The FA made the draws for both the FA Cup and the FA Vase this lunchtime. 1874, competing for the first time in the FA Cup, have been drawn as follows.
FA Cup – Extra Preliminary Round – Weekend of 16th August
1874 Northwich v Maine Road
FA Cup – Preliminary Round – Weekend of 30th August
1874 Northwich or Maine Road v Prescot Cables
FA Cup – First Qualifying Round – Weekend of 13th September
FC United of Manchester v 1874 Northwich or Maine Road or Prescot Cables
In the Vase the draw has a familiar ring to it, as it is an exact repeat of last years tie:
FA Vase – First Qualifying Round – Weekend of 6th September
Oldham Boro v 1874 Northwich
FA Vase – Second Qualifying Round – Weekend of 4th October
1874 Northwich or Oldham Boro v Wigan Robin Park
Supporters should be aware that the FA Cup EP round and the FA Vase 1Q & 2Q rounds may be arranged as a Friday or Sunday game due to ground shares. Further details will be given in due course.