FA Cup: Dereham land home draw whilst Wroxham will hit the road

Action from Dereham's 3-2 win over Whitton. Picture: Robert Groom

Action from Dereham's 3-2 win over Whitton. Picture: Robert Groom - Credit: Archant

The draw for the first qualifying round of the FA Cup has been made.

Dereham Town’s reward for overcoming Whitton in the preliminary round on Saturday is a home draw against Canvey Island whilst Lowestoft Town will also enjoy home advantage as they take on Aveley.

Wroxham, who beat Gorleston 3-1 on Saturday to secure their spot in the first qualifying round, travel to Royston Town.

Matches are due to take place on Tuesday, September 22 (7.45pm kick-offs) with the prize pot for the winners standing at £2,250 for the winners and £750 for the losers.

As a National League Premier side King’s Lynn Town do not enter the competition until the fourth qualifying round stage, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 24.


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FA Cup first qualifying round (selected ties)

Dereham v Canvey Island

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Lowestoft Town v Aveley

Royston Town v Wroxham

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