OXFORDSHIRE’S sides have discovered their opponents for the early rounds of the Emirates FA Cup.

Wantage Town will face one of their rivals from last season, Brackley Town Saints, in the extra preliminary round on August 10.

And if they beat the side they pipped to the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division title, they could face Thame Rangers in the preliminary round on August 24.

The Oxfordshire side are making their debut in the competition and have been handed a tie at London Tigers.

Meanwhile, Thame United will face Kidlington at home in the extra preliminary round of the Buildbase FA Trophy.



Extra prelim round (Aug 10): Clanfield 85 v Shortwood Utd, Abingdon Utd v Brimscombe & Thrupp, London Tigers v Thame Rgrs, Leverstock Green v Ardley Utd, Bishop’s Cleeve v Easington Spts, Wantage Tn v Brackley Tn Snts, Shrivenham v Holmer Grn.

Prelim round (Aug 24): Rl Wootton Bassett Tn or Aylesbury Vale Dynamos v North Leigh, Shrivenham or Holmer Green v Chalfont St Peter, Wantage Town or Brackley Tn Snts v London Tigers or Thame Rngrs, Bishops Cleeve or Easington Spts v Kidlington, Dunstable Tn or Chipping Sodbury Tn v Clanfield 85 or Shortwood Utd, Highworth Tn v Leverstock Grn or Ardley Utd, Didcot Tn v Winslow Utd or Roman Glass St George, Thame Utd v Leighton Tn or Thornbury Tn, Abingdon Utd or Brimscombe & Thrupp v Aylesbury Utd.


Extra prelim round (Sep 28): Thame Utd v Kidlington, Basingstoke Tn v North Leigh.

Prelim round (Oct 12): Melksham Tn v Wantage Tn, Didcot Tn v Larkhall Ath, Cirencester Tn v Basingstoke Tn or North Leigh, Winchester C v Thame Utd or Kidlington.


1st round qualifying (Aug 31): Chinnor v Broadfields Utd, Ardley Utd v Northampton On Chenecks, Amersham Tn v Thame Rgrs, Shrivenham v Milton Utd, Fairford Tn v Abingdon Tn, Clanfield 85 v Sandhurst Tn, Abingdon Utd v Eversley & California.