Buckland just three games from Wembley dream

Torbay Weekly

Excitement levels are going through the roof at Homer’s Heath, where Buckland Athletic are just three games from a Wembley appearance in the final of the FA Vase.

The Bucks will travel to Milton Keynes-based Newport Pagnell in the last 16 on February 12 after securing a superb 2-1 victory at home to Egham Town last weekend.

“The atmosphere was fantastic on Saturday, with a crowd of over 300 and a great occasion,” said Co-Chairman John Piller. “It has been a special atmosphere all season and long may that continue.

“It is a nice ride to be on. We reached the quarter-finals five years ago, so one more win to match that achievement. It is every player’s dream to get to Wembley and the FA Vase is the FA Cup of our level.

“Players, coaches, staff and volunteers have put everything into it and we treat every game like an FA Cup Final.”

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