FA Cup 2020-21 1st Round ‘Proper’ Tie-by-Tie Previews

Stats and facts for all 40 FA Cup 2020-21 1st Round ‘Proper’ ties – listed in tie number order.

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Tie No. 1Leyton OrientNewport County
League StatusEFL 2EFL 2
Level44
Best Cup RunSEMI-FINALSRound 5
FA Cup FormLast beyond Rd 1 in 2015/16Last exited as early as Rd 1 in 2014/15
NotesOrient lost 0-1 to original Newport County in 1982/83 Rd 2.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm
No previous FA Cup meetings.

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Tie No. 2Havant and WaterloovilleCray Valley Paper Mills
League StatusNational League SouthIsthmian League 1SE
Level68
Best Cup RunRound 4Round 1
FA Cup FormLast beyond Rd 1 in 2007/08First time in Rd 1 in 8th campaign
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.
Playing sunday 12.45pm
Guarantees a non-league club in Rd 2.

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Tie No. 3SunderlandMansfield Town
League StatusEFL 1EFL 2
Level34
Best Cup RunWINNERSQUARTER FINALS
FA Cup FormLast year first exit as early as Rd 1 for 96 yearsTwice beyond Rd 1 in last 5 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 4Bolton WanderersCrewe Alexandra
League StatusEFL 2EFL 1
Level43
Best Cup RunWINNERSSEMI-FINALS
FA Cup FormLast year first exit as early as Rd 1 for 30 yearsThree times beyond Rd 1 in last 11 years
NotesWon 4-0 in 1895/96 Rd 1 Won 1-0 in 1966/67 Rd 3Met once in 19th Century, once in 20th Century and now in 21st Century.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 5Oxford UnitedPeterborough United
League StatusEFL 1EFL 1
Level33
Best Cup RunQUARTER FINALSQUARTER FINALS
FA Cup FormOne exit as early as Rd 1 in last 8 yrsLast exit as early as Rd 1 in 2005/06
NotesWon 2-0 in 1983/84 Rd 1
Playing Saturtday 3.0pm
Beat Headington U. 4-2 in 1958/59 Rd 2

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Tie No. 6Exeter CityAFC Fylde
League StatusEFL 2National League North
Level46
Best Cup RunQUARTER FINALSRound 3
FA Cup FormThree times beyond Rd 1 in last 5 yrsLast year set best run in 13th campaign
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.Playing Saturday 1.0pm

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Tie No. 7Tonbridge AngelsBradford City
League StatusNational League SouthEFL 2
Level64
Best Cup RunRound 1WINNERS
FA Cup FormSixth time in Rd 1 in 73rd campaign, last time in 1972/73Four times beyond Rd 1 in last 6 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.Playing Saturday 12.30pm

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Tie No. 8WalsallBristol Rovers
League StatusEFL 2EFL 1
Level43
Best Cup RunRound 5QUARTER FINALS
FA Cup FormLast exit as early as Rd 1 in 2017/18Three times beyond Rd 1 in last 12 years
NotesWon 2-1 in 1948/49 Rd 1.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm
Won 4-2 in 1927/28 Rd 1 Won 2-0 in 1964/65 Rd 1

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Tie No. 9RochdaleStockport County
League StatusEFL 1National League
Level35
Best Cup RunRound 5Round 5
FA Cup FormLast exited as early as Rd 1 in 2012/13. Once beyond Rd 1 in last 10 years
NotesWon 1-0 in 1910/11 Q4 Rd 2nd replay.
Won 3-2 on aggregate in 1945/46 1st Rd.

Won 2-0 in 1932/33 Rd 1.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 10Swindon TownDarlington
League StatusEFL 1National League North
Level36
Best Cup RunSEMI-FINALSRound 1
FA Cup FormTwice beyond Rd 1 in last 8 yrs2nd time in Rd 1 in 7 campaigns
NotesCompeting in 125th FA Cup campaign. Beat original Darlington 3-0 in 1910/11 Rd 3.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm
No previous FA Cup meetings.

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Tie No. 11BarnetBurton Albion
League StatusNational LeagueEFL 1
Level53
Best Cup RunRound 4Round 4
FA Cup FormTwice beyond Rd 1 in last 8 yrsThree times beyond Rd 1 in last 6 yrs
NotesWon 1-0 in 1989/90 Q4 replay Won 1-0 in 2007/08 Rd 2 replayPlaying Sunday 12.45pm

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Tie No. 12Wigan AthleticChorley
League StatusEFL 1National League North
Level36
Best Cup RunWINNERSRound 2
FA Cup FormOne exit as early as Rd 1 in last 18 yrsFourth consecutive season in Rd 1
NotesWon five of previous 9 meetings. Most common tie of this 1st Round.
Playing Sunday 12.45pm
Won two of previous 9 meetings. All previous meetings in Qualifying Rd.

