Rovers through to 2nd Round

Bristol Rovers are through to the second round of the FA Cup after beating York 3-2 in Tuesday night's replay.

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Rovers beat York City 3-2

Bristol Rovers are through to the second round of the FA Cup after beating York City 3-2 in a replay last night.

Rovers raced into a 3-nil lead and then held on in the closing stages after the home side scored twice in a minute.

Here's Chris Spittles with the best of the action.


Rovers through to FA Cup Second Round

John-Joe O'Toole, Ollie Norburn and Chris Beardsley scored for Rovers.

Bristol Rovers are through to the second round of the FA Cup after beating York 3-2 in tonight's replay.

Rovers led 3-0 after goals from John-Joe O'Toole, Ollie Norburn and Chris Beardsley.

York pulled two late goals back, but John Ward's men held on, and will now play League One side Crawley at home on the 7th of December.

Bristol City drawn away in the FA Cup

FA Cup 2nd round draw Credit: ITV News West Country

Bristol City have been given an away tie at Tamworth who beat Cheltenham yesterday. Bristol Rovers will be at home to Crawley if they can win their replay at York.

Non league Shortwood United from Gloucestershire who play Port Vale in the first round tomorrow night will have another home tie against Salisbury City if they win.

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.

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