Gloucestershire teams learn FA Vase First Round fate

Brimscombe & Thrupp, Fairford Town, Bishops Cleeve and Longlevens have found out their opposition in the First Round of the FA Vase.

All four Hellenic Premier sides were included in the draw, which has taken place this lunchtime at Wembley Stadium.

Brimscombe & Thrupp have been drawn away to Wessex Premier side Christchurch, whilst Fairford Town will also be away – with the winner of the all-Hellenic League tie Shrivenham vs Clanfield the destination.

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Longlevens, who secured a third appearance in the First Round in a row with their 2-1 win over Newent Town, will welcome their second Wessex League opposition of the season in Cowes Sports FC. Levens were beaten by the previous opponents Portland United in the FA Cup two weeks ago.

Stephen Cleal’s Bishops Cleeve side join the competition along with Brimscombe in this round and they will welcome Wessex Premier side Brockenhurst at Kayte Lane.

All ties are scheduled for Saturday 12th October, the official date put aside for the annual Non-League Day event.


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