THE season may only be a week old but Bradford district clubs from the Northern Counties East League enter the FA Cup tomorrow.

Not only does it provide the chance for minnows to claim their own slice of magic in the most famous knockout competition, progress can provide a significant financial boost.

Six local clubs will do battle in the extra preliminary round with £2,250 up for grabs for each winner.

Tomorrow will have extra meaning for Campion, who are making their first appearance in the FA Cup when they travel to City of Liverpool.

It will be a tough test for the Bradford side against hosts who won the North West Counties League title last season and have now made the step up to the Northern Premier League North & West Division.

But with new joint manager Lee Ashforth working alongside James Bicknell, Campion will head to Merseyside buoyed by a late Andrew McCreadie equaliser which earned them a point at relegated Harrogate Railway in their opening league game.

Eccleshill host Bootle, who finished runners-up to City of Liverpool last season, while Liversedge welcome Abbey Hey, who were relegated from the North West Counties top flight.

Thackley face familiar opposition as they welcome NCE Premier Division rivals Handsworth, who went undefeated during pre-season under new boss Russ Eagles but lost their first league match 3-0 at Garforth Town last week.

A much-changed visiting outfit from last season is expected at the Dennyboys, who had Ben Grech-Brooksbank and Jack Normanton on target in a 3-3 draw at home to Bridlington Town in their league opener.

Albion Sports head to Northern League outfit Ashington - once managed by England Test bowler Steve Harmison - while Silsden head to Northwich Victoria.