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Consett face Northern League rivals Stockton Town in the next round of the FA Cup

Consett were today handed a mouth-watering home draw against Stockton Town in the next round of the Emirates FA Cup.

The 1st Qualifying Round tie, which will take place at Belle View Stadium at 7.30pm on Tuesday 22 September, is their reward for beating Ossett United on penalties at the weekend.

Ticket details will be announced once we have finalised the allocation which, under FA rules, must be given to Stockton. It is the clubs’ first-ever meeting in the competition.

The other ties involving North East clubs are:

Sunderland RCA v Prescot Cables

Warrington Town v South Shields

Marske United v Trafford

West Allotment Celtic v Hyde United

West Auckland Town v Runcorn Linnets

Whitley Bay v Witton Albion

City of Liverpool v Morpeth Town

Stalybridge Celtic v Bishop Auckland

Gary Welford