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Tasty ties await in FA competitions

SOME tasty local derbies await in this season’s FA cup competitions.

SOME tasty local derbies await in this season’s FA cup competitions.

The draws for the opening two rounds of The Emirates FA Cup, The Buildbase FA Trophy, The Buildbase FA Vase and The FA Youth Cup have been released by The FA.

In the Extra Preliminary Round of The Emirates FA Cup (pictured above) on Tuesday, September 1st, Hadleigh United will entertain fellow Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division side Mildenhall Town and Newmarket Town will host Walsham-le-Willows.

Thurlow Nunn League Division One rivals Whitton United will have home advantage against Ipswich Wanderers and Framlingham Town will make the short trip across the Norfolk border to tackle Diss Town.

AFC Sudbury, who are one of several Step 4 clubs to start their FA Cup campaign a round earlier following a random selection process, will be away to Burton Park Wanderers.

The First Qualifying Round of The Buildbase FA Vase on Saturday, September 19th will see Thurlow Nunn Division One sides Lakenheath and Framlingham Town square off, while Ipswich Wanderers take on higher league Brantham Athletic.

In The Buildbase FA Trophy First Qualifying Round on September 26th, AFC Sudbury and Felixstowe & Walton United will both have home advantage against Barking and Great Wakering Rovers respectively.

Bury Town, meanwhile, will travel to Market Deeping Town.

In The FA Youth Cup Preliminary Round to be played the week beginning Monday, September 7th, Walsham-le-Willows will have home advantage versus Whitton United, Long Melford will entertain AFC Sudbury, Cornard United will face Woodbridge Town and Hadleigh United will meet Leiston.

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