FA Cup 2021/22 2nd Rd Review

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Stat of the Round

21 years after last defeating a Football League club as a non-league side, Yeovil Town extended their record by knocking out their 21st Football League opponent in the FA Cup.


First time in 3rd Round ever

49th campaign – Harrogate Town


Equalling best run to 3rd Rd

Barrow FC – 13th time in 111th campaign

Morecambe FC – 5th time in 94th campaign

Boreham Wood – 2nd time in 51st campaign


First time in 3rd Round in a while

10 years – Swindon Town

8 years – Kidderminster Harriers, Leyton Orient

7 years – Chesterfield FC

5 years – Barrow FC

4 years – Yeovil Town

3 years – AFC Wimbledon


Into 3rd Rd and long time since last KO before 3rd Rd

5 years – Shrewsbury Town

4 years – Rotherham United

3 years – Bristol Rovers


First time Knocked Out before 3rd Rd for a while

4 years – Portsmouth FC, Tranmere Rovers


Avenged Previous FA Cup Defeat

Portsmouth FC 1-2 Harrogate Town

Walsall FC 1-2 Swindon Town


Biggest Wins of the 2nd Rd

Boreham Wood 4-0 St Albans City

Leyton Orient 4-0 Tranmere Rovers



Salford City (4) 0-2 Chesterfield FC (5)

Doncaster Rovers (3) 2-3 Mansfield Town (4)

Burton Albion (3) 1-2 Port Vale (4)

Portsmouth FC (3) 1-2 Harrogate Town (4)

Lincoln City (3) 0-1 Hartlepool United (4)

Kidderminster Harriers (6) 2-0 FC Halifax Town

Yeovil Town (5) 1-0 Stevenage FC (4)


Barrow FC (4) 2-0 Ipswich Town (3)


Hat-tricks and more




It’s the first time that Charlton Athletic have won two FA Cup games in the same season for eight years.

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