FA Cup action returns to St James Park on Saturday with the visit of Bostik Premier side Billericay Town. This is the final qualifying round before league teams enter the draw for the first round which will be made on Monday evening.

After an action-packed August and September contesting 12 league games, 2 FA Cup qualifying ties and a Senior Cup fixture Brackley move into October in buoyant mood after Saturday’s excellent FA Cup performance and victory over National League South Braintree Town. Saints travel to York City in National League North on Saturday before re-joining cup action at home against Billericay Town who won out in a midweek replay against Hungerford.

Brackley are back in FA Cup action on Saturday. Following the away win at Kingstonian in the last round, Saints host a third qualifying round tie at home against National League South Braintree Town.

After last Saturday’s FA Cup win at Kingstonian and further cup success at Corby in midweek Brackley return to league action on Saturday at home against Curzon Ashton.

With a quarter of the National League North fixtures completed Saints take a break from league competition as the Emirates FA Cup moves to centre stage once again. Brackley enter at the second qualifying round stage and travel to Kingstonian on Saturday.

Brackley’s tough run of games continues with Tuesday’s trip to 8th placed Alfreton Town.

Kevin Wilkin takes his side to Salford City on Saturday for his team’s 10th National League North fixture of the season.