Frickley Athletic to face old foes Worksop Town in FA Cup

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FRICKLEY Athletic have been handed a tough trip to old foes Worksop Town in the FA Cup First Round Qualifying stage.

The draw for the early rounds of the world-famous competition were revealed today and the Blues will make the short trip to Worksop for a repeat of the Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup final - which Worksop won - on Saturday, September 8.

Hemsworth MW will enter at the Extra Preliminary Round stage on Saturday, August 11 and will host Runcorn Linnets. If Welfare progress through the rounds they'll visit Salford City in the Preliminary Round, on Saturday, August 25, and could face any of Stockport Sports, Ashton Athletic or Lancaster City in the First Round Qualifying.

In the FA Vase Hemsworth will host local rivals Nostell MW in the First Round Qualifying stage on Saturday, September 1, while Kinsley Boys have been drawn at Atherton LR. Welfare could face AFC Blackpool at home in the Second Round Qualifying if they progress, while Kinsley could host Rochdale Town or Dinnington Town.

If the pair made it through to the First Round Proper Hemsworth could face Selby Town, Formby or Padiham at home with Kinsley potentially travelling to Colne, Bottesford Town or Hallam.

See this week's Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express for all the latest sports news from around the district.