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Tie No. 13Tranmere RoversAccrington Stanley
League StatusEFL 2EFL 1
Level43
Best Cup RunQUARTER FINALSRound 4
FA Cup FormLast exit as early as Rd 1 in 2017/18Last 4 years either equalled best run or exited in Rd 1
NotesWon 1-0 in 2008/09 Rd 1 replay. Won 1-0 in 2013/14 Rd 1.
Competing in 50th FA Cup campaign. Tranmere beat original Accrington Stanley 5-2 in 1953/54 Rd 2 replay.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 14Oxford CityNorthampton Town
League StatusNational League SouthEFL 1
Level63
Best Cup RunRound 2Round 5
FA Cup FormReached Rd 1 in last 4 campaignsFour times beyond Rd 1 in last 9 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.Playing Monday 19.45pm

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Tie No. 15Maldon and TiptreeMorecambe
League StatusIsthmian League 1NEFL 2
Level84
Best Cup RunRound 2Round 3
FA Cup FormLast year set best run in 24th campaignOnce beyond Rd 1 in last 7 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Sunday 12.45pm

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Tie No. 16BromleyYeovil Town
League StatusNational LeagueNational League
Level55
Best Cup RunRound 2Round 5
FA Cup FormIn Rd 1 for 4th consecutive season, last beyond Rd 1 in 1945/46Once beyond Rd 1 in last 4 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm
Guarantees a non-league club in Rd 2.

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Tie No. 17Torquay UnitedCrawley Town
League StatusNational LeagueEFL 2
Level54
Best Cup RunRound 4Round 5
FA Cup FormLast beyond Rd 1 in 2011/12Last year first beyond Rd 1 in 6 years
NotesTorquay were League side last meeting.Won 1-0 in 2010/11 Rd 4.
Playing Sunday 12.45pm

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Tie No. 18Eastbourne BoroughBlackpool
League StatusNational League SouthEFL 1
Level63
Best Cup RunRound 1WINNERS
FA Cup FormFifth time in Rd 1 in 31st campaignTwice exited as early as Rd 1 in last 14 campaigns
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.Playing Sunday 2.30pm

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Tie No. 19Cheltenham TownSouth Shields
League StatusEFL 2Northern Premier League Premier
Level47
Best Cup RunRound 5Round 1
FA Cup FormThree times exited as early as Rd 1 in last 10 yearsFirst time in Rd 1 in 26th campaign
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 20StevenageConcord Rangers
League StatusEFL 2National League South
Level46
Best Cup RunRound 5Round 1
FA Cup FormThree times beyond Rd 1 in last 8 yrsSecond time in Rd 1 in 27th campaign
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 21Harrogate TownSkelmersdale United
League StatusEFL 2North West Counties League Premier
Level49
Best Cup RunRound 2Round 1
FA Cup FormOne beyond Rd 1 in 47 campaignsFourth time in Rd 1 in 95th campaign, last in 1971/72 season
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Winner will either equal or set best run.Have won through 6 rounds already. First Level 9 club in Rd 1 since 2016/17. First NWCFL club in Rd 1 since 1996/97.
Playing Friday 7.45pm

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Tie No. 22GillinghamWoking
League StatusEFL 1National League
Level35
Best Cup RunQUARTER FINALSRound 4
FA Cup FormBeyond Rd 1 in all last 3 seasonsThree times beyond Rd 1 in last 4 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 23Charlton AthleticPlymouth Argyle
League StatusEFL 1EFL 1
Level33
Best Cup RunWINNERSSEMI-FINALS
FA Cup FormLast exited as early as Rd 1 in 2009/10One exit as early as Rd 1 in last 7 years
NotesWon 2-1 in 1980/81 Rd 3. Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 24Hayes and Yeading UnitedCarlisle United
League StatusSouthern League Premier SouthEFL 2
Level74
Best Cup RunRound 1QUARTER FINALS
FA Cup FormThird time in Rd 1 in 14th campaignOne exit as early as Rd in last 12 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Sunday 12.45pm

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Tie No. 25FC United of ManchesterDoncaster Rovers
League StatusNorthern Premier League PremierEFL 1
Level73
Best Cup RunRound 2Round 5
FA Cup FormThird time in Rd 1 in 14 campaignsOne exit as early as Rd 1 in last 12 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Saturday 5.30pm

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Tie No. 26Salford CityHartlepool united
League StatusEFL 2National League
Level45
Best Cup RunRound 2Round 4
FA Cup FormOnce beyond Rd 1 in 30 campaignsFive times beyond Rd 1 in last 7 years
NotesSalford were the Non-League team in last meeting.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm
Won 2-0 in 2015/16 Rd 2 replay.

