FA Competition Draws

Ealier today, the FA released the draws for the first three rounds of the 2011-12 FA Cup with Budweiser have been released, as well as details for the early stages of The FA Carlsberg Trophy, Vase and Youth Cup.

In the FA Cup with Budweiser Extra Preliminary Round draw, Brocton visit Coleshill Town, Eccleshall visit Bustleholme while Stone Dominoes host Wellington from Herefordshire. Rocester also have a home game against Wolverhampton Casuals. Ties to be played on Saturday 20th August.

Stafford Rangers are exempt until the First Qualifying Round and once again have not been given a home draw. They face the prospect of a trip to either Castle Vale or Heath Hayes or Bloxwich United or AFC Wulfrunians.

The Carlsberg FA Vase gets under way over the weekend of Saturday 10th September at the First Qualifying Round stage and Eccleshall, Rocester and Stone Dominoes all have home ties to look forward to against Racing Club Warwick, Ellesmere Rangers and Alvechurch, respectively. Stafford Town travel to West Midlands (Regional) League Premier Division rivals Goodrich and Brocton also face a short journey to Willenhall Town.

The draw for the The FA Carlsberg Trophy First Qualifying Round draw, Rangers face the intreging prospect of a trip to Newcastle Town should Greg Clowes' former club win their home Preliminary Round tie against Woodford United.