Kirkley preparing for biggest-ever game

KIRKLEY & Pakefield are counting down the days to the biggest game in the club's history.Monday's second qualifying round FA Cup draw handed the north Suffolk side a tie away to Blue Square North side Hinckley United.

Nick Garnham

KIRKLEY & Pakefield are counting down the days to the biggest game in the club's history.

Monday's second qualifying round FA Cup draw handed the north Suffolk side a tie away to Blue Square North side Hinckley United.

Kirkley will travel to the Greene King Stadium on Saturday, September 26, when they will be hoping to make it through to the third qualifying round for the first time ever.


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Hinckley, who are currently in mid-table, play at step 2 level - three leagues higher than their Ridgeons League Premier Division opponents.

Stuart Baker, Kirkley's fixture secretary, said: “It is without doubt the biggest game in the club's history and everyone is looking forward to it.”

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Hinckley knocked Torquay United out of the FA Cup in the 2004/05 season before losing to Brentford in a second-round replay.

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