The FA Cup First Round Draw Round-Up

Find out who your club is playing in the first round of the FA Cup.
13:54, 17 Oct 2021

The FA Cup first round draw took place today, with some big names going into the hat. Sunderland will meet 22nd-placed League Two side Mansfield Town at the Stadium of Light. Seventh plays first in League One as Plymouth Argyle make the trip to Sheffield Wednesday. Former four-time winners Bolton Wanderers look to write the next chapter in their FA Cup history against Stockport County.

There’s non-league assignments for Portsmouth, who meet Harrow Borough, and Forest Green Rovers who face either Corinthian Casuals or St Albans City. Milton Keynes Dons will play Stevenage, while their great rivals AFC Wimbledon will come up against either Brackley Town or Guiseley. Dorking Wanderers continue their incredible journey, with Sutton United waiting if they can get past Hayes & Yeading.

The first round will be played across the weekend of 6th and 7th November, kicking off another season of football’s oldest cup competition. Who will be the next club to bask in the glory of Wembley?


Bradford City vs Exeter City

Sunderland vs Mansfield Town

Hayes & Yeading vs Sutton United

Sheffield Wednesday vs Plymouth Argyle

Dagenham and Redbridge vs Salford City

Carlisle United vs Horsham

Dover Athletic or Yate Town vs Yeovil Town

Scunthorpe United vs Doncaster Rovers

Rotherham United vs Bromley

Portsmouth vs Harrow Borough

Gillingham vs Cheltenham Town

Morecambe vs Newport County

Banbury United vs Barrow

Fleetwood Town vs Burton Albion

AFC Sudbury vs Colchester United

Northampton Town vs Cambridge United

St Albans City vs Forest Green Rovers

Stratford Town vs Shrewsbury Town

Halifax Town vs Maidenhead United

Chesterfield vs Southend United 

Rochdale or Notts County

Kidderminster Harriers vs Grimsby Town

Wigan Athletic vs Solihull Moors

Boreham Wood vs Eastleigh

York City vs Buxton

Ipswich Town vs Oldham Athletic

AFC Wimbledon vs Guiseley

Harrogate Town vs Wrexham

Hartlepool United vs Wycombe Wanderers

King’s Lynn Town vs Walsall

Crewe Alexandra vs Swindon Town

Bolton Wanderers vs Stockport County

Charlton Athletic vs Torquay United or Havant & Waterlooville

Oxford United vs Bristol Rovers

Crawley Town vs Tranmere Rovers

Leyton Orient vs Ebbsfleet United

Milton Keynes Dons vs Stevenage

Lincoln City vs Bowers & Pitsea

Port Vale vs Accrington Stanley 

Gateshead vs Altrincham

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