The early round draws of the Emirates FA Cup and Buildbase FA Vase have been released by the FA this afternoon.
On one of the eagerly anticipated days of pre-season, the Extra Preliminary and Preliminary Rounds of the Emirates FA Cup have been drawn, whilst the 1st Round Qualifying and 2nd Round Qualifying draws have been made in the Buildbase FA Vase
In the Extra Preliminary Round of the Emirates FA Cup, Lordswood will face Southern Combination Premier Division side Steyning Town Community at home, with the winners then facing BetVictor Isthmian South East League side Ramsgate at home in the Preliminary Round.
In the 1st Round Qualifying of the Buildbase FA Vase, Lordswood will face Southern Combination Premier Division side Saltdean United away, with the winners then facing either Sheppey United or AFC Croydon Athletic from our own SCEFL Premier Division at home in the 2nd Round Qualifying.
Extra Preliminary Round ties of the Emirates FA Cup will be played on the weekend of the 10th August with the Preliminary round being played two weeks later on the weekend of the 24th August
1st Round Qualifying ties of the Buildbase FA Vase will be played on the weekend of the 31st August, with the 2nd Round Qualifying being played two weeks later on the weekend of the 14th September.