The draw for the early rounds of the FA Cup and the FA Vase have been made and we have been handed home ties in both competitions.
In the Emirates FA Cup we will entertain Fisher FC in the Extra Preliminary Round on Saturday August 10th, with the winners traveling to Bedfont Sports on the 24th August.
Fisher Football Club is a football club based in Rotherhithe, London Borough of Southwark. The club was established in 2009 after Fisher Athletic folded. Affiliated to the London Football Association, they are currently members of the Southern Counties East League Premier Division and last season finished a respectable 3rd out of 20.
There’s not a lot that I can say about Bedfont Sports that all Villains don’t already know. Suffice to say, should we progress, the tie will be quite an event.
In the Buildbase FA Vase we host Marston Shelton in the 1st round on Saturday 31st August. Marston Shelton Rovers Football Club is a football club based in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England. Named after the village and the adjacent hamlets of Lower Shelton and Upper Shelton, they are currently members of the Bedfordshire County League Premier Division, last season finishing 3rd out of 14.
The winners of the tie will have a road trip to the winners of Chinnor (Oxfordshire approx 30 miles) or Broadfields Utd (Harrow – just down the road). The 2nd round tie is scheduled for the 14th September