FA TROPHY Home ties for South West four

FA Trophy Cheltenham Town FC, Torquay United FC, Truro City FC and Weston-super-Mare AFC will start with home advantage in the FA Trophy first round on Saturday December 12.

Forest Green Rovers FC travel to Havant & Waterlooville FC while replays tonight - wetaher-permitting - will decide the fate of Gloucester City FC, Frome Town FC and Merthyr Town FC.

After Saturday’s 1-1 draw Gloucester replay at home to Chelmsford City with Tim Harris’ Tigers knowing victory would set up a mouth-watering local derby against Cheltenham back at Whaddon Road, the ground they share with Gary Johnson’s high flying National League Robins.

Kevin Nicholson’s Torquay United will host Frome or Chesham, the Southern Premier rivals who also drew 1-1 on Saturday and replay tonight, back in Bucks at United’s home ground, The Meadow.

Truro’s reward for a 3-0 win at Kingstonian is a home tie against Cirencester Town, 2-1 home winners over City’s National League South rivals Gosport Borough thanks to Charlie Griffin’s first half double.

Ryan Northmore’s Seagulls winged through 4-0 against Southern Premier Hitchin Town and now host NLS rivals Wealdstone while Merthyr face a tricky away replay at East Thurrock with the winners hosting Maidstone United.

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