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FA Cup first round draw: Gillingham v Cheltenham, Leyton Orient v Ebbsfleet, Boreham Wood v Eastleigh or Folkestone, Dover or Yate v Yeovil or Weymouth


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The draw has been made for the first round of the FA Cup.

Gillingham will face fellow League 1 side Cheltenham Town, who they have already met in the Carabao Cup this season - Cheltenham winning that tie on penalties.

Gillingham boss Steve Evans will face Cheltenham in the FA Cup first round. Picture: Andy Jones (52323009)
Gillingham boss Steve Evans will face Cheltenham in the FA Cup first round. Picture: Andy Jones (52323009)

National League South Ebbsfleet United, who defeated Hampton in the fourth qualifying round on Saturday, will travel to Leyton Orient, who sit seventh in League 2.

Folkestone Invicta nearly produced a major shock after racing into a 3-0 lead at Eastleigh on Saturday before being pegged back to a 3-3 draw after the break. The Isthmian Premier side know they will travel to another National League side in Boreham Wood if they can get through Tuesday night's replay at Cheriton Road.

Winless Dover finished with 10 men as they were held at home by Yate Town. The winners of Tuesday's replay will have home advantage against Yeovil Town or Weymouth in the first round.

The ties are due to be played over the weekend of Friday November 5 to Monday November 8.

Winning teams will pocket £22,629 in prize money.

Television coverage will be shared across BBC and ITV this season, the first year of a new four-year broadcast deal, with four matches expected to be shown live.

FA Cup First Round draw:

Bradford City v Exeter City

Sunderland v Mansfield Town

Dorking Wanderers or Hayes & Yeading United v Sutton United

Sheffield Wednesday v Plymouth Argyle

Dagenham & Redbridge v Salford City

Carlisle United v Horsham

Dover Athletic or Yate Town v Yeovil Town or Weymouth

Scunthorpe United v Doncaster Rovers

Rotherham United v Bromley

Portsmouth v Harrow Borough

Gillingham v Cheltenham Town

Morecambe v Newport County

Banbury United v Barrow

Fleetwood Town v Burton Albion

AFC Sudbury v Colchester United

Northampton Town v Cambridge United

Corinthian Casuals or St Albans City v Forest Green Rovers

Boston United or Stratford Town v Shrewsbury Town

Pontefract Collieries or FC Halifax Town v Maidenhead United

Chesterfield v Southend United

Rochdale v Tamworth or Notts County

Kidderminster Harriers v Grimsby Town

Wigan Athletic v Solihull Moors

Boreham Wood v Eastleigh or Folkestone Invicta

York City or Morpeth Town v Kettering Town or Buxton

Ipswich Town v Oldham Athletic

AFC Wimbledon v Brackley Town or Guiseley

Harrogate Town v Marine or Wrexham

Hartlepool United v Wycombe Wanderers

King's Lynn Town v Walsall

Crewe Alexandra v Swindon Town

Bolton Wanderers v Stockport County

Charlton Athletic v Torquay United or Havant & Waterlooville

Oxford United v Bristol Rovers

Crawley Town v Tranmere Rovers

Leyton Orient v Ebbsfleet United

Milton Keynes Dons v Stevenage

Lincoln City v Bowers & Pitsea

Port Vale v Accrington Stanley

Marske United or Gateshead v Altrincham

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