1979–80 FA Trophy

The 1979–80 FA Trophy was the eleventh season of the FA Trophy, and it was the first season that the newly formed Alliance Premier League would be Step 5 in the English Pyramid System.

1979-80 FA Trophy
FA Challenge Trophy
Country England &  Wales
Teams229
ChampionsDagenham
Runners-upMossley
1978-79
1980-81

Preliminary roundEdit

TiesEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Addlestone 2-0 Tonbridge
2 Arnold 1-1 Emley
3 Bideford 1-0 Dawlish Town
4 Bilston 1-1 Long Eaton United
5 Bognor Regis Town 1-0 Camberley Town
6 Brereton Social 2-2 Darlaston
7 Chatham Town 2-1 Walton & Hersham
8 Cinderford Town 0-1 Dudley Town
9 Clacton Town 1-1 Lowestoft Town
10 Clandown 3-1 Glastonbury
11 Clapton 1-3 Finchley
12 Crawley Town 0-2 Epsom & Ewell
13 Gloucester City 2-2 Llanelli
14 Gosport Borough 2-1 Waterlooville
15 Hampton 2-0 Dunstable
16 Heanor Town 3-2 Louth United
17 Hertford Town 2-1 Chelmsford City
18 Horsham 0-2 Basingstoke Town
19 Keynsham Town 5-2 Paulton Rovers
20 Kingstonian 2-2 Hounslow
21 Kirkby Town 2-0 Middlewich Athletic
22 Leytonstone Ilford 0-0 Farnborough Town
23 Milton Keynes City 1-2 St Albans City
24 Oswestry Town 2-0 Bedworth United
25 Prestwich Heys 1-1 Alfreton Town
26 Pwllhelli & District 1-1 Colwyn Bay
27 Shepton Mallet Town 1-3 Bridport
28 Sittingbourne 2-1 Ashford Town (Kent)
29 Stourbridge 1-5 Alvechurch
30 Tamworth 0-4 Belper Town
31 Tiverton Town 1-2 Barnstaple Town
32 Ton Pentre 1-1 Clevedon Town
33 Ware 1-0 Cambridge City
34 Wellingborough Town 2-0 Chesham United
35 Weston super Mare 1-0 Bridgwater Town
36 Wisbech Town 3-0 Corby Town
37 Wokingham Town 2-1 Andover

ReplaysEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
2 Emley 3-0 Arnold
4 Long Eaton United 2-0 Bilston
6 Darlaston 0-3 Brereton Social
9 Lowestoft Town 1-0 Clacton Town
13 Llanelli 0-7 Gloucester City
20 Hounslow 1-0 Kingstonian
22 Farnborough Town 1-2 Leytonstone Ilford
25 Alfreton Town 3-2 Prestwich Heys
26 Colwyn Bay 1-0 Pwllheli & District
32 Clevedon Town 1-1 Ton Pentre

2nd replayEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
32 Ton Pentre 1-1 Clevedon Town

3rd replayEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
32 Clevedon Town 2-1 Ton Pentre

