FA Vase 2021/22 Q2 Rd Review


First time in 1st Round ever

15th campaign – Andover New Street

11th campaign – Wellingborough Whitworth

9th campaign – Oldland Abbotonians

7th campaign – Kent Football United

6th campaign – Chipping Sodbury Town

5th campaign – Forest Hill Park

4th campaign – British Airways

3rd campaign – Benfleet FC, Lakenheath FC, Pilkington FC

2nd campaign – Bury AFC, Brixham FC, FC Isle of Man (1st real campaign), Golcar United, Mousehole FC


Debut clubs in 1st Round

Berks County, Buckhurts Hill, Dobwalls FC, Hilltop FC, Redcar Town, Shefford Town and Campton, South Liverpool, Staplehurst Monarchs United, Wendron United


Equalling best run to 1st Rd

Harrowby United (6th time in 12th campaign)

Laverstock and Ford (5th time in 12th campaign)

Belper United, Camelford FC (4th time in 9th campaign)

Bridon Ropes, Hinckley LR FC (3rd time in 7th campaign)

Sandbach United (3rd time in 5th campaign)

Sheerwater FC (3rd time in 4th campaign)

Holmesdale FC (2nd time in 14th campaign)

Birtley Town (2nd time in 13th campaign)

Rochester United (2nd time in 8th campaign)

Snodland Town (2nd time in 5th campaign)

Athletic Newham (2nd time in 3rd campaign)

Jersey Bulls, Whittlesey Athletic (2nd time in 2nd campaign)


First time in 1st Round in a while

42 years – Carlisle City (7 campaigns)

40 years – Heaton Stannington (13 campaigns)

29 years – Cleator Moor Celtic (6 campaigns)

24 years – Burnham FC (7 campaigns)

18 years – Goole AFC (5 campaigns)

16 years – Skelmersdale United (3 campaigns)

15 years – Birstall United (11 campaigns)

13 years – Cornard United

11 years – Birtley Town (10 campaigns), Wallingford Town (5 campaigns)

9 years – Long Melford

8 years – Boston Town, Eccleshill United, Hillingdon Borough (6 campaigns), Parkgate FC

7 years – Ardley United, Crawley Down Gatwick, Graham Street Prims, Wivenhoe Town

6 years – Wokingham and Emmbrook (3 campaigns), Woodford Town (4 campaigns)

5 years – Ash United, Atherton Laburnum Rovers, Bemerton Heath Harlequins, Billingham Synthonia, Chester-le-Street Town, Holmer Green, Shoreham FC, Tuffley Rovers, Wolverhampton Casuals

4 years – Burscough FC, Emley AFC, London Lions, Thetford Town, Wellington FC (Somerset)

3 years – Alresford Town, Barton Town, Cadbury Heath, Garforth Town, Great Yarmouth Town, Harefield United, Highgate United, London Colney, Lordswood FC, Newmarket Town, Newquay FC, Prestwich Heys, Rayners Lane, Raynes Park Vale, Redbridge FC, Shaftesbury FC, Sleaford Town, Wednesfield FC


Into 1st Rd and long time since last KO before 1st Rd

41 years – Rugby Town (9 campaigns)

11 years – Newcastle Benfield

9 years – Bradford Town

7 years – Moneyfields FC (3 campaigns), Quorn FC, Southall FC

6 years – Baldock Town, Horley Town, Newport Pagnell Town

5 years – Brockenhurst FC, Deeping Rangers, Longlevens FC, Mildenhall Town (3 campaigns), Sheppey United

4 years – Bitton AFC, Boldmere St Michaels, Bournemouth FC, Cribbs FC, Hamworthy united, Helston Athletic, Kirkley and Pakefield, Loughborough University, Wroxham FC

3 years – Abbey Hey, Ascot United, Atherstone Town Community Club, Camelford FC, Erith and Belvedere, Eynesbury Rovers, Fisher FC, Glebe FC, Grimsby Borough, Lutterworth Town, Newton Abbot Spurs, Racing Club Warwick, Risborough Rangers, Stansted FC, Wythenshawe Town


Never KO before 1st Rd (Min 3 campaigns)

