Leamington Football Club will open the defence of the Birmingham County FA Senior Challenge Cup at home to Highgate United, after the draw for the competition’s opening round was made at the County FA’s Ray Hall Lane headquarters.
The Brakes defeated Nuneaton Borough 4-1 at St Andrew’s last May to lift the historic trophy for the second time in three years.
Meanwhile, Wolverhampton Wanderers will visit Stratford Town in the competition’s opening stage, and Hednesford Town host Burton Albion. Walsall will make the trip to Rushall Olympic, whilst Rugby Town will entertain Coventry City.
Tamworth will play host to Birmingham City in the Senior Challenge Cup first round, with West Bromwich Albion journeying to Redditch United – and Solihull Moors will entertain Boldmere St Michaels.
All first round ties are to be played on or before Saturday 26 October 2019.
Birmingham Senior Challenge Cup First Round Draw
Nuneaton Borough vs. Coventry Sphinx
Bedworth United vs. Romulus
Banbury United vs. Racing Club Warwick
Stratford Town vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Halesowen Town vs. Coventry United
Coleshill Town vs. RAF Representative
Solihull Moors vs. Boldmere St Michaels
Hednesford Town vs. Burton Albion
Rushall Olympic vs. Walsall
Stourbridge vs. Lye Town
Rugby Town vs. Coventry City
Alvechurch vs. AFC Wulfrunians
Leamington vs. Highgate United
Tamworth vs. Birmingham City
Redditch United vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sutton Coldfield Town vs. Tividale