Home county Vase ties for Alcester and Earlswood



ALCESTER Town and Earlswood Town have been handed home ties in the second round of the Birmingham Saturday Vase.

Alcester will entertain fellow Midland League Division Three side Coventrians at Stratford Road in the tie to be played on Saturday, 17th November. The red and blacks progressed last weekend with a 6-0 win at Central Ajax but Coventrians were also among the goals after defeating Dunlop 8-1.

Earlswood, who were the first round’s biggest winners after crushing Silhill 9-0, will be at home to Coventry Alliance side AEI Rugby. AEI produced one of the round’s surprises by knocking out Midland League side Leamington Hibernian.

Stratford Alliance side Henley Forest of Arden, who had a first-round bye, will also be on home turf after being paired with Coventry Colliery, who play in the Coventry Alliance Premier.

DRAW: Rugby v Jet Blades; Wolverhamton United v Birmingham Tigers; Moors Academy v AFC Church; Earlswood Town v AEI Rugby; Barnt Green Spartak v Knowle; Sutton United v AFC Somers; Birmingham University Medics v Boldmere Sports & Social Falcons; Continental Star v Castle Vale Town; Henley Forest of Arden v Coventry Colliery; Alcester Town v Coventrians; Enville Athletic v Crown FMN; Wake Green Amateurs v Triumph Athletic; Village v Folly Lane BCOB; AFC Solihull v Bulkington S&S; Coventry Alvis v Tipton Town; Coventry Plumbing v Willenhall Town/Team Dudley.