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FA Cup First Round

Cambridge City v MK Dons

The two teams previously met in the second round of the 2005 FA Cup with Cambridge drawn as the home team. MK Dons won the match 1-0.

Cambridge City have reached the first round of the FA Cup on six previous occasions, winning just once and losing the other five. Their most recent run to this stage was in 2006 when they lost to Hereford.

Cambridge have never scored a goal against a Football League side in the FA Cup; their only three previous goals in the FA Cup proper came against fellow non-league sides.

MK Dons have won none of their previous four away matches in the FA Cup First Round (drawing three and losing one).

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Hereford v Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury won the last five meetings between the two in all competitions, scoring 14 and conceding only two.

The two teams have met once before in the FA Cup (excl. qualifying rounds), in the first round of the 2007 tournament. Hereford advanced thanks to a replay.

Excluding replays, Hereford have lost just once in the First Round of the FA Cup over the course of the last eight years (W4 D3 L1).

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Boreham Wood v Brentford

This is Boreham Wood's first appearance in the FA Cup First Round since 2004, when they lost 4-0 to Blackpool.

Brentford have won just one and lost two of their last five trips to non-league teams in the FA Cup.

Boreham Wood have lost five and drawn one of their six clashes with third-tier teams in the FA Cup.

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AFC Fylde v Accrington Stanley

AFC Fylde have never reached the First Round of the FA Cup before.

Stanley have won their last eight matches against non-league teams in the FA Cup (excluding qualifiers).

Accrington have won just one and lost six of their last eight away trips in the FA Cup (excl. qual.).

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Aldershot Town v Hendon

Aldershot have won the last five matches between the two in all competitions, scoring 17 goals and conceding just four.

The Shots have won four and lost just one of their last seven home games in the FA Cup (excl. qual.).

Hendon have won just two and lost ten of their last 12 away clashes in the First Round of the FA Cup (including replays).

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Barnet v Oxford United

Oxford have won four and lost none of the last six meetings between the two in all competitions.

Barnet have won just one and lost three of their last six FA Cup matches.

Oxford won only two of their last ten matches in the FA Cup (excl. qual.) (W2 D3 L5), including defeat in their last three.

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Bishops Stortford v Hastings United

Bishop's Stortford have lost six and won none of their last nine matches in the FA Cup (excluding qualifiers).

Hastings' last run to the First Round of the FA Cup was 10 years ago (November 2002). Their last appearance before then was in 1981.

Hastings haven't won an FA Cup game since a 6-1 hammering of Southall back in November 1955.

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Bournemouth v Dagenham & Redbridge

Bournemouth have won ten and lost just one of their last 15 FA Cup First Round matches (excl. replays).

Dagenham and Redbridge have won one and lost four of their last ten FA Cup matches.

Bournemouth have won the last three meetings between the two sides in all competitions.

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Bristol Rovers v Sheffield United

Rovers have won none and lost three of their last five clashes with the Blades in all competitions.

Sheffield United have won nine and lost none of their 17 games this season in all competitions.

Bristol Rovers have won two and lost six of their last 12 clashes in the FA Cup (excluding qual.) against teams from higher divisions.

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Bury v Exeter City

Bury have won eight and lost just two of their last 13 clashes with Exeter in all competitions.

The Shakers have won just one and lost nine of their 17 games in all competitions this season.

After starting the season with nine goals in his first 11 games, Jamie Cureton has bagged just one in his last five for Exeter.

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Carlisle v Ebbsfleet

Over their two meetings in the 2004/05 Conference, Carlisle took four points from the games; but drew the home match.

On Ebbsfleet's only previous appearance in the FA Cup First Round in November 2008, they lost 1-0 to third tier opposition (Crewe Alexandra).

Carlisle have lost five of their last eight in all competitions (W2 D1 L5).

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Chelmsford v Colchester

Chelmsford City have only once progressed past a Football League side in the First Found of the FA Cup (from 12 ties). That came in December 1967 when they beat Oxford after two replays.

The only previous meeting between the two clubs came in the Second Round of the 1968 FA Cup. Colchester won 2-0.

Colchester have won five of their last eight matches in all competitions (W5 D1 L2) and are unbeaten in their last four.

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Cheltenham Town v Yate Town

Yate Town have reached the FA Cup First Round for the first time in their history.

Cheltenham have won three of their last four in all competitions, losing the other.

