FA Cup 2017-18 2nd Round Bite-sized Review


Level 4 beat Level 3 (h): Carlisle United 3 v 1 Gillingham


Into 3rd Round to at least equal best Cup run

Newport County (26th campaign since re-forming), Fleetwood Town (19th campaign) AFC Wimbledon (14th campaign)


In 3rd Round for first time in a while

Notts County (6 years), Mansfield Town (5 years), Coventry City, Stevenage (4 years)


Successive years making it into 3rd Rd

Peterborough United, Wycombe Wanderers (3)


KO in 2nd Rd but set best run

Guiseley (51st campaign), AFC Fylde (19th campaign), Hereford (2nd campaign)


KO in 2nd Rd but equalled best run

Slough Town (7th time in 73rd campaign) – this is a record number of 2nd Round knockouts for a club never to have made the 3rd Round, Boreham Wood (3rd time in 47th campaign), Oxford City (2nd time in 109 campaigns), Maidstone United (2nd time in 16 campaigns since re-forming)


KO but reached 2nd for first time in a while

Oxford City (48 years), Leatherhead (39 years), Boreham Wood (20 years), Slough Town (13 years)


KO and not gone further than 2nd Rd for a while

Woking (21 years), Morecambe (15 years), Gillingham, Swindon Town (6 years)


Hat-tricks (or more)

Jimmy Spencer (Mansfield Town)



This is the first season for 67 years that there will be no non-league clubs in the FACup 3rd Round


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