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2015–16 FA Trophy
FA Challenge Trophy
Country England
 Guernsey
 Wales
Teams276
ChampionsFC Halifax Town
Runners-upGrimsby Town

The 2015–16 FA Trophy was the 46th season of the FA Trophy, the Football Association's cup competition for teams at levels 5–8 of the English football league system. A total of 276 clubs entered the competition, which was won by FC Halifax Town after beating Grimsby Town 1-0 in front of 46,781 spectators at Wembley in the final on 22 May 2016.

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FA Trophy

FA Trophy

The Football Association Challenge Trophy, commonly known as the FA Trophy, is a men's football knockout cup competition run by and named after the English Football Association and competed for primarily by semi-professional teams. The competition was instigated in 1969 to cater to those non-league clubs that paid their players and were therefore not eligible to enter the FA Amateur Cup.

The Football Association

The Football Association

The Football Association is the governing body of association football in England and the Crown Dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. Formed in 1863, it is the oldest football association in the world and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the amateur and professional game in its territory.

English football league system

English football league system

The English football league system, also known as the football pyramid, is a series of interconnected leagues for men's association football clubs in England, with five teams from Wales, one from Guernsey, one from Jersey and one from the Isle of Man also competing. The system has a hierarchical format with promotion and relegation between leagues at different levels, allowing even the smallest club the theoretical possibility of ultimately rising to the very top of the system, the Premier League. Below that are levels 2–4 organised by the English Football League, then the National League System from levels 5–10 administered by the FA, and thereafter feeder leagues run by relevant county FAs on an ad hoc basis.

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town is a professional association football club based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. They currently compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at the Shay. They replaced Halifax Town A.F.C., which went into administration in the 2007–08 season.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football club based in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England, that competes in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system, following the victory in the 2022 National League play-off Final. Nicknamed "the Mariners", the club was founded as Grimsby Pelham Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Grimsby Town a year later, and moved to its current stadium, Blundell Park, in 1898.

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London. It opened in 2007 on the site of the original Wembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002 to 2003. The stadium hosts major football matches including home matches of the England national football team, and the FA Cup Final. Wembley Stadium is owned by the governing body of English football, the Football Association, whose headquarters are in the stadium, through its subsidiary Wembley National Stadium Ltd (WNSL). With 90,000 seats, it is the largest stadium in the UK and the second-largest stadium in Europe.

Calendar

Round Main date Number of fixtures Clubs New entries this round Prize money
Preliminary round 3 October 2015 64 276 → 212 128 £2,500
First round qualifying 31 October 2015 72 212 → 140 80 £2,700
Second round qualifying 14 November 2015 36 140 → 104 none £3,250
Third round qualifying 28 November 2015 40 104 → 64 44 £4,000
First round proper 12 December 2015 32 64 → 32 24 £5,000
Second round proper 16 January 2016 16 32 → 16 none £6,000
Third round proper 6 February 2016 8 16 → 8 none £7,000
Fourth round proper 27 February 2016 4 8 → 4 none £8,000
Semi-finals 12 March and 19 March 2016 2 4 → 2 none £16,000
Final 22 May 2016 1 2 → 1 none Runner-up £25,000
Winner £50,000

Preliminary round

A total of 128 clubs, from Level 8 of English football, entered preliminary round of the competition. Eight clubs from level 8 get a bye to the first round qualifying - AFC Hornchurch, Bedford Town, Brighouse Town, Chatham Town, Goole, Kings Langley, Peacehaven & Telscombe and Swindon Supermarine.

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Bedford Town F.C.

Bedford Town F.C.

Bedford Town Football Club is a football club based in the Borough of Bedford, England. The club are currently members of the Southern League Premier Division Central and play at the Eyrie in Cardington, a village on the outskirts of Bedford. They are full members of the Football Association and affiliated to the Bedfordshire County Football Association.

Brighouse Town F.C.

Brighouse Town F.C.

Brighouse Town Football Club is a football club based in Brighouse, West Yorkshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Division One East and play at St Giles Road.

Chatham Town F.C.

Chatham Town F.C.

Chatham Town Football Club is an English association football club based in Chatham, Kent. It currently plays in the Isthmian League South East Division and is nicknamed "The Chats”.

Goole A.F.C.

Goole A.F.C.

Goole Association Football Club is a semi-professional football club in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Counties East League Premier Division and play at the Victoria Pleasure Grounds.

Kings Langley F.C.

Kings Langley F.C.

