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Ball numbers revealed for the FA Cup Second Round draw

The ball numbers have been revealed for the FA Cup Second Round Proper draw following this weekend’s First Round Proper action.

The draw for this stage of this season’s competition will take place on Monday the 9th of November and we’ll have it as each tie is drawn out in our FA Cup special live blog.

It comes prior to live coverage of the tie between National League South club Oxford City and League One newcomers Northampton Town.

Former Lincoln City and Huddersfield Town manager Danny Cowley, who took the Imps into the quarter-finals in 2017, will be drawing the balls with at around 7:10 pm.

The second round proper will be held across the weekend of 27 to 30 November.

Ahead of the draw, you can see which ball number all of the involved clubs will be in the list below:
1 Newport County
2 Havant & Waterlooville
3 Mansfield Town
4 Crewe Alexandra
5 Peterborough United
6 Exeter City
7 Bradford City
8 Bristol Rovers
9 Stockport County
10 Darlington
11 Barnet
12 Chorley
13 Tranmere Rovers
14 Oxford City or Northampton Town
15 Morecambe
16 Yeovil Town
17 Crawley Town
18 Blackpool
19 Cheltenham Town
20 Stevenage
21 Harrogate Town
22 Gillingham
23 Plymouth Argyle
24 Carlisle United
25 Doncaster Rovers
26 Salford City
27 Solihull Moors
28 Hull City
29 Marine
30 Barrow or AFC Wimbledon
31 Dagenham & Redbridge
32 Shrewsbury Town
33 Brackley Town
34 Milton Keynes Dons
35 Oldham Athletic
36 Boreham Wood
37 Portsmouth
38 King’s Lynn Town
39 Lincoln City
40 Canvey Island

The biggest shock came at League Two Colchester United, with non-league side Marine knocking them out on penalties, after drawing 1-1.

The Northern Premier League Division One North West side took the lead through Anthony Miley in the 21st minute before Harry Pell got one back for the U’s in the second half.

Marine then stepped up and came away from Colchester, winning 5-3 in the shootout, cue scenes!

National League side Stockport County pulled off a 2-1 victory against League One club Rochdale, and one of their goals was simply stunning.

Wayne Rooney’s brother John scored from within his own half to put the Hatters one up after five minutes, looking up inside his own half, spotting the ‘keeper off his line and executed it.

Stockport went 2-0 up shortly after, a corner was cleared as far as Connor Jennings on the edge of the area, he got the ball on his left foot and hit a low shot which was flying wide, but Alex Reid was there to turn it home from close range.

Rochdale got one back on the 24th minute, Matty Lund with a header from close range. However, Stockport held on for the win and booked a place in the next round.

Swindon Town, another team that tends to get knocked out by a non-league club in the FA Cup, did just that this weekend.

This time it was National League North side Darlington who had former Newcastle player Adam Campbell to thank, scoring twice, either side of Swindon’s leveller with Brett Pitman tapping in.

National League Dagenham & Redbridge hit Ian Holloway’s Grimsby Town of League Two for three. Scott Wilson putting the Daggers one up after 9 minutes.

Windsor scored from the spot to level the tie. Dagenham’s Justham guessed the right way but couldn’t keep the spot-kick out on the 60th minute.

Scott Wilson got his second goal for the club on the 90th minute, before Mitch Brundle scored from his spot-kick in the 96th minute to secure Dagenham’s place in the second round.

A non-league upset now and Canvey Island of the eighth tier have knocked out a level above in Banbury United.

It was all thanks to Hubble (23′) and Ronto (71′) – scoring either side of Johnson’s 68th minute equaliser and put the Essex side into the next stage of the competition.

King’s Lynn Town, the National League newcomers and in the First Round Proper for the first time ever, got a late winner to knock out Port Vale of League Two.

On the 82nd minute, Adam Marriott produced the most incredible footwork in the box and his effort fell to Sonny Carey who smashed the ball in from close range.

A surprise between two EFL sides saw League Two Mansfield Town, who this week appointed Nigel Clough but for today saw caretaker boss Richard Cooper in charge, produce a 1-0 win against League One side Sunderland, a team many non-league clubs wanted.

