FIRST ROUND OF VASE

There are 12 teams from the league in the first round draw of the Isuzu FA Vase which was made at lunchtime.

The winners receive £825 and the losers £250.  Ties are played on Saturday, October 22.  If the match is level after 90 minutes, then the tie is decided on a penalty shoot-out.

The ties involving our teams are:

Whitley Bay v Billingham Synthonia

Newcastle Benfield v Newton Aycliffe

Seaham Red Star v Eccleshill United

Bury AFC v Bishop Auckland

Billingham Town v FC Isle of Man

Brandon United v Thackley

Newcastle University v Hallam

Holcar Old Boys v Whickham

Horden CW v Armthorpe Welfare

Thornaby v Pilkington