Lambs to the slaughter? Boston United handed Tamworth draw in the FA Trophy

Piergianni is mobbed after his winner. Photo: Alan Martin.
Piergianni is mobbed after his winner. Photo: Alan Martin.

Boston United have been drawn away at Tamworth in the second round of the FA Trophy.

The tie will be held at The Lamb Ground on December 14.

United will hold no fear ahead of their visit having knocked another Skrill Premier opponent out of the competition on Saturday, following their 2-1 success at Stockport.

The Pilgrims have also beaten Redditch United 4-1 in the competition, while Tamworth booked their place in the final 32 with a 2-0 success against Macclesfield Town.

The Pilgrims and the Lambs last faced each other on April 12, 2008.

Jon Stevenson netted as Boston left the Lamb Ground with a 1-1 in a Blue Square North contest.

Stevenson also netted as United defeated Tamworth 1-0 in the home fixture earlier that season.

The winners of this fixture will receive £6,000 in prize money.

The tie takes precedence over Boston’s Skrill North clash at home to Stockport County, meaning Dennis Greene’ side will now hit the road for six consecutive Saturdays.

Having already travelled to Bradford Park Avenue and Southport, they are now away at Guiseley, Tamworth, Stalybridge and Telford for the next four weekends in a row.

United midfielder Gary Mills - who returns this week following a three-month loan at King’s Lynn - is a former Tamworth player.

The Lambs are currently in 20th position, a point behind Southport.