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The FA Trophy First Qualifying Round draw for Thatcham Town

The Kingfishers know their next opponents

The FA Trophy First Qualifying Round draw for Thatcham Town

BetVictor Southern League Division One South side Thatcham Town survived a half time scare in their Preliminary Round tie to beat Barnstaple Town 3-1 and reach the First Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy.

The draw, made on Monday afternoon means the Kingfishers are 90 minutes from equalling their best run in the competition.

On Saturday, a Callum Willmoth double and third from George Jeacock sent them through, though Berkshire neighbours Bracknell Town crashed out at Haywards Heath Town.

Callum Willmoth. Photo: Neil Graham.
Callum Willmoth. Photo: Neil Graham.

Danny Robinson’s side have already been in the spotlight this season, the former FA Vase winners FA Cup tie with Salisbury was broadcast live on the BBC Sport website.

Berkshire’s FA Trophy First Qualifying Round draw

  • Swindon Supermarine v Thatcham Town

Ties are due to be played on Saturday 26th October 2019. The full First Qualifying Round draw is here.

Vanarama National League sides Slough Town and Hungerford Town are exempt until the Second Qualifying Round, Maidenhead United until the First Round.

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of Football in Berkshire. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Reach PLC. Former manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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