2017/18 Macron Cup Draw Confirmed

2017/18 Macron Cup Draw Confirmed

2017/18 Macron Cup Draw Confirmed

2017/18 Macron Cup Draw Confirmed

At Saturday’s NWCFL AGM, which officially marks the start of the 2017/18 season, the draw for the first rounds of the Macron Cup were made following the meetings conclusion.


The league’s management committee confirmed that the first two rounds would be regionalised with the ties being moved to mid-week with the dates yet to be confirmed.


Having been given a bye in the first round West were drawn away to the winners of Winsford United v Barnton. West will be boosted by the fact that they secured a victories on both those grounds in their most recent visit when they won 3-0 on their first ever trip to Barnton in February before securing a 3-1 win at the Barton Stadium in the final week of the season.

The Macron Cup draw in full:


First Round North


Atherton LR v Carlisle City

AFC Blackpool v Nelson

Silsden v Burscough

Ashton Athletic v Daisy Hill

Prestwich Heys v St Helens Town

AFC Darwen v City of Liverpool


First Round South


Runcorn Town v Alsager Town

Sandbach United v Irlam

Winsford United v Barnton

Stockport Town v Maine Road

Whitchurch Alport v Northwich Victoria

FC Oswestry Town v Chadderton

Cammell Laird 1907 v Congleton Town


Second Round North


Squires Gate v Silsden or Burscough

Holker Old Boys v AFC Liverpool

AFC Darwen or City of Liverpool v Padiham

Bootle v Litherland REMYCA

AFC Blackpool or Nelson v Prestwich Heys or St Helens Town

Bacup Borough v Ashton Athletic or Daisy Hill

Barnoldswick Town v Charnock Richard

Widnes v Atherton LR or Carlisle City


Second Round South


Hanley Town v Whitchurch Alport or Northwich Victoria

Sandbach United or Irlam v Cammell Laird 1907 or Congleton Town

Winsford United or Barnton v West Didsbury & Chorlton

1874 Northwich v Abbey Hulton United

Cheadle Town v Runcorn Town or Alsager Town

Eccleshall v FC Oswestry Town or Chadderton

Stockport Town or Maine Road v Runcorn Linnets

Abbey Hey v New Mills