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23/24 FA Cup First Round Proper draw live in full

The FA Cup First Round Proper draw is here and we’ve got it in full and live as they get drawn out tie by tie this Sunday afternoon.

This stage of the competition sees clubs from EFL Leagues One and Two enter, with a chance of being paired with the 32 non league clubs who progress from the qualifying rounds.

The first round proper will take place between Friday the 3rd and Monday the 6th of November 2023, with clubs at this stage picking up £40,000 from the competition’s prize fund.


1. Accrington Stanley
2. AFC Wimbledon
3. Barnsley
4. Barrow
5. Blackpool
6. Bolton Wanderers
7. Bradford City
8. Bristol Rovers
9. Burton Albion
10. Cambridge United
11. Carlisle United
12. Charlton Athletic
13. Cheltenham Town
14. Colchester United
15. Crawley Town
16. Crewe Alexandra
17. Derby County
18. Doncaster Rovers
19. Exeter City
20. Fleetwood Town
21. Forest Green Rovers
22. Gillingham
23. Grimsby Town
24. Harrogate Town
25. Leyton Orient
26. Lincoln City
27. Mansfield Town
28. Milton Keynes Dons
29. Morecambe
30. Newport County
31. Northampton Town
32. Notts County
33. Oxford United
34. Peterborough United
35. Port Vale
36. Portsmouth
37. Reading
38. Salford City
39. Shrewsbury Town
40. Stevenage
41. Stockport County
42. Sutton United
43. Swindon Town
44. Tranmere Rovers
45. Walsall
46. Wigan Athletic
47. Wrexham
48. Wycombe Wanderers
49. Scarborough Athletic or Oxford City
50. Oldham Athletic
51. Marine
52. Worksop Town
53. AFC Fylde
54. Hereford
55. York City or Needham Market
56. Solihull Moors
57. Chesterfield
58. Alfreton Town
59. Chester
60. Chelmsford City or Whitby Town
61. Curzon Ashton
62. Kidderminster Harriers
63. Gateshead
64. Aldershot Town
65. Maidstone United
66. Ramsgate
67. Aveley or Barnet
68. Hemel Hempstead Town or Woking
69. Horsham
70. Eastleigh
71. Yeovil Town
72. Bromley
73. Maidenhead United
74. Braintree Town or Chesham United
75. Bracknell Town
76. Worthing
77. Boreham Wood
78. Cray Valley (PM)
79. Ebbsfleet United or Slough Town
80. Billericay Town or Sheppey United


Curzon Ashton vs Aveley or Barnet
Alfreton Town vs Worthing
Chesterfield vs Portsmouth
Bolton Wanderers vs Solihull Moors
Exeter City vs Wigan Athletic
Leyton Orient vs Carlisle United
Kidderminster Harriers vs Fleetwood Town
Hereford vs Gillingham
Ebbsfleet United or Slough Town vs Grimsby Town
Charlton Athletic vs Cray Valley Paper Mills
Oxford United vs Maidenhead United
Newport County vs Oldham Athletic
Swindon Town vs Aldershot Town
Crewe Alexandra vs Derby County
Mansfield Town vs Wrexham
Marine vs Harrogate Town
Barnsley vs Horsham
Port Vale vs Burton Albion
Peterborough vs Salford
Eastleigh vs Boreham Wood
Bradford City vs Wycombe Wanderers
Billericay Town or Sheppey United vs Walsall
Shrewsbury Town vs Colchester United
Bristol Rovers vs Chelmsford City or Whitby Town
Lincoln City vs Morecambe
Sutton United vs AFC Fylde
Reading vs Milton Keynes Dons
Doncaster Rovers vs Accrington Stanley
Chester vs York City or Needham Market
Scarborough or Oxford City vs Forest Green Rovers
Notts County vs Crawley Town
Stockport County vs Worksop Town
Yeovil Town vs Gateshead
Stevenage vs Tranmere Rovers
Braintree Town or Chesham vs Maidstone
Bromley vs Blackpool
AFC Wimbledon vs Cheltenham Town
Cambridge United vs Bracknell Town
Northampton vs Barrow
Ramsgate vs Hemel Hempstead or Woking


