FA Cup first qualifying round: Helston Athletic to face Torpoint

Helston Athletic will play Torpoint Athletic in the FA Cup first qualifying round.

The match is scheduled for Saturday, September 3 with kick-off at 3 p.m. If the teams are tied at the end of the match, the match will be replayed.

Their opponents, Torpoint, play in the Toolstation Western League and in their last game they came from behind to beat Mousehole 3-2 at The Mill.

The tie winners will receive £2250 while the losing team will receive £750.

Athletic earned passage to this stage of the competition by beating local rivals Falmouth Town 2-1 in the preliminary round with Rikki Shepherd snatching two goals in the final five minutes of the game to completely turn the game around.

You can read the match report for this match here.

Helston will face Falmouth Town again in their next match which will take place in the Toolstation Western League on Tuesday August 23 with kick off at 7.45pm.

The Packet will contain live updates, a match report and reaction to what promises to be a tantalizing battle between the teams.

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