As 48 sides from League One and League Two join the non-league sides, the magic of the draw for round one of the FA Cup has landed non-league side AFC Sudbury a tie against Colchester United against, while Sheffield Wednesday will face Plymouth Argyle when the ties begin on Friday, November 5.
FA Cup First Round Draw: Bowers & Pitsea Land Dream Away Tie
AFC Sudbury Rewarded for Their Efforts
Step four side AFC Sudbury provided one of the shocks of the round, defeating National League South Leaders Dartford 3-1.
A resilient effort from the Suffolk side saw them come back from a goal down to put their name into the draw for the first time since the turn of the century. Dartford had taken the lead on the stroke of half-time, before a quick response and a red card saw the game turned in favour of the home side.
As the lowest-ranked side guaranteed a place in round one, Sudbury have been rewarded for their efforts with a home tie against Colchester United. Situated just over 15 miles away, the League Two side will enjoy a trip to their Suffolk compatriots
The biggest side to enter the draw at this stage have been draw at home against Mansfield Town.
Lee Johnson’s side have started their fourth season in League One in esteemed fashion, having just suffered two defeats in the third tier. Despite a 4-0 defeat to Portsmouth, the Mackems bounced back with a resolute performance against Gillingham on Saturday.
Mansfield, meanwhile, are struggling for form in League Two. Nigel Clough’s side are currently languishing above the relegation zone in 22nd place.
Bowers & Pitsea Land Dream Away Tie
Non-league side Bowers & Pitsea reached the first round with a win over Aldershot Town, and will now travel to League One side Lincoln City.
The Step four side battled hard against their National League opponents, but have now landed a lucrative tie. Michael Appleton’s Lincoln are 13th in League One, following a last-gasp 2-1 win against Charlton Athletic.
Draw in Full
Bradford City v Exeter City
Sunderland v Mansfield Town
Dorking Wanderers/Hayes & Yeading vs Sutton United
Sheffield Wednesday v Plymouth Argyle
Dagenham & Redbridge v Salford City
Carlisle United v Horsham
Dover Athletic/Yate Town v Yeovil Town/Weymouth
Scunthorpe United v Doncaster Rovers
Rotherham United v Bromley
Portsmouth v Harrow Borough
Gillingham v Cheltenham Town
Morecambe v Newport County
Banbury United v Barrow AFC
Fleetwood Town v Burton Albion
AFC Sudbury v Colchester United
Northampton Town v Cambridge United
Corinithian Casuals/St Albans City v Forest Green Rovers
Boston United/Stratford Town v Shrewsbury Town
Pontefract Colleries/Halifax Town v Maidenhead United
Chesterfield v Southend United
Rochdale v Tamworth /Notts County
Kidderminster Harriers v Grimsby Town
Wigan Athletic v Solihull Moors
Boreham Wood v Eastleigh/Folkestone Invicta
York City/Morpeth Town v Kettering Town/Buxton
Ipswich Town v Oldham Athletic
AFC Wimbledon v Brackley Town/Guiseley
Harrogate Town v Marine/Wrexham
Hartlepool United v Wycombe Wanderers
King’s Lynn Town v Walsall
Crewe Alexandra v Swindon Town
Bolton Wanderers v Stockport County
Charlton Athletic v Torquay/Havant & Waterlooville
Oxford United v Bristol Rovers
Crawley Town v Tranmere Rovers
Leyton Orient v Ebbsfleet United
MK Dons v Stevenage
Lincoln City v Bowers & Pitsea
Port Vale v Accrington Stanley
Marske United/Gateshead v Altrincham
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