FA Cup 2017-18 Q2 Rd Tie-by-Tie Previews

Previews for all 80 FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round ties – Copyright FACupFactfile

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Tie No. 1 Salford City (National League N) v York City (National League N)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 2 v SEMI-FINAL

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is three years since Salford City exited FA Cup as early as the 2nd Qualifying Round. York City hasn’t appeared in this Round since the 1928-29 season, 89 years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 2 Darlington (National League N) v South Shields (NPL 1)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings – original Darlington faced Gateshead (ex South Shields) four times with 2 wins each.

Facts: Darlington set the club’s best run last season although have not won in FA Cup for three years. South Shields last made 2nd Qualifying Round 20 years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 3 Southport (National League N) v Bradford (Park Avenue) (National League N)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 2

Best Runs: QUARTER FINAL v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings – Southport were drawn three times to face original Bradford (Park Avenue) in FA Cup, winning twice.

Facts: It is 14 years since Southport last exited FA Cup in 2nd Qualifying Round. Bradford (Park Avenue) has gone out in this Round twice in last three seasons.

 

 

Tie No. 4 Ossett Town (NPL 1N) v Atherton Collieries (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is four years since Ossett Town progressed beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round, whilst Atherton Collieries has only done so once in 26 previous FA Cup campaigns, 23 years ago.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 5 Newcastle Benfield (NL 1) v Ashton United (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is nine years since Newcastle Benfield ventured beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round, whereas Ashton United has done so three times in the last four seasons.

 

 

 

Tie No. 6 Warrington Town (NPL Premier) v Hyde United (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 1

History: Three previous FA Cup meetings, all in the 1990s, with Hyde United winning the last two.

Facts: Warrington Town has gone beyond 2nd Qualifying Round just once in last six seasons when setting the club’s best Cup run three years ago. Hyde United has exited the FA Cup at this stage in each of the last three years.

 

Tie No. 7 Harrogate Town (National League N) v Penistone Church (NCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 2 v extra preliminary

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 10 years since Harrogate Town progressed beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round, equalling the club’s best Cup run when doing so. Penistone Church has now won more FA Cup ties this season than the club had played, and lost, prior to it.

 

 

 

Tie No. 8 Spennymoor Town (National League N) v Gainsborough Trinity (National League N)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Spennymoor Town set the club’s best FA Cup run only last season. Gainsborough Trinity exited in this Round for the first time in three years last season.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 9 Handsworth Parramore (NCEL Premier) v FC United of Manchester (National League N)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 2

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Handsworth Parramore set the club’s best FA Cup run only last season. It is three seasons since FC United of Manchester last exited the FA Cup as early as the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

Tie No. 10 Albion Sports (NCEL Premier) v Ashton Athletic (NWCL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v 2nd qualifying – the winner of this tie will appear in 3rd Qualifying Round for the first time in the club’s history

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Albion Sports has won as many FA Cup ties this season as the club had in its three previous FA Cup campaigns. Ashton Athletic set the club’s best ever FA Cup run only last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 11 Shildon (NL 1) v Altrincham (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 4

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 3-0 by Altrincham five seasons ago.

Facts: It is four years since Altrincham last exited the FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round whilst it is three years since Shildon last progressed beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

Tie No. 12 Scarborough Athletic (NPL 1N) v Sunderland Ryhope Community Association (NL 1)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v preliminary – Ryhope Community Association did make 3rd qualifying round twice before merging with Kennek Roker in 1999

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Scarborough Athletic is equalling the club’s best Cup run for the third time, but for the first time in three seasons. Sunderland RCA has won as many FA Cup ties this year as in their previous 13 campaigns.

 

Tie No. 13 Blyth Spartans (National League N) v Shaw Lane Association (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 5 v preliminary

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is three seasons since Blyth Spartans last went past the 2nd Qualifying Round. Shaw Lane Association experienced victory for the first time, in the club’s third FA Cup tie, in the previous Round of this season’s competition.

 

 

Tie No. 14 1874 Northwich (NWCL Premier) v North Ferriby United (National League N)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 2

Best Runs: preliminary v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: 1874 Northwich are already two Rounds further than the club has been before. North Ferriby United has equalled the club’s best FA Cup run in each of the last four seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 15 Stockport County (National League N) v Curzon Ashton (National League N)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 5 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Stockport County has only once gone out of the FA Cup as early as the 2nd Qualifying Round in the last 115 years. Curzon Ashton equalled the club’s best FA Cup run only last season.

