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Town Draw Kiddy in FA Cup
By: Rob Sedgwick
GRIMSBY have received a home draw to Kidderminster in the FA Cup. The two met recently at Kidderminster, where the draw was 0-0. The winner of the tie will enter the draw for the First Round when the Football League clubs enter the tournament.
There is also a prize of £12,500 for reaching Round 1, and £18,000 to the winning clubs from that stage. Last year Grimsby reached Round 1 where they beat Port Vale after a replay but were knocked out in the next round by Blue Square South side Salisbury - who are already knocked out this year. The Mariners need to win 8 ties to progress to the final at Wembley.
Kidderminster just missed out on the play-off last season, but this year are languishing at the other end of the table having got off to a terrible start to the campaign. Since then they have pulled away from the bottom four and the Worcestershire club are presently on an eight match unbeaten run. Town have never beaten Harriers in the Conference in 5 attempts.
Boston and Lincoln have also been drawn at home, and there are several other all-Conference lies such as .Woking v Ebbsfleet, Forest Green Rovers v Dartford, AFC Telford v Nuneaton, Wrexham v Southport, Alfreton v Gateshead and Cambridge v Luton.
Alfreton Town v Gateshead
Hyde v Harrogate Town
FC United Of Manchester v Hereford United
Barrow v Tamworth
Colwyn Bay or Guiseley v Hednesford Town or Buxton
Grimsby Town v Kidderminster Harriers
Bradford Park Avenue v Hinckley United or Ossett Albion
Wrexham v Southport
AFC Fylde v Ilkeston
Boston United v Altrincham
Lincoln City v Chester or FC Halifax Town
Macclesfield Town v Marine
Barwell or Workington v Mansfield Town
Stockport County v Stalybridge Celtic
AFC Telford United v Nuneaton Town
South Park v Dereham Town or Metropolitan Police
Didcot Town v Arlesey Town
Forest Green Rovers v Dartford
Yate Town v Newport County
Slough Town v Bath City or Gosport Borough
Hastings United or Hitchin Town v Blackfield & Langley
Bromley v Weston Super Mare or Worcester City
Chelmsford City v East Thurrock United
Hayes & Yeading United v Boreham Wood
AFC Totton v Cambridge City or Billericay Town
Welling United or Thurrock v Chalfont St Peter or Bishop's Stortford
Braintree Town v Lowestoft Town
Dorchester Town v Bury Town
Cambridge United v Luton Town
Gloucester City v Chippenham Town
Histon or Corby Town v Eastbourne Borough or Hendon
Woking v Ebbsfleet United
Ties played on the weekend of the 20th October.
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