FA CUP DRAW – Poppies and Diamonds rewarded with home ties, Stourbridge await Steelmen or Rushall

The FA Cup third qualifying round draw has been made
The FA Cup third qualifying round draw has been made
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Kettering Town and AFC Rushden & Diamonds have both been handed home draws in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup.

The Poppies’ reward for knocking out Vanarama National League North side AFC Telford United is a clash against Evo-Stik Northern League Division One North outfit Bamber Bridge at Latimer Park.

Diamonds, who eased to a 3-0 victory at Deeping Rangers, will also be at home as they will take on Evo-Stik Northern League Premier Division outfit Ashton United at the Dog & Duck.

Corby Town face a second qualifying round replay at Rushall Olympic tomorrow (Tuesday) night after a 1-1 draw at Steel Park on Saturday.

And the winners will be on the road with another Northern League Premier Division outfit, Stourbridge, awaiting the winners.

The third qualifying round ties will be played on Saturday, October 10.