 

 

 

Tie No. 16 Stalybridge Celtic (NPL Premier) v Chorley (National League N)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 2

History: Three previous FA Cup meetings, two won by Stalybridge Celtic, both by four clear goals, last time 53 years ago.

Facts: It is three years since Stalybridge Celtic last exited the FA Cup as early as the 2nd Qualifying Round. It is four seasons since Chorley did the same.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 17 Lancaster City (NPL Premier) v Droylsden (NPL 1N)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 2

History: Two previous FA Cup meetings, both won 2-0 by Droylsden, the second time just two seasons ago.

Facts: Lancaster City has ventured past the 2nd Qualifying Round just three times in the 21st Century. Droylsden has done so three times since 2010, including equalling the club’s best Cup run.

 

 

 

Tie No. 18 Stafford Rangers (NPL Premier) v Tamworth (National League N)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 4 v Round 3

History: One previous FA Cup meeting, 48 years ago, won 3-0 by Tamworth after a 3-3 draw.

Facts: It is 10 years since Stafford Rangers last went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round. Tamworth has exited the competition at this stage in both the last two seasons.

 

 

 

Tie No. 19 Boston United (National League N) v Haughmond (MFL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 3 v extra preliminary

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Boston United has had just one 2nd Qualifying Round exit in the club’s last five FA Cup campaigns. Haughmond is in just the club’s second FA Cup run having now won three times as many ties as they’ve lost.

 

 

 

Tie No. 20 Shepshed Dynamo (MFL Premier) v Nantwich Town (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Shepshed Dynamo has only once gone beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round in the club’s previous 22 campaigns, 21 years ago. Nantwich Town won through this Round last season for the first time in five years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 21 Deeping Rangers (UCL Premier) v Kidderminster Harriers (National League N)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 2

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 5

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Deeping Rangers is equalling the club’s best Cup run for the third time in seven seasons. It is 34 years since Kidderminster Harriers exited the FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 22 AFC Mansfield (NCEL Premier) v Rushall Olympic (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: AFC Mansfield recorded the club’s best FA Cup run just last season. Rushall Olympic has gone out of the FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round twice in the last three years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 23 Kempston Rovers (SL 1SE) v Hereford (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 37 years since Kempston Rovers last ventured beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round. Hereford is competing in the FA Cup for just the second time.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 24 Stratford Town (SL Premier) v Redditch United (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v 3

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: Three previous FA Cup meetings with Redditch United winning through on the last two occasions.

Facts: Redditch was the first club Stratford Town (Amateurs) ever played in FA Cup, winning 2-0 in 1966/67 season. Redditch United finally won a 1st Qualifying Round tie for the first time in seven years.

 

Tie No. 25 AFC Telford United (National League N) v Barwell (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: AFC Telford United has exited the FA Cup in 2nd Qualifying Round in both seasons since setting best Cup run three years ago. Barwell did the same last year following setting their own best Cup run two years ago.

 

 

 

Tie No. 26 Nuneaton Town (National League N) v King’s Lynn Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings, however predecessors Nuneaton Borough beat King’s Lynn 2-1 in 1949/50 season.

Facts: Nuneaton Town exited FA Cup in 2nd Qualifying Round last season for the first time since debut campaign in 2008/09. It is three years since King’s Lynn Town went out of the FA Cup as early as the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

Tie No. 27 Kettering Town (SL Premier) v Kidsgrove Athletic (NPL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 4 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Kettering Town are tracking towards a 1st Round exit this year as last three seasons has seen successively 2nd Qualifying, 3rd Qualifying and 4th Qualifying exits. It is six years since Kidsgrove Athletic last went past the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

Tie No. 28 Basford United (NPL 1S) v Mickleover Sports (NPL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Basford United jointly hold the current record of most FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round appearances without making 3rd Qualifying Round. Will it be 10th time lucky? It is three years since Mickleover Sports last equalled their best Cup run.

 

 

Tie No. 29 Alfreton Town (National League N) v AFC Rushden and Diamonds (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is seven years since Alfreton Town last exited the FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round. AFC Rushden and Diamonds has only once gone out as early as this Round in their four campaigns.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 30 Westfields (MFL Premier) v Leamington (National League North)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Westfields set the club’s best ever FA Cup run only last season. It is three years since Leamington last went past the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 31 Grantham Town (NPL Premier) v Alvechurch (NPL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 3 v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is three years since Grantham Town last went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round, whilst Alvechurch has had to wait 26 years to appear in this Round again.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 32 Buxton (NPL Premier) v Chasetown (NPL 1S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 3 v Round 3

History: One previous FA Cup meeting won 1-0 by Buxton in 1998/99 season.

