Holders Halifax Hammers will take on Bolton United in a repeat of the 2014 semi-final in the AMT Lawyers North West Championships.

It was the pick of the fixtures at the tournament draw which this year took place at the Royal Piri Piri Restaurant in Preston. In attendance were managers and representatives from teams.

Deepdale FC of Preston will make their debut in the competition and are drawn to face PLCC Nomads of Bolton in a play-off on Thursday April 23.

The winner will go on to face AFC Preston who managed to avoid playing a preliminary game for the first time in their history after being drawn out of the pot first.

All three sides play in the Mid-Lancashire Football League in Preston.

Three times winners Coppice United who did not field a team in 2014 were back in the draw this year and will go up against Asia FC of Rochdale.

Coppice have a fantastic record in this competition reaching six straight finals between 2008 and 2014.

Blackburn FC will face Nelson’s Paak United, the winner of which will play either Halifax and Bolton United in the semi-finals.

Asjad Hussain, senior partner at AMT Lawyers who are sponsoring the tournament for the third year running said: “We are always keen to back local football and sport in this way.

“This is the cup everyone wants to win and we are delighted to be able to support this tournament again in 2015. “We wish all the teams the best of luck.”