Alfreton Town face Gateshead for place in first round proper of FA Cup

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This Saturday Alfreton turn their attentions to the FA Cup and a fourth qualifying round home tie against fellow Blue Square Bet Premier Division rivals Gateshead.

It will be a first ever FA Cup tie against the Tynesiders for the Reds and Nicky Law’s side will be looking to reach the first round proper for the third time in the last five seasons.

As well as a place in the draw for the first round proper, there is also £12,500 prize money for the winners of the tie.

The game will not be segregated but supporters should note that the tie is an all-pay game under FA rules and regulations and the usual Early Bird Match Ticket scheme will not be operated for this fixture.

Should a replay be necessary, this will take place at the International Stadium in Gateshead on Tuesday, 23rd October with a 7.45pm kick-off.

The Reds extended their unbeaten away run in the league to four games after a goalless draw at Ebbsfleet United last Saturday.