Today the Football Association conducted draws for the opening rounds for the FA Cup, FA Trophy and FA Youth Cup competitions.
Our draws are:
The Emirates FA Cup: in the Preliminary round we have been drawn at home to winners of the all Essex Senior League clash between Ilford FC and Redbridge FC, the tie will take place at Mayesbrook Park on Saturday August 21st with a 3pm kickoff.
The Buildbase FA Trophy: We do not enter this competition until the second qualifying round stage and we will meet fellow Isthmian North side Heybridge Swifts at Scraley Road on Saturday October 9th.
FA Youth Cup: our Under 18’s side will join the competition at the Preliminary Round stage and in the week commencing August 30th we will be at away to FC Clacton. The winners of this tie will then be home to either St Margaretsbury FC or Cheshunt FC in the First Qualifying Round which will be played in the week commencing September 13th.