12:00pm Friday 16th August 2013
Shot-shy Thame United will be without James Faulkner when they travel to fellow Uhlsport Hellenic League Ardley United for tomorrow’s extra preliminary round tie determined not to be the bridesmaid.
The former City striker is getting married as Mark West’s side look to end their goal drought, having failed to score in their first two Premier Division matches.
Connor Hayes returns for the Oxfordshire derby after illness.
The winners will host Holyport or Hanworth Villa in the next round on Saturday, August 31.
Wantage Town are without Andy Younie, Sean Webb and Rich Claydon for their trip to Reading Town.
Victory for Gary Ackling’s men would set up a home tie with Didcot Town where former Wantage boss Andy Wallbridge is now in charge.
First-choice keeper Steve Howe returns having missed the opening two games, while Matt Pedder is pushing for a starting place after his brace from the bench in midweek.
Thame Utd (Ardley, away): from Farrow, I Pykett, Willett, Hercules, Rhodes, Hayes, Connelly, Lynch, Hodgkins, Jewell, Goss, Collins, Meredith, Gray, Green, Dell, Rogers.
Wantage Tn (v Reading Tn, away): from Noice, Howe, Sadler, Brown, James (capt), Butler, Riccio, Melledew, Lachacz, Austin, Guy, Pedder, Davis, Deabill, Welch, Roberts.
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