The Planters have been given a home tie in the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round. They will host Takeley on Saturday, August 11. Takeley play in the Essex Senior League and finished a very creditable 5th last season, so are not to be taken lightly. The winners will travel to Stansted or Sawbridgeworth Town in the Preliminary Round on Saturday, August 25.
In the FA Vase the Planters will travel to Ely City in the First Qualifying Round on Saturday, September 1. The winners will travel to Newmarket Town or Downham Town in the second qualifying round on Saturday, September 15.
The U18s will compete in the FA Youth Cup once again this season after not competing last season. They have been drawn at home to Woodbridge Town in the Preliminary Round, with the tie provisionally scheduled for Thursday, September 6. The winners will travel to AFC Sudbury in the first qualifying round in the week commencing Monday, September 17.
Updated 13:41 - 6 Jul 2018 by Norman Bygrave