Vote for the 2019-20 FACTAs

BREAKING – The 2019-20 FACTA winners have been announced

Performance of the FA Cup FACTA goes to … Maldon & Tiptree

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Special Team Award FACTA goes to … Chichester City

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Surprise of the FA Cup FACTA goes to … Chichester City

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Team of the FA Cup FACTA goes to …. Maldon & Tiptree

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Congratulations to Maldon & Tiptree and to Chichester City for their deserved awards, and to all the nominees in this year’s FACTAs, all of whom produced something in this season’s FA Cup worthy of recognition.



Voting is now open for the fifth FACupFactfile Team Awards (FACTAs) 2019-20.

The FACTAs are the only awards that are dedicated to celebrating Non-League clubs’ achievements in the FA Cup.

Voting for clubs in each FACTA category can be done in up to five different ways.

  1. Reply with a comment stating Club Name and FACTA Category
  2. Send a Direct Message (DM) to @FACupFactfile on Twitter
  3. Vote for your favourites in the Twitter Polls on @FACupFactfile pinned Tweet
  4. Send an email to stating Club Name and FACTA Category
  5. Leave a reply on the FACupFactfile Facebook page announcing FACTA nominees


The FACTA Categories, nominees and reasons for nominations

Team of the FA Cup FACTA

AFC FYLDE – For reaching the 3rd Rd for the first time ever in just their 12th campaign

CHICHESTER CITY – First club in 70 years to reach 2nd Rd having started in the Extra Preliminary Rd

MALDON & TIPTREE – For reaching 2nd Rd for first time ever, 3 rounds further than ever gone before

ROYSTON TOWN – For reaching the 4th Qualifying Rd for the first time ever in their 42nd campaign


Performance of the FA Cup FACTA

CARSHALTON ATHLETIC – For their 2-1 win over two levels higher Dagenham & Redbridge

KINGSTONIAN – For their 4-0 win at EFL 2 club Macclesfield Town in 1st Round ‘Proper’

LONGRIDGE TOWN – For winning 6-1 versus Barnoldswick Town in their first ever FA Cup match

MALDON & TIPTREE – For their 2-1 win at EFL 2 club Leyton Orient in 1st Round ‘Proper’

MELTON TOWN – For their debut game 2-1 turnaround Cupset at FA Cup veterans Worksop Town

SUTTON ATHLETIC – In their debut FA Cup run won 6-0 versus two levels higher Ashford Town (Mdx)

WHICKHAM – For their 10-1 win at Harrogate Railway Athletic, the highest in this year’s competition

WHITBY TOWN – For their 3-1 Cupset at Gloucester City with a squad of just 14 including 3 keepers


Surprise of the FA Cup FACTA

ABBEY RANGERS – For winning through 4 FA Cup rounds having never ever won a FA Cup tie before

CHICHESTER CITY – For going 5 Rounds further than ever before since merging with Portfield in 2000

COLNE – For becoming the first club from the Lancashire town to reach the 4th Qualifying Rd

WALTHAMSTOW – For producing two Cupsets against Great Wakering Rovers & Aylesbury United

Special Team Award FACTA

BOSTON UNITED – For the spirit of the club and the enthusiasm of the fans to win through 4 away ties and to provide a terrific last FA Cup game memory at York Street

CHICHESTER CITY – For committing to donate some of their FA Cup prize money from receiving a bye in the 1st Round to help support any future Bury FC club

DUNSTON – For providing excitement and goals in their Cup run to the 3rd Qualifying Rd netting 21 times to become the top scorers in this season’s FA Cup

HARINGEY BOROUGH / YEOVIL TOWN – For solidarity in the face of racism opting to halt their FA Cup match rather than allow the abuse to continue


Good luck to all the FACTA nominees. Voting closes at mid-day on Thursday 2nd January, 2020

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