It is the best time of year, it’s FA Cup First Round Proper draw time and Berkshire has two hopefuls keen to be in the conversation following Saturday’s fixtures.
The FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round sees Bracknell Town face Banbury United while Maidenhead United face Eastbourne Borough with a potential fixture against an EFL League One or Two side a distinct possibility.
Portsmouth at Bottom Meadow? Sheffield Wednesday at York Road? Real possibilities for our Berkshire clubs when the draw takes place – and should they get through their respective fixtures.
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So, when is the FA Cup First Round Proper draw?
The FA have revealed that the draw for the FA Cup First Round Proper will take place Monday 17th October 2022. It will be live on BBC 2 between 7 and 7:30 pm.
As it stands, Bracknell Town are ball number ball 74 if they get past Banbury United while Maidenhead United are ball 66 if they can get past Eastbourne Borough. A full list of draw numbers is here.
Watching the FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round on TV
Two FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round games will be shown live this weekend across the BBC and ESPN.
Anstey Nomads v Chesterfield will be live at 12:30 on BBC iPlayer, the BBC Red Button and BBC Sport online while Blyth Spartans v Wrexham will be shown live by ESPN2.