Usually the first round draw of the Worthington Cup is made around the same time as the fixtures are released and the first round ties are played very early in the season. This year it's different. The first round will only take place week commencing September 9th so the draw is not expected to be made until late August. The leagues season starts on August 10th.
The LDV Vans Trophy kicks off week commencing October 21st so the first round draw is not expected until early October 2002.
The FA Cup 1st round is planned for the weekend of the 16th of November 2002.