FA CUP: Peterborough Sports can prove they can '˜hack-ett' against big boys

Peterborough Sports have been handed a terrific incentive to win their FA Cup preliminary round tie at Wisbech on Saturday (August 20).

Monday, 15th August 2016, 5:36 pm
Updated Monday, 15th August 2016, 6:40 pm
Dan Clements celebrates an FA Cup goal for Peterborough Sports against Gorleston earlier this month. Photo: David Lowndes.

A first qualifying round home game against Evo Stik Northern Premier Division side Stourbridge awaits the winners.

Sports won 3-0 at Wisbech in a United Counties Premier Division game earlier this month.

Stourbridge reached the second round proper last season. They are managed by former Posh winger Gary Hackett.

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Gary Hackett (right) in his Posh playing days.

There could be an all local United Counties Premier Division tie should Yaxley and Holbeach win their preliminary round games this weekend.

Local first qualifying round ties (to be played September 3).

Wisbech Town or Peterborough Sports v Stourbridge, St Neots Town v Sleaford Town or Stamford AFC, Mickleover Sports v Bury Town or Spalding United, Deeping Rangers or Wroxham v Loughborough University or Gresley, Yaxley or Dereham Town v Kirkley & Pakefield or Holbeach United.

Gary Hackett (right) in his Posh playing days.