First qualifying roundEdit

TiesEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Addlestone 0-0 Bognor Regis Town
2 Alfreton Town 0-2 Accrington Stanley
3 Alvechurch 4-0 Moor Green
4 Aveley 1-0 Hampton
5 Banbury United 0-0 Aylesbury United
6 Barnet 0-0 Wealdstone
7 Barnstaple Town 4-1 Bridport
8 Basingstoke Town 2-2 Chatham Town
9 Belper Town 0-4 Worksop Town
10 Boston 3-1 Heanor Town
11 Brereton Social 4-0 Bridgend Town
12 Bridlington Trinity 1-1 Billingham Synthonia
13 Bromsgrove Rovers 3-1 Mangotsfield United
14 Burscough 0-1 Workington
15 Burton Albion 2-1 Leek Town
16 Buxton 1-1 Ashton United
17 Carshalton Athletic 2-1 Sheppey United
18 Clevedon Town 2-3 Sutton Coldfield Town
19 Colwyn Bay 3-0 Caernarfon Town
20 Dorchester Town 4-0 Ilminster Town
21 Droylsden 2-0 Shildon
22 Dudley Town 0-1 Lye Town
23 Durham City 1-1 Darwen
24 Emley 5-0 Sutton Town
25 Evenwood Town 2-4 Horden Colliery Welfare
26 Ferryhill Athletic 1-2 Frickley Athletic
27 Finchley 1-2 Harlow Town
28 Folkestone & Shepway 4-1 Sittingbourne
29 Formby 5-1 West Auckland Town
30 Gateshead 5-2 Whitley Bay
31 Gloucester City 2-2 Redditch United
32 Gosport Borough 1-1 Gravesend & Northfleet
33 Hertford Town 3-0 St Albans City
34 Highgate United 1-3 A P Leamington
35 Hitchin Town 4-0 Spalding United
36 Hounslow 1-2 Leytonstone Ilford
37 Hyde United 3-0 New Mills{1}
38 Keynsham Town 4-2 Bideford
39 Long Eaton United - Bye
40 Macclesfield Town 5-2 Kirkby Town
41 Maidenhead United 1-2 Tilbury
42 Mexborough Town Athletic 5-2 North Shields
43 Nantwich Town 1-1 Eastwood Town
44 Oswestry Town 1-1 South Liverpool
45 Oxford City 1-0 King's Lynn
46 Penrith 0-0 Netherfield
47 Poole Town 1-1 Weston super Mare
48 Radcliffe Borough 3-3 South Bank
49 Ramsgate 0-1 Metropolitan Police
50 Rhyl 3-2 New Brighton
51 Salisbury 1-0 Croydon
52 Southall & Ealing Borough 0-0 Epsom & Ewell
53 St Helens Town 2-0 Bootle
54 Staines Town 0-3 Bromley
55 Stalybridge Celtic 2-2 Tow Law Town
56 Sudbury Town 2-0 Bishop's Stortford
57 Trowbridge Town 3-1 Taunton Town
58 Ware 5-0 Wisbech Town
59 Wellingborough Town 0-1 Harwich & Parkeston
60 Welton Rovers 2-2 Clandown
61 Wembley 0-1 Boreham Wood
62 Willington 0-2 Fleetwood Town
63 Witney Town 0-0 Lowestoft Town
64 Wokingham Town 1-1 Fareham Town

ReplaysEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Bognor Regis Town 1-2 Addlestone
5 Aylesbury United 2-0 Banbury United
6 Wealdstone 1-1 Barnet
8 Chatham Town 0-1 Basingstoke Town
12 Billingham Synthonia 2-1 Bridlington Trinity
16 Ashton United 4-2 Buxton
23 Darwen 0-1 Durham City
31 Redditch United 4-3 Gloucester City
32 Gravesend & Northfleet 2-1 Gosport Borough
43 Eastwood Town 2-0 Nantwich Town
44 South Liverpool 3-5 Oswestry Town
46 Netherfield 1-3 Penrith
47 Weston super Mare 2-1 Poole Town
48 South Bank 3-0 Radcliffe Borough
52 Epsom & Ewell 4-0 Southall & Ealing Borough
55 Tow Law Town 0-1 Stalybridge Celtic
60 Clandown 1-2 Welton Rovers
63 Lowestoft Town 4-8 Witney Town
64 Fareham Town 1-2 Wokingham Town

2nd replayEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
6 Barnet 2-0 Wealdstone

Second qualifying roundEdit

TiesEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 A P Leamington 1-2 Boston
2 Accrington Stanley 2-2 Droylsden
3 Alvechurch 0-0 Hitchin Town
4 Aylesbury United 2-1 Brereton Social
5 Boreham Wood 3-1 Harlow Town
6 Bromley 0-2 Addlestone
7 Burton Albion 2-0 Colwyn Bay
8 Carshalton Athletic 2-1 Gravesend & Northfleet
9 Dorchester Town 2-0 Barnstaple Town
10 Durham City 1-1 Emley
11 Eastwood Town 0-1 Oswestry Town
12 Fleetwood Town 2-2 Mexborough Town Athletic
13 Folkestone & Shepway 3-0 Basingstoke Town
14 Gateshead 1-7 Frickley Athletic
15 Harwich & Parkeston 1-1 Witney Town
16 Keynsham Town 2-3 Weston super Mare
17 Leytonstone Ilford 1-2 Barnet
18 Long Eaton United 3-2 Worksop Town
19 Lye Town 1-0 Bromsgrove Rovers
20 Macclesfield Town 1-0 Ashton United
21 Metropolitan Police 3-0 Tilbury
22 Oxford City 1-0 Salisbury
23 Penrith 2-3 Billingham Synthonia
24 Rhyl 2-2 Hyde United
25 South Bank 0-2 Horden Colliery Welfare
26 St Helens Town 1-1 Formby
27 Sudbury Town 0-1 Hertford Town
28 Sutton Coldfield Town 2-3 Redditch United
29 Ware 1-0 Aveley
30 Welton Rovers 2-2 Trowbridge Town
31 Wokingham Town 2-0 Epsom & Ewell
32 Workington 1-1 Stalybridge Celtic

ReplaysEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
2 Droylsden 2-1 Accrington Stanley
3 Hitchin Town 2-4 Alvechurch
10 Emley 1-0 Durham City
12 Mexborough Town Athletic 2-0 Fleetwood Town
15 Witney Town 0-0 Harwich & Parkeston
24 Hyde United 5-1 Rhyl
26 Formby 0-1 St Helens Town
30 Trowbridge Town 4-2 Welton Rovers
32 Stalybridge Celtic 3-1 Workington

2nd replayEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
15 Harwich & Parkeston 2-1 Witney Town

Third qualifying roundEdit

TiesEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Addlestone 1-2 Dartford
2 Barrow 5-2 Goole Town
3 Bath City 2-0 Trowbridge Town
4 Boreham Wood 0-4 Dulwich Hamlet
5 Boston 3-2 Oxford City
6 Burton Albion 4-1 Enderby Town
7 Carshalton Athletic 2-1 Harwich & Parkeston
8 Crook Town 2-1 Billingham Synthonia
9 Dover 3-0 Hillingdon Borough
10 Emley 2-0 Consett
11 Frome Town 3-1 Falmouth Town
12 Gainsborough Trinity 1-0 Horwich R M I
13 Grantham 3-1 Redditch United
14 Harrow Borough 1-2 Wokingham Town
15 Hastings United 3-0 Margate
16 Hayes 0-1 Barnet
17 Hednesford Town 0-1 Oswestry Town
18 Hertford Town 1-0 Ware
19 Horden Colliery Welfare 0-0 St Helens Town
20 Hyde United 0-0 Alvechurch
21 Kidderminster Harriers 2-2 Long Eaton United
22 Merthyr Tydfil 2-2 Weston super Mare
23 Metropolitan Police 0-2 Aylesbury United
24 Mexborough Town Athletic 1-0 Droylsden
25 Minehead 0-0 Dorchester Town
26 Morecambe 1-0 Southport
27 Northwich Victoria 2-0 Lye Town
28 Stalybridge Celtic 1-0 Frickley Athletic
29 Sutton United 0-2 Walthamstow Avenue
30 Whitby Town 1-3 Ashington
31 Witton Albion 1-3 Macclesfield Town
32 Woking 2-1 Folkestone & Shepway

ReplaysEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
19 St Helens Town 0-1 Horden Colliery Welfare
20 Alvechurch 2-3 Hyde United
21 Long Eaton United 2-3 Kidderminster Harriers
22 Weston super Mare 0-2 Merthyr Tydfil
25 Dorchester Town 1-1 Minehead

2nd replayEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
25 Minehead 1-2 Dorchester Town

1st roundEdit

The teams that given byes to this round are Stafford Rangers, Worcester City, Kettering Town, Altrincham, Telford United, Maidstone United, Scarborough, Boston United, Weymouth, Yeovil Town, Nuneaton Borough, Bangor City, Matlock Town, Bedford Town, Runcorn, Lancaster City, Enfield, Wycombe Wanderers, Dagenham, Tooting & Mitcham United, Leatherhead, Spennymoor United, Hendon, Slough Town, Winsford United, Marine, Blyth Spartans, Cheltenham Town, Mossley, Barking, Chorley and Bishop Auckland.

TiesEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Aylesbury United 0-4 Dulwich Hamlet
2 Bangor City 5-1 Telford United
3 Barking 1-0 Enfield
4 Barrow 3-2 Bishop Auckland
5 Blyth Spartans 1-1 Emley
6 Burton Albion 2-0 Winsford United
7 Carshalton Athletic 0-4 Weymouth
8 Crook Town 2-3 Ashington
9 Dartford 1-1 Bath City
10 Dorchester Town 0-1 Dagenham
11 Frome Town 1-2 Hastings United
12 Gainsborough Trinity 2-1 Scarborough
13 Grantham 1-1 Altrincham
14 Hendon 1-1 Barnet
15 Hertford Town 3-0 Slough Town
16 Horden Colliery Welfare 1-2 Morecambe
17 Hyde United 2-2 Nuneaton Borough
18 Kettering Town 0-3 Merthyr Tydfil
19 Macclesfield Town 1-2 Matlock Town
20 Maidstone United 2-2 Yeovil Town
21 Marine 3-1 Kidderminster Harriers
22 Mexborough Town Athletic 1-1 Chorley
23 Mossley 3-1 Spennymoor United
24 Oswestry Town 2-1 Northwich Victoria
25 Runcorn 1-1 Boston United
26 Stafford Rangers 1-1 Boston
27 Stalybridge Celtic 2-0 Lancaster City
28 Tooting & Mitcham United 2-0 Worcester City
29 Walthamstow Avenue 1-2 Cheltenham Town
30 Woking 0-0 Dover
31 Wokingham Town 0-1 Leatherhead
32 Wycombe Wanderers 0-0 Bedford Town

ReplaysEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
5 Emley 2-4 Blyth Spartans
9 Bath City 6-1 Dartford
13 Altrincham 6-3 Grantham
14 Barnet 1-0 Hendon
17 Nuneaton Borough 4-1 Hyde United
20 Yeovil Town 4-2 Maidstone United
22 Chorley 4-0 Mexborough Town Athletic
25 Boston United 2-1 Runcorn
26 Boston 2-1 Stafford Rangers
30 Dover 0-1 Woking
32 Bedford Town 0-1 Wycombe Wanderers

2nd roundEdit

TiesEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Altrincham 2-0 Morecambe
2 Ashington 0-2 Woking
3 Barnet 4-1 Bangor City
4 Barrow 2-0 Cheltenham Town
5 Blyth Spartans 3-0 Barking
6 Boston 0-0 Mossley
7 Burton Albion 4-2 Wycombe Wanderers
8 Dulwich Hamlet 2-1 Hertford Town
9 Hastings United 2-0 Oswestry Town
10 Leatherhead 0-2 Weymouth
11 Marine 1-1 Matlock Town
12 Merthyr Tydfil 0-2 Bath City
13 Nuneaton Borough 2-1 Gainsborough Trinity
14 Stalybridge Celtic 0-5 Dagenham
15 Tooting & Mitcham United 0-1 Boston United
16 Yeovil Town 5-2 Chorley

ReplaysEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
6 Mossley 6-3 Boston
11 Matlock Town 0-1 Marine

3rd roundEdit

TiesEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Altrincham 1-5 Mossley
2 Barrow 4-0 Hastings United
3 Bath City 1-3 Dulwich Hamlet
4 Blyth Spartans 1-0 Yeovil Town
5 Boston United 2-2 Weymouth
6 Burton Albion 1-1 Dagenham
7 Marine 0-2 Woking
8 Nuneaton Borough 2-1 Barnet

ReplaysEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
5 Weymouth 0-1 Boston United
6 Dagenham 3-1 Burton Albion

4th roundEdit

TiesEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Boston United 0-0 Dulwich Hamlet
2 Dagenham 3-2 Nuneaton Borough
3 Mossley 1-1 Blyth Spartans
4 Woking 3-1 Barrow

ReplaysEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Dulwich Hamlet 0-2 Boston United
3 Blyth Spartans 0-2 Mossley

Semi finalsEdit

First legEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team
1 Mossley 1-1 Boston United
2 Woking 1-3 Dagenham

Second legEdit

Tie Home Team Score Away Team Aggregate
1 Boston United 1-2 Mossley 2-3
2 Dagenham 4-1 Woking 7-2

FinalEdit

Home Team Score Away Team
Dagenham 2-1 Mossley

ReferencesEdit

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