Facts: Buxton has failed to go beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round three times in the last six seasons. Chasetown has only gone beyond this Round once in the last eight years.

 

 

 

Tie No. 33 Stourbridge (NPL Premier) v St Ives Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 3 v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Stourbridge recorded the club’s best ever FA Cup run just last season, the fourth time in six years the club made it to at least the 2nd Round. St Ives Town reached their best run twice in the last four seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 34 Dereham Town (IL 1N) v Boston Town (UCL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

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

Facts: It is five years since Dereham Town went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round for their one and only time so far. It is 22 years since Boston Town even made it this far, and another 15 since the club went further.

 

 

 

Tie No. 35 Leiston (IL Premier) v Crowborough Athletic (SCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 1 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Leiston is tracking to a 1st Round exit after successively going out in 1st Qualifying, 2nd Qualifying, 3rd Qualifying and 4th Qualifying in the last four seasons. It is nine years since Crowborough Athletic went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round for their one and only time so far.

 

Tie No. 36 Concord Rangers (National League S) v Tunbridge Wells (SCEL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 1 v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Concord Rangers has exited the FA Cup in this Round in both seasons since setting the club’s record Cup run three years ago. Tunbridge Wells are equalling their best FA Cup run for the first time in 38 years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 37 Braintree Town (National League S) v Royston Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 2 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Braintree Town set the club’s best FA Cup run just last season. It is 19 years since Royston Town went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round for their one and only time so far.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 38 AFC Sudbury (IL 1N) v Chipstead (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 4v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is four years since either AFC Sudbury or Chipstead last progressed beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 39 Biggleswade Town (SL Premier) v East Thurrock United (National League S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Biggleswade Town has gone out of the FA Cup in this Round in both the last two seasons. In the last six seasons East Thurrock has twice set the club’s best FA Cup run.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 40 St Albans City (National League S) v Cambridge City (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 2

History: Two previous FA Cup meetings both won by Cambridge City in consecutive seasons in the 1960s.

Facts: St Albans City is competing in the FA Cup for the 100th time and it is six years since the club exited in the 2nd Qualifying Round. It is five years since Cambridge City last went past this Round.

 

 

Tie No. 41 Horsham (IL 1S) v Herne Bay (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v 4th qualifying

History: Three previous FA Cup meetings all won by Herne Bay between 1989 and 1996.

Facts: It is four years since Horsham last went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round, but 15 years since Herne Bay last achieved it.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 42 Hemel Hempstead Town (National League S) v Wingate and Finchley (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is five years since Hemel Hempstead Town last exited the FA Cup earlier than the 3rd Qualifying Round, whereas Wingate and Finchley did so last season after two years of equalling their best Cup run.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 43 Lowestoft Town (IL Premier) v Harlow Town (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 4

History: Two previous FA Cup meetings, both won 2-1 by Harlow Town.

Facts: Lowestoft Town has only once gone beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round in the last four seasons, whilst Harlow Town has only done so once in the last eight years.

 

 

Tie No. 44 Metropolitan Police (IL Premier) v Heybridge Swifts (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Metropolitan Police has failed to go beyond 2nd Qualifying Round since equalling the club’s best Cup run five years ago. It is three years since Heybridge Swifts went past this Round, too.

 

 

 

Tie No. 45 Chelmsford City (National League S) v Ramsgate (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 4 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Chelmsford City has twice been knocked out of the FA Cup in this Round in the last four seasons. It is 10 years since Ramsgate last appeared in the 2nd Qualifying Round and 12 years since going beyond it when last equalling the club’s best Cup run.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 46 Ware (IL 1N) v Leatherhead (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is nine years since Ware last progressed beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round. Leatherhead were knocked out in the 1st Qualifying Round in each of the last three seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 47 Kings Langley (SL Premier) v Margate (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Kings Langley is equalling the club’s best ever FA Cup run achieved for the first time last season. Margate reached the 4th Qualifying Round in both the last two seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 48 Thamesmead Town (IL 1S) v Billericay Town (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

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 just last season. Billericay Town fell one Round short of equalling their best Cup run last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 49 Baldock Town (SSML 1) v Aylesbury United (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 6 v Step 4

Best Runs: preliminary v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Baldock Town is in just the club’s third FA Cup campaign and have now gone two Rounds further than ever before. Aylesbury United is in the club’s 100th FA Cup campaign, but it is eight years since the club last went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 50 Hertford Town (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.

