FA Cup 2012/13: First Round Proper Preview – Dream on

The round that the non league players dream of playing in. Will there dreams be of the 3rd round and a Premier League club come 5pm? None of the clubs that started out in August are still represented in this round, but there is plenty of interesting ties.

Last night Cambridge City took on MK Dons and held them to a 0-0 in front of the TV cameras, to earn themselves a replay at Stadium MK.

Ties that have a non league club playing a league cup, and a chance of an upset are:-

Boreham Wood V Brentford Lincoln City V Walsall
Chelmsford V Colchester Met Police V Crawley
Carlisle V Ebbsfleet  Southend V Stockport
Cheltenham V Yate Swindon V Macclesfield
Coventry V Arlesey Torquay V Harrogate Town
Doncaster V Bradford PA Braintree V Tranmere
Fleetwood V Bromley Burton Albion V Altrincham
Forest Green V Port Vale Gloucester V Leyton Orient
Kidderminster V Oldham Dorchester V Plymouth

Of those games, Gloucester v Orient may feature Exeter City’s Jordan Tilson, and Dorchester Town may have 2 loanees from Exeter City, Jamie Reid and Jake Gosling.

We’ve also got a 4 games that will guarantee 4 non league teams in to the 2nd round.

Guiseley V Barrow
Luton V Nuneaton
Mansfield V Slough
Wrexham V Alfreton

Other FA Cup info:

Televised games – http://www.exeweb.com/2012/10/23/fa-cup-201213-televised-first-round-games/
FA Cup draw time – http://www.exeweb.com/2012/10/30/fa-cup-201213-2nd-round-draw-live-on-itv-sunday-at-2-30pm/
Ball Numbers for the 2nd round draw – http://www.exeweb.com/2012/11/01/fa-cup-201212-draw-numbers-announced-for-2nd-round/

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