Widnes to host Atherton LR or Carlisle City in second round of Macron Cup

6 days ago By Callum Chadwick

Widnes receive bye to the second round of Macron Cup

Widnes FC have been drawn to face Atherton LR or Carlisle City in the second round of the Macron Cup.

The draw - which took place in Blackpool at the Hallmark Security League's AGM - sees Joey Dunn's men hosting the winner of the aforementioned first round tie after receiving a bye to the second round.

Widnes reached the quarter-final stage of this competition last season before falling to eventual runners-up Barnoldswick Town. City of Liverpool are the current holders.

The rest of the draw is as follows:

First Round North

AFC Blackpool v Nelson
AFC Darwen v City of Liverpool
Ashton Athletic v Daisy Hill
Atherton LR v Carlisle City
Prestwich Heys v St Helens Town
Silsden v Burscough

First Round South

Cammell Laird 1907 v Congleton Town
FC Oswestry Town v Chadderton
Runcorn Town v Alsager Town
Sandbach United v Irlam
Stockport Town v Maine Road
Whitchurch Alport v Northwich Victoria
Winsford United v Barnton

Second Round North

AFC Blackpool or Nelson v Prestwich Heys or St Helens Town
AFC Darwen or City of Liverpool v Padiham
Bacup Borough v Ashton Athletic or Daisy Hill
Barnoldswick Town v Charnock Richard
Bootle v Litherland REMYCA
Holker Old Boys v AFC Liverpool
Squires Gate v Silsden or Burscough
Widnes v Atherton LR or Carlisle City

Second Round South

1874 Northwich v Abbey Hulton United
Abbey Hey v New Mills
Cheadle Town v Runcorn Town or Alsager Town
Eccleshall v FC Oswestry Town or Chadderton
Hanley Town v Whitchurch Alport or Northwich Victoria
Sandbach United or Irlam v Cammell Laird 1907 or Congleton Town
Stockport Town or Maine Road v Runcorn Linnets
Winsford United or Barnton v West Didsbury & Chorlton

Fixture details and kick-off times will be confirmed in due course.

Updated 14:43 - 17 Jun 2017 by Callum Chadwick

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