Gresley Rovers – 6 campaigns

Worcester City – 5 campaigns

Lower Breck – 4 campaign

New Salamis – 3 campaigns


First time knocked out as early as Q2 Rd ever (Min 3 campaigns)

Welling Town – 3rd campaign


First time Knocked Out before 1st Rd for a while

8 years – Leicester Nirvana

6 years – Irlam FC

5 years – Lye Town (4 campaigns)

4 years – Abingdon United, Heanor Town

3 years – AFC Hayes, Bishops Cleeve, Rothwell Corinthians, Seaford Town, Shepton Mallet, Stanway Rovers


Consecutive Q2 Rd KOs

6 – Northallerton Town

5 – Ashby Ivanhoe, Wadebridge Town

4 – Alton FC, Axminster Town, Farnham Town, Fleet Spurs, Ingles FC, Wythenshawe Amateurs

3 – AFC Aldermaston, Debenham leisure Centre, Dronfield Town, Esh Winning, FC Deportivo Galicia, Gedling Miners Welfare, Ivybridge Town, Long Crendon, Selston FC, Shifnal Town, Thackley FC, West Essex, Wormley Rovers


Avenged Previous FA Vase Defeat

Hoddesdon Town 0-5 Woodford Town (lost just last year)

Croydon FC 1-4 Horley Town

Tadley Calleva 1-4 Ascot United

Bovey Tracey 4-6 Street FC

Laverstock and Ford 4-0 Fawley FC

Birstall United 5-2 St Andrews

Burscough FC 2-0 Irlam FC

Cleator Moor Celtic 3-2 Harrogate railway athletic (lost just last year)

Heather St Johns 3-1 Darlaston town (1874)

Whitchurch Alport 2-1 Pershore Town (Alport actually disqualified last time teams met)


Biggest Wins of the Q2 Rd

Abingdon United 1-10 Berks County (Biggest Vase DEFEAT and biggest Vase WIN)

Sidmouth Town 2-10 Welton Rovers (Biggest Vase DEFEAT and biggest Vase WIN)

Blyth Town 1-8 West Allotment Celtic (Biggest ever Vase WIN)

Albion Sports 1-8 Newcastle Benfield (Biggest ever Vase DEFEAT and joing biggest Vase WIN)

Newbury Forest 1-7 Buckhurst Hill (Biggest Vase DEFEAT and biggest Vase WIN)

Milton United 6-0 Woodley United (Biggest ever Vase WIN and equal biggest DEFEAT)

Bristol Telephones 1-6 Chipping Sodbury Town (Biggest ever Vase WIN)

AFC Varndeanians 0-5 Kent Football United (Biggest ever Vase DEFEAT and WIN (1st ever win))

Arundel FC 0-5 Shaftesbury FC (Biggest ever Vase WIN)

Daisy Hill 0-5 Atherton Laburnum Rovers (Biggest ever Vase WIN)

Hoddesdon Town 0-5 Woodford Town (Equal biggest margin of DEFEAT and biggest Vase WIN)

Loxwood FC 0-5 Erith and Belvedere (Biggest ever Vase DEFEAT)

May and Baker Eastbrook Community 0-5 Glebe FC (Biggest Vase DEFEAT and biggest Vase WIN)

Prestwich Heys 7-2 Brigg Town (Biggest Vase WIN)

Benfleet FC 6-1 Holland FC (Biggest Vase WIN and biggest Vase DEFEAT)

Torpoint Athletic 6-1 Stoke Gabriel and Torbay Police (Biggest ever FA Vase WIN)

Ardley United 5-0 Rothwell Corinthians (Biggest Vase WIN and equal biggest margin of DEFEAT)

Jersey Bulls 5-0 Crowborough Athletic (Biggest Vase WIN and joing biggest Vase DEFEAT)

Lower Breck 5-0 Swallownest FC (Biggest Vase WIN and DEFEAT)

Elmore FC 1-5 Helston Athletic (Biggest ever Vase WIN)

Meridian VP 1-5 Shoreham FC

Worthing United 1-5 Stansfeld FC (Equal biggest margin of VICTORY)

Sheringham FC 0-4 Thetford Town (Biggest Vase DEFEAT)

Newmarket Town 6-2 Diss Town (Equal biggest margin of DEFEAT)

