Bowers eventually overcame their local rivals courtesy of Callum Leahy’s winning penalty after the replay at the Len Salmon Stadium finished 1-1 after extra time.
Both clubs have the opportunity to reach the first round proper for the first time in their history.
The Len Salmon Stadium, situated in Basildon, Essex – 11 miles west of Southend – is roughly 100 miles from Chichester.
Subject to demand the club will be running at least two coaches to Essex for the tie. To encourage as many supporters as possible the decision has been made to subsidise the cost of the coach to allow tickets to be available for just £10.
To guarantee your place please pay £10.00 via bank transfer with the reference ‘BPC’ using the following details:-
Chichester City Football Club
Acc. no: 02151111
Once you have paid please email your name and the name(s) of anyone else you have purchased tickets for to firstname.lastname@example.org to we can account for everyone on the day.
Alternatively, depending on availability you can pay on the day. Coaches will leave Oaklands Park at 10am, please make sure you there in plenty of time to allow for prompt departure.
Information for supporters planning to drive themselves can be found on the Bowers & Pitsea FC website.
Train travel isn’t the ideal form of transport between Chichester and Pitsea, however for those considering it, it is possible – leaving Chichester at 11:09 via 3 changes at East Croydon, London Bridge and West Ham will get you to Pitsea station at 14:07, with the stadium a further 30 minute walk.
Admission prices for the game are expected to be as follows:-
O.A.P/Students with a card £6
Children 12 – 16 £3
Children under 12 – Free with a paying adult.
For queries regarding coach travel please email email@example.com or text 07856 158360.