Gordon whipped in a wonderful cross and George Lapslie headed home to send the Stags into the second round and pick up their first win in 15 games in all competitions this season.

Upset or not, whatever you want to call it, we have to mention Boreham Wood‘s victory over league above Southend United.

A superb start to the game, on the 6th minute, Tshimanga did well enough to give Jamal Fyfield a big chance before the defender went on to get his second goal of the competition.

Shortly into the second half, Mark Ricketts then pulled out a volley from the very top tier to fire Boreham Wood two in front following Rhead’s effort against the bar.

Southend got one back shortly after through Brandon Goodship in the 59th minute, then on the 63rd minute, substitute Terrell Egbri converted from close range, having only been on the pitch for a few moments. 2-2 by this point.

Extra time the tie went into and Tshimanga was brought down in the box on the 91st minute, then went on to score the resulting penalty, making it 3-2.

It was 3-3 by the 100th minute. Shrimpers midfielder James Olayinka ran half the length of the pitch, cut onto his right foot and found the bottom corner with a fine finish.

A late winner couldn’t be sparked by Southend at Roots Hall, a gloomy time for the club right now even if they have just prevented themselves being wound up recently.

Penalty shootout it came to and it was Boreham Wood that came out winners, 4-3.


Harrogate Town 4-1 Skelmersdale United
Banbury United (0) 1-2 (1) Canvey Island
Barrow P-P AFC Wimbledon
Bolton Wanderers (1) 2-3 (1) Crewe Alexandra
Boreham Wood (1) 3-3 (0) Southend United – Boreham Wood win 4-3 on penalties
Brackley Town (2) 3-3 (0) Bishop’s Stortford – Brackley win 3-2 on penalties
FT (AET) Bromley (0) 0-1 (0) Yeovil Town
Cambridge United (0) 0-2 (0) Shrewsbury Town
Charlton Athletic (0) 0-1 (0) Plymouth Argyle
Cheltenham Town (1) 3-1 (1) South Shields
Colchester United (0) 1-1 (1) Marine – Marine win 5-3 on penalties
Dagenham & Redbridge (1) 3-1 (0) Grimsby Town
Exeter City (2) 2-1 (1) AFC Fylde
FC United of Manchester 1-5 Doncaster Rovers
Gillingham (0) 3-2 (1) Woking
Hull City (1) 2-0 (0) Fleetwood Town
FT (AET) Ipswich Town (1) 2-3 (2) Portsmouth
Leyton Orient (1) 1-2 (1) Newport County
Lincoln City (2) 6-2 (0) Forest Green Rovers
Oxford United (1) 1-2 (1) Peterborough United
Port Vale (0) 0-1 (0) King’s Lynn Town
Rochdale 1-2 Stockport County
FT (AET) Salford City (0) 2-0 (0) Hartlepool United
Stevenage (1) 1-1 (1) Concord Rangers – Stevenage win 5-4 on penalties
Sunderland (0) 0-1 (0) Mansfield Town
Swindon Town (1) 1-2 (1) Darlington
Tonbridge Angels (0) 0-7 (3) Bradford City
Tranmere Rovers (1) 2-1 (1) Accrington Stanley
Walsall (0) 1-2 (2) Bristol Rovers

Barnet (1) 1-0 (0) Burton Albion
Eastbourne Borough (0) 0-3 (0) Blackpool
Eastleigh (0) 0-0 (0)Milton Keynes Dons – MK Dons win 4-3 on penalties
Hampton & Richmond Borough (1) 2-3 (2) Oldham Athletic
Havant & Waterlooville (1) 1-0 (0) Cray Valley PM
Hayes & Yeading United (0) 2-2 (0) Carlisle United – Carlisle win 4-3 on penalties
Maldon & Tiptree (0) 0-1 (1) Morecambe
Scunthorpe United (1) 2-3 (1) Solihull Moors
FT (AET) – Torquay United (2) 5-6 (0) Crawley Town
FT (AET) – Wigan Athletic (2) 2-3 (0) Chorley


7.45pm Oxford City v Northampton Town

See Also: FA Cup upsets galore in the First Round Proper

See Also: More upsets produced in Sunday’s FA Cup First Round fixtures

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