Dates confirmed for Fareham Town and US Portsmouth's outstanding FA Vase ties

Fareham Town and US Portsmouth now know when they will resume their quests for FA Vase glory.

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 5:40 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th March 2021, 6:26 pm
Fareham Town celebrate a goal in the FA Vase first-round triumph against Roman Glass St George. Picture: Keith Woodland (051220-415)

Both the Wessex League clubs remain in this season’s competition with their respective third round and fourth round ties to be played in April.

Pete Stiles' Fareham - bidding to reach round four of the FA Vase for the first time in the club's history - will travel to Western Premier Division Premier League table-toppers Plymouth Parkway on Saturday, April 10.

Meanwhile, USP’s fourth round meeting with division-higher Wessex League Premier Division Christchurch has been arranged for Saturday, April 17.

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However, both ties will be played behind closed doors with supporters not permitted to return to stadiums in England until May 17 at the earliest under government guidelines.

The FA have announced that both FA Trophy and FA Vase finals will take place on the same day - Saturday, May 22 - on a non-league finals day at Wembley with a limited number of spectators expected to be able to attend.