The draw has been made for the opening rounds of this seasons FA competitions.
In the FA Cup, the Greens face a possible repeat of last seasons title decider with the winners of Needham Market and Thetford Town travelling to the Lane in the Preliminary round on Saturday 30/08/08. The victors of this tie will be at home to Spalding United, Yaxley or Lincoln Moorlands Railway in the 1st Qualifying round. Prelim Preliminary round (30/08/08) Soham v Needham Market / Thetford Town 1st Qualifying Round (13/09/08) Soham / Needham Market / Thetford Town v Spalding United / Yaxley / Lincoln Moorlands Railway Following promotion to the Southern League Midlands Division, the club will this season be competing in the FA Trophy, and start in the Preliminary round with a home tie against Ryman League Division One North side Redbridge on Saturday 04/10/08, with Witham Town visiting the winners in the 1st Qualifying round two weeks later. Prelim Preliminary round (04/10/08) Soham v Redbridge 1st Qualifying Round (18/10/08) Soham / Redbridge v Witham Town Full draw for the FA Cup, Trophy and Vase: The Under 18s have also been given a home tie in the FA Youth Cup, with Leiston the visitors in Preliminary round. The winners will also be at home in the 1st Qualifying round to Dereham Town. As yet, no dates have been arranged for these ties. Full draw: