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The 2013–14 FA Trophy was the 44th season of the FA Trophy, the Football Association's cup competition for teams at levels 5–8 of the English football league system. A total of 276 clubs entered the competition,[1] which was won by Cambridge United, who beat Gosport Borough 4–0 in front of 18,120 spectators at Wembley.[2]

2013–14 FA Trophy
FA Challenge Trophy
Country England
 Guernsey
 Wales
Teams276
ChampionsCambridge United (1st title)
Runners-upGosport Borough

Contents

CalendarEdit

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Round Date Matches Clubs New entries this round Prize money
Preliminary Round 5 October 2013 64 276 → 212 128 £2,500
First Round Qualifying 19 October 2013 72 212 → 140 80 £2,700
Second Round Qualifying 2 November 2013 36 140 → 104 none £3,250
Third Round Qualifying 16 November 2013 40 104 → 64 44 £4,000
First Round Proper 30 November 2013 32 64 → 32 24 £5,000
Second Round Proper 14 December 2013 16 32 → 16 none £6,000
Third Round Proper 11 January 2014 8 16 → 8 none £7,000
Fourth Round Proper 1 February 2014 4 8 → 4 none £8,000
Semi Finals 15 February and 22 February 2014 2 4 → 2 none £16,000
Final 23 March 2014 1 2 → 1 none Runner-up £25,000 Winner £50,000

Preliminary roundEdit

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† – After extra time

First round qualifyingEdit

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† – After extra time

Second round qualifyingEdit

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† – After extra time

Third round qualifyingEdit

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† – After extra time

First roundEdit

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† – After extra time

Second roundEdit

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† – After extra time

Third roundEdit

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Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Cambridge United 2–2 Luton Town 3,194
replay Luton Town 0–1 Cambridge United 2,312
2 Aldershot Town 3–0 Guiseley 1,632
3 Hungerford Town 0–1 Gosport Borough 384
4 Eastleigh 3–2 Dover Athletic 368
5 Tamworth 1–1 Chorley 1,209
replay Chorley 2 – 2† Tamworth 1,393
Tamworth advance 6–5 on penalty kicks.
6 Lincoln City 0–4 North Ferriby United 2,037
7 Grimsby Town 2–1 Maidenhead United 1,623
8 Havant & Waterlooville 1–0 Ebbsfleet United 709

† – After extra time

Fourth roundEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Havant & Waterlooville 4–1 Aldershot Town 1,125
2 Eastleigh 0–1 Cambridge United 757
3 North Ferriby United 1–2 Gosport Borough 398
4 Grimsby Town 4–1 Tamworth 2,795

† – After extra time

Semi-finalsEdit

First legEdit

Havant & Waterlooville1–1Gosport Borough
Ciardini   59' Sills  47'
Attendance: 1,314
Referee: Lee Collins

Cambridge United2–1Grimsby Town
Bird  20'53' John-Lewis  90+4'
Attendance: 3,264
Referee: Darren Bond

Second legEdit

Gosport Borough2–0Havant & Waterlooville
Sills   45'60'
Privett Park, Gosport
Attendance: 2,901
Referee: Tim Robinson

Grimsby Town1–1Cambridge United
Neilson   42' Bird   8'
Attendance: 3,931
Referee: Tony Harrington

FinalEdit

Gosport Borough0–4Cambridge United
Report Bird   39'
Donaldson   50'60'
Berry   77' (pen.)
Attendance: 18,120
Referee: Craig Pawson

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "THE FA CARLSBERG TROPHY SEASON 2013–2014 LIST OF 276 CLUBS ACCEPTED". The FA. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  2. ^ "FA Cambridge 4–0 Gosport Borough". BBC Sport. 23 March 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Round dates 2013–14". The FA. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  4. ^ "FA Trophy Prize Fund". The FA. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  5. ^ "THE FA CARLSBERG TROPHY PRELIMINARY ROUND". The FA. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  6. ^ "THE FA CARLSBERG TROPHY FIRST ROUND QUALIFYING". The FA. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
  7. ^ "THE FA CARLSBERG TROPHY SECOND ROUND QUALIFYING". The FA. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  8. ^ "THE FA CARLSBERG TROPHY ThIRD ROUND QUALIFYING". The FA. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  9. ^ "THE FA CARLSBERG TROPHY FIRST ROUND PROPER". The FA. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013.
  10. ^ "THE FA CARLSBERG TROPHY SECOND ROUND PROPER". The FA. 2 December 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  11. ^ "THE FA CARLSBERG TROPHY THIRD ROUND PROPER". The FA. 16 December 2013. Retrieved 16 December 2013.