District football teams involved in FA Cup draw

THE draws for the early rounds of the FA Cup, FA Trophy and FA Vase have been revealed today with a host of district sides involved.

Northern Counties East League side Nostell MW will take their place in the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round on Saturday, August 11 and host Winsford Town.

The district's three Evo-Stik Premier League sides enter the prestigious competition at the Preliminary Round stage on Saturday, August 25. Ossett Town will host Goole, Wakefield FC will travel to Garforth Town and Ossett Albion will visit either Thackley or Hebburn Town. Should Nostell progress they'll host Trafford.

In the First Round Qualifying stage Albion will visit Jarrow Roofing Boldon CA, Pickering Town or Farsley if they progress, while Town will host Whitby Town if they win their clash and Wakefield FC will visit Blyth Spartans if they progress through their game. Nostell MW could end up playing any of Irlam, Hallam, Parkgate or Runcorn Town.

In the FA Trophy Preliminary Round, to be played on Saturday, September 15, Ossett Albion will visit New Mills and Wakefield FC will travel to Lancaster City.

Ossett Town enter at thr First Round Qualifying Stage on Saturday, September 29 and will host Ashton United. Ossett Albion would host Stocksbridge Park Steels if they progress and Wakefield FC would visit either Garforth Town or Burscough if they went through.

There will be a local derby in the First Round Qualifying stage of the FA Vase with Hemsworth MW hosting Nostell MW on Saturday, September 1.

See today's Wakefield Express for all the latest sports news from around the district.