Follow live coverage of the second round draw for the FA Trophy. The draw takes place today following the weekend's first round fixtures, which saw a number of interesting results. Bedford Town managed to hold National League side Aldershot Town to a thrilling 3-3 draw, whilst Dagenham & Redbridge beat National League rivals Ebbsfleet United 1-0. Last year's holders Brackley Town are still in the hat thanks to a 4-2 win over Hayes & Yeading - whilst beaten finalists Bromley won through against Sutton United. The trophy is non-league's premier cup competition and represents the chance to compete in a lucrative Wembley final. Eighth-tier Ramsbottom United and Bedford are the two lowest teams left in the competition. Follow all the build-up to the draw, and the draw itself, live below. 11:57 Ever seen a goal-mouth scramble like this? Fair play to Dulwich Hamlet - although it was not enough to secure them a place in the next round … [Read more...] about FA Trophy second round draw LIVE: Find out who your team faces
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Those seeking the kind of atmosphere for which the FA Cup is renowned picked the wrong week to visit the Bescot Stadium. Had they turned up the previous weekend to watch Walsall and Sunderland, they would have been part of a crowd of almost 8,000 in this corner of the West Midlands, with Black Cats fans occupying two sides of the ground, four goals shared equally between the sides, while Max Power's controversial red card contributed to a febrile mood. But that was in the league. In comparison, the cup meeting between the sides was a damp squib. The total attendance of just over 3,000 was smaller than the size of the away support the previous Saturday. There was less drama, fewer goals, and it ended in another draw, meaning the sides must now do it all again a week on Tuesday in a second round replay at the Stadium of Light. It will be the third meeting between the clubs in just 18 days and this time there must be a winner. As far as the cup is concerned, Sunderland will be the ones … [Read more...] about ‘Leggy’ Sunderland grateful for a second chance to put their cup tie against Walsall to bed
A win over Bromley at the weekend sealed Posh's place in the FA Cup second round draw...but who will they face next? Here's everything you need to know:When is the FA Cup second round draw? Is it on TV?The draw for the second round proper of the FA Cup will take place on Monday, November 12.The draw will be made live from National League South side Hampton & Richmond at 7.10pm ahead of their televised clash with Oldham Athletic.Mark Chapman will be joined by Glenn Murray and Mark Schwarzer for the draw, which will be broadcast on BBC 2.What ball number are Peterborough in the FA Cup draw?Posh will be ball number 14.Who is in the FA Cup second round draw and what are the ball numbers?The ball numbers have all been confirmed for the second round draw, with the following teams in the hat:1 AFC WIMBLEDON, 2 MAIDSTONE UNITED , 3 EBBSFLEET UNITED OR CHELTENHAM TOWN, 4 HAMPTON & RICHMOND BOROUGH OR OLDHAM ATHLETIC, 5 SWINDON TOWN, 6 MANSFIELD TOWN OR CHARLTON ATHLETIC, 7 WOKING, 8 … [Read more...] about FA Cup Second round draw: When is it and who could Peterborough United face?
Scunthorpe United will today find out who they will face in the second round of the FA Cup. The Iron secured their place in the second round by defeating Burton Albion 2-1 in the first round tie at Glanford Park on Saturday. James Perch and Lee Novak gave the Iron the win, which meant Liam Boyce’s strike late on, only proved to be a consolation goal. It means the Iron are in the hat for the second round, the stage they reached last season before going out to Doncaster Rovers. Whoever United get in the draw, they know they will be only one win away from a potential plum tie against a Premier League side. Read More Scunthorpe United weekend round up Scunthorpe will be ball number eight in tonight’s draw which gets underway just after 7pm. Among the teams that have made the second round, Scunthorpe could face Maidstone United (ball number two) who beat Macclesfield Town. Cambridge United’s conquerors Guiseley are ball number 33 while there is also the chance of … [Read more...] about FA Cup second round draw: What number are Scunthorpe and who could they face?
After a positive start to their League One campaign, Sunderland's sights now turn towards the FA Cup. This weekend, the FA Cup proper gets under way as the Black Cats travel to League Two side Port Vale to get their campaign under way. Sunderland last won the famous trophy in 1973 and enter at the first round stage as a result of playing in the third tier. They are joined by fellow north-east sides Gateshead and Hartlepool in the first round and should they progress there is a chance of a north-east derby in round two. Eager fans across the country will be tuning into Monday's draw, dreaming of a cup run that could involve Premier League opposition or, even better, a trip to Wembley Stadium. Here is all you need to know about the FA Cup second round draw. When does the FA Cup second round draw take place? The draw will take place on Monday, November 12, at 7pm. Is the FA Cup second round draw on TV? How can I follow it live? The draw will be televised live on BBC Two. Mark Chapman … [Read more...] about When is the FA Cup second round draw, who can Sunderland face and how can I follow it live?