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How did Berkshire sides do in the 2015/16 Emirates FA Cup?

How did Berkshire sides do in the 2015/16 Emirates FA Cup?

The 2015/16 Emirates FA Cup wasn’t a vintage year for local sides with Southern League Shortwood United accounting for Binfield and Bracknell Town’s exits while no side got past the First Qualifying Round.

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Ascot United

The Yellamen were beaten 2-1 in the Extra Preliminary Round by eventual Hellenic Premier champions Kidlington.


Southern League side Shortwood United beat the Moles in the Preliminary Round 2-1.

Bracknell Town

United’s next victims were Bracknell Town who they beat 4-3 om the First Qualifying Round despite a heroic fightback from the Robins in Gloucestershire.


Another opening round exit, IBIS lost 2-1 to neighbours Thatcham Town.


Division 1 East Holyport went down 3-1 to Premier Division Milton United.

Thatcham Town

The only other side to make the First Qualifying Round. Hellenic Premier runners up Thatcham were beaten 1-0 by Hastings United.


A 1-0 defeat by AFC Dunstable ended the Royalists 2015/16 adventure in the Extra Preliminary Round.

For all the latest on the 2016/17 Emirates FA Cup visit our dedicated page here.

Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror. Manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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