FA competition draws are made

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Diss Town have been handed away ties in the FA Cup and FA Vase, while Debenham LC will start at home in both competitions.

The road to Wembley begins in The Emirates FA Cup begins for Diss and Debenham on August 15 when they are among 736 clubs in the extra preliminary round all dreaming of a successful run.

Diss have been drawn away to higher-league Wisbech Town, who finished third in the United Counties League Premier League last season, with £1,500 prize money for the winners.

Debenham’s cup campaign will also start against higher-league opposition, when they host Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division side Ipswich Wanderers.

In the FA Vase, Stuart Reavell’s Debenham will host Essex Senior League Premier Division side Enfield 1893 in the first qualifying round on Saturday, September 5, for a chance to win £600.

Should they win that tie, the Hornets would be away to the winners of the tie involving Tower Hamlets or Whitton United on Saturday, October 3 with the winners receiving £800.

Mark Reeve’s Diss enter at the second qualifying round with an away tie at Wishech St Mary on October 3.