Holyport first for Ardley on Wembley road

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ARDLEY United will host fellow Hellenic League side Holyport in the extra preliminary round of the FA Cup on the weekend of August 10-12.

Should the club win that tie, they will then face an away trip against either Reading Town or Newport Pagnell Town two weeks later in the preliminary round.

Meanwhile, in the FA Vase, Ardley have been handed a bye into the first qualifying round where an away tie awaits at either Hartley, Witney, Shrivenham or Cheltenham Saracens on October 13.

Elsewhere, United have been confirmed for the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division for the 2012/13 season.

Following a strong showing last year when they finished third, Ardley will be hoping to go one step further this year when the season kicks off on Monday, August 6.

The Premier Division this season will be made up of 20 teams with Marlow and promoted sides Highmoor-Ibis and Newbury making up the numbers.

Ardley have been awarded the Premier Division Fair Play award from the 2011/12 season.