NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: FA Cup and FA Vase draws for Ely City; FA Trophy tie for Soham Town Rangers

Ely City manager Brady Stone.

Ely City manager Brady Stone. - Credit: Archant

Ely City have been handed an away tie in the opening round of the FA Cup.

Brady Stone’s men travel to Northampton side Sileby Rangers in the extra preliminary round on August 11.

The winners will earn £2,250 in prize money and advance to a preliminary round contest at home to either Cogenhoe United or Wisbech Town when the reward for the victorious side is £2,890.

Ely entertain fellow Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division side Norwich United in the first qualifying round of the FA Vase on September 1.

They have the prospect of a trip to Newmarket Town or Downham Town in the second qualifying round if successful.


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The prize money is £550 and £725 respectively for each round.

Soham Town Rangers entertain AFC Mansfield in the preliminary round of the FA Trophy.

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Soham Town Rangers won’t enter the FA Cup until the first qualifying round, but they feature in the preliminary round of the FA Trophy.

Robbie Mason’s men host AFC Mansfield in a fixture is scheduled for October 13 and the Greens will pocket £3,000 if successful.

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