Lowestoft Town finally handed home cup draw to end freak run of 14 away ties

Jake Reed ( L ) of Lowestoft Town celebrates after scoring the opening goal to make it 1-0 during th

Jake Reed ( L ) of Lowestoft Town celebrates after scoring the opening goal to make it 1-0 during the FA Trophy match at Priory Lane, EastbournePicture by Paul Terry/Focus Images Ltd +44 7545 64225729/11/2014 - Credit: Paul Terry/Focus Images Limited

Supporters of Lowestoft Town will finally be able to see their team in major cup action on their own turf, after the Trawlerboys were drawn at home in the first round of the FA Trophy.

Two goals from striker Jake Reed led Lowestoft to a 2-1 draw at Eastbourne Borough in the final qualifying round on Saturday.

Their reward is a home tie with Conference Premier side Dover Athletic, bringing an end to a run of 14 successive away draw in the FA Cup and FA Trophy for the Blues.

Dover, currently 13th in the Conference Premier table, are scheduled to visit Crown Meadow on Saturday, December 13.

Eastbourne Borough 1 Lowestoft Town 2: Reed at the double for Trawlerboys


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