When will the 2022/23 FA Cup first round draw take place
It’s the best time of the year, it’s time for the FA Cup first round draw and Berkshire have two prospects eager to join in the conversation after Saturday’s fixtures.
The FA Cup fourth qualifying round will see Bracknell Town take on Banbury United while Maidenhead United take on Eastbourne Borough with a potential game against an EFL League One or Two side a distinct possibility.
Portsmouth to Bottom Meadow? Sheffield Wednesday to York Road? Real possibilities for our Berkshire clubs in the draw – and if they succeed in their respective fixtures.
So when will the FA Cup first round draw take place?
The FA have revealed that the FA Cup first round draw will take place on Monday 17 October 2022. It will be broadcast live on BBC 2 between 7pm and 7.30pm.
As things stand, Bracknell Town are the number ball 74 if they get past Banbury United while Maidenhead United are on the ball 66 if they can get past Eastbourne Borough. A complete list of draws the numbers are there.
Watch the FA Cup fourth qualifying round on TV
Two FA Cup fourth qualifying round matches will be shown live this weekend on the BBC and ESPN.
Anstey Nomads v Chesterfield will be shown live at 12.30pm on BBC iPlayer, the BBC Red Button and BBC Sport online while Blyth Spartans v Wrexham will be shown live by ESPN2.
All the latest news from the FA Cup in Berkshire will be available here. Details on round dates and the FA Cup prize fund are here.