Facts: It is 22 years since Hertford Town ventured beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round. AFC Hornchurch has twice gone out before the 2nd Qualifying Round and twice gone two Rounds beyond it in the last four seasons.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 51 Glebe (SCEL Premier) v Phoenix Sports (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: extra preliminary v 2nd qualifying – one of these clubs will make 3rd Qualifying Round for the first time ever.

History: No previous FA Cup meetings as Glebe are ostensibly competing for the first time as disqualified before kicking a ball two years ago.

Facts: Phoenix Sports set the club’s best FA Cup run in the second of their three previous campaigns.

 

 

Tie No. 52 FC Romania (ESL) v Hayes and Yeading United (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 4

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: FC Romania set the club’s best FA Cup record in their debut season three years ago. Hayes and Yeading United has exited the FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round in each of the last four seasons.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 53 Kingstonian (IL Premier) v Brackley Town (National League N)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 4 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Kingstonian has progressed beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round just once in the last six seasons. Brackley Town equalled the club’s best FA Cup run last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 54 Eastbourne Borough (National League S) v Carshalton Athletic (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Eastbourne Borough equalled the club’s best FA Cup run last season. Carshalton Athletic has not gone beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round now for seven years.

 

 

 

Tie No. 55 Folkestone Invicta (IL Premier) v Tooting and Mitcham United (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 4

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Folkestone Invicta went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round last season for the first time in nine years. Tooting and Mitcham United has only gone further than this Round twice in the same period.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 56 Cheshunt (IL 1N) v Dorking Wanderers (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 11 years since Cheshunt last ventured past the 2nd Qualifying Round. Dorking Wanderers set the club’s best Cup run in the second of their four previous campaigns.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 57 Wealdstone (National League S) v Faversham Town (IL 1S)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 3 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is three years since Wealdstone exited the FA Cup as early as the 2nd Qualifying Round. Faversham Town set the club’s best FA Cup run for the first time last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 58 Colney Heath (SSML Premier) v Burgess Hill Town (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 3

Best Runs: 1st qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Colney Heath is competing in the FA Cup for the 10th time and in this Round for the first time. Burgess Hill Town equalled its best Cup run last season for the fourth time.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 59 Welling United (National League S) v Haringey Borough (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is six years since Welling United last exited the FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round. Haringey Borough has gone 31 years and 24 FA Cup campaigns since their one and only foray beyond this Round so far.

 

 

Tie No. 60 Dartford (National League S) v Barking (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 3 v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Dartford has gone out of the FA Cup as early as the 2nd Qualifying Round just once in the last eight seasons. Barking is equalling the club’s best FA Cup run achieved just once before 15 years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 61 Hampton and Richmond Borough (National League S) v Potters Bar Town (IL 1N)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Hampton and Richmond Borough went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round for the first time in three years last season. Potters Bar Town equalled the club’s best FA Cup run last year.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 62 Whitehawk (National League S) v Oxford City (National League S)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Whitehawk has ventured past the 2nd Qualifying Round in each of the last three seasons including setting the club’s best FA Cup run in that time. Oxford City has only once gone beyond this Round in the same three year period.

 

 

Tie No. 63 Marlow (SL 1SE) v Ashford Town (Mdx) (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: SEMI-FINAL v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 15 years since Marlow last appeared in the 2nd Qualifying Round and 22 years since going beyond it. For Ashford Town (Mdx) it is five years and eight years respectively for the same stats.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 64 Needham Market (IL Premier) v Chesham United (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: 4th qualifying v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Needham Market exited the FA Cup in the 1st Qualifying Round in both the last two seasons, whilst Chesham United made it through to the ‘Proper’ Rounds during the same period.

 

 

 

Tie No. 65 Slough Town (SL Premier) v Dulwich Hamlet (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 1

History: One previous FA Cup meeting 56 years ago won 5-1 by Dulwich Hamlet.

Facts: Slough Town is tracking to exit FA Cup in 4th Qualifying Round having gone out successively in Preliminary, 1st Qualifying, 2nd Qualifying and 3rd Qualifying in the last four seasons. Dulwich Hamlet has exited the FA Cup in this Round in both the last two years.

 

 

Tie No. 66 Hanwell Town (SL 1SE) v Enfield Town (IL Premier)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 3

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 4th qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting just last season won 1-0 by Hanwell Town.

Facts: Hanwell Town and Enfield Town both set their club’s respective best FA Cup run just two seasons ago.

