Sunday, 23 October 2016


The draw for the First Round Proper of The FA Youth Cup has been made this week and it handed both Metropolitan Police and FC Broxbourne Borough byes to the Second Round. Could this season's Met side emulate their Cup heroics from last season when they beat South Park, Hampton and Richmond Borough, Knaphill, Folkestone Invicta, Dulwich Hamlet, Yeovil Town and Burnley along the way to reaching the Fourth Round Proper before losing at Molineux to a strong Wolverhampton Wanderers side. Here is the draw in full with details of some of the games that are being played. Forth-Three clubs such as Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are all exempt from the competition until the Third Round Proper. Games are scheduled to be played in the week leading up to Saturday 5th November. 

non-league clubs in bold 
Bradford City v Hartlepool United
Chester v Fleetwood Town
Sheffield United v Crewe Alexandra
FC United of Manchester v Carlisle United
Hyde United or Irlam v Morecambe
Wrexham v Accrington Stanley
Bolton Wanderers v Blackpool
Scunthorpe United v Grimsby Town
Oldham Athletic v Bury
Altrincham or Tranmere Rovers v Doncaster Rovers
FC Halifax Town v York City
Rochdale v Ryton & Crawcrook Albion or Darlington 1883
Dunkirk v Coventry City
Notts County v Romulus
Peterborough United v Port Vale
Shrewsbury Town v Wolverhampton Casuals
Bedworth United v Mansfield Town
Chesterfield v Walsall
Boston United v Hereford
Boreham Wood v Northampton Town
Cambridge United v Beaconsfield SYCOB
Barnet v Luton Town
Southend United v Leyton Orient
Dagenham & Redbridge v Colchester United
AFC Sudbury v Framlingham Town
Milton Keynes Dons v AFC Hornchurch
Ware v Stevenage
Charlton Athletic v Maidstone United
Millwall v Worthing
Gillingham v Corinthian
Folkestone Invicta v Merstham
AFC Wimbledon v North Greenford United
Gloucester City v Poole Town
Newport County v Yeovil Town
Radstock Town v Exeter City
Oxford United v Bristol Rovers
Andover Town v Oxford City
Cheltenham Town v Plymouth Argyle
Salisbury v Swindon Town
Portsmouth v Eastleigh

byes - Metropolitan Police and FC Broxbourne Borough

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