Stratford Town to play host to Nuneaton Borough in FA Cup second qualifying round
STRATFORD Town's reward for beating Carlton Town in the FA Cup first qualifying round is a home game against fellow Southern Premier Central rivals Nuneaton Borough.
The second qualifying round tie will take place at the Arden Garages Stadium on Saturday, 18th September. The winners will receive £3,375 of prize money while the losers will take home £1,125.
The Bards set up the second qualifying round clash after running out 3-1 winners over Northern Premier League Division One Midlands side Carlton on Saturday, pocketing £2,250 in prize money in the process.
Niall Davie gave the Nottinghamshire hosts a 26th-minute lead but just a minute into the second period Paul Davis's men drew level when Dan Vann headed home from Will Grocott's cross.
Carlton were then awarded a penalty after Aaron Opoku was upended in the area, but Liam O'Brien was equal to Nat Watson's spot-kick to keep the scores level.
Jaanai Gordon fired the Bards ahead just after the hour mark before Grocott scored directly from a free-kick with nine minutes remaining to book the Bards's place in the second qualifying round.