LANCASHIRE League champions Ramsbottom will host Glossop in the first round of the Lancashire Knockout next year.

Rammy will make the trip on May 21.

Elsewhere, Burnley will entertain Settle while Lowerhouse are on the road at Great Harwood in two East Lancashire derbies.

Lancashire League side Todmorden entertain Freckleton while Clitheroe host Kearsley, Nelson are at home to Rainhill, East Lancashire visit Firswood Bootle, Haslingden take on Greenfield and Church make the trip to Kendal.

Ribblesdale League outfit Whalley visit Croston while Read await the winners of preliminary round tie between their league rivals Oswaldtwistle Immanuel and Star Eleven. Cherry Tree are also in preliminary round action as they visit Vertex with a visit to Rainford on offer for the winners.

Northern League side Chorley are on the road at Fulwood and Broughton while holders Denton West face Farnworth in the first round in a repeat of last year's final.

No East Lancashire side has won the competition since Chorley in 1992 while only Darwen have reached a final since then with two appearances in 1994 and 2006 when they lost to Rochdale and Bootle respectively.