16 Will Host 7
October 18, 2016
The draw for the first round proper of The Emirates FA Cup has taken place.
BRFC will travel to play the Red Devils of Crawley Town.
CRAWLEY TOWN (Ball 16) v (Ball 7) BRISTOL ROVERS
The ties are scheduled to be played on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of November 2016.
This fixture will rekindle happy memories from Wednesday 8th January 2014.
In the Second Round FA Cup replay at Winfield Way late goals from Eliot Richards and JJOT ensured victory.
This was in the era when BRFC supporters were aware that going behind in a match was not good news.
Crawley Town went 1-0 ahead in the 15th minute only to be undone in the 83rd and 90th minutes.
Away supporters in the 2,435 crowd will clearly remember the excitement at the end of this fixture.
The Full draw is:
Sheffield United v Leyton Orient
Millwall v Southend United
Dagenham & Redbridge v FC Halifax Town
Merstham v Oxford United
Taunton/Hemel Hempstead v Barrow
Southport v Fleetwood Town
Yeovil v Solihull Moors
Stockport County v Torquay/Woking
Dartford v Sutton United
Walsall v Macclesfield Town
Port Vale v Stevenage
Northampton v Harrow Borough/Margate
Cambridge United v Dover Athletic
Westfields v Curzon Ashton
MK Dons v Spennymoor Town
Gillingham v Brackley Town
Alfreton/Gateshead v Newport County
Portsmouth v Wycombe Wanderers
Maidstone United v Rochdale
Bury v AFC Wimbledon
St Albans City v Carlisle United
Boreham Wood v Notts County
Mansfield Town v Plymouth Argyle
Braintree Town v Eastbourne Borough
Hartlepool United v Wrexham/Stamford
Bolton Wanderers v Grimsby Town
Bradford City v Accrington Stanley
Oldham Athletic v Doncaster Rovers
Eastleigh v Swindon Town
Shrewsbury Town v Barnet
Morecambe v Coventry City
Crawley Town v Bristol Rovers
Whitehawk v Stourbridge
Colchester United v Chesterfield
Lincoln City/Guiseley v Altrincham
Exeter City v Luton Town
Charlton Athletic v Scunthorpe United
Cheltenham Town v Crewe Alexandra
Peterborough United v Chesham
Blackpool v Kidderminster Harriers