 

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 67 Havant and Waterlooville (National League S) v Merthyr Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 3

Best Runs: Round 4 v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is three years since Havant and Waterlooville last exited the FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round. Merthyr Town equalled the club’s best FA Cup run just last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 68 Bodmin Town (SWPL Premier) v Bideford (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 6 v Step 4

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: Two previous FA Cup meetings, both won by Bideford, both after a replay, including in last season.

Facts: It is six years since Bodmin Town went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round for their one and only time so far. It is 15 years, though, since Bideford progressed past this Round.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 69 Bridport (TWL Premier) v Cadbury Heath (TWL Premier)

Levels: Step 5 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 3rd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 60 years since Bridport went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round for the club’s one and only time so far. Cadbury Heath achieved the same for the first time just last season.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 70 Gosport Borough (SL Premier) v Swindon Supermarine (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Gosport Borough set the club’s best FA Cup run just three seasons ago. Swindon Supermarine went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round last season for the first time since setting their best Cup run seven years ago.

 

 

Tie No. 71 Bognor Regis Town (National League S) v Weston-super-Mare (National League S)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 2

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Bognor Regis Town has only progressed beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round twice in the last 12 seasons. Weston-super-Mare went out in this Round last season for the first time in seven years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 72 Cinderford Town (SL 1SW) v Hartley Wintney (SL 1SE)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 2 v 4th qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is seven years since Cinderford Town progressed past the 2nd Qualifying Round. For past six seasons Hartley Wintney has alternately gone out of FA Cup before 2nd Qualifying Round or exited it later in the competition.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 73 Tavistock (SWPL Premier) v Frome Town (SL Premier)

Levels: Step 6 v Step 3

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is 63 years since Tavistock went beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round for the club’s one and only time so far, although this is only the 14th campaign since then. Frome Town set their best FA Cup run in the same season 63 years ago but is only three years since going beyond 2nd Qualifying Round.

 

 

Tie No. 74 Weymouth (SL Premier) v Chippenham Town (National League S)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 4 v Round 1

History: Four previous FA Cup meetings, all won by Weymouth scoring at least four goals in each victory.

Facts: Weymouth and Chippenham Town have both only once failed to go beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round in the last four seasons.

 

Tie No. 75 Banbury United (SL Premier) v Thatcham Town (HL Premier)

Levels: Step 3 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 1 v 4th qualifying

History: One previous FA Cup meeting way back in the 1936/37 season won 7-0 by Banbury Spencer, the equal highest margin of defeat for Thatcham Town.

Facts: Banbury United went beyond 2nd Qualifying Round last season for the first time in 12 years. It is 17 years since Thatcham Town progressed past this Round.

 

 

Tie No. 76 Bath City (National League S) v Knaphill (CCL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 5

Best Runs: Round 3 v 1st qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Bath City is competing in the FA Cup for the 100th time and hasn’t gone out of the competition as early as the 2nd Qualifying Round for 11 years. Knaphill set the club’s best run prior to this year in their debut season three years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 77 Truro City (National League S) v AFC Portchester (WL Premier)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 5

Best Runs: 3rd qualifying v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: Truro City has achieved its best FA Cup run three times in the last eight seasons, whereas AFC Portchester has achieved their best Cup run three times in the last four years.

 

 

 

Tie No. 78 Salisbury (SL 1SW) v Poole Town (National League S)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 2

Best Runs: 2nd qualifying v Round 3

History: No previous FA Cup meetings, although Poole Town has faced previous Salisbury clubs 14 times in the FA Cup in the past, winning six and losing eight.

Facts: Salisbury is competing in the FA Cup for only the second time. Poole Town has a chequered record of going beyond 2nd Qualifying Round or going out in this Round in the last few years.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 79 Paulton Rovers (SL 1SW) v Kidlington (SL 1SW)

Levels: Step 4 v Step 4

Best Runs: Round 1 v 2nd qualifying

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is eight years since Paulton Rovers last progressed beyond the 2nd Qualifying Round, when the club set their best ever FA Cup run. Kidlington appear in this Round for just the second time, the last time just two years ago.

 

 

 

 

Tie No. 80 Gloucester City (National League S) v Hungerford Town (National League S)

Levels: Step 2 v Step 2

Best Runs: Round 2 v Round 1

History: No previous FA Cup meetings.

Facts: It is seven years since Gloucester City last exited the FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round. Hungerford Town has gone beyond this Round just three times in the last 10 seasons.

 

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