The Robins have kept just one clean sheet in their last six matches.

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Chesterfield v Hartlepool

Chesterfield have conceded three goals in four of their last five FA Cup matches, losing those four.

Hartlepool have won none and lost eight of their last 13 matches in all competitions.

Chesterfield have won only two and lost 12 of their last 17 FA Cup matches.

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Coventry City v Arlesey

After reaching the First Round for the first time in their history last season, Arlesey are back. They lost 3-1 away to fellow non-league side Salisbury last year.

Coventry have won six and lost one of their last eight matches in the FA Cup First Round (including replays), although their last match at this stage was in 1964.

David McGoldrick has scored six goals in his last six games for Coventry.

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Crewe Alexandra v Wycombe Wanderers

Crewe have been victorious on the last four occasions that they have hosted Wycombe at The Alexandra Stadium.

Wycombe have won none and lost seven of their last nine games against fellow Football League clubs in the FA Cup.

Crewe have won none of their last five FA Cup matches, losing the last four in a row.

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Doncaster Rovers v Bradford Park Avenue

Doncaster have won six and lost one of their last eight clashes with Bradford PA, although their last meeting was in December 1968.

Bradford Park Avenue have won seven and lost none of their last eight in all competitions.

Donny have won five of their last six matches (W5 D1 L0), conceding just three goals in that run.

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Fleetwood Town v Bromley

Last season saw Fleetwood beat a Football League side for the first time in the FA Cup. They went on to reach the third round after being both Wycombe Wanderers and Yeovil Town.

Bromley have lost 11 and won none of their last 14 FA Cup proper matches (excluding qual.).

Fleetwood have lost just once in their last eight in all competitions (W3 D4 L1).

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Forest Green v Port Vale

Forest Green have only ever beaten a Football League side in two previous FA cup ties (W2 D4 L7).

The Valiants have been taken to replays in their last four clashes with non-league sides in the FA Cup.

Port Vale have scored more goals (33) than any other team in the Football League this season.

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Gillingham v Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe have won the last three meetings between these two teams.

Gillingham have progressed in the FA Cup just twice from the last six clashes that they have player a side from a lower league tier than themselves.

Scunthorpe have failed to score in four of their last five FA Cup away games.

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Guiseley v Barrow

These two teams last met in Dec 2010 in the FA Trophy. Guiseley won 3-2.

Guiseley have scored one and conceded 20 in their previous five FA Cup First Round matches, losing all five.

Barrow have progressed to the next round in each of the last seven FA Cup (excl. qualifying games) matches against fellow non-league sides.

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Kidderminster Harriers v Oldham

The only previous meeting between the two teams was in the 1906-07 FA Cup, when Oldham won 5-0.

Harriers have won three of their last five FA Cup matches (excluding qualifiers), losing the other two.

Oldham have progressed to the next round of the FA Cup on the last 10 occasions that they have faced a non-league side in the competition.

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Lincoln v Walsall

Walsall have lost just one of their last eight clashes with Lincoln in all competitions, winning five.

Only twice in their last seven appearances in the FA Cup First Round have Lincoln progressed, although both progressions came in their last two appearances at this stage.

Walsall have won none of their last seven games in all competitions (W0 D3 L4).

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Luton Town v Nuneaton

Luton and Nuneaton met for the first time (in all competitions) October this year, with Alex Lawless scoring twice in the final five minutes to give Luton a 2-0 win.

Luton have progressed in all of their last eight FA Cup First Round clashes; although they have been taken to a replay in five of those ties.

Nuneaton Town lost at the First Round stage of the FA Cup in 2010-11; 0-1 versus Lincoln City.

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Mansfield v Slough

Slough have not kept a clean sheet in any of their last 15 FA Cup proper matches (excluding qualifiers).

Mansfield have lost their last four  FA Cup proper ties (excluding qualifiers).

In the last two seasons that Mansfield have defeated a non-league side in the FA Cup proper (excl. quals), they've gone on to reach the third round stage at least.

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Met Police v Crawley Town

The only previous meeting between these two teams was at this stage of the 1993-94 FA Cup, with Crawley winning 2-0.

Crawley have reached Round Five of the last two FA Cups. Their previous best before 2011 was the third round in 1991-92.

The Met Police have never scored in the FA Cup First Round, losing all three of their games at this stage and conceding 14 goals.

