After a 400 miles round trip to play Tavistock AFC in the FA Trophy, the Moles are back on the road again. This time to visit Amersham Town in the Berks & Bucks County FA Cup.
Which league do they play in?
Amersham Town FC are a step 6 currently playing in the Spartan South Midland League One. The Spartan South Midland leagues cover the area north of London and includes Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire.
They are currently sitting second in the league behind Real Bedford FC (the crypto backed team) with only one defeat.
What is the Berks & Bucks FA Senior Cup?
The Berks & Bucks FA Senior Cup is for teams playing Steps 1-6 of the NLS & above and was first played in the 1878-79 season. In last seasons final, Reading’s Under-23 defeated Ascot United 4-0.
Route to the 1st Round
Binfield had a bye to the 1st round whereas Amersham Town had to play in the 1st and 2nd qualifying round.
In the 1st qualifying round, the beat Milton Keynes Irish First 3-0 and in the 2nd qualifying round, they Homer Green on penalties 10-9 after the match finished 4-4.
The other fixtures in the 1st round of the cup are;
Newport Pagnell Town v Didcot Town
Thatcham Town v Marlow
Maidenhead United v Slough Town
Aylesbury Vale Dynamos v Beaconsfield Town
Amersham Town v Binfield
Hungerford Town v Sandhurst Town
Buckingham Athletic v Flackwell Heath
AFC Aldermaston v Shrivenham
Windsor v Bracknell Town
Aylesbury United v Chesham United
Where do Amersham Town play?
Amersham Town play at Spratleys Meadow which is at the edge of Amersham Old Town with open views out into the Chilterns.
Address: Spratleys Meadow, School Lane, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 0EJ