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Shocks and upsets in Saturday’s FA Cup First Round action – chaos at Accrington sees game halted

It was the First Round Proper of the FA Cup this weekend and Saturday’s action has seen five upsets caused by teams against those in a higher league than themselves.

League Two side Crewe Alexandra beat League One Accrington Stanley 2-0, however the second half didn’t go ahead until 5:10pm after two officials ended up getting injured.

Onto confirmed cupsets though and League Two Plymouth Argyle managed to beat League One Bolton Wanderers thanks to Callum McFadzean’s only goal in the 12th minute.

National League South club Maidstone United beat National League Torquay United 1-0, Dan Wishart’s 18th minute goal sending their 2,000 fans in attendance home happy.

League Two side Port Vale beat league above Milton Keynes Dons against with a 1-0 win, David Worrall the scorer.

National League North side Darlington were leading 1-0 at League Two Walsall from the 17th minute thanks to Omar Holness, but an extraordinary end saw the Saddlers turn the scoreline around to 2-1 (Caolan Lavery 86′ and Alfie Bates 88′), only for the Quakers’ Jarrett Rivers to get an equaliser in the 10th minute of stoppage time.

Southern League Premier Division Central side Stourbridge also caused a surprise by holding National League Eastleigh to a 2-2 draw. (Photo Credit: Cliff Pledge) – Fan reaction to the latest football news, gossip & funnies


Accrington Stanley (0) 0-2 (1) Crewe Alexandra
AFC Wimbledon (1) 1- 1 (0) Doncaster Rovers
Blackpool (3) 4-1 (1) Morecambe
Bolton Wanderers (0) 0-1 (1) Plymouth Argyle
Cambridge United (0) 1-1 (1) Exeter City
Carshalton Athletic (0) 1-4 (2) Boston United
Cheltenham Town (0) 1-1 (0) Swindon Town
Colchester United (0) 0-2 (2) Coventry City
Crawley Town (1) 4-1 (0) Scunthorpe United
Ebbsfleet United (1) 2-3 (1) Notts County
Forest Green Rovers (3) 4-0 (0) Billericay Town
Grimsby Town (1) 1-1 (0) Newport County
Ipswich Town (0) 1-1 (1) Lincoln City
Maidenhead United (1) 1-3 (0) Rotherham United
Maidstone United (1) 1-0 (0) Torquay United
Mansfield Town (0) 1-0 (0) Chorley
Milton Keynes Dons (0) 0-1 (1) Port Vale
Nantwich Town (0) 0-1 (1) AFC Fylde
Oxford City (0) 1-5 (3) Solihull Moors
Salford City (0) 1-1 (0) Burton Albion
Shrewsbury Town (1) 1-1 (1) Bradford City
Stevenage (0) 1-1 (0) Peterborough United
Stourbridge (1) 2-2 (1) Eastleigh
Sunderland (1) 1-1 (0) Gillingham
Tranmere Rovers (1) 2-2 (1) Wycombe Wanderers
Walsall (0) 2-2 (1) Darlington
Yeovil Town P-P Hartlepool United

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