Dunstable held by Chesham in FA Cup

Lee Roache
Lee Roache

Dunstable Town will have to replay against Chesham United after their FA Cup first qualifying round tie finished 2-2 on Saturday.

The Blues made one change to their side with Anthony Charles back for the injured Shane Blackett.

Dunstable had the lead when Scott Davies fired in a trademark free kick on 22 minutes, while Lee Roache then added a second moments later.

However, Chesham fought back midway through the first half and reduced the deficit after Davies deflected in Toby Little’s strike.

Roache then suffered what looked like a metatarsal injury and was replaced by Jemale McKenzie-Lewis, while in the second period, United were level as Little scored a goal of his own this time.

Both clubs will now meet again on Tuesday to see who will take their place in the next round.

Dunstable: Luke Chambers, Ben Herd, Ryan Plowright, Nick Beasant, Anthony Charles, Scott Davies, Steven Gregory, Charlie Henry, (David Hutton 64), Lee Roache (Jemale McKenzie-Lowe 36), Gary Mulligan (Elliott Sandy 65), Christopher Marsh.

Subs not used: Ben Barnes, Newman Carney, Leon Cashman.

Chesham: Shane Gore, Ashley Smith, Daniel Braithwaite, Tommy Fletcher, Darren Purse, Andy Ballard, Ryan Towner, Toby Little (Josh Cooper), Dave Pearce, Simon Thomas (Iwih Effiong), Mark Bell (Richard Graham).

Subs not used: James Beasant, Mark Nwokeji.