Swindon suffer cup shock at Macclesfield

Swindon were knocked out of the FA Cup by Conference side Macclesfield. Bristol City are the only team from the West definitely through.

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Rovers and York to replay after six goal thriller

Rovers were leading 3-2, but conceded a goal four minutes from time.

Bristol Rovers drew with York City in tonight's FA Cup First Round match.

York's Ryan Jarvis broke the deadlock in the 35th minute. Eliot Richards equalised two minutes later, but the visitors regained the lead through Josh Carson's wonder strike shortly after.

Sub Matt Harrold headed Rovers level with his first touch in the 59th minute, and the Pirates then went ahead for the first time in the match thanks to Chris Beardsley's 75th minute header.

But Wes Fletcher's close range finish after a mistake from goalkeeper Steve Mildenhall four minutes from time forced a replay.

Shortwood United through to FA Cup 1st Round

Shortwood will now play Port Vale.

Shortwood United have produced a shock result in tonight's FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round replay.

The Gloucestershire minnows came from behind to beat Conference side Aldershot 2-1, thanks to two goals in two second half minutes from Duncan Cully and Adam Mann.

The team from Nailsworth will now play League One side Port Vale at home in the first round proper, the weekend after next.


FA Cup Draw

Gloucester City made it through to the first round with victory over Hampton and Richmond Borough and have a home tie against Fleetwood United. Bristol City and Bristol Rovers also have home ties, against Dagenham and Redbridge and York City respectively.

But Swindon Town are away at Macclesfield and Cheltenham are also on the road, travelling to Tamworth.


Fellow non-league side Brislington failed to join Shortwood in today's first round draw after losing 1-0 at home to Conference Premier outfit Welling United.

Brislington had progressed through five rounds to reach yesterday's stage but saw Lee Clarke score the only goal of the game for the Kent team. Seth Conway watched the action.


Today's FA Cup results

Local teams battle it out in the 3rd qualifying round Credit: Football Association

FA Cup 3rd qualifying round results:

Bridgwater Town 0 Bath City 3

Cirencester Town 1 Weymouth 2

Hartley Witney 1 Clevedon Town 1

Weston-super-Mare 2 Brislington 3

Yate Town 2 Gloucester city 2

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