Home tie incentive for Town

MORPETH Town FC will play at home in the quarter finals of the FA Vase if they beat Eastbourne United in the fifth round.

The draw was made earlier today at Wembley and the winners of the game at Eastbourne, which is scheduled to be played on Saturday after it was postponed this weekend, will face Ampthill Town.

The Bedfordshire club were losing 1-0 with just four minutes to go at home to fellow Spartan South Midlands League side Hanwell Town on Saturday, but fought back to win 3-1 after extra time.

The scheduled date for the quarter finals is Saturday, March 8, with the winners each picking up £4,500 from the FA’s prize fund.