King's Lynn's Dan Quigley celebrates a memorable FA Trophy 3-1 home win over AFC Telford that has landed the Linnets a home tie against Stockport or Southport. Picture: Matthew Usher.

King’s Lynn land FA Trophy home tie against Conference Premier Stockport or Southport

Monday, December 17, 2012
11.39 AM

King’s Lynn Town will get the chance to upset another of the non league big boys after earning a home last 16 FA Trophy tie against either Stockport or Southport at The Walks on January 12.

The Linnets stunned AFC Telford 3-1 at the weekend and Gary Setchell’s men will attempt to reprise their cup heroics early in the New Year following Monday morning’s draw at FA headquarters.

Setchell’s promotion-chasing Evo-Stik Division One South outfit have swept aside higher-level sides Barwell, Carshalton Athletic, Eastbourne Borough and Worksop Town before a stunning weekend win over Telford, who played three levels higher than the Norfolk club.

Former Football League club Stockport needed an 88th minute equaliser to rescue a replay at home to Southport on Saturday - a club the former Linnets faced in their solitary season at Conference North level - which will take place on Tuesday night.

• Full FA Trophy third round draw

King’s Lynn Town v Stockport County or Southport, Sutton United v Wrexham, Dartford v Bromley, Welling United v Grimsby Town, FC Halifax Town or Maidstone United v Chelmsford City, Gateshead v Barrow AFC, Gainsborough Trinity v Tamworth or Corby Town, Luton Town v Skelmersdale United