FA CUP Yeovil host Man U, Newport versus Spurs

FA Cup logoThe FA Cup fourth round draw could not have gone better for two of the region’s League Two teams.

Michael Flynn’s Newport County – who upset Leeds United 2-1 at Rodney Parade – have been drawn at home to Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur while Darren Way’s Yeovil Town will host Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United over the last weekend of January.


FA CUP third round draw selected numbers

FA Cup logoOne of the most eagerly anticipated live football draws takes place just after seven o’clock tonight as BBC2 screens the FA Cup third round draw.

Few programmes are as enjoyed as much as the first opportunity for “minnows” to be drawn against the giants of the domestic game.


FA CUP Seven regional sides through to round two

FA cup logoThe FA Cup second round draw takes place tonight live on BBC Two at 1910 and before the final first round tie between Chorley and Fleetwood Town.

There is plenty of regional interest with Exeter City FC, Forest Green Rovers FC, Hereford FC, Newport County AFC, Plymouth Argyle FC, Swindon Town FC and Yeovil Town FC winning through to round two.


FA TROPHY Staley spot kick sends Taunton through

Buildbase FA Trophy logoRoss Staley scored the winning seventh spot kick as Taunton Town FC beat Beaconsfield FC 7-6 on penalties to progress through to the FA Trophy third qualifying round.

Taunton target man and Peacocks skipper Matt Wright sent the replay into extra time with his powerful 84th minute headed leveller from Les Afful’s cross. The tie went to penalties after extra time finished 1-1.


FA CUP First round draw - tough test for Truro

FA CUP logoTruro City will have to cause an upset to become the first Cornwall football side to reach the FA Cup second round after being drawn away to League One high flyers Charlton Athletic in round one.

Lee Hodges side – on a superb 10-match unbeaten run – are third in National League South, Karl Robinson’s Addicks start today fifth in League One before tonight’s trip to Oxford United.


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