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FA Cup draw throws up potential Norfolk derbies for the new season

PUBLISHED: 13:10 04 July 2014 | UPDATED: 17:35 04 July 2014

King's Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell faces a potential Norfolk derby match up with Diss in the FA Cup . Picture: Ian Burt

King's Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell faces a potential Norfolk derby match up with Diss in the FA Cup . Picture: Ian Burt

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King’s Lynn Town could host Diss in a number of possible Norfolk derby match-ups in this season’s FA Cup following the draws for the early rounds of the world famous cup competition.

Diss must first get past Holbeach and either Boston Town or Walsham-le-Willows to earn a first round qualifying trip to The Walks on Saturday, September 13.

Wroxham could meet Yarmouth in the preliminary round stage and Gorleston in first round qualifying with Norwich United handed a potential route to an away tie at either Thetford or Swaffham. Matty Henman’s Dereham Town host St Ives with the winners travelling to St Neots in the first round qualifying.

The Magpies have earned two home ties in the FA Trophy, with Enfield awaiting the winners of their tie against Hanwell Town. Wroxham face a tougher task with an away tie at Harlow setting up a possible first round qualifying trip to Lewes.

In the FA Vase second round qualifying draw, Yarmouth will host Boston Town and Fakenham welcome Eynesbury Rovers or Mildenhall Town to Clipbush Park.

• The FA Cup (selected ties)

First round qualifying

Saturday September 13

Peterborough Northern Star or Team Bury or Mildenhall Town or Gorleston v Wroxham or Great Yarmouth Town or Huntingdon Town

St Neots Town v Dereham Town or St Ives Town

Yaxley or Godmanchester Rovers v Histon or Newmarket Town or Fakenham Town

King’s Lynn Town v Diss Town or Holbeach United or Boston Town or Walsham Le Willows

Cambridge City v Needham Market or Soham Town Rangers

Thetford Town or Swaffham Town or Norwich United or Deeping Rangers v Sleaford Town or Wisbech Town or Kirkley & Pakefield or Ely City

• The FA Trophy (selected ties)

First round qualifying

Saturday November 1

Dereham Town or Hanwell Town v Enfield Town

Lewes v Harlow Town or Wroxham

Market Drayton Town v King’s Lynn Town or Rainworth MW

• The FA Vase (selected ties)

Second round qualifying

Saturday October 4

Kirkley & Pakefield or Diss Town v Newmarket Town

Fakenham Town v Eynesbury Rovers or Mildenhall Town

Great Yarmouth Town v Boston Town

Peterborough Sports v Thetford Town or Ely City

Yaxley or Swaffham Town v Sleaford Town


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