Welwyn Garden City at home in FA Vase as Spartan South Midlands League sides eye place in fourth round

PUBLISHED: 13:32 13 November 2017

WGC FC V Newport Pagnell Town - WGC celebrate 2-0.

Picture - Karyn Haddon.

WGC FC V Newport Pagnell Town - WGC celebrate 2-0. Picture - Karyn Haddon.


Two sides from the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division are guaranteed to be in the fourth round of the FA Vase as four of the remaining five teams were drawn against each other.

Welwyn Garden City will be at home to Biggleswade FC in the more intriguing of the ties.

City are currently second in the Premier Division table, one place ahead of their rivals due to a better goal difference.

Goals from Yasin Boodhoo and new City signing Daniel Bond helped the Citizens to a 2-1 win over Newport Pagnall Town.

Biggleswade came through their second round match with a 2-0 home win over Crawley Green, Alex Marsh and Tom Cookman the men on target

The other all-SSML tie sees Tring Athletic host league leaders Berkhamsted while the other SSML side, Leighton Town, will be away to Gorleston.

All matches take place on Saturday, December 2.

Draw in full:

1 1874 Northwich or Tow Law Town v Ashton Athletic

2 Stockton Town v City Of Liverpool

3 West Auckland Town v Whitley Bay

4 Pontefract Collieries v Worksop Town

5 Newcastle Benfield v North Shields

6 Runcorn Linnets or Sunderland RCA v Marske United

7 Stourport Swifts v Walsall Wood

8 Bromsgrove Sporting v Coventry United

9 Wolverhampton SC or Rugby Town v Shepshed Dynamo

10 Desborough Town v Eastwood Community

11 Highgate United v Coleshill Town

12 Hinckley v Deeping Rangers

13 Racing Club Warwick v Wisbech Town

14 Gorleston v Leighton Town

15 Hullbridge Sports v Enfield 1893

16 Yaxley v Norwich CBS

17 Great Wakering Rovers or FC Romania v Cogenhoe United

18 Tring Athletic v Berkhamsted


20 Lordswood v Bracknell Town

21 Beckenham Town v Eastbourne Town

22 Horley Town v Baffins Milton Rovers

23 Walton & Hersham v Windsor

24 Crowborough Athletic v Westfield

25 Whitstable Town v Chichester City or Deal Town

26 Thatcham Town v Haywards Heath Town or Sevenoaks Town

27 Christchurch v Newport (IOW)

28 Sholing v Blackfield & Langley

29 Plymouth Parkway v Westfields

30 Hamble Club v Horndean or Royal Wootton Bassett Town

31 Bridgwater Town v Melksham Town

32 Bradford Town v Team Solent or Tavistock

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