THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

Real FA Cup keeps you updated

icon facup216 August ~ This evening, 17 hours before the Premier League returns, the FA Cup extra preliminary rounds get underway with ties up and down the country. From the Winchester derby – Alresford Town v Winchester City – in the south, all the way up to the Bishop Auckland v Tadcaster Albion in the north, The Real FA Cup – now in it's fifth year – offers previews and updates of the opening stages of the oldest association football competition in the world. Find out why Worksop Parramore v AFC Blackpool is known as the "Scottish Derby", or why they've selected Clapton v Stanway Rovers as their go-to-game of the round.

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