Runcorn Linnets, three-times runner’s up of the FA Trophy under the previous guise Runcorn F.C, have drawn Pontefract Collieries in the first round qualifying.

Linnets beat Trafford 3-0 with goals coming from Kurt Sherlock, Jamie Rainford and an own-goal from Trafford defender Sam Baird.

Liverpool Senior Cup finalists Prescot Cables have been rewarded with a home tie against either Pickering Town or Stocksbridge Park Steels.

The final local team to have be drawn in the first round qualifying is Warrington.

Warrington have only just entered into the competition and look to get their cup run to a good start against Northern Premier League side Ashton United.

(Pic by Roger Cornfoot under Creative Commons Licence)