FA Cup 2021/22 Q2 Rd Review

Stat of the Round

Jersey Bulls become the first ever club from the Channel Islands to reach the 3rd Qualifying Round


First time in Q3 Round ever

Pontefract Collieries – 26th campaign

Norwich United – 20th campaign

AFC Dunstable – 11th campaign

Bromsgrove Sporting – 8th campaign

Hanley Town – 7th campaign

City of Liverpool – 5th campaign


Debut clubs still in FA Cup

Jersey Bulls


Equalling best run to Q3 Rd

Chertsey Town (6th time in 54 campaigns)

Long Eaton United (5th time in 54 campaigns)

Stratford Town (5th time in 41 campaigns)

Wingate and Finchley (4th time in 31 campaigns)

Welwyn Garden City (3rd time in 40 campaigns)

Dorking Wanderers (3rd time in 9 campaigns)

Basford United (2nd time in 46 campaigns)

Atherton Collieries (2nd time in 31 campaigns)

Runcorn Linnets (2nd time in 14 campaigns)

Bedfont Sports (2nd time in 11 campaigns)

Cleethorpes Town, Handsworth FC (2nd time in 8 campaigns)


First time in Q3 Round in a while

45 years – Long Eaton United

37 years – Atherton Collieries

26 years – Marlow FC

16 years – Welwyn Garden City

15 years – Cheshunt FC

10 years – Radcliffe FC

8 years – Runcorn Linnets, Yate Town

7 years – Redhill FC

6 years – Wingate and Finchley

5 years – Handsworth FC, Harrow Borough, Merstham FC, Stamford FC

4 years – Aylesbury United, Basford United, Chelmsford City, East Thurrock United, Folkestone Invicta, Frome Town, Stratford Town

3 years – AFC Sudbury, Cirencester Town, Cleethorpes Town, Curzon Ashton, Dorking Wanderers, Hastings United, Horsham FC, Hungerford Town, Kidderminster Harriers, Metropolitan Police, Whitehawk FC


Into Q3 Rd and long time since last KO before Q3 Rd

97 years – York City

15 years – Bath City, Eastbourne Borough

10 years – Brackley Town, Maidstone United, St Albans City

8 years – Guiseley FC, Havant and Waterlooville

6 years – Ebbsfleet United, Hampton and Richmond Borough

4 years – Blyth Spartans, Chippenham Town, Peterborough Sports, Southport FC, Weston-super-Mare

3 years – Boston United FC, Hayes and Yeading United, Spennymoor Town, Tamworth FC


Never Exited FA Cup Before Q3 Rd (Min 3 campaigns)

Hereford FC – 6 campaigns


First time Knocked Out before Q3 Rd for a while

8 years – Chorley FC

6 years – Slough Town

5 years – AFC Fylde, Oxford City

4 years – Dulwich Hamlet

3 years – Darlington FC, Halesowen Town, Nantwich Town


Consecutive Q2 Rd KOs

3 – Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC, Chasetown FC, Coalville Town, Farnborough FC, Lancaster City, Tiverton Town, Walthamstow FC (best runs)


Avenged Previous FA Cup Defeat

Hayes and Yeading United 5-0 Tonbridge Angels

Buxton FC 4-0 Rushall Olympic

Stratford Town 4-0 Nuneaton Borough (lost just last year)

Hitchin Town 0-3 Cheshunt FC (after two previous defeats)

Merstham FC 4-1 Margate FC (after two previous defeats)

Welling United 0-2 Harrow Borough

Atherton Collieries 3-1 Witton Albion (three previous defeats)

Runcorn Linnets 3-1 Bamber Bridge (previous defeat was record loss)

Hungerford Town 1-0 Truro City (lost just last year)


Corinthian-Casuals 3-0 Leatherhead (after two previous defeats)

St Albans City 2-0 Concord Rangers


Biggest Wins of the Q2 Rd

Boston United 6-0 Corby Town (Joint biggest FA Cup DEFEAT)

Bromsgrove Sporting 6-0 Worksop Town (Biggest ever FA Cup WIN)

Ashford Town (Mdx) 2-7 Folkestone Invicta (first time conceded seven and first time scored seven)

Belper Town 0-5 Tamworth FC

Hayes and Yeading United 5-0 Tonbridge Angels

Burgess Hill Town 0-4 Dorking Wanderers

Gateshead FC 6-2 Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC

Aylesbury United 5-1 Bishop’s Cleeve (Joint biggest DEFEAT)

Dartford FC 5-1 Hythe Town

Weston-super-Mare 5-1 Taunton Town

Buxton FC 4-0 Rushall Olympic

Curzon Ashton 4-0 Stockton Town (Biggest FA Cup DEFEAT)

Stratford Town 4-0 Nuneaton Borough (Joint equal biggest DEFEAT)


Hereford FC 4-0 Lymington Town



AFC Telford United (2) 1-2 Stamford FC (4)

Dulwich Hamlet (2) 0-1 Bedfont Sports (4)

City of Liverpool (4) 3-0 Farsley Celtic (2)

Frome Town (4) 2-1 Oxford City (2)

Cleethorpes Town (4) 1-0 Alfreton Town (2)

Bedworth United (4) 1-3 Long Eaton United (5)

Halesowen Town (4) 1-3 Handsworth FC (5)

Phoenix Sports (4) 1-3 Redhill FC (5)

Welling United (2) 0-2 Harrow Borough (3)

Hayes and Yeading United (3) 5-0 Tonbridge Angels (2)

Marine FC (4) 3-0 Warrington Town (3)

Runcorn Linnets (4) 3-1 Bamber Bridge (3)

Marske United (4) 3-2 South Shields (3)

Hanley Town (5) 2-1 Chasetown FC (4)

Chertsey Town (4) 1-0 Chesham United (3)


Hemel Hempstead Town (2) 0-1 Ware FC (4)

Sutton Common Rovers (4) 2-3 Jersey Bulls (5)


Hat-tricks and more

3 – Ade Azeez (Dartford FC)

3 – Ade Yusuff (Folkestone Invicta)

3 – BJ Christie (AFC Dunstable)

3 – Danny King (Gloucester City)



Boston United have now beaten Corby Town all four times the two sides have been drawn together in FA Cup.

Last four exits for Stowmarket Town have now been: Extra Preliminary Round, Preliminary Round, 1st Qualifying Round, 2nd Qualifying Round.

Both Southport FC in thier 125th FA Cup campaign and Blyth Spartans in their 100th made it through to the 3rd Qualifying Round.

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