FA Cup draw: Bognor, Eastbourne and Whitehawk discover their fate

Bognor's players celebrate their win over Oxford City / Picture by Tim Hale
Bognor's players celebrate their win over Oxford City / Picture by Tim Hale

THE FINAL qualifying round of the FA Cup has paired Bognor with Wealdstone and Eastbourne Borough with Dover.

The Rocks will be away to Wealdstone - who are near the bottom of National League South - while Eastbourne will be at home in their game, against a side flying high in the National League top division.

Bognor reached this stage with a superb come-from-behind 4-2 win over Oxford City of National League South at Nyewood Lane, while Eastbourne Borough scraped through to the fourth qualifying round with a nervy 3-2 home win over Hartley Wintney.

Meanwhile Whitehawk will host Poole Town in the fourth qualifying round if they win at Gosport in a replay on Tuesday night.

The ties are due to take place on Saturday, October 24, and this is the last round before clubs in League One and League Two join in for the first round proper.

Sides who won in the third qualifying round earned £7,500 each - and the prize pot goes up to £12,500 in the fourth qualifying round.


Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1 Make this website your homepage

2 Like our Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Sport-Sussex

3 Follow us on Twitter @SportSussex

4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!