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Fans fury as Weston's FA Cup tie is called off

There were angry scenes at Weston-super-Mare's Woodspring Stadium this afternoon after their FA Cup First Round match against Doncaster Rovers was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

Referee Tim Robinson called the game off just 20 minutes before kick-off. The decision was met with fury from visiting supporters who had made the long journey down to the West Country.

No date has been set for the re-arranged fixture.

Referee Tim Robinson checks the pitch before the FA Cup First Round match at Woodspring Stadium. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire
Referee Tim Robinson checks the Woodspring Stadium pitch. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire
Weston-super-Mare manager Micky Bell and Doncaster Rovers boss Paul Dickov talk to referee Tim Robinson about the pitch, Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire
Unhappy Doncaster fans after the FA Cup First Round match was called off. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire
A fan is taken away by police after the FA Cup First Round match was called off. Credit: Simon Galloway/PA Wire

May scores but England lose to All Blacks

Gloucester's Jonny May is tackled by New Zealand's Sam Whitelock. Credit: EMPICS Sport

Seven Bath players have been involved in England's opening Autumn International match against New Zealand at Twickenham.

Gloucester's Jonny May put the first points on the board with a trademark try in the 4th minute, but the All Blacks scored three in reply, to win 24-21.

Bath's Dave Attwood in action for England v New Zealand. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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Cheltenham stun Swindon in the FA Cup

Weston-super-Mare will be in the hat for the second round after their match with Doncaster was postponed.

Cheltenham, Bristol City and Yeovil have made it through to the second round of the FA Cup.

Cheltenham caused an upset by thrashing West Country rivals Swindon 5-0 at Whaddon Road. Byron Harrison hit a hat-trick, with Terry Gornell and Matt Richards also on-target. Swindon played most of the match with ten men after Nathan Thompson was sent off midway through the first half.

Elsewhere, Bristol City won 2-1 at Gillingham, thanks to goals from Greg Cunningham and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

Bristol Rovers lost 1-0 at Tranmere.

Weston-super-Mare's dream tie against Doncaster was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch. The referee called the game off just 20 minutes before kick-off.

Jordy Hiwula scored his first goal for Yeovil as they beat Crawley 1-0.

And Forest Green Rovers take on League One side Scunthorpe tomorrow afternoon (2pm).

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Today's FA Cup results

Today's FA Cup results.

Bristol Rovers, Forest Green Rovers and Weston-super-Mare are all through to the first round of the FA Cup.

The Pirates won 7-1 at Dorchester with Ellis Harrison scoring a hat-trick.

Forest Green beat local rivals Gloucester 4-1 at Whaddon Road.

Weston won 2-1 at Witham.

But Bath City's dream is over after they were thrashed 7-1 at East Thurrock.

The FA Cup First Round draw is on Monday evening.

Post-match reaction from the Memorial Stadium

Bristol Rovers lost 1-0 at home to West Country rivals Forest Green Rovers in the Conference this afternoon.

Watch post-match interviews with Bristol Rovers manager Darrell Clarke and defender Lee Brown, plus Forest Green Rovers manager Adrian Pennock and midfielder Rob Sinclair below:

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