Live Coverage: FA Cup first round draw - as it happened
Read how the first round FA Cup draw unfolded in our live updates.
By Pascal Lemesre, Football League Editor Filed: Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 13:30 UK
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 22:59 UK
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.
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.
1.38pmThe 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?
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.