Lancaster City find out FA Cup and FA Trophy opponents

Lancaster City in pre-season training ahead of the new season.
Lancaster City in pre-season training ahead of the new season.

Lancaster City have found out who they will face in the opening stages of the FA Cup and FA Trophy this season.

Darren Peacock and Trevor Sinclair will lead the Dolly Blues at either Seaham Red Star or Marske United in the preliminary round of the FA Cup on Saturday, August 29.

The Northern League Division One sides will meet in the extra preliminary round two weeks earlier on Saturday, August 15.

In the FA Trophy City will host fellow Evo-Stik First Division North side Northwich Victoria in the preliminary round on Saturday, October 3.

As for the Dolly Blues’ youngsters, they will welcome West Didsbury & Chorlton to the city in the preliminary round of the FA Cup in the week commencing Monday, September 7.

The first friendly for City’s senior squad is at home to Blackpool on Saturday, July 11.