FA Youth Cup 1st Round West Round-Up

It’s FA Youth Cup 1st round proper action this week.

Good news for Cheltenham Town who comfortably beat Swindon 5-1 on Tuesday they host Barnet in 2nd round.

Not so good news for Forest Green who lost 4-0 to Yeovil on Wednesday at Huish Park.

Wednesday Bristol Rovers joined Cheltenham in the 2nd round beating fellow west side Gloucester City in a competitive game at Tuffley Rovers’ Glevum Park. The first half started a real end to end battle with rovers going 2 up before being pegged back to 2-1 but the football league sides under 18’s took control with 2 more to wrap up a 4-1 win and host Portsmouth in the next round.

Cheltenham and Bristol Rovers will play their FA Youth Cup 2nd round fixtures on or around Saturday 21st November.