1 (5) Oldham Athletic 1–1 Chester (6)
2 (6) Kidderminster Harriers 2–2 AFC Fylde (6)
3 (6) King’s Lynn Town 3–1 Ashington (9)
4 (9) Bury AFC 1–2 York City (5)
5 (7) South Shields 1–0 Scunthorpe United (5)
6 (5) Solihull Moors 1–0 Basford United (7)
7 (6) Peterborough Sports 0–1 Curzon Ashton (6)
8 (6) Blyth Spartans 1–1 Wrexham (5)
9 (5) Altrincham 2–2 Gateshead (5)
10 (9) Anstey Nomads 0–3 Chesterfield (5)
11 (7) Alvechurch 3–2 Worksop Town (8)
12 (6) Buxton 2–1 Hyde United (7)
13 (5) Notts County 2–3 Coalville Town (7)
14 (7) St Ives Town 0–3 FC Halifax Town (5)
15 (5) Bromley 1–2 Hereford (6)
16 (5) Torquay United 2–2 Hampton & Richmond Borough (6)
17 (5) Yeovil Town 0–0 Taunton Town (6)
18 (5) Maidenhead United 2–1 Eastbourne Borough (6)
19 (5) Dorking Wanderers 1–3 Eastleigh (5)
20 (6) Ebbsfleet United 2–0 Sevenoaks Town (8)
21 (5) Woking 2–1 Southend United (5)
22 (8) Beckenham Town 0–7 Dagenham & Redbridge (5)
23 (7) Hendon 2–2 Chippenham Town (6)
24 (6) Havant & Waterlooville 1–2 Weymouth (6)
25 (7) Hornchurch 1–4 Oxford City (6)
26 (7) Bracknell Town 2–1 Banbury United (6)
27 (5) Boreham Wood 5–3 Wealdstone (5)
28 (5) Barnet 3–0 Weston-super-Mare (7)
29 (7) Needham Market 1–0 Maidstone United (5)
30 (6) Chelmsford City 2–0 Aldershot Town (5)
31 (7) Merthyr Town 2–1 Folkestone Invicta (7)
32 (6) Farnborough 7–0 Biggleswade Town (8)

The biggest surprise of the round, you could say, came at Bracknell Town, thanks to a dramatic late winner which stunned Dagenham & Redbridge and booked the 7th tier club’s place in the FA Cup first round proper for the second year in a row.

It was in the 94th minute that the deadlock broke, a big shock was Ben Strevens’ out-of-form National League visitors live on the BBC.

The Daggers who currently sit 54 places higher than Bracknell in the English football pyramid, had started the game the brighter side.

Conor Lawless, Josh Hare, Frank Vincent and Inih Effiong came close for Dagenham, who were looking to extend their recent record of reaching the second round in two of the last three years, while also hoping for their first win in nine matches. Unfortunately for them, that run of dismal form continued and their hopes of FA Cup progression came to an immediate end.

Here’s how fans on Twitter reacted to the FA Cup First Round Proper draw…

Some good ties in the FA Cup 1st Round, in terms of TV games, standout ones for me are:
Chesterfield v Portsmouth
Hereford v Gillingham
Charlton Athletic v Cray Valley (Paper Mills)
Marine v Harrogate Town
Barnsley v Horsham
Stockport County v Worksop Town

@thefamousFroMan: Bracknell Town is a proper FA Cup draw for us, shame it isn’t at their place though. #camutd

@fearlessidzine: 🟡 Mansfield Town (A) in FA Cup first round. Not an easy tie in the slightest. A team gathering momentum and who look the real deal under Nigel Clough. #wxmafc

@GeorgeHogg93: Good draw for Oxford City if they win their replay with Scarborough. Forest Green at home for them #ocfc #facup

@Toonpedro: Almost a 12 hour round trip. Fucking hell. #gatesheadfc

@Connor_RiceyGFC: A proper hate the FA cup me #gatesheadfc

@xmarvx: Massive draw and test for this great @worksoptownfc side when they travel to Stockport county in the next round of the fa cup

@DavePutman_: Three years in a row Boreham Wood play Eastleigh in the FA Cup 1st round. Incredible, what are the odds? 🤯

@stevenbatey96: It just had to be Orient again 🥴 #CUFC #FACup

@Jake_Harris15: Barnsley away for @HorshamFC 😍 30 minutes down the road so will definitely be trying to get a ticket! Couldn’t have had a much bigger draw! Let’s goooo #FACup

@MinotaurForLife: Aldershot at home in round 1 of the FA Cup. Surely that’s a winable game and a good chance of making it through to round 2 #stfc

@razza_699: Newport County away in the FA Cup. Struggling in League Two let’s have em! #oafc

@WAFConTour: Exeter I mean great City and everything but Exeter away twice. Come on your taking the piss. #WAFC #FACup

@pieatnight_WAFC: Maloney v Caldwell in the “Disrespecting The FA Cup” Derby

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