Live Coverage: FA Cup first round draw - as it happened

Live Coverage: FA Cup first round draw - as it happened
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Read how the first round FA Cup draw unfolded in our live updates.

The first round draw for the FA Cup took place today, with minor names from non-league hoping to draw a big name from the teams entering from Leagues One and Two.

The lowest-ranked team definitely in the draw, Daventry Town, bagged an away tie at League Two side Chesterfield.

Read how it all unfolded at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London in our minute-by-minute updates below.


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1.32pmAfternoon folks. It's a massive day for some of the smaller teams in England as they look to earn a big away draw against the likes of former FA Cup winners Coventry and Portsmouth.

1.34pmToday's draw takes place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in the heart of London. Last night, the venue hosted a star-studded gala event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Football Association.

1.36pmTHE TEAMS! Here are the 80 names whose fate will be decided very shortly by Gerard Houllier and Ray Parlour, who are making the draw.

1 Accrington 2 AFC Wimbledon 3 Bradford C 4 Brentford 5 Bristol C 6 Bristol R 7 Burton Albion 8 Bury 9 Carlisle 10 Cheltenham 11 Chesterfield 12 Colchester 13 Coventry 14 Crawley 15 Crewe 16 Dagenham 17 Exeter 18 Fleetwood 19 Gillingham 20 Hartlepool 21 L Orient 22 Mansfield 23 MK Dons 24 Morecambe 25 Newport Co 26 Northampton 27 Notts Co 28 Oldham 29 Oxford 30 Peterborough 31 Plymouth 32 Port Vale 33 Portsmouth 34 Preston 35 Rochdale 36 Rotherham 37 Scunthorpe 38 Sheff Utd 39 Shrewsbury 40 Southend 41 Stevenage 42 Swindon 43 Torquay 44 Tranmere 45 Walsall 46 Wolves 47 Wycombe 48 York 49 Macclesfield 50 Hednesford 51 Grimsby 52 Worcester/Lincoln 53 Bradford PA/Kidderminster 54 Wrexham 55 Stourbridge 56 Southport 57 Corby 58 Tamworth 59 Halifax 60 Alfreton 61 Brackley/Barrow 62 Gateshead 63 Hemel Hempstead/Sutton Utd 64 Hereford 65 Ebbsfleet United/Dartford 66 Barnet 67 St Albans City 68 Dover 69 Boreham Wood 70 Salisbury 71 Gloucester 72 Braintree 73 Bishop's Stortford 74 Cambridge Utd 75 Biggleswade 76 Shortwood/Aldershot 77 Luton 78 Welling 79 Daventry 80 Staines/Poole

1.38pmThe lowest-ranked names in the draw are the aforementioned Daventry and Shorwood, Daventry are from the Southern League Division One Central and are definitely in the mix. Gloucestershire side Shorwood earned a draw against Aldershot yesterday so will have a replay on Tuesday.

1.42pmAs well as recent winners Coventry and Portsmouth, other big names that the smaller sides will be hoping to draw are Sheffield United, Wolves and last season's League Cup finalists Bradford.

1.45pmWHEN? The matches drawn today will take place in two weeks' time on the weekend of November 9, 10.

1.48pmOK, here we go. They're ready to begin the draw. 80 balls are in the hat and I will post each match in a separate update. Ready?

1.49pmMORECAMBE vs. SOUTHEND UNITED

1.49pmWALSALL vs. SHREWSBURY TOWN

1.50pmBOREHAM WOOD vs. CARLISLE UNITED

1.50pmST ALBANS CITY vs. MANSFIELD TOWN

1.50pmMK DONS vs. HALIFAX TOWN

1.51pmBRISTOL ROVERS vs. YORK CITY

1.51PMTAMWORTH vs. CHELTENHAM

1.52pmGRIMSBY vs. SCUNTHOPRE

1.52pmBURY vs. CAMBRIDGE UNITED

1.52pmCORBY TOWN vs. DOVER ATHLETIC

1.52pmCOLCHESTER vs. SHEFFIELD UNITED

1.53pmOXFORD UNITED vs. GATESHEAD

1.53pmHARTLEPOOL UNITED vs. NOTTS COUNTY

1.53pmWREXHAM vs. ALFRETON TOWN

1.53pmCHESTERFIELD vs. DAVENTRY TOWN

1.54pmBRISTOL CITY vs. DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE

1.54pmAFC WIMBLEDON vs. COVENTRY CITY

1.54pmPRESTON NORTH END vs. BARNET

1.55pmBISHOPS STORTFORD vs. NORTHAMPTON TOWN

1.55pmBURTON ALBION vs. HEREFORD UNITED

1.55pmROTHERHAM UNITED vs. BRADFORD CITY

1.56pmGILLINGHAM vs. BRACKLEY/BARROW

1.56pmSALISBURY vs. EBBSFLEET/DARTFORD

1.56pmACCRINGTON vs. TRANMERE

1.57pmBRENTFORD vs. STAINES/POOLE

1.57pmSTEVENAGE vs. PORTSMOUTH

1.57PMSHORTWOOD/ALDERSHOT vs. PORT VALE

1.58pmLEYTON ORIENT vs. SOUTHPORT

1.58pmPETERBOROUGH vs. EXETER CITY

1.58pmTORQUAY vs. ROCHDALE

1.59pmBRAINTREE TOWN vs. NEWPORT COUNTY

1.59pmOLDHAM ATHLETIC vs. WOLVES

1.59pmWORCESTER/LINCOLN vs. PLYMOUTH ARGYLE

2pmBRADFORD PA/KIDDERMINSTER vs. H HEMPSTEAD/SUTTON

2pmHEDNESFORD TOWN vs. CRAWLEY TOWN

2pmSTOURBRIDGE vs. BIGGLESWADE TOWN

2.01pmWELLING UNITED vs. LUTON TOWN

2.01pmMACCLESFIELD vs. SWINDON

2.01pmWYCOMBE WANDERERS vs. CREWE ALEXANDRA

2.02pmGLOUCESTER CITY vs. FLEETWOOD TOWN

2.03pmTHAT'S IT! THE DRAW HAS BEEN MADE!

2.04pmRight, hopefully you've found out who your team has got. Daventry, the lowest-ranked team definitely in the draw, got Chesterfield away while Shortwood, the other eighth-tier side, will host Port Vale if they win their replay against Aldershot.

2.05pmBiggleswade Town are making their first appearance in the first round and they will feel that they have a chance of making the second round as they drew Stourbridge.

2.09pmAnyway, that's all we've got time for here. Make sure you stick around on Sports Mole all afternoon for a feast of footy. If you're only just joining us, find our summary of the draw by clicking here.

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