Town draw former FA Vase winners in Senior Cup

Action from an Alnwick Town match earlier this season.
Action from an Alnwick Town match earlier this season.

Alnwick Town will play Whitley Bay at home in the quarter-final of the NFA Senior Cup.

It is a plum draw for the north Northumberland side, hosting the four-time FA Vase winners.

The fixture is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19.

The other quarter-final matches include Newcastle United Reserves visiting North Shields on Wednesday, November 20.

Bedlington Terriers host Blyth Spartans and Ashington FC play Newcastle Benfield to complete the last-eight draw.

In other news, Town’s Northern League Division Two match with North Shields, which had been scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed.

SEE FULL SENIOR CUP STORY IN THIS THURSDAY’S NORTHUMBERLAND GAZETTE