EXTRA TIME... regional extra preliminary round ties

The Emirates FA Cup logoThe FA Cup extra preliminary round has produced these regional football ties on Saturday August 11, 2018 (1500ko).

The preliminary round will be two weeks later on Saturday August 25 “but first we have to get through this round”…

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Most intriguing National League South season in memory

Vanarama National League logoNon-League football fans in the region will focus their attention on the most intriguing National League South season in memory.

With runaway Southern League Premier champions Hereford FC being placed in National League North, there will again be six teams from the South West in National League South.

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South West Peninsula League announce 2018/19 line-up

South West Peninsula Football League logo

So, the dust has finally settled and the 2018/19 line-up for the South West Peninsula League has been announced. With the planned shake-up scheduled to change the format in Devon and Cornwall only a year away, the FA’s Leagues Committee (known as LC in FA circles) showed a lot of common sense in allowing the league to deviate from the FA’s original ruling (to be found in the FA Handbook within paragraph 3.2 of the Regulations For The Operation Of The National League System). This specified a maximum of 16 clubs at Step 7 (that’s Division One to you and me). Since that statement, the FA modified their stance to allow extra flexibility which has been to the Peninsula’s benefit.

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SOUTHERN LEAGUE 2018-19 club allocations confirmed

Evo-Stik Southern League logo The FA Leagues Committee have confirmed club allocations for steps 1 to 4 of the 2018/19 National League System.

The Southern Football League will administer four divisions next season, Central and Southern at step three and East and West at step four.

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NON-LEAGUE SHORTS New Gulls Guiseley date

Torquay United boss Gary Owers, photo courtesy & copyright DAVE ROWNTREETorquay United's National League home fixture against relegation rivals Guiseley AFC has been rescheduled for Tuesday April 24 (1945).

Plainmoor fell foul to the weather last Saturday, the match referee ruling the surface unplayable after heavy overnight rain and an early morning pitch inspection.

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SOUTH WEST SPORTS Non-League shorts

non-league football, Roman Glass St George

GAME ON OR OFF?

Non-League football fans new to South West Sports News? 

On a wintry match day we do our utmost to keep you informed if non-League games are going ahead of not. Track our twitter feed @swsportsnews or visit our fixtures pages

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