Kings Langley Football Club are a semi-professional association football club in the village and civil parish of Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England. The club have spent the majority of their history in the Hertfordshire County League, they joined the Spartan South Midlands Football League in 2001, winning the Premier Division in the 2015–16 season and are currently members of the Southern League Premier Division Central. In 2015–16 they joined Truro City, Chester FC, FC United of Manchester and Gretna FC as the only clubs in the United Kingdom with three or more successive promotions.

Peacehaven & Telscombe F.C.

Peacehaven & Telscombe F.C.

Peacehaven & Telscombe Football Club is a football club based in Peacehaven, East Sussex, England. The club is affiliated to the Sussex County Football Association. The club are currently members of the Southern Combination Premier Division and play at the Sports Park.

Burscough F.C.

Burscough F.C.

Burscough Football Club is an English football club based in Burscough, Lancashire. The club is a member of the North West Counties League, and competes in the Premier Division. Its home ground is The Community Stadium, in Burscough.

Bamber Bridge F.C.

Bamber Bridge F.C.

Bamber Bridge Football Club is a football club based in Bamber Bridge, near Preston, Lancashire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division and play at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium. The club is fully owned by a community organisation that represents supporters of the club.

New Mills A.F.C.

New Mills A.F.C.

New Mills Association Football Club are an English football club based in New Mills, Derbyshire. They currently play in the North West Counties League Division One South.

Lancaster City F.C.

Lancaster City F.C.

Lancaster City Football Club is an English semi-professional non-League football club based in the northern city of Lancaster, Lancashire. They currently compete in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at Giant Axe. They are full members of the Lancashire County Football Association.

Northwich Victoria F.C.

Northwich Victoria F.C.

Northwich Victoria Football Club are a semi-professional football club based in Northwich, Cheshire, which compete in the North West Counties League Premier Division. They play home games at Wincham Park, in a groundshare agreement with nearby rivals Witton Albion. They had played at the same Drill Field ground between 1875 and 2002, which was at the time of its demolition was believed to be the oldest ground in the world on which football had been continuously played. They played at the short-lived Victoria Stadium between 2005 and 2011, and have since been forced to share grounds with nearby clubs.

Farsley Celtic F.C.

Farsley Celtic F.C.

Farsley Celtic Football Club is a football club based in Farsley, West Yorkshire, England. The club was founded in 1908, but folded in 2010 and were reformed as Farsley AFC before returning to the name Farsley Celtic in 2015. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at The Citadel.

First round qualifying

First round qualifying fixtures were due to be played on 31 October 2015, with replays taking place no later than 6 November. A total of 144 teams took part in this stage of the competition including 64 winners from the preliminary round, 72 teams from Level 7 of English football and eight teams from level 8, who get a bye in the previous round.

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Sheffield F.C.

Sheffield F.C.

Sheffield Football Club is an English football club from Sheffield, South Yorkshire. They currently compete in the Northern Premier League Division One East. Founded in October 1857, the club is recognised by FIFA as the oldest existing club still playing football in the world. Sheffield FC initially played games under the Sheffield Rules and did not officially adopt the new FA rules until 1878.

Buxton F.C.

Buxton F.C.

Buxton Football Club is a football club based in Buxton, Derbyshire, England. They are currently members of the National League North and play at the Silverlands.

Frickley Athletic F.C.

Frickley Athletic F.C.

Frickley Athletic Football Club is a football club based in South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Counties East League Premier Division and play at Westfield Lane.

Blyth Spartans A.F.C.

Blyth Spartans A.F.C.

Blyth Spartans Association Football Club is a football club based in Blyth, Northumberland. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at Croft Park.

Kendal Town F.C.

Kendal Town F.C.

Kendal Town Football Club is a football club based in Kendal, Cumbria, England. The club are currently members of the North West Counties League Premier Division and play at Parkside Road.

Farsley Celtic F.C.

Farsley Celtic F.C.

Farsley Celtic Football Club is a football club based in Farsley, West Yorkshire, England. The club was founded in 1908, but folded in 2010 and were reformed as Farsley AFC before returning to the name Farsley Celtic in 2015. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at The Citadel.

Northwich Victoria F.C.

Northwich Victoria F.C.

Northwich Victoria Football Club are a semi-professional football club based in Northwich, Cheshire, which compete in the North West Counties League Premier Division. They play home games at Wincham Park, in a groundshare agreement with nearby rivals Witton Albion. They had played at the same Drill Field ground between 1875 and 2002, which was at the time of its demolition was believed to be the oldest ground in the world on which football had been continuously played. They played at the short-lived Victoria Stadium between 2005 and 2011, and have since been forced to share grounds with nearby clubs.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. The club was founded in 1884 and is nicknamed The Dabbers, a reference to the town's tanning industry. They currently compete in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play their home matches at the Weaver Stadium - for sponsorship reasons, also known as the 'Swansway Stand'.

