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🏆 City to face Heybridge Swifts in the FA Cup first round

Isthmian side to visit St James Park for first round tie

16 October 2017

Exeter City will face Heybridge Swifts FC in The Emirates FA Cup First Round at St James Park.

The first round ties take place over the weekend of 3-6 November 2017.

The Swifts are based at Scraley Road in Essex and play in the Isthmian League, North Division. They have reached the first round on three other occasions, most recently in 2003.

Ticket details will be released soon, keep an eye on the website for details.

City will be looking to improve on last seasons campaign, which saw the Grecians exit at the first hurdle against Luton Town in a 3-1 loss at St James Park.

The Grecians most memorable recent FA Cup campaign came in the 2015/16 season, where City held Premier League giants Liverpool to a 2-2 draw at St James Park, earning a lucrative fixture at Anfield, where Liverpool triumphed 3-0.

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