Lutterworth Town 5-1 Skegness Town

Southall FC 5-1 CB Hounslow United (Equal heaviest DEFEAT)

Wellingborough Whitworth 5-1 Windsor FC (Equal biggest margin of VICTORY)

Whitton United 5-1 Wormley Rovers

Deeping Rangers 4-0 Dunkirk FC

Epsom and Ewell 4-0 Mile Oak

Garforth Town 4-0 Garstang (Record equalling margin of VICTORY and DEFEAT)

Golcar United 4-0 Wythenshawe Amateurs (Biggest Vase WIN and record equalling DEFEAT)

Goole AFC 4-0 Maine Road (Equal biggest margin of VICTORY and margin of DEFEAT)

Holmesdale FC 4-0 AFC Croydon Athletic (Equal biggest margin of VICTORY and biggest Vase DEFEAT)

Laverstock and Ford 4-0 Fawley FC (Equal biggest vase WIN)

Lichfield City 4-0 Uttoxeter Town (Record equalling Vase margin of VICTORY and biggest DEFEAT)

Raynes Park Vale 4-0 Welling Town (Equal biggest margin of VICTORY)

Wroxham FC 4-0 Godmanchester Rovers


FA Vase Upsets

AFC Varndeanians (5) 0-5 Kent Football United (6)

Melton Town (5) 1-4 Aylestone Park (6)

Runcorn Town (5) 1-4 Pilkington FC (6)

Avro FC (5) 1-3 FC Isle of Man (6)

Saltdean United (5) 1-3 Bridon Ropes (6)

Thackley FC 95) 2-3 Holker Old Boys (6)

Barnoldswick Town (5) 1-2 Heaton Stannington (6)

Pinchbeck United (5) 1-2 Graham Street Prims (6)

White Ensign (5) 1-2 Ipswich Wanderers (6)

Bishop’s Cleeve (5) 4-4 Wallingford Town (6) 93-4 on pens)

Haverhill Rovers (5) 2-2 London Lions (6) (4-5 on pens)

Maltby Main (5) 2-2 Bury AFC (6) (3-4 on pens)

Wellingborough Whitworth (6) 5-1 Windsor FC (5)

Belper United (6) 4-1 Selston FC (5)

Birtley Town (6) 4-1 Knaresborough Town (5)

Hilltop FC (6) 3-1 Broadfields United (5)

Redcar Town (6) 2-0 Billingham Town (5)

Wivenhoe Town (6) 2-1 Stanway Rovers (5)

Great Yarmouth Town (6) 1-0 Walsham-le-Willows (5)

AFC Bridgnorth (6) 2-2 Lye Town (5) (4-3 on pens)

Hillingdon Borough (6) 1-1 Bugbrooke St Michaels (5) (4-3 on pens)


Hat-tricks and more

5 – Paul Pallett (Birstall United)

4 – Chris Blunden (Tring Athletic)

4 – Courtney Charles (Welton Rovers)

4 – Jack Coop (Prestwich Heys)

4- James Hall (Newmarket Town)

3 – Brad Williams (South Liverpool)

3 – Callum Thompson (Torpoint Athletic)

3 – Daryl Phillips (Andover New Street)

3 – George Thompson (Woodford Town)

3 – Harry Foster (Street FC)

3 – Jamie Byatt (Epsom and Ewell)

3 – Les Sackey (Berks County)

3 – Sol Solomon (Jersey Bulls)

3 – Sonny Shilling (Buckhurst Hill)

3 – Tom Stanley – Milton United



Les Sackey of Berks County scored his second successive hat-trick in this year’s FA Vase.

Chris Blunden scored after 22 seconds for Tring Athletic in their game against FC Deportivo Galicia.

FC Isle of Man become the first club from the island to reach the 1st Round of the FA Vase since Douglas HSOB 32 years ago.

Shoreham FC have now beaten Meridian VP twice in two fa Vase games with a goal aggregate 13 to Three.

Thornaby FC have now beaten Willington FC, and Boston Town have now beaten Holbeach United in all three FA Vase meetings.

Ingles FC have now had 4 FA Vase campaigns and have exited in the Q2 Rd every time.

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