Club News: Round dates released for 2022/23 Emirates FA Cup and Isuzu FA Trophy.
The FA has today published details of the 2022/23 Emirates FA Cup and FA Trophy round dates.
In the FA Cup, the journey for clubs will start on Saturday 6th August 2022 in the Extra preliminary round. Dunston UTS are exempt from the round this year, and so will join the competition in the Preliminary round, which will take place on Saturday 20th August. Dunston will find out their opponents on Friday 8th July, when the draw for the first two rounds will be made.
The full schedule can be found here:
Extra Preliminary Round : Saturday 6th August
Preliminary Round: Saturday 20th August
First Qualifying Round: Saturday 3rd September
Second Qualifying Round: Saturday 17th September
Third Qualifying Round: Saturday 1st October
Fourth Qualifying Round: Saturday 15th October
First Round Proper: Saturday 5th November
Second Round Proper: Saturday 26th November
Third Round Proper: Saturday 7th January
Fourth Round Proper: Saturday 28th January
Fifth Round Proper: Wednesday 1st March
Quarter Final: Saturday 18th March
Semi Final: Saturday 22nd April
Final: Saturday 3rd June
Moving onto the Isuzu FA Trophy, Dunston UTS will enter in the first Qualifying round. There will be no replays in any round, meaning ties will either go straight to penalties, or to extra time and then penalties. The draw for the first two rounds of the tournament will be made on Friday 8th July.
The full schedule is as follows:
First Qualifying Round: Saturday 10th September
Second Qualifying Round: Saturday 24th September
Third Qualifying Round: Saturday 8th October
First Round Proper: Saturday 29th October
Second Round Proper: Saturday 19th November
Third Round Proper: Saturday 17th December
Fourth Round Proper: Saturday 14th January
Fifth Round Proper: Saturday 11th January
Sixth Round Proper: Saturday 11th March
Semi-Final: Saturday 1st April
Final: Sunday 21st May