Blues face FA Cup away day

WHITBY Town will begin their 2012/13 FA Cup campaign with a trip to the winner of the preliminary round clash between Ossett Town and Goole.

The first qualifying round tie will take place on Saturday 8 September, with £3000 in prize money plus a place in the second qualifying round up for grabs.

Both Ossett and Goole currently play their football one league below Whitby in the Evo-Stik First Division North.

Darren Williams’ side also start their FA Trophy campaign on the road.

The Blues face fellow Evo-Stik Premier side Chorley on Saturday 29 September in the first qualifying round.

Chorley include former Blackburn Rovers star Matt Jansen and ex-Scarborough FC midfielder Jamie Vermiglio in their ranks and are managed by Garry Flitcroft, formerly of Blackburn and Manchester City.

The winners of the tie will receive £2,550 in prize money.