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Tie No. 27Scunthorpe UnitedSolihull Moors
League StatusEFL 2National League
Level45
Best Cup RunRound 5Round 2
FA Cup FormFour times beyond Rd 1 in last 9 yrsThree times beyond Rd 1 in last 4 yrs
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Sunday 12.0pm

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Tie No. 28Hull CityFleetwood Town
League StatusEFL 1EFL 1
Level33
Best Cup RunRUNNERS-UPRound 3
FA Cup FormLast exited as early as Rd 1 in 2003/04Posted best run in each of the last 4 seasons
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 29Colchester UnitedMarine
League StatusEFL2Northern Premier League 1NW
Level48
Best Cup RunQUARTER FINALSRound 3
FA Cup FormExited in Rd 1 in each of the last 4 yrsFirst time in Rd 1 for 25 years.
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 30BarrowAFC Wimbledon
League StatusEFL 2EFL 1
Level43
Best Cup RunRound 3Round 5
FA Cup FormOnce beyond Rd in last 7 yearsSeven times beyond Rd 1 in last 10 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. POSTPONED

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Tie No. 31Dagenham and RedbridgeGrimsby Town
League StatusNational LeagueEFL 2
Level54
Best Cup RunRound 4SEMI-FINALS
FA Cup FormFirst time in Rd 1 since 2016/17Three times beyond Rd 1 in last 7 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 32Cambridge UnitedShrewsbury Town
League StatusEFL 2EFL 1
Level43
Best Cup RunQUARTER FINALSQUARTER FINALS
FA Cup FormExited in Rd 1 in both last 2 seasonsLast exited as early as Rd 1 in 2013/14
Notes Playing Saturday 3.0pmWon 3-1 in 1978/79 Rd 3.

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Tie No. 33Brackley TownBishop’s Stortford
League StatusNational League NorthIsthmian League Premier
Level67
Best Cup RunRound 2Round 3
FA Cup FormLast in Rd 1 in 2016/17Last in Rd 1 in 2013/14
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm
Guarantees a Non-League side in Rd 2.

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Tie No. 34EastleighMilton Keynes Dons
League StatusNational LeagueEFL 1
Level53
Best Cup RunRound 3Round 5
FA Cup FormFour times beyond Rd 1 in last 6 yrsExited in Rd 1 in both last 2 seasons
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Sunday 12.45pm

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Tie No. 35Hampton and Richmond BoroughOldham Athletic
League StatusNational League SouthEFL 2
Level64
Best Cup RunRound 1SEMI-FINALS
FA Cup FormFourth time in Rd 1 in 55th campaignOnce exited as early as Rd 1 in last 9 yrs
Notes Playing Sunday 12.45pmWon 2-1 in 2018/19 Rd 1.

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Tie No. 36Boreham WoodSouthend United
League StatusNational LeagueEFL 2
Level54
Best Cup RunRound 2Round 5
FA Cup FormSeventh time in last 9 years in Rd 1Once beyond Rd 1 in last 6 years
NotesCompeting in FA Cup for the 50th time.Won 3-0 in 1973/74 Rd 1.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 37Ipswich TownPortsmouth
League StatusEFL 1EFL 1
Level33
Best Cup RunWINNERSWINNERS
FA Cup FormLast exited as early as Rd 1 in 1955/56Three times beyond Rd 1 in last 8 years
NotesMost common tie of the 21st Century in this 1st Rd.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm
Won 1-0 in 2005/06 Rd 3. Won 1-0 in 2007/08 Rd 3. Won 2-1 in 2015/16 Rd 3 replay.

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Tie No. 38Port ValeKing’s Lynn Town
League StatusEFL 2National League
Level45
Best Cup RunSEMI-FINALSRound 1
FA Cup FormOnce exited as early as Rd 1 in last 5 yrsFirst time in Rd 1 in 10th campaign
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 39Lincoln CityForest Green Rovers
League StatusEFL 1EFL 2
Level34
Best Cup RunQUARTER FINALSRound 3
FA Cup FormTwice beyond Rd 1 in last 7 yearsThree times beyond Rd 1 in last 5 years
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings. Playing Saturday 3.0pm

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Tie No. 40Banbury UnitedCanvey Island
League StatusSouthern League Premier CentralIsthmian League 1N
Level67
Best Cup RunRound 1Round 3
FA Cup FormFifth time in Rd 1 in 81st campaign, last in 1973/74Last in Rd 1 in 2004/05
NotesNo previous FA Cup meetings.
Playing Saturday 3.0pm
Guarantees a Non-League side in Rd 2.

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