Carl Withers in the FA Vase. Photo: Neil Graham.
Carl Withers in the FA Vase. Photo: Neil Graham.

Bracknell Town FC learn FA Vase fifth round opponents

Bracknell's two possible opponents played out 120 minutes of football in the replay and were only split by a penalty shootout
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Carl Withers in the FA Vase. Photo: Neil Graham.
Carl Withers in the FA Vase. Photo: Neil Graham.

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Coleshill Town and Newcastle Benfield played our a heart in mouth FA Vase fourth round replay encounter in the Midlands on Saturday, with the former winning through and hosting Bracknell Town on Saturday 3rd February.

It took 120 minutes plus penalties to split the sides but in the end it was the promotion chasing Midland Football League side who prevailed despite the visitors seeming to have won the tie with a late goal – only for Coleshill to equalise in injury time. 1-1 was how it stayed and the Colemen took the shoot out 4-2.

The result means a slightly shorter, but no less important away day for the Robins who could easily have faced a five and a half hour trip to the North East but will instead enjoy a relatively straightforward two hour journey up the M40 to the East of Birmingham city centre.

Bracknell Town captain Carl Davies. Photo: Neil Graham.
Bracknell Town captain Carl Davies. Photo: Neil Graham.

The full FA Vase fifth round draw is here.

You can watch the penalty shoot out here, make sure you follow Coleshill on twitter as well to keep up with their form ahead of the big day.

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