FA Trophy: Haringey Borough to host Leyton Orient in first round
PUBLISHED: 13:19 27 November 2017 | UPDATED: 17:10 27 November 2017
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The draw for the first round of the FA Trophy has been made
Haringey Borough have been handed a dream tie at home to National League outfit Leyton Orient in the first round of the FA Trophy.
Boro made it through to the competition proper with a 3-1 win at home to Thame United of the Southern League East on Saturday.
The Bostik North club will now hope for a bumper crowd at Coles Park on December 16 when they entertain the O’s, who have been in poor form of late.
Wingate & Finchley, meanwhile, will visit the winners of the replay between National League South sides Wealdstone and Chelmsford City.
The Blues won 1-0 at Bostik Premier rivals Metropolitan Police on Saturday, while Stones were held to a 1-1 draw at home to the Clarets.
Hendon know a win at Slough Town in their replay will see them rewarded with a tie at home to either Bath City or Margate.
Winners of ties in the first round proper will receive £6,000 in prize money.
FA Trophy first round, selected ties: HARINGEY BOROUGH v Leyton Orient; WEALDSTONE or Chelmsford City v WINGATE & FINCHLEY; HENDON or Slough Town v Bath City or Margate.