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FA Trophy 1st Round Draw

The draw for the first round of the FA Trophy has been made, and it’s the stage that sees the big boys of the Conference Premier enter the fray. Read the rest of this entry

Silkmen Take Point Off Leaders

Scott Knowles reports from the first of the Conference Premier Groundhop that took place on Non League Day. Read the rest of this entry

FA Trophy Semi Final Draw

A look at the draw for the last four of non-league football’s premier cup competition. Read the rest of this entry

Conference Survival Fight Part 1 – Bath City

Guest blogger Stephen Prosser looks at the battle to stay in non league football’s top division, starting off with The Romans.

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FA Trophy Replays Preview

A quick look at the rearranged second round ties taking place this week. Read the rest of this entry

FA Trophy Second Round Preview

The top cup competition in non league has reached the last thirty two. Here is my preview of a few of the FA Trophy Second Round ties. Read the rest of this entry

TV Cup Ties Announced

The Football Association have released details of the three FA Cup First Round games that will be shown live on television, which will include two non-league clubs. Conference North side FC Halifax Town got a double reward for reaching the first round, as their plum home tie with League One leaders Charlton Athletic will be the second of the games shown on TV, while Conference Premier side Newport County’s home game with League Two side Shrewsbury Town will kick off the weekend’s live coverage.

The full details of the televised games are as follows:

Saturday, November 12th, kick off 12:30pm – Newport County v Shrewsbury Town, ESPN

Sunday, November 13th, kick off 12:30pm – FC Halifax Town v Charlton Athletic, ITV1

Sunday November 13th, kick off 3:15pm – Morecambe v Sheffield Wednesday, ESPN

The live games represent a welcome windfall for the clubs involved. They will each receive £67,500 from the TV coverage, with the winner of each tie also receiving £18,500 from the competition’s prize fund.