Crows draw Thurrock in FA Cup First Round Qualifying

The FA Cup paid a visit to Royston Town FC

The FA Cup paid a visit to Royston Town FC - Credit: Archant

Royston Town will travel to Ryman League Division North side Thurrock in FA Cup First Round Qualifying on Saturday, August 29.

The Essex side beat Welwyn Garden City at the same stage of the competition last season, also at Ship Lane.

The winners will receive £1,925 should they progress to the next round.

Town will host Great Wakering Rovers in the FA Trophy.

The Preliminary Round draw, which was announced this morning (Friday), will take place on Saturday, October 3. The winners will receive £2,500 and a trip to Wingate and Finchley in the next round.

The Crows will look to repeat last season’s epic run to the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup this time around.

They will host Sawbridgeworth Town in the Preliminary Round in the week commencing Monday, September 7.

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Should they progress they will host Ware in the First Qualifying Round in the week beginning Monday, September 21.

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