Salford City F.C.

Salford City F.C.

Salford City Football Club is a professional football club in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. The club competes in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system.

Spennymoor Town F.C.

Spennymoor Town F.C.

Spennymoor Town Football Club is a football club based in Spennymoor, County Durham, in the North East of England. They currently compete in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and currently play their home matches at the best stadium The Brewery Field.

Goole A.F.C.

Goole A.F.C.

Goole Association Football Club is a semi-professional football club in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Counties East League Premier Division and play at the Victoria Pleasure Grounds.

Ashton United F.C.

Ashton United F.C.

Ashton United Football Club is a football club in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at Hurst Cross.

Second round qualifying

Second round qualifying fixtures were due to be played on 14 November 2015, with replays taking place no later than 20 November. A total of 72 teams took part in this stage of the competition, all winners from the first qualifying round. The draw was as follows: [1]

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Blyth Spartans A.F.C.

Blyth Spartans A.F.C.

Blyth Spartans Association Football Club is a football club based in Blyth, Northumberland. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at Croft Park.

Ashton United F.C.

Ashton United F.C.

Ashton United Football Club is a football club in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at Hurst Cross.

Evesham United F.C.

Evesham United F.C.

Evesham United Football Club are an English football club based in Evesham, Worcestershire. They reached the First Round Proper of the FA Cup for the first time in the 2008–09 season. In 2005, they entered the Southern League Premier Division for the first time in their history but were relegated after just one season. They are affiliated to the Worcestershire County Football Association.

Spennymoor Town F.C.

Spennymoor Town F.C.

Spennymoor Town Football Club is a football club based in Spennymoor, County Durham, in the North East of England. They currently compete in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and currently play their home matches at the best stadium The Brewery Field.

Buxton F.C.

Buxton F.C.

Buxton Football Club is a football club based in Buxton, Derbyshire, England. They are currently members of the National League North and play at the Silverlands.

Skelmersdale United F.C.

Skelmersdale United F.C.

Skelmersdale United Football Club is a football club from Skelmersdale, Lancashire. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Division One West and play at The Community Ground, Burscough. The club is a member of both the Liverpool F.A. and the Lancashire County Football Association.

Lincoln United F.C.

Lincoln United F.C.

Lincoln United Football Club is a football club based in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Division One East and play at Ashby Avenue. Nicknamed the Whites after their home kit colours, they have played at Ashby Avenue since their foundation in 1938.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. The club was founded in 1884 and is nicknamed The Dabbers, a reference to the town's tanning industry. They currently compete in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play their home matches at the Weaver Stadium - for sponsorship reasons, also known as the 'Swansway Stand'.

King's Lynn Town F.C.

King's Lynn Town F.C.

King's Lynn Town Football Club is a football club based in King's Lynn, Norfolk, England. Nicknamed 'The Linnets', they are currently members of the National League North and play at the Walks. They were founded in 2010 as a phoenix club of King's Lynn F.C., which were wound up a year earlier.

Matlock Town F.C.

Matlock Town F.C.

Matlock Town Football Club is a football club based in Matlock, Derbyshire, England. Nicknamed 'the Gladiators', they are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division and play at Causeway Lane.

Leamington F.C.

Leamington F.C.

Leamington Football Club is a football club based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at the New Windmill Ground near Bishop's Tachbrook.

Rushall Olympic F.C.

Rushall Olympic F.C.

Rushall Olympic Football Club is an English football club based in Rushall, a former mining village now forming part of the northern suburbs of Walsall. The team plays in the Southern League Premier Division Central.

Third round qualifying

Third round qualifying fixtures were due to be played on 28 November 2015, with replays taking place no later than 4 December. A total of 80 teams took part in this stage of the competition, all winners from the second round qualifying and 44 clubs from Level 6 of English football. The draw was as follows: [2]

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F.C. United of Manchester

F.C. United of Manchester

Football Club United of Manchester is a semi-professional football club based in Moston, Manchester, England, that competes in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of the English football league system, and plays home matches at Broadhurst Park.

AFC Telford United

AFC Telford United

AFC Telford United is a football club based in Telford, Shropshire, England. The club was formed in 2004 after the original Telford United, founded in 1872, folded due to financial problems. Currently members of the National League North, they play home matches at the New Bucks Head in Wellington, part of the new town of Telford. The club's colours are white and black.

