Date: Sunday 29 September, 2013\r\nCompetition: FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round\r\nVenue: Whaddon Road\r\nKick-off: 3pm\r\n\r\nOpponents: Founded in 1998 after the merger of Havant Town and Waterlooville, the club has enjoyed a remarkable rise since; especially in cup competitions.\r\n\r\nThe club has reached the first round of the FA Cup five times since inception, including a famous run to the Fourth Round in 2008.\r\n\r\nAfter defeating York City and Notts County, the club defeated League One leaders Swansea City in a replay to face the mighty Liverpool at Anfield, unbelievably they took the lead twice before losing 5-2; it remains one of the greatest non-league FA Cup runs in history.\r\n\r\nThe Hawks have also reached the semi-finals of the FA Trophy during their short history, and have remained a Conference South team since its beginning.\r\n\r\nForm Guide: Havant and Waterlooville have endured a tough start to the season and currently lie 16th in the Skrill South. Their last game heading into this tie was a 5-0 home defeat to Sutton United, which was among the worst home results in their history.\r\n\r\nRecent form – LLWLDL\r\n\r\nHistory: The Tigers enjoyed over a dozen fruitful games, including a winning record, against the original Waterlooville; but have only faced Sunday’s opponents four times before and never won.\r\n\r\nThe last meeting’s between the two came in the FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round in 2000, where the Tigers lost 3-2 at Meadow Park.\r\n\r\nGloucester City wins: 0\r\nDraws: 3\r\nHavant and Waterlooville wins: 1\r\n\r\nTeam news: David Mehew will enjoy the selection of a near full-strength side; with the only injury worries being Darren Edwards, who is still suffering some a slight shoulder injury, and Ryan Batten who is out for the forseeable future.\r\n\r\nYou’ll be able to catch full coverage of Gloucester City v Havant and Waterlooville on Twitter (@GCAFCofficial) and Facebook (GCAFCofficial). Gloucester City’s Media coverage is sponsored by Baylis Motors.
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