#WomensFACup: Regional League trio looking to make home advantage pay

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The Women’s FA Cup 1st Round Proper brings big home ties for regional league underdogs Crewe Alexandra, Leek Town and Woodlands.

Women’s FA Cup 1st Rd – Sunday 10 November (1pm) 

Actonians v AFC Wimbledon (Rectory Park, Middlesex FA, 2pm)
Cheltenham Town v Leyton Orient (Cheltenham Saracens FC, 1.30pm)
Crewe Alexandra v Barnsley (Cumberland Sports Arena)
Durham Cestria v Chester le Street Town (The Graham Sports Centre)
Ipswich Town v AFC Basildon (Felixstowe & Walton FC)
Leek Town v Lincoln City (Leek Town FC, 2pm)
Liverpool Feds v Brighouse Town (Jericho Lane Football Hub, 2pm)
Southampton Women’s v Portishead (Romsey Town FC, 2pm)
The New Saints v Chorley (Morda Stadium)
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Luton Town (AFC Wulfrunians)
Woodlands v Billericay Town (Mickleover Sports FC, 2pm)
Chesham United v Southampton FC (Chesham Utd FC, 2pm)

Crewe Alexadra train ahead of their big game with Barnsley.
Crewe Alexadra train ahead of their big game with Barnsley. (Photo: CreweAlexWomen)

All four FA WNL Division 1 regional leaders are in Women’s FA Cup action, Southampton FC return to Chesham where they won 5-2 on the opening day, Ipswich host fellow South East side AFC Basildon, Barnsley head to North West League outfit Crewe Alexandra and Wolves welcome Eastern title-chasing Luton Town.

Actonians will look to repeat a 2-0 Leagur Cup win over AFC Wimbledon, Brighouse Town are back at Liverpool Feds where they won 2-1 in September, Durham Cestria host Chester le Street whom they have already beaten 2-0 away this term.

Other all-FA WNL ties see Cheltenham Town go up against Leyton Orient and TNS take on Chorley.

West Midlands League side Leek Town knocked out National League opposition in Leicester United last week, now they have the chance to repeat that acievement when entertaining Lincoln City.

Woodlands are without a point in the East Midlands Premier and have a challenging tie at home to Billericay Town, while Portishead of the South West Premier also have a testing trip to Southampton Women’s FC.

1st Round winning teams will receive £850 from the prize fund, losing sides get £215.

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