Magpies land home tie in FA Vase first round

PUBLISHED: 13:24 26 September 2016 | UPDATED: 13:39 26 September 2016

Osamu Allman in action for Colney Heath during their 2-1 win over Redbridge. Picture: KARYN HADDON

Osamu Allman in action for Colney Heath during their 2-1 win over Redbridge. Picture: KARYN HADDON

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Colney Heath’s reward for reaching the first round proper of the FA Vase is another home tie.

The Magpies saw off Redbridge on Saturday with a 2-1 win at The Recreation Ground.

And they will be back at The Rec on Saturday, October 22, to face fellow Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division side Hoddesdon Town.

Hoddesdon were exempt to this round as were London Colney.

But unlike their neighbours, the Blueboys will be on their travels.

They will go to Godmanchester Rovers, another side who enter the Vase at this stage.

Rovers, who are based in Cambridgeshire, play in the Eastern Counties League Premier Division.

The winners of each first round tie will receive £675 from the FA’s prize fund with the losers getting £225.

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