Cup Draws A-Plenty As Season Draws Closer

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It’s been a big day for our local football teams despite it being the middle of the summer!

Today has seen the draws made for the early rounds of the FA Cup, FA Vase and FA Trophy and they have thrown up some intriguing ties.

Here’s the early rounds of each competition:

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FA CUP

Extra Preliminary Round (to be played 20th August)
London APSA v Basildon United
Haringey & Waltham Development v Bowers & Pitsea

Preliminary Round (to be played 3rd September)
AFC Dunstable or Eton Manor v Grays Athletic 
Tilbury v Biggleswade United or Leverstock Green
Clapton or Stansted v London APSA or Basildon United
Biggleswade Town v Haringey & Waltham Development or Bowers & Pitsea

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FA Vase

First Qualifying Round (to be played 10th September)
Basildon United v Wootton Blue Cross
Bowers & Pitsea v Hertford Town

Second Qualifying Round (to be played 24th September)
Welwyn Garden City or Bedford v Basildon United or Wootton Blue Cross
Hullbridge Sports or Colney Heath v Bowers & Pitsea or Hertford Town

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FA Trophy

Preliminary Round (to be played on 8th October)
Waltham Abbey v Grays Athletic
Waltham Forest v Tilbury

First Qualifying Round (to be played on 22nd October)
Whyteleafe or North Greenford United v Waltham Abbey or Grays Athletic
Canvey Island v Hendon
Billericay Town v Soham Town Rangers or Whitehawk
Concord Rangers v Harlow Town
East Thurrock United v Bedford Town
Waltham Forest or Tilbury v Walton Casuals or Faversham Town

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