FA Trophy 2nd Round: Shots/East Thurrock v Braintree Town

The winner of tonight’s first round replay between Aldershot Town and East Thurrock United will host fellow Vanarama National League side Braintree Town in the Buildbase FA Trophy second round on Saturday 14 January.

The Iron beat Torquay United 2-0 in Saturday’s first round tie in Essex, with two goals for Jack Midson.

The Shots have met Braintree Town twice before in the FA Trophy, winning 3-1 in a second round tie in November 1999 thanks to goals from Gary Abbott, Richard Gell and Grant Payne. In February 2008’s third round tie, The Shots won 3-0 with two goals from John Grant and one for Ben Harding.