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 FC vs. Coventry Sphinx FC
Bedworth United FC vs. Romulus FC
Banbury United FC vs. Racing Club Warwick FC
Stratford Town FC vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Halesowen Town FC vs. Coventry United FC
Coleshill Town FC vs. RAF Representative
Solihull Moors FC vs. Boldmere St Michaels
Hednesford Town FC vs. Burton Albion FC
Rushall Olympic FC vs. Walsall FC
Stourbridge FC vs. Lye Town FC
Rugby Town FC vs. Coventry City
Alvechurch FC vs. AFC Wulfrunians
Leamington FC vs. Highgate United
Tamworth FC vs. Birmingham City FC
Redditch United vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sutton Coldfield Town FC vs. Tividale