PORTLAND United and Bridport have learned of their opponents in the FA Cup and FA Vase ahead of the 2024/25 season.

Portland will host newly promoted and fellow Step 5 side Hamworthy Recreation in the FA Cup extra preliminary round on Saturday, August 3.

Conquerors of that tie then face a tricky test at home to Step 4 side Bashley or Step 5 club Paulton Rovers, on Saturday, August 17.

In the FA Vase first qualifying round, Portland have been handed an away tie at Whitchurch United on Saturday, August 24, a side ranked one division beneath them.

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The winners face Sherborne or Alresford in the next round.

Bridport have gained a bye to the second qualifying round, where they will host a Step 5 side in either Hythe & Dibden or Brockenhurst. The Bees will play on Saturday, September 21.

Winning sides in the FA Cup extra preliminary and preliminary rounds earn £1,125 and £1,444, with the losers taking £375 and £483 respectively.

Victors in the FA Vase first and second qualifying stages pocket £550 and £725, while the losers earn £160 and £225 respectively.