The Emirates Sponsored FA Cup.
The Emirates Sponsored FA Cup.

When are the draws for the 2017/18 FA Cup, FA Trophy and FA Vase?

Find out when the the draw for the early rounds of the FA Cup takes place.
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The Emirates Sponsored FA Cup.
The Emirates Sponsored FA Cup.

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The 2017/18 FA Cup begins in August 2017 for teams at step 5 and 6 of the English Football Pyramid with the Extra Preliminary Round.

736 teams competed in the 2016/17 run of the 146 year old competition with three teams from East Berkshire starting in the very first round.

The FA Trophy (teams at step 1 to 4) and FA Vase (teams at step 5 and 6) both begin in September.

We are expecting the draws for all three competitions to be made on Friday 7th July 2017 – the full fixtures are usually released at midday.

How did our teams do in the 2016/17 national FA competitions?

FA Cup

Ascot United – Won through two rounds before losing to Tonbridge Angels in a first qualifying round replay.

Binfield – Lost in the extra preliminary round to North Greenford United.

Bracknell Town – Reached the preliminary round but beaten by Egham Town.

FA Vase

The Buildbase FA Vase trophy.
The Buildbase FA Vase trophy.

Ascot United – Given a bye to the first round proper, defeated by Newhaven in the second round.

Binfield – Won in the first qualifying round but beaten by Bracknell Town in the second.

Bracknell Town – Won both qualifying rounds but beaten by Croydon in the first round proper.

Eversley & California – Given a bye to the second qualifying round but beaten in the second qualifying round by Buckingham Town.

Sandhurst Town – Lost in the first qualifying round to Bedfont & Feltham.

Woodley United – Beaten in the first qualifying round to Ardley United.

We do not currently cover any teams competing in the FA Trophy, the tournament for teams in step 1 to 4 divisions.

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