WITTON Albion have been handed a long away trip in the FA Cup first qualifying round.

This afternoon's draw has paired Carl Macauley's side with Northern League outfit Whitley Bay.

The tie is to take place on Tuesday, September 22, kick off 7.45pm.

Albion's opponents were given a bye into this round after preliminary round opponents Dunston forfeited due to a positive Covid-19 test.