IN-DEPTH STATS: Buildbase FA Vase 5th Round

There are just 16 sides left in the 2018/19 Buildbase FA Vase as we have reached the 5th Round proper of this season’s Step 5-7 premier event.

The draw was held on Monday on TalkSport 2 held at Wembley Stadium and it drew up some really interesting ties and we will analyse the eight ties which are due to be played on Saturday, 2nd February.

1. Irlam vs Chertsey Town

League: North West Counties Premier Division (Step 5) vs Combined Counties League Premier Division (Step 5)

Current Position: 14th vs 1st

Best Vase run before this season: 2nd Round (2010/11) vs Quarter-Finals x 2 (1987/88 & 1991/92)

Outright odds: 28/1 vs 5/1

Mileage (Round Trip): 404 miles (7 Hours 14 Minutes)

2. Cray Valley (PM) vs Abbey Rangers

League: Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division (Step 5) vs Combined Counties League Premier Division (Step 5)

Current Position: 6th vs 6th

Best Vase run before this season: 2nd Round (2013/14) vs 3rd Round (2016/17)

Outright odds: 16/1 vs 100/1

Mileage (Round Trip): 86 miles (2 Hours 26 Minutes)

3. Histon vs Northwich Victoria

League: Eastern Counties League Premier Division (Step 5) vs North West Counties Premier Division (Step 5)

Current Position: 2nd vs 9th

Best Vase run before this season: 4th Round x 4 (1990/91, 1996/97, 1997/98, 1999/2000) vs 2nd Qualifying Round (2017/18)

Outright odds: 12/1 vs 16/1

Mileage (Round Trip): 328 miles (6 Hours 28 Minutes)

4. Sholing vs Godmanchester Rovers

League: Wessex League Premier Division (Step 5) vs Eastern Counties League Premier Division (Step 5)

Current Position: 1st vs 1st

Best Vase run before this season: Winners (2013/14) vs 3rd Round (2011/12)

Outright odds: 4/1 vs 33/1

Mileage (Round Trip): 290 miles (5 Hours 16 Minutes)

5. Hebburn Town vs West Auckland Town

League: Northern League Division One (Step 5) vs Northern League Division One (Step 5)

Current Position: 5th vs 7th

Best Vase run before this season: 2nd Round (2007/08) vs Runners Up x 2 (2011/12 & 2013/14)

Outright odds: 5/2 vs 3/1

Mileage (Round Trip): 62 miles (1 Hours 30 Minutes)

6. Biggleswade vs Windsor

League: Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division (Step 5) vs Hellenic League Premier Division (Step 5)

Current Position: 3rd vs 14th

Best Vase run before this season: 4th Round (2017/18) vs Quarter-Final (2017/18)

Outright odds: 25/1 vs 50/1

Mileage (Round Trip): 124 miles (2 Hours 26 Minutes)

7. Willand Rovers vs Deeping Rangers

League: Western League Premier Division (Step 5) vs United Counties Premier Division (Step 5)

Current Position: 1st vs 4th

Best Vase run before this season: 5th Round (2009/10) vs 3rd Round x 3 (2011/12, 2014/15 & 2017/18)

Outright odds: 33/1 vs 33/1

Mileage (Round Trip): 460 miles (8 Hours 58 Minutes)

8. Canterbury City vs Coventry United

League: Southern Counties East Premier Division (Step 5) vs Midlands Football League Premier Division (Step 5)

Current Position: 10th vs 14th

Best Vase run before this season: 3rd Round (2015/16) vs 3rd Round (2017/18)

Outright odds: 40/1 vs 40/1

Mileage (Round Trip): 310 miles (5 Hours 40 Minutes)

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