 v 2nd qualifying

History: This will be the third FA Cup meeting between these two clubs in the last six years with Carshalton Athletic having won on both previous occasions.

Facts: Carshalton Athletic has progressed beyond this Round just once on the last four seasons. However, it is 27 seasons since Pagham last equalled the club’s best ever FA Cup run.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 95 Kingstonian (IL Premier) v Shoreham (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 4 v 4th qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 3-1 by Kingstonian in 2008/09 season.

Facts: Kingstonian has progressed beyond this Round twice in the last three seasons. It is 23 years since Shoreham ventured beyond the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 96 Leatherhead (IL Premier) v Cray Valley Paper Mills (SCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 4 v preliminary

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Leatherhead has been knocked out of the FA Cup in this Round in each of the last three seasons. This is the fifth FA Cup campaign for Cray Valley Paper Mills.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 97 Erith Town (SCEL Premier) v Burgess Hill Town (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is six years since Erith Town last achieved the club’s best FA Cup run. Burgess Hill Town achieved the club’s best ever run last season for the fourth time.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 98 Hereford (SL Premier) v Godalming Town (CCL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Hereford is competing on FA Cup for just the second time. It is six years since Godalming Town last went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round and set the club’s best ever Cup run.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 99 Banbury United (SL Premier) v Tiverton Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Banbury United has only gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round twice in the club’s last 10 campaigns. It is nine years since Tiverton Town progressed past the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 100 Bridport (TWL Premier) v Barnstaple Town (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 2-1 by Bridport in the 2008/09 season.

Facts: Bridport has not gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for 42 years. It is just 13 years since Barnstaple Town achieved the same.

 

 

 

Tie No. 101 Gosport Borough (SL Premier) v Bridgwater Town (TWL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 1 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is six years since Gosport Borough last exited the FA Cup as early as this Round and they set their best Cup run in that time. Bridgwater Town went out in the Preliminary Round in both the last two seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 102 Frome Town (SL Premier) v AFC Totton (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Frome Town has progressed beyond the 1st Qualifying Round just once in the last four seasons. It is five years since AFC Totton went beyond this Round, though.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 103 AFC Portchester (WL Premier) v Dorchester Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: AFC Portchester has equalled the club’s best FA Cup run in both the last two seasons. Dorchester has exited the FA Cup in this Round during the same period.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 104 Farnborough (SL Premier) v Salisbury (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings, however Farnborough lost to Salisbury City nine years ago and Farnborough Town beat Salisbury City three times in FA Cup in past.

Facts: Farnborough has only twice exited the FA Cup as early as the 1st Qualifying Round in the club’s 10 previous campaigns. Salisbury is competing in FA Cup for just the second time.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 105 Odd Down (TWL Premier) v Weymouth (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 24 years since Odd Down went beyond the 1st Qualifying Round for the club’s one and only time so far. Weymouth has only gone out of the FA Cup as early as this Round three times during the same period.

 

 

 

Tie No. 106 Tavistock (SWPL Premier) v Taunton Town (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 6 v Step 4

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: Two previous FA Cup meetings with one win apiece; the 7-2 victory for Tavistock in the clubs first ever FA Cup match in 1948/49 season remains their biggest ever FA Cup win.

Facts: Tavistock has only once gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round in 19 previous campaigns, way back in 1954/55 season. Taunton Town equalled the club’s best Cup run last season.

 

 

 

Tie No. 107 Merthyr Town (SL Premier) v Willand Rovers (TWL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 2-0 by Willand Rovers in 2010/11 season.

Facts: Merthyr Town equalled the club’s best FA Cup run last season. Willand Rovers has just once gone beyond this stage of the competition in last seven years when setting their best run.

 

 

 

Tie No. 108 Tuffley Rovers (HL Premier) v Swindon Supermarine (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Tuffley Rovers has just once ventured beyond the 1st Qualifying Round and that was 18 years ago. Swindon Supermarine has progressed beyond this Round three out of six seasons since setting best Cup run.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 109 Horndean (WL Premier) v Bodmin Town (SWPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 6

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: This is the 10th time Horndean has reached the 1st Qualifying Round. Will it be the first time the clubs goes beyond it? Bodmin Town has only ventured further three times themselves.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 110 Paulton Rovers (SL 1SW) v Winchester City (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Paulton Rovers has gone beyond the 1st Qualifying Round twice in the last three seasons whilst Winchester City has done so all three times.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 111 Guildford City (CCL Premier) v Knaphill (CCL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v 1st qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Guildford City has just once ventured past the 1st Qualifying Round, seven years ago. Knaphill is in this Round for the first time since the club’s debut season three years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 112 Basingstoke Town (SL Premier) v Hartley Wintney (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v 4th qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 4-0 by Basingstoke Town six years ago.

Facts: Basingstoke Town has not exited the FA Cup as early as this Round for 21 years although last season was the first time the club appeared in it for 13 years. Over last seven seasons Hartley Wintney has either gone way beyond this Round or been knocked out before it.

 

Tie No. 113 Bideford (SL 1SW) v Bishop’s Cleeve (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 3-1 by Bishop’s Cleeve in the 2005/06 season.

Facts: Last season was the first time in six years Bideford failed to go beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Bishop’s Cleeve has only successfully negotiated this Round once during the same period.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 114 Hamworthy United (WL Premier) v Thatcham Town (HL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is four years since Hamworthy United last registered the club’s best Cup run. It is one year further back since Thatcham Town went past this Round.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 115 Cinderford Town (SL 1SW) v Moneyfields (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is six years since Cinderford Town made it beyond the 1st Qualifying Round. Moneyfields has achieved that feat just twice, 10 and 11 years ago.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 116 Andover Town (WL Premier) v Cadbury Heath (TWL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: This is just the third FA Cup campaign for Andover Town having made this Round for the first time last season. Cadbury Heath also set the club’s best ever FA Cup run last year.

 

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