Date: 26th October 2015 at 7:57pm
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The FA Cup is still, despite not always getting respect it deserves from some, widely regarded as ‘the greatest cup competition in the world’ and this, after all the pre-qualifying rounds that are just about sorted gets underway proper in November as dreams of cup glory get underway for Football League clubs, including ours!

Earlier this evening the draw for the FA Cup first round was made with Morecambe knowing who they would face as they entered into the competition.

Following the draw, made on BBC2, the Shrimps know they’ll be taking on Dagenham with a place in the second round at stake, which would move them closer to the third round when the ‘big boys’ come out to play and we’ll be the ones looking to cause an upset!

This draw saw us given an away tie.

First round draw in full:-

Burton Albion v Peterborough
Port Vale v Maidenhead United
Barnet v Blackpool
Bristol Rovers v Chesham
Cambridge United v Basingstoke Town
Mansfield Town v Oldham Athletic
Altrincham v Barnsley
Crewe v Eastleigh
Northwich/Chorley v Boreham Wood
Coventry City v Northampton Town
Brackley Town v Newport County
Grimsby Town v St Albans City
Hartlepool v Havant/Cheltenham
Salford City v Notts County
Dover v Stourbridge
Stevenage v Gillingham
Millwall v AFC Fylde
Aldershot v Bradford City
Walsall v Fleetwood
Bury v Wigan
Portsmouth v Macclesfield Town
Sheffield United v Worcester City
Barwell/Rushden v Grays/Welling
Halifax Town/Guiseley v Wycombe
Crawley v Luton
Doncaster v Stalybridge/North Ferriby
Didcot Town v Exeter City
Dagenham v Morecambe
Leyton Orient v Staines
Gainsborough v Shrewsbury
Maidstone v Yeovil
Braintree v Oxford United
Whitehawk v Tranmere/Lincoln
Accrington v York
Scunthorpe v Southend
AFC Wimbledon v Forest Green
Plymouth v Carlisle
FC United v Chesterfield
Rochdale v Swindon
Wealdstone v Colchester

These games will be played across the weekend beginning Friday 6th November.

Now the questions being are, are you happy with the tie we’ve been given and are you confident on the chances of making it into the second round?

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