IN a repeat of the 2016 Liverpool FA Challenge Cup
final, Richmond Raith Rovers beat South Liverpool 3-0 in Saturday's quarter-final encounter.
The country's oldest club football cup competition, known previously as the FA Challenge Cup
, and for sponsorship reasons the Lion Cup and later the Coca Cola Cup, has now made a return after a six year hiatus.
CEFN Druids have landed an away tie at holders Ruthin Town in the last 16 of the North East Wales FA Challenge Cup
The Distric FA Challenge Cup
final is at Emley on Friday, May 4 (7.30), and then there are two further showpieces at Shelley.
Dynamo still have a cup competition to look forward to, when they face Coalville Town in the final of the Leicestershire and Rutland County FA Challenge Cup
. The game will be played on Tuesday, April 24, at Holmes Park in Whetstone, the headquarters of the Leicestershire FA.
Jarrow FC were the big winners in the Durham FA Challenge Cup
1871: Football Association secretary Charles Alcock first suggested the idea of the FA Challenge Cup
The awards were announced after City's 4-1 win over Glantraeth in the North Wales Coast FA Challenge Cup
Final, held at Nantporth last Sunday.
The FA Challenge Cup
committee were happy to have concessions - but the final decision rested with the four competing clubs.
Peterlee Town were in the Durham FA Challenge Cup
and won 5-1 at Harton & Westoe.
They reinstated FA Cup replays for the fifth and sixth rounds, which was the original solution opposed by the FA Challenge Cup
'This is in accordance with the desire of the FA Challenge Cup
Committee, the FA Premier League and the Football League.