Draw made for the Emirates FA Cup early Rounds

Fri 7th July 2023 | FA Challenge Cup
By Media Team

The draw for the Extra Preliminary Round and Preliminary Round of the Emirates FA Cup has been made and our clubs have been drawn in some tough looking ties.  The draws that involve our member clubs are shown below.  Some notable ties in the Extra Preliminary Round see Chadderton Drawn away at NCEL side Albion Sports, whilst our only Step 6 side in the competition this year, Stockport Town have a home tie in an all NWCFL tie against Premier Division newcomers Ramsbottom United.  

There's a Liverpool derby game as AFC Liverpool host Lower Breck in an intriguing match up, another eye catching game is Pilkington FC travelling to Burscough.  Skelmersdale United host Northwich Victoria in what looks like a great game between two of the competitions great names and Bury start their FA Cup campaign with a trip to Uttoxeter Town.  

Further down the draw, more familar names enter as a number of our clubs could again end up facing each other.  Details are below which include round dates and prize fund allocations.

Emirates FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round - SATURDAY 5 AUGUST 2023 WINNERS RECEIVE £1,125 LOSERS RECEIVE £375

Kendal Town v Consett

Albion Sports v Chadderton

Stockport Town v Ramsbottom United

AFC Liverpool v Lower Breck

Hallam v Irlam

Burscough v Pilkington

Congleton Town v Wythenshawe Town

Barnoldswick Town v Handsworth

Skelmersdale United v Northwich Victoria

Padiham v Silsden

Glossop North End v Colne

West Didsbury & Chorlton v Vauxhall Motors

Widnes v Longridge Town

Prestwich Heys v Bootle

Whitchurch Alport v Cheadle Town

Uttoxeter Town v Bury

Wythenshawe v Campion

Charnock Richard v Squires Gate


Penrith or Boro Rangers v Kendal Town or Consett

Hallam or Irlam v Thackley or Goole

City of Liverpool or Penistone Church v Prestwich Heys or Bootle

Congleton Town or Wythenshawe Town V Witton Albion 

Ossett United or 1874 Northwich v Wythenshawe or Campion

Skelmersdale United or Northwich Victoria v Nantwich Town

Padiham or Silsden v Clitheroe

Mossley v Stockport Town or Ramsbottom United

Whitchurch Alport or Cheadle Town v Barnoldswick Town or Handsworth

West Didsbury & Chorlton or Vauxhall Motors v Prescot Cables or Eccleshill United

Widnes or Longridge Town v Golcar United or Trafford

Charnock Richard or Squires Gate v Uttoxeter Town or Bury

Burscough or Pilkington v Albion Sports or Chadderton

Glossop North End or Colne v Brighouse Town

AFC Liverpool or Lower Breck v Emley or Avro

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