WITH 47 teams in the draw for this season’s Total Football Suffolk Junior Cup, 15 ties have been drawn for the first round of the competition which looks as open as ever.
AFC YourShirts, semi-finalists in the 2019-20 competition, have been drawn at home to Grundisburgh.
The other semi-finalists from last season's competition either receive a bye or will play in other county cup competitions in the 2020-21 season.
Melton United, one of the four 2019-20 McDonald’s Suffolk Primary Cup semi-finalists, will be at home to Bacton United 89, runners-up in the 2018-19 competition.
Bacton United players (green & red quartered shirts) are pictured walking out at Portman Road alongside opponents Bildeston Rangers before that final.
Elmswell, who are also waiting to play their Primary Cup semi-final held over from last season, will travel to Somersham.
A total of 17 sides received byes through to the second round.
Total Football Suffolk Junior Cup First-Round Draw: Mutford & Wrentham v Cockfield Utd, Puddlebrook v Clare Town, Redgrave Rangers v Tacket Street BBOB, Woolverstone Utd v Kirkley & Pakefield U23, AFC YourShirts v Grundisburgh, AFC Kesgrave v Hawthorn Utd, Brandon Town v Walsham-le-Willows ‘A’, Melton Utd v Bacton Utd 89, Exning Utd v Hundon, Southwold Town v Beccles Caxton, Haverhill Rovers ‘A’ v Stanton, Somersham v Elmswell, Wenhaston Utd v Ipswich Athletic, Bedricks Worth v Sporting 87, Tattingstone Utd v Barham Athletic.
Byes: Bramford Road Old Boys, Bungay Town A, Carlton Colville Town, Coddenham Athletic, Haverhill Town Youth, Kirton Athletic, Lakenheath Casuals, Mendlesham, Needham Market ‘A’, Saxmundham Sports, Spexhall Huntsman & Hounds, Stonham Aspal, Stowupland Falcons, Thurston, Ufford Sports, Waveney A, Wickham Market.
Ties to be played on Saturday, October 10th 2020, kick-offs 2.30pm unless played at grounds with floodlights then kick-offs 3pm.