Boston United F.C.

Boston United F.C.

Boston United Football Club is a semi-professional association football club based in Boston, Lincolnshire, England. The club participates in the National League North, at the sixth tier of the English football league system. The club is known as 'the Pilgrims' in reference to the Pilgrim Fathers, who left England and sailed to North America and settled near, though did not found, Boston, Massachusetts. The club's crest features the pilgrim fathers' ship, the Mayflower. The club's traditional colours are amber and black. They are rivals with Lincoln City, Scunthorpe United, Gainsborough Trinity and Grimsby Town. They play at the Jakemans Community Stadium, best in the National League North.

Leamington F.C.

Leamington F.C.

Leamington Football Club is a football club based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at the New Windmill Ground near Bishop's Tachbrook.

Hednesford Town F.C.

Hednesford Town F.C.

Hednesford Town Football Club is a football club based in Hednesford, Staffordshire, England. They are currently members of the Southern League Premier Division Central and play at Keys Park.

Harrogate Town A.F.C.

Harrogate Town A.F.C.

Harrogate Town A.F.C. is a professional association football club in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, which competes in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system.

Curzon Ashton F.C.

Curzon Ashton F.C.

Curzon Ashton Football Club is an association football club based in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England. Founded in 1963 and nicknamed "the Nash", the club is affiliated to the Manchester Football Association and, as of the 2021–22 season, competes in the National League North, at the sixth tier of English football. Curzon Ashton won Division One North of the Northern Premier League in the 2013–14 season, and the Premier Division play-offs in the 2014–15 season, thereby gaining promotion to the National League North. Home matches have been played at Tameside Stadium since 2005.

Burscough F.C.

Burscough F.C.

Burscough Football Club is an English football club based in Burscough, Lancashire. The club is a member of the North West Counties League, and competes in the Premier Division. Its home ground is The Community Stadium, in Burscough.

Corby Town F.C.

Corby Town F.C.

Corby Town Football Club is a football club based in Corby, Northamptonshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Division One Midlands and play at Steel Park.

Gainsborough Trinity F.C.

Gainsborough Trinity F.C.

Gainsborough Trinity Football Club is a football club based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England. Established in 1873, the club became members of the Football League in 1893 and remained members of the Second Division until 1912, making Gainsborough one of the smallest towns in England to have had a Football League team. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at the Northolme.

Ashton United F.C.

Ashton United F.C.

Ashton United Football Club is a football club in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at Hurst Cross.

Brackley Town F.C.

Brackley Town F.C.

Brackley Town Football Club is a football club in Brackley, Northamptonshire, England. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at St. James Park. The club won the FA Trophy in 2018.

First round

First round fixtures were due to be played on 12 December 2015, with replays taking place no later than 18 December. A total of 64 teams took part in this stage of the competition, all winners from the third round qualifying and the clubs from Level 5 of English football. The draw was as follows: [3]

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FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town is a professional association football club based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. They currently compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at the Shay. They replaced Halifax Town A.F.C., which went into administration in the 2007–08 season.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football club based in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England, that competes in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system, following the victory in the 2022 National League play-off Final. Nicknamed "the Mariners", the club was founded as Grimsby Pelham Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Grimsby Town a year later, and moved to its current stadium, Blundell Park, in 1898.

Solihull Moors F.C.

Solihull Moors F.C.

Solihull Moors Football Club is a professional football club based in Solihull, England. The club currently competes in the National League, the fifth tier of the English football league system, after achieving promotion from the National League North in the 2015–16 season.

Sutton Coldfield Town F.C.

Sutton Coldfield Town F.C.

Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club is an English association football club based in Sutton Coldfield. The club participates in the Northern Premier League Division One Midlands.

Barrow A.F.C.

Barrow A.F.C.

Barrow Association Football Club is a professional football club based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. The club competes in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system.

Burscough F.C.

Burscough F.C.

Burscough Football Club is an English football club based in Burscough, Lancashire. The club is a member of the North West Counties League, and competes in the Premier Division. Its home ground is The Community Stadium, in Burscough.

Guiseley A.F.C.

Guiseley A.F.C.

Guiseley Association Football Club is a football club based in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at Nethermoor Park.

Macclesfield Town F.C.

Macclesfield Town F.C.

Macclesfield Town Football Club was an English professional football club based in Macclesfield, Cheshire, that was wound-up after a High Court ruling on 16 September 2020.

