The Berks & Bucks County FA Cup competitions return for the 2021/22 season after a year out due to Covid-19, and the top tier competition – the Senior Cup – has a new structure encompassing steps 1-6 of the English Football Pyramid.
Teams from steps 5 to 6 will take part in two Qualifying Rounds before teams at steps 1 to 4 (including Berkshire clubs Maidenhead United, Hungerford Town, Slough Town, Binfield, Bracknell Town, Thatcham Town) come into contention. The professional sides across Berkshire and Buckinghamshire will then enter at the Quarter Final stage (both Reading FC and MK Dons had been confirmed as entering at the time of the press release in June).
The first qualifying round will reunite a number of former Hellenic League sides as Flackwell Heath play Wokingham & Emmbrook and Long Crendon welcome AFC Aldermaston to Marsh Lane.
Qualifying Round fixtures are listed below:
- Flackwell Heath vs Wokingham & Emmbrook (Saturday 18th, 2 pm)
- Abingdon United vs Amersham Town (Saturday 18th, 2 pm)
- Wallingford Town vs Burnham (Saturday 18th, 2 pm)
- Langley vs Winslow United (Saturday 18th, 2 pm)
- Newport Pagnell Town vs Shrivenham (Saturday 18th, 2 pm)
- Milton United vs Risborough Rangers (Saturday 18th, 2 pm)
- Ascot United vs Windsor (Tuesday 21st, 7:45 pm)
- Long Crendon vs AFC Aldermaston (Saturday 18th, 2 pm)
- Buckingham Athletic vs Aylesbury Vale Dynamos (Saturday 18th, 3 pm)
- Milton Keynes Irish vs Penn & Tylers Green (Saturday 18th, 2 pm)
- Sandhurst Town vs Holyport (Tuesday 14th, 7:45 pm)
- Woodley United vs Chalvey Sports (Tuesday 21st, 7:45 pm)