FA Inter-League Cup: Island leagues get preliminary byes

Jersey's Luke Watson with Inter-League Cup

The league systems in Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man have been given byes in the preliminary round of the 2013-14 FA Inter-League Cup.

The Jersey Football Combination and with it the honour of representing England in the Uefa Regions Cup.

The island's top amateur players will pull on the Three Lions at the

As champions they were among 20 leagues exempt from the preliminary stage.

The Isle of Man League was handed a bye after making the final in 2012, while former winners the Guernsey Football League will also go straight into the last-32 round.

FA Inter-League Preliminary Round - 2013-14

North West

Lancashire Amateur League v Wearside League, Lancashire & Cheshire Amateur League v Teesside League, West Cheshire League v Manchester League, Cheshire League v Northern Football Alliance

North East

Essex Olympian League v Peterborough & District League, Suffolk & Ipswich League v West Riding County Amateur League, Cambridgeshire County League v Essex & Suffolk Border League, Northamptonshire Combination v Yorkshire Amateur League

South East

Kent County League v Sussex County League (Div 3), Middlesex County League v Spartan South Midlands League (Div 2)

South West

Somerset County League v Gloucestershire County League, Reading League v Oxfordshire Senior League

Matches to be played by Saturday, 27 April 2013.

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