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FA Cup: West's survivors await draw after hard losses for our region

Wes Fogden scored the winning goal for Yeovil Town. Photo: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

After dramatic wins at the weekend Forest Green Rovers and Yeovil Town - the West's only remaining FA Cup sides - will discover their second round fate later this evening, when both clubs go into the hat.

Yeovil Town and their under pressure manager Paul Sturrock managed to fend off feisty National League South Maidstone and record their first win since mid September. They clung on with just nine men after having both Jakub Sokolik and goalkeeper Artur Krysiak sent off. The former saw red just seven minutes into the tie, but the Glovers held their nerve and Wes Fogden's goal was enough.

A place in the second round and a cup run are just what Yeovil need right now - with confidence, attendances, and supporters' faith in the management at a low ebb, and the club currently propping up the League Two table.

While Yeovil managed to avoid an upset, National League leaders Forest Green created one away at Wimbledon. They shocked their League Two hosts with goals from Darren Carter and a late, late injury time winner from Elliott Frear.

Rovers lost at home at the Memorial Stadium to non-league side Chesham. Credit: PA

The headline losers were undoubtedly Bristol Rovers. The Pirates' dismal home record this season continued, as Chesham of the Southern Premier League executed a smash 'n' grab raid at the Memorial Stadium. The non-league side appeared to have missed their chance of creating a shock when they had Dave Pearce's penalty saved before half time. But it didn't matter - a long range strike from Ryan Blake put the minnows through.

A hat-trick from Nathaniel Mendez-Laing accounted for Swindon as Rochdale ruined Martin Ling's first game in charge of the Robins. Nicky Ajose pulled a goal back from the penalty spot in the 3-1 defeat. And Cheltenham can now concentrate fully on making a return to the Football League after being knocked out by Hartlepool.