FA CUP First round draw - tough test for Truro

FA CUP logoTruro City will have to cause an upset to become the first Cornwall football side to reach the FA Cup second round after being drawn away to League One high flyers Charlton Athletic in round one.

Lee Hodges side – on a superb 10-match unbeaten run – are third in National League South, Karl Robinson’s Addicks start today fifth in League One before tonight’s trip to Oxford United.

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FA CUP 11 regional teams in first round draw tonight

FA CUP LOGOThe eagerly-anticipated FA Cup first round draw will be made live on BBC 2 at just after 1910 tonight.

At least 10 regional football teams will feature in the FA Cup first round next month and it could be 11 if Jerry Gill’s Bath City win their replay at Chelmsford City tonight.

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NON LEAGUE Torquay United hoping for lucky 13

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Win-less Torquay United stay rooted at the National League basement following a 1-0 defeat by Macclesfield Town in Gary Owers’ first home game in charge.

Owers' Gulls face a tough test at seventh placed Dagenham & Redbridge next Saturday.

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NON LEAGUE #TouchlineTuesday preview

south west sports news black & white logoTonight’s FA Cup replay between Sean Joyce’s Southern League Bideford AFC and Darren Gilbert’s SW Peninsula League Bodmin Town AFC is arguably the top non-League fixture of the night.

Jake Ash’s seventh minute stoppage time leveller set up tonight’s eagerly-anticipated rematch at the Sports Ground following a 1-1 draw at Priory Park.

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STEVE THOMPSON new first team manager at Southern Premier Dorchester Town FC.

Plymouth-born former Yeovil Town and Truro City boss Thompson, 54, began his playing career at Bristol City and played for a whole string of clubs, notably Saltash United, Slough Town, Wycombe Wanderers, Woking and the Glovers from 1998 at the start of an 11-year association.

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