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Morecambe v Rochdale

Both teams have have found the net in each of the last five meetings between these two sides.

They have both won one of their last five meetings (in all competitions) with the other three ending in a score draw.

Rochdale have been eliminated in each of their last four FA Cup ties; three of those against non-league sides.

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Northampton v Bradford

Bradford have won the last three meetings between the two teams in all competitions, with Nehki Wells scoring four goals in his last two appearances against Northampton.

The Bantams have lost seven and won just one of their last nine away matches in the FA Cup.

Defeat last year to Luton marked only the second time in 12 years that Northampton failed to progress to the Second Round.

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Portsmouth v Notts County

Notts County beat Portsmouth 3-0 in League One earlier this season; their only meeting in the last 17 years.

This will be Portsmouth's first appearance in the FA Cup First Round since 1982-83.

Notts County have won eight of their last nine First Round FA Cup ties; making it to at least Round Four in each of the last three seasons.

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Preston North End v Yeovil

Preston's 26-0 win over Hyde in the 1887-88 First Round remains the biggest win in FA Cup history.

The home team have won all three of the previous competitive encounters between Preston and Yeovil.

Yeovil have lost just one of their last four away matches in the FA Cup.

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Rotherham v Stevenage

Rotherham have never beaten Stevenage; although the two teams have played each other competitively only twice before (W0 D1 L1).

Rotherham have been knocked out of the FA Cup on each of the last occasions that they have been drawn against a fellow Football League side.

Since promotion to the Football League two years ago, Stevenage have been progressed in seven of their nine FA Cup ties.

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Southend v Stockport

Both teams have picked up two wins in the last five competitive encounters between Southend and Stockport.

Stockport have been able to win just one of their last four FA Cup proper ties (excl. quals).

Four of Southend's last five ties in the FA Cup have gone to a replay.

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Swindon v Macclesfield

All four of the previous competitive games between these two teams have been won by the home side (two wins each), with the away side only netting one goal in these matches.

Swindon have lost two FA Cup ties against non-league sides in the last four seasons.

There have been 35 goals scored in the last 10 FA Cup (excl. quals) games involving Macclesfield as the away side, with Macclesfield conceding of these.

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Torquay v Harrogate

Harrogate Town have lost their previous two FA Cup first round ties, the last being in 2004-05.

Torquay have won three and lost just one of their last five matches in all competitions.

Harrogate Town are unbeaten in seven games in all competitions (W4 D3).

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Wrexham v Alfreton Town

Both games between the two in the Blue Square Premier last season ended with the away team winning.

Wrexham have progressed to the next round on the last four occasions that they have faced a non-league side in the First Round of the FA Cup.

Alfreton Town have lost their last two matches in the FA Cup proper (excl. quals), both by a 0-4 scoreline.

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York City v AFC Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon have played in six FA Cup proper ties (excl. quals) and the only two occasions that they have been able to progress to the next round have been following a replay.

York City have won three of the four competitive meetings against AFC Wimbledon in all competitions (W3 D0 L1).

No other team have conceded more goals than AFC Wimbledon (29) in the Football League this season.

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Braintree Town v Tranmere

Braintree's only previous appearance in the FA Cup First Round was in November 2005. They lost 4-1 to Shrewsbury Town.

Rovers have progressed to the next round on all of the last 13 occasions that they've been drawn against non-league sides in the FA Cup.

Tranmere are without a win in their last three matches (D1 L2).

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Burton Albion v Altrincham

Burton Albion have won three of their last four FA Cup games against non-league sides (excl. qualifiers).

Albion have lost just one of their last seven games in all competitions, winning two and drawing four.

Altrincham have won just one of their last seven FA Cup proper ties (excl. qualifiers).

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Gloucester v Leyton Orient

This is Gloucester's first appearance at this stage of the FA Cup since 1989-90. That season is also the only time they went beyond the First Round of the competition.

Orient have lost six of their last nine matches in all competitions; winning the other three.

Gloucester have won five of their last seven games in all competitions; losing the other two.

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Dorchester v Plymouth

The only previous meeting between the two clubs was in the 1958 FA Cup. Plymouth beat Dorchester 5-2 in December 1957.

Dorchester have not won an FA Cup proper tie (excl. quals) since November 1981. They have lost their five ties since.

Plymouth have lost their last five successive FA Cup ties - two after a replay.

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