Big away trip coming for FA Cup heroes Colney Heath after draw for early rounds of this year’s competition
PUBLISHED: 14:00 06 July 2018 | UPDATED: 14:00 06 July 2018
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Last year’s Emirates FA Cup heroes Colney Heath will begin this year’s campaign with a mammoth away trip to Gloucestershire.
The Magpies reached the second qualifying round last year and almost produced a shock result against Burgess Hill Town, taking the Bostik Premier Division side to a replay.
Their run this year though begins in the extra-preliminary round at the wonderfully named Tuffley Rovers, located on the outskirts of Gloucester.
Should they win that they will be at home to Cinderford Town.
London Colney are also away, at Brackley Town Saints, while Harpenden Town get a home tie against familiar foes Edgware Town.
Their prizes are home matches against Hadley or Fairford Town and Southall or Leverstock Green respectively.
Preliminary round ties will take place on August 25 with the extra-preliminary matches on August 11.
FA Cup preliminary round draw
57 Biggleswade FC or Northampton On Chenecks v Soham Town Rangers
62 Daventry Town or Potton United v Swaffham Town or Yaxley
64 Spalding United v Biggleswade United or Wellingborough Town
69 Aveley v Potters Bar Town
76 Wivenhoe Town or Brantham Athletic v Welwyn Garden City
87 Romford v Ipswich Wanderers or Baldock Town
95 Bishops Cleeve or Stotfold v Flackwell Heath or North Greenford United
97 Brackley Town Saints or London Colney v Hadley or Fairford Town
101 Tuffley Rovers or Colney Heath v Cinderford Town
102 Harpenden Town or Edgware Town v Southall or Leverstock Green
FA Cup extra preliminary round draw
68 Arlesey Town v Desborough Town
72 Biggleswade United v Wellingborough Town
74 Daventry Town v Potton United
75 Biggleswade FC v Northampton On Chenecks
93 Ipswich Wanderers v Baldock Town
101 Tuffley Rovers v Colney Heath
103 Harpenden Town v Edgware Town
105 Brackley Town Saints v London Colney
108 Bishops Cleeve v Stotfold