Ashton United F.C.

Ashton United F.C.

Ashton United Football Club is a football club in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at Hurst Cross.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. The club was founded in 1884 and is nicknamed The Dabbers, a reference to the town's tanning industry. They currently compete in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play their home matches at the Weaver Stadium - for sponsorship reasons, also known as the 'Swansway Stand'.

Matlock Town F.C.

Matlock Town F.C.

Matlock Town Football Club is a football club based in Matlock, Derbyshire, England. Nicknamed 'the Gladiators', they are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division and play at Causeway Lane.

Southport F.C.

Southport F.C.

Southport Football Club is an association football club based in Southport, Merseyside. They play their home matches at Haig Avenue, which has a capacity of 5,414. They are known by their nickname "the Sandgrounders". The club's main honour is winning the 1972–73 Football League Fourth Division championship and they have won a number of titles in non-League football.

Second round

Second round fixtures were due to be played on 16 January 2016, with replays taking place no later than 22 January. A total of 32 teams took part in this stage of the competition, all winners from the first round. The draw was as follows: [4]

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Dulwich Hamlet F.C.

Dulwich Hamlet F.C.

Dulwich Hamlet Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in East Dulwich in south-east London, England. They are currently members of the National League South, the sixth tier of English football, and play at Champion Hill.

Guiseley A.F.C.

Guiseley A.F.C.

Guiseley Association Football Club is a football club based in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at Nethermoor Park.

Dover Athletic F.C.

Dover Athletic F.C.

Dover Athletic Football Club is a semi-professional association football club based in the town of Dover, Kent, England. The club currently competes in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football. The club was formed in 1983 after the dissolution of the town's previous club, Dover F.C., whose place in the Southern League was taken by the new club. In the 1989–90 season Dover Athletic won the Southern League championship, but failed to gain promotion to the Football Conference as the club's ground did not meet the required standard. Three seasons later the team won the title again and this time gained promotion to the Conference, where they spent nine seasons before being relegated at the end of the 2001–02 season. The club was transferred from the Southern League to the Isthmian League in 2004, competing in that league's Premier Division for one season before mounting financial problems led the club to a further relegation. In the 2007–08 season, Dover won Division One South of the league, before winning the Premier Division in 2008–09 and thus gaining promotion to the Conference South. They spent five seasons in this division, reaching the play-offs three times, before defeating Ebbsfleet United in the 2013–14 play-off final to finally return to the Conference Premier after a twelve-year absence. At the end of the 2021–22 season Dover were relegated back to the National League South, after finishing the season with one point.

Southport F.C.

Southport F.C.

Southport Football Club is an association football club based in Southport, Merseyside. They play their home matches at Haig Avenue, which has a capacity of 5,414. They are known by their nickname "the Sandgrounders". The club's main honour is winning the 1972–73 Football League Fourth Division championship and they have won a number of titles in non-League football.

Havant & Waterlooville F.C.

Havant & Waterlooville F.C.

Havant & Waterlooville Football Club is a professional football club based in Havant, Hampshire, England. The club participates in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football, after relegation from the National League in the 2018–19 season. The club formed in 1998 after a merger between Havant Town and Waterlooville. Nicknamed "The Hawks", they play at Westleigh Park.

Macclesfield Town F.C.

Macclesfield Town F.C.

Macclesfield Town Football Club was an English professional football club based in Macclesfield, Cheshire, that was wound-up after a High Court ruling on 16 September 2020.

Braintree Town F.C.

Braintree Town F.C.

Braintree Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Braintree, Essex, England. They are currently members of the National League South, the sixth tier of English football, and play at Cressing Road.

Chester F.C.

Chester F.C.

Chester Football Club is an association football club based in Chester. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at the Deva Stadium.

Hungerford Town F.C.

Hungerford Town F.C.

Hungerford Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Hungerford, Berkshire, England. Affiliated to the Berks & Bucks Football Association, they are currently members of the National League South, the sixth tier of English football, and play at Bulpit Lane.

Eastbourne Borough F.C.

Eastbourne Borough F.C.

Eastbourne Borough Football Club is an English semi-professional football club based in Eastbourne, East Sussex. The club is an FA Chartered Standard Community club affiliated to the Sussex County Football Association and is a registered Community Interest Company.

AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde is a professional football club based in Wesham in the Borough of Fylde, Lancashire, England. They are currently members of the National League North and play at Mill Farm.

Curzon Ashton F.C.

Curzon Ashton F.C.

