FA Cup draws: Norfolk rivals to face each other in extra preliminary round

Non-league teams begin the road to Wembley in the FA Cup extra preliminary round. Picture: PA

Non-league teams begin the road to Wembley in the FA Cup extra preliminary round. Picture: PA - Credit: PA

Non-league teams entering the FA Cup have today discovered who they will face in the early qualifying rounds in the world's most famous cup competition.

The long road to Wembley begins at the extra preliminary round on the weekend of August 15, with 736 clubs beginning their adventure at the earliest stage.

Local rivals Swaffham Town and Thetford Town have been drawn against each other, as have Great Yarmouth Town and Norwich United.

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FA Cup extra preliminary round – Saturday, August 15 (winners to receive £1,500): Wisbech Town v Diss Town, Yaxley v Gorleston, Fakenham Town v Huntingdon Town, Swaffham Town v Thetford Town, Great Yarmouth Town v Norwich United, Hertford Town v Kirkley & Pakefield

FA Cup preliminary round – Saturday, August 29 (winners to receive £1,925): Yaxley or Gorleston v Walsham Le Willows or Godmanchester Rovers, Deeping Rangers or Boston Town v Dereham Town, Swaffham Town or Thetford Town v Bury Town, Wroxham v Fakenham Town or Huntingdon Town, Wisbech Town or Diss Town v Holbeach United or Ely City, St Ives Town v Great Yarmouth Town or Norwich United, FC Romania or Whitton United v Hertford Town or Kirkley & Pakefield

For the full draws, go to www.thefa.com