Sheffield United v Worcester City FA Cup draw 'incredible'

Carl Heeley
Heeley (far left) is hoping to guide his side into the second round of the FA Cup for the second year in a row

Worcester City joint-manager Carl Heeley says his side's FA Cup first-round draw at League One Sheffield United is "incredible" and is targeting another major shock in the competition.

The National League North club won at League One side Coventry in last season's first round, before going out on penalties against Scunthorpe.

"We couldn't have hand-picked a better draw," Heeley said.

"It's incredible, it'll be a fabulous day and we want to cause an upset."

Worcester, who play in the sixth tier, hit the headlines a year ago at the same stage when two goals from Sean Geddes sent the Sky Blues crashing out.

Heeley's side very nearly made it through to the third round after taking another third-tier side Scunthorpe to a replay, before finally bowing out after a record penalty shootout.

And he feels that experience will stand his players in good stead for the trip to Bramall Lane.

"They will not be phased at all, I'm sure the lads who played last season will share their experiences," Heeley told BBC Hereford and Worcester.

"They're probably the biggest club in the competition at this stage.

"It's a brilliant, brilliant draw and I cannot wait."