Curzon Ashton Football Club is an association football club based in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England. Founded in 1963 and nicknamed "the Nash", the club is affiliated to the Manchester Football Association and, as of the 2021–22 season, competes in the National League North, at the sixth tier of English football. Curzon Ashton won Division One North of the Northern Premier League in the 2013–14 season, and the Premier Division play-offs in the 2014–15 season, thereby gaining promotion to the National League North. Home matches have been played at Tameside Stadium since 2005.

Third round

Third round fixtures were due to be played on 6 February 2016, with replays taking place no later than 12 February. A total of 16 teams took part in this stage of the competition, all winners from the second round. The draw was as follows: [5]

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Macclesfield Town F.C.

Macclesfield Town F.C.

Macclesfield Town Football Club was an English professional football club based in Macclesfield, Cheshire, that was wound-up after a High Court ruling on 16 September 2020.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football club based in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England, that competes in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system, following the victory in the 2022 National League play-off Final. Nicknamed "the Mariners", the club was founded as Grimsby Pelham Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Grimsby Town a year later, and moved to its current stadium, Blundell Park, in 1898.

Havant & Waterlooville F.C.

Havant & Waterlooville F.C.

Havant & Waterlooville Football Club is a professional football club based in Havant, Hampshire, England. The club participates in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football, after relegation from the National League in the 2018–19 season. The club formed in 1998 after a merger between Havant Town and Waterlooville. Nicknamed "The Hawks", they play at Westleigh Park.

Gateshead F.C.

Gateshead F.C.

Gateshead Football Club is a professional football club based in Gateshead, England. The team compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at the Gateshead International Stadium.

AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde is a professional football club based in Wesham in the Borough of Fylde, Lancashire, England. They are currently members of the National League North and play at Mill Farm.

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town is a professional association football club based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. They currently compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at the Shay. They replaced Halifax Town A.F.C., which went into administration in the 2007–08 season.

Chester F.C.

Chester F.C.

Chester Football Club is an association football club based in Chester. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at the Deva Stadium.

Oxford City F.C.

Oxford City F.C.

Oxford City Football Club is a semi-professional English association football club based in Marston, Oxford. They currently compete in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football, and play their home matches at Marsh Lane.

Dover Athletic F.C.

Dover Athletic F.C.

Dover Athletic Football Club is a semi-professional association football club based in the town of Dover, Kent, England. The club currently competes in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football. The club was formed in 1983 after the dissolution of the town's previous club, Dover F.C., whose place in the Southern League was taken by the new club. In the 1989–90 season Dover Athletic won the Southern League championship, but failed to gain promotion to the Football Conference as the club's ground did not meet the required standard. Three seasons later the team won the title again and this time gained promotion to the Conference, where they spent nine seasons before being relegated at the end of the 2001–02 season. The club was transferred from the Southern League to the Isthmian League in 2004, competing in that league's Premier Division for one season before mounting financial problems led the club to a further relegation. In the 2007–08 season, Dover won Division One South of the league, before winning the Premier Division in 2008–09 and thus gaining promotion to the Conference South. They spent five seasons in this division, reaching the play-offs three times, before defeating Ebbsfleet United in the 2013–14 play-off final to finally return to the Conference Premier after a twelve-year absence. At the end of the 2021–22 season Dover were relegated back to the National League South, after finishing the season with one point.

Guiseley A.F.C.

Guiseley A.F.C.

Guiseley Association Football Club is a football club based in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England. They are currently members of the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play at Nethermoor Park.

Sutton United F.C.

Sutton United F.C.

Sutton United Football Club is a professional football club in Sutton, South London, England, who play in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system. They play home games at Gander Green Lane in Sutton about 11 miles south-southwest of central London.

Bognor Regis Town F.C.

Bognor Regis Town F.C.

Bognor Regis Town Football Club is an English football club based in Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Nicknamed 'The Rocks',the club is an FA Chartered Standard Community club affiliated to the Sussex County Football Association. They currently compete in the Isthmian League Premier Division.

Fourth round

Fourth round fixtures were due to be played on 27 February 2016, with replays taking place no later than 4 March. A total of 8 teams took part in this stage of the competition, all winners from the third round. The draw was as follows: [6]

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Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. The club was founded in 1884 and is nicknamed The Dabbers, a reference to the town's tanning industry. They currently compete in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play their home matches at the Weaver Stadium - for sponsorship reasons, also known as the 'Swansway Stand'.

Dover Athletic F.C.

Dover Athletic F.C.

