A note for supporters that Cray Wanderers have received a bye to the FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round.  This round is due to take place on Tuesday 22nd September.

There were 15 clubs from the four Step 3 leagues which via a draw would have to participate in the Preliminary Round taking place on Saturday 12th September. From the Isthmian Premier, Bowers & Pitsea, Carshalton Athletic & Kingstonian will be in the Preliminary Round.

Here are the round dates

First round qualifying: Tuesday 22 September 2020

Second round qualifying: Saturday 3 October 2020

Third round qualifying: Tuesday 13 October 2020

Fourth round qualifying: Saturday 24 October 2020

Prize Money

First Round Qualifying winners (116) £2,250
First Round Qualifying losers (116) £750
Second Round Qualifying winners (80) £3,375
Second Round Qualifying losers (80) £1,125
Third Round Qualifying winners (40) £5,625
Third Round Qualifying losers (40) £1,875
Fourth Round Qualifying winners (32) £9,375
Fourth Round Qualifying losers (32) £3,125

Details of the draw to follow in due course.

FA Trophy

The Wands have been exempted with other Step 3 clubs until the 3rd Qualifying Round scheduled for Saturday 31st October. 2020. Let’s hope things are a bit less scary by then.

Third Round Qualifying Saturday 31 October 2020
First Round Proper Saturday 14 November 2020
Second Round Proper Saturday 5 December 2020
Third Round Proper Saturday 19 December 2020
Fourth Round Proper Saturday 16 January 2021
Fifth Round Proper Saturday 6 February 2021
Quarter Final Saturday 27 February 2021
Semi Final Saturday 27 March 2021
Final Saturday 8 May 2021

FA Youth Cup

Cray Wanderers who have made huge progress in this competition in the last couple of seasons and the Preliminary Round will take place w/c Monday 7th September.

Qualifying Competition – Ties must only be played in the week commencing:-

Preliminary Round Monday 7 September 2020

First Round Qualifying Monday 21 September 2020

Second Round Qualifying Monday 5 October 2020

Third Round Qualifying Monday 19 October 2020

At this moment with uncertainty on when competitive football at non-league level can return with spectators more information will follow as certainly things seem to change on a daily basis regarding what it means for supporters for both home and away matches.  Suffice to say things will be a lot different that is for sure.

As things stand the Isthmian Premier division season is scheduled to start on Saturday 19th September.