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The FA Cup Third Qualifying Round draw and remaining Berkshire clubs

Two Berkshire sides left in the early rounds of the competition

The FA Cup Third Qualifying Round draw and remaining Berkshire clubs

Two sides from the Royal County remain in contention for the 2018/19 Emirates FA Cup following Saturday’s fixtures, although for Hungerford Town it is in slightly unusual fashion.

The Crusaders match at home to Wantage Town was abandoned on 70 minutes after goalkeeper Jokull Andersson suffered severe head and facial injuries while attempting to make a save.

The match will be replayed from the start on Tuesday 25th September but it means both teams are in the hat for the latest draw.

Slough Town are also in the draw following a surprise 2-2 draw with Wessex League Premier Division side Sholing. The Rebels are three divisions higher than the South Coast side but were held thanks to an 81st minute equaliser after initially leading 2-0 through Ben Harris and James Dobson.

Read more: There’s an obvious answer to Slough Town’s FA Cup goalkeeper search

Of the remaining clubs covered by Football in Bracknell, Binfield were beaten 3-0 on Saturday by step 4 side Cirencester Town, but equalled their record run in the competition.

Berkshire sides still waiting to kick a ball in the 2018/19 competition include Maidenhead United who enter in the Fourth Qualifying Round and Reading who enter in the Third Round.

The 2018/19 round dates are here and details on the round by round prize fund is here.

The Berkshire part of the FA Cup Third Qualifying Round draw:

  • Hungerford Town OR Wantage Town vs Wealdstone
  • Slough Town OR Sholing vs Bristol Manor Farm

The draw for the third qualifying round is released at 1pm.

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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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