Basildon United will have to replay their tie with St. Margaretsbury after their encounter on Saturday ended in a 1-1 draw. Marcus Bowers fired the Bees into a 59th minute lead but Ryan Wade equalised. Extra time couldn’t separate the two teams so they go at it again on Tuesday. Waltham Forest had a fruitless 

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Buildbase FA Vase 1st Qualifying Round Barkingside 2 – 1 Southend Manor Barkingside took only ten minutes to break the deadlock in their all-ESL Vase encounter with Southend Manor, but it was a last ditch save from Will Hunt that made sure they were able to book their place in the next round. Michael Ogboin 

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  Buildbase FA Vase 1st Qualifying Round Redbridge 6 Brantham Athletic 1  The Motormen hosted Thurlow Nunn Premier League side Brantham Athletic in the Buildbase FA Vase 1st Round Qualifying and records show it was the first ever meeting between the two sides. Both teams were in good form with the home side having won 

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LONG MELFORD 1 FC ROMANIA 2 The Emirates FA Cup returned this weekend and my latest game in my journey took me to Stoneylands for the very first time to see Long Melford host FC Romania in a Preliminary Round tie. The hosts knocked out Hackney Wick away in the last round whilst the visitors 

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19 August 2017 – THE EMIRATES FA CUP – PRELIMINARY ROUND NORWICH UNITED FC 0 CLAPTON FC 2 The Tons started the match nervously, as Norwich United FC, the Ryman League side, executed all of its actions quite quickly, and it took us a while to settle down.  We then started to pass and move the 

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TOWER HAMLETS 1 FC BROXBOURNE BOROUGH 0 Tower Hamlets finally secured their place in the Preliminary Round after a late goal from Curtis Pond was enough to separate the two sides. Up until then the game had been one of very few chances and was looking destined to be heading for extra time. Pond, who 

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