Dover Athletic Football Club is a semi-professional association football club based in the town of Dover, Kent, England. The club currently competes in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football. The club was formed in 1983 after the dissolution of the town's previous club, Dover F.C., whose place in the Southern League was taken by the new club. In the 1989–90 season Dover Athletic won the Southern League championship, but failed to gain promotion to the Football Conference as the club's ground did not meet the required standard. Three seasons later the team won the title again and this time gained promotion to the Conference, where they spent nine seasons before being relegated at the end of the 2001–02 season. The club was transferred from the Southern League to the Isthmian League in 2004, competing in that league's Premier Division for one season before mounting financial problems led the club to a further relegation. In the 2007–08 season, Dover won Division One South of the league, before winning the Premier Division in 2008–09 and thus gaining promotion to the Conference South. They spent five seasons in this division, reaching the play-offs three times, before defeating Ebbsfleet United in the 2013–14 play-off final to finally return to the Conference Premier after a twelve-year absence. At the end of the 2021–22 season Dover were relegated back to the National League South, after finishing the season with one point.

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town is a professional association football club based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. They currently compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at the Shay. They replaced Halifax Town A.F.C., which went into administration in the 2007–08 season.

Gateshead F.C.

Gateshead F.C.

Gateshead Football Club is a professional football club based in Gateshead, England. The team compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at the Gateshead International Stadium.

Penalty kick (association football)

Penalty kick (association football)

A penalty kick is a method of restarting play in association football, in which a player is allowed to take a single shot at the goal while it is defended only by the opposing team's goalkeeper. It is awarded when an offence punishable by a direct free kick is committed by a player in their own penalty area. The shot is taken from the penalty mark, which is 11 m from the goal line and centred between the touch lines.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football club based in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England, that competes in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system, following the victory in the 2022 National League play-off Final. Nicknamed "the Mariners", the club was founded as Grimsby Pelham Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Grimsby Town a year later, and moved to its current stadium, Blundell Park, in 1898.

Woking F.C.

Woking F.C.

Woking Football Club is a professional association football club, based in Woking, Surrey, England. Founded in 1887, the club plays its home matches at The Laithwaite Community Stadium and is nicknamed the Cardinals, often shortened to the Cards. Currently, they compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, having been promoted from the National League South in the 2018–19 season.

Bognor Regis Town F.C.

Bognor Regis Town F.C.

Bognor Regis Town Football Club is an English football club based in Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Nicknamed 'The Rocks',the club is an FA Chartered Standard Community club affiliated to the Sussex County Football Association. They currently compete in the Isthmian League Premier Division.

Torquay United F.C.

Torquay United F.C.

Torquay United Football Club is a professional football club based in Torquay, Devon, England. The team currently compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football. They have played their home matches at Plainmoor since 1921 and are nicknamed "The Gulls".

Semi-finals

Semi-final fixtures were due to be played on 12 March and 19 March 2016, with the second leg going to extra time and penalties if required. A total of four teams took part in this stage of the competition. The draw was as follows: [7]

First leg

Nantwich Town (7)2–4FC Halifax Town (5)
Cooke 42'
Kosylo 76'
Report McManus 2'
Fairhurst 19'
Burrow 46' 60'
Weaver Stadium, Nantwich
Attendance: 2,078
Referee: Graham Salisbury

Bognor Regis Town (7)0–1Grimsby Town (5)
Report Arnold 75'
Nyewood Lane, Bognor Regis
Attendance: 2,629
Referee: Simon Hooper

Second leg

FC Halifax Town (5)2–2Nantwich Town (7)
Burrow 4'
White 90' (o.g.)
Report Shotton 10'
Bailey 31'
Attendance: 3,009
Referee: Peter Bankes

Grimsby Town (5)2–1Bognor Regis Town (7)
Amond 8' 78' Report Beck 32'
Attendance: 2,477
Referee: Mark Heywood

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Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London, counted from midnight. At different times in the past, it has been calculated in different ways, including being calculated from noon; as a consequence, it cannot be used to specify a particular time unless a context is given. The term 'GMT' is also used as one of the names for the time zone UTC+00:00 and, in UK law, is the basis for civil time in the United Kingdom.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town F.C.

Nantwich Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. The club was founded in 1884 and is nicknamed The Dabbers, a reference to the town's tanning industry. They currently compete in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football, and play their home matches at the Weaver Stadium - for sponsorship reasons, also known as the 'Swansway Stand'.

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town is a professional association football club based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. They currently compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at the Shay. They replaced Halifax Town A.F.C., which went into administration in the 2007–08 season.

