Leiston, AFC Sudbury, Chelmsford and Brightlingsea Regent learn FA Trophy opponents

Leiston's players celebrate Jack Ainsley's winner at Chippenham, in the FA Trophy.

Leiston's players celebrate Jack Ainsley's winner at Chippenham, in the FA Trophy. - Credit: Archant

AFC Sudbury, Brightlingsea Regent and Leiston have discovered their opponents for the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy.

Leiston, who progressed thanks to a 1-0 victory at Chippenham on Saturday, will host National South side Eastbourne Borough, at Victory Road on Saturday November 26.

Eastbourne are currently sat 10th in their division and were thumped 7-0 by Braintree Town, in the FA Cup, earlier this month.

As for Sudbury, they will travel to Southern League Premier Division side Kings Langley on the same day, after seeing off Romford at the weekend.

Brightlingsea Regent, meanwhile, face a long trip to Havant & Waterlooville in the next round, should they get past Harlow Town on Tuesday night, also on November 26.


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Chelsmford City, of Conference South, will host Taunton from the Southern League South & West.

The winners will receive £4,000 in prize money.

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