FA Cup 2021/22 Q1 Rd Review

Stats of the Round

Worthing FC exit the FA Cup in the 1st Qualifying Round for a record 44th time.

Shaftesbury FC reach FA Cup Q2 Rd for only second time, 112 years after their first time.

Redhill FC equal the FA Cup record comeback victory, winning 4-3 at Sevenoaks Town after being 3-0 down at half-time.

First time reaching Q2 Round ever

Sutton Common Rovers (12th campaign)

Bromsgrove Sporting (8th campaign)

Longlevens FC (6th campaign)

Broadfields United (4th campaign)

Stone Old Alleynians (3rd campaign)

Little Oakley (2nd campaign)


Debut clubs in Q2 Round

Jersey Bulls


Equalling best run to Q2 Rd

Walthamstow FC (7th time in 27 campaigns)

Great Wakering Rovers (4th time in 26 campaigns)

Hamworthy United (4th time in 18 campaigns)

AFC Dunstable (4th time in 11 campaigns)

Squires Gate (3rd time in 22 campaigns)

Norwich United (3rd time in 20 campaigns)

Pontefract Collieries (2nd time in 26 campaigns)

Shaftesbury FC (2nd time in 17 campaigns)

Lymington Town (2nd time in 16 campaigns)

Baldock Town, Hanley Town (2nd time in 7 campaigns)

City of Liverpool, Stockton Town (2nd time in 5 campaigns)


First time in Q2 Round in a while

112 years – Shaftesbury FC

20 years – Stowmarket Town

17 years – Squires Gate

16 years – Welwyn Garden City

13 years – Long Eaton United

10 years – Hebburn Town

9 years – Bishop’s Cleeve

8 years – Yate Town

7 years – Norwich United, Redhill FC

6 years – Mildenhall Town, Spalding United, Sporting Khalsa

5 years – Bedworth United, Hythe Town, Merstham FC

4 years – Ashford Town (Mdx), Aylesbury United, Basford United, Handsworth FC, Phoenix Sports

3 years – AFC Sudbury, Bamber Bridge, Basingstoke Town, Bedford Town, Burgess Hill Town, East Thurrock, Leatherhead FC, Stamford FC, Whitehawk FC


Into Q2 Rd and long time since last KO before Q2 Rd

20 years – Weston-super-Mare

9 years – Poole Town

7 years – Truro City

6 years – Kings Langley, Nantwich Town

5 years – Buxton FC, Hornchurch FC, Horsham FC

4 years – Coalville Town, Corinthian-Casuals, Halesowen Town, Hitchin Town, Marine FC, Peterborough Sports, Sholing FC, Taunton Town, Tiverton Town

3 years – Bishop’s Stortford, Carshalton Athletic, Chasetown FC, Chertsey Town, Cheshunt FC, Chichester City, Farnborough FC, Folkestone Invicta, Harrow Borough, Lancaster City, Morpeth Town, Stratford Town, Tamworth FC, Walthamstow FC


Never KO before Q2 Rd (Min 3 campaigns)

Hayes and Yeading United (15 campaigns)


First time knocked out as early as Q1 Rd ever (Min 3 campaigns)


First time Knocked Out before Q2 Rd for a while

5 years – Ashton United


Consecutive Q1 Rd KOs

5 – Sevenoaks Town

4 – AFC Rushden and Diamonds, Redditch United

3 – Brightlingsea Regent, Charnock Richard, Dereham Town, Haywards Heath Town, Shepton Mallet, South Park, Sunderland Ryhope Community Association


Avenged Previous FA Cup Defeat

Warrington Rylands 0-4 Whitby Town (avenged last year’s defeat on pens)

Blackfield and Langley 0-3 Wimborne Town (lost 6-1 in previous meeting)

Bishop’s Stortford 3-0 Lowestoft Town

Dorchester Town 1-3 Yate Town

Littlehampton Town 4-5 Whitehawk FC

Kidlington FC 2-3 Bishop’s Cleeve

Corby Town 1-0 Hendon FC


Stafford Rangers 0-2 Rushall Olympic

Corinthian-Casuals 3-1 Worthing FC

Chesham United 2-1 Uxbridge (after 3 previous defeats)

Hanley Town 2-1 Hinckley LR FC


Biggest Wins of the Q1 Rd

Shepton Mallet 1-8 Taunton Town (Biggest DEFEAT)

Marske United 6-0 Seaham Red Star

West Allotment Celtic 2-7 Bamber Bridge (Joint biggest margin of DEFEAT)

Arlesey Town 0-5 Bowers and Pitsea (Record WIN)

Morpeth Town 6-1 Hyde United (Joint biggest margin of DEFEAT)

Abbey Rangers 5-0 Chatham Town (Record WIN)

Poole Town 5-0 Swindon Supermarine

Colney Heath 0-4 Ware FC (Biggest DEFEAT)

Erith and Belvedere 0-4 Chertsey Town

Harefield United 0-4 Hastings United

Warrington Rylands 0-4 Whitby Town (Biggest DEFEAT)

Jersey Bulls 5-1 VCD Athletic

Farnborough FC 4-0 Peacehaven and Telscombe


Basildon United 1-6 Wingate and Finchley (Joint biggest margin of VICTORY)

Kingstonian FC 8-1 Oxhey Jets (Record DEFEAT)

Buxton FC 5-1 Sherwood Colliery (Biggest DEFEAT)



Royston Town (3) 1-2 Mildenhall Town (5)

Bury Town (4) 1-4 Norwich United (5)

Matlock Town (3) 0-3 Belper Town (4)

Cray Wanderers (3) 1-3 Sutton Common Rovers (4)

Kidlington FC (4) 2-3 Bishop’s Cleeve (5)

Ashton United (3) 0-1 Hebburn Town (4)

Stalybridge Celtic (3) 0-1 Colne (4)

Jersey Bulls (5) 5-1 VCD Athletic (4)

Stamford FC (4) 2-0 Redditch United (3)

Chasetown FC (4) 2-1 Barwell FC (3)

Long Eaton United (5) 2-1 Coleshill Town (4)

Sporting Khalsa (4) 2-1 Gainsborough Trinity (3)

Stowmarket Town (4) 2-1 Potters bar Town (3)

Corby Town (4) 1-0 Hendon FC (3)

Walthamstow FC (5) 1-0 Berkhamsted FC (4)


Hamworthy United (5) 2-0 Merthyr Town (3)

Sevenoaks Town (4) 3-4 Redhill FC (5)

South Park (4) 1-2 Broadfields United (5)

Shaftesbury FC (5) 4-2 Highworth Town (4)

Cleethorpes Town (4) 2-1 Hednesford Town (3)


Hat-tricks and more

4 – Tim Berridge (Coalville Town)

3 – Conor Lynch (Basingstoke Town)

3 – Jake Cass (Bishop’s Stortford)

3 – Jonathan Margetts (Belper Town)

3 – Lewis Beale (Wimborne Town)

3 – Lewis Manor (Bowers and Pitsea)

3 – Toby Holmes (Taunton Town)


3 – Daniel Ajakaiye (Kingstonian)

3 – Jake Embery (Margate)



Marine FC won 2-1 at Dunston FC to make it two wins apiece in FA Cup – all games won by the away team.

That’s now six FA Cup wins out of six for Hitchin Town over Biggleswade Town.

Horsham FC have now beaten Haywards Heath Town all five times they’ve been drawn together in FA Cup.

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