Scott McManus

Scott McManus

Scott Harrison McManus is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Nuneaton Borough.

Jordan Burrow

Jordan Burrow

Jordan Burrow is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for club Boston United. He has played in the Football League for Morecambe and Stevenage.

Nantwich

Nantwich

Nantwich is a market town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East in Cheshire, England. It has among the highest concentrations of listed buildings in England, with notably good examples of Tudor and Georgian architecture. It had a population of 14,045 in 2021.

Bognor Regis Town F.C.

Bognor Regis Town F.C.

Bognor Regis Town Football Club is an English football club based in Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Nicknamed 'The Rocks',the club is an FA Chartered Standard Community club affiliated to the Sussex County Football Association. They currently compete in the Isthmian League Premier Division.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football club based in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England, that competes in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system, following the victory in the 2022 National League play-off Final. Nicknamed "the Mariners", the club was founded as Grimsby Pelham Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Grimsby Town a year later, and moved to its current stadium, Blundell Park, in 1898.

Nathan Arnold

Nathan Arnold

Nathan Anthony Arnold is an English football manager and former professional footballer who is manager of Cleethorpes Town.

Bognor Regis

Bognor Regis

Bognor Regis, sometimes simply known as Bognor, is a town and seaside resort in West Sussex on the south coast of England, 55.5 miles (89 km) south-west of London, 24 miles (39 km) west of Brighton, 5.81 miles (9 km) south-east of Chichester and 16 miles (26 km) east of Portsmouth. Other nearby towns include Littlehampton east-north-east and Selsey to the south-west. The nearby villages of Felpham, and Aldwick are now suburbs of Bognor Regis, along with those of North and South Bersted. The population of the Bognor Regis built-up area, including Felpham and Aldwick, was 63,855 at the 2011 census.

Liam Shotton

Liam Shotton

Liam Shotton is an English footballer who plays as a striker. He plays for Tiong Bahru FC in the National Football League Division 1, the second tier of Singapore football.

Mat Bailey

Mat Bailey

Mathew John Bailey is an English footballer who plays for Leek Town. When playing for Crewe Alexandra, he played at centre back or up front.

Final

FC Halifax Town (5)1–0Grimsby Town (5)
McManus 48'
Attendance: 46,781
Referee: Lee Mason

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2016 FA Trophy Final

2016 FA Trophy Final

The 2015–16 FA Trophy Final was the 47th final of the FA Trophy. The match was contested by FC Halifax Town and Grimsby Town. Grimsby Town were beaten finalists in 2013, but it was FC Halifax Town's first final and their first visit to Wembley Stadium. For the first time the final of the FA Vase was played on the same day at the same venue, contested by Hereford and Morpeth Town. Both matches were televised in the UK on BT Sport.

British Summer Time

British Summer Time

During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), in effect changing the time zone from UTC±00:00 to UTC+01:00, so that mornings have one hour less daylight, and evenings one hour more.

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town is a professional association football club based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. They currently compete in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at the Shay. They replaced Halifax Town A.F.C., which went into administration in the 2007–08 season.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football club based in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England, that competes in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system, following the victory in the 2022 National League play-off Final. Nicknamed "the Mariners", the club was founded as Grimsby Pelham Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Grimsby Town a year later, and moved to its current stadium, Blundell Park, in 1898.

Scott McManus

Scott McManus

Scott Harrison McManus is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Nuneaton Borough.

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London. It opened in 2007 on the site of the original Wembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002 to 2003. The stadium hosts major football matches including home matches of the England national football team, and the FA Cup Final. Wembley Stadium is owned by the governing body of English football, the Football Association, whose headquarters are in the stadium, through its subsidiary Wembley National Stadium Ltd (WNSL). With 90,000 seats, it is the largest stadium in the UK and the second-largest stadium in Europe.

London

London

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom, with a population of just under 9 million. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The City of London, its ancient core and financial centre, was founded by the Romans as Londinium and retains its medieval boundaries. The City of Westminster, to the west of the City of London, has for centuries hosted the national government and parliament. Since the 19th century, the name "London" has also referred to the metropolis around this core, historically split between the counties of Middlesex, Essex, Surrey, Kent, and Hertfordshire, which since 1965 has largely comprised Greater London, which is governed by 33 local authorities and the Greater London Authority.

Lee Mason

Lee Mason

Lee Mason is a retired referee from Bolton, Greater Manchester. From 2006 until 2021, Mason was on the list of Select Group Referees who officiated in the Premier League.

Source: "2015–16 FA Trophy", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015–16_FA_Trophy.

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