Balls Drawn For FA Cup 2nd Rd - Bury
There was a headline I never thought I'd type. The balls for round two of the FA Cup this season have now been announced.
Bury have been handed ball number 9.
The live draw for the next round takes place at 4.10pm on Sunday following the completion of many of the first round games today, and it will be shown live on ITV.
Winners of the first round will have received £18,000 for progression through to the second stage and the round two matches will kick off on the weekend of December 7/8th.
The full ball allocations as announced prior to today's games are:
1 MORECAMBE OR SOUTHEND UNITED
2 WALSALL OR SHREWSBURY TOWN
3 BOREHAM WOOD OR CARLISLE UNITED
4 ST ALBANS CITY OR MANSFIELD TOWN
5 MILTON KEYNES DONS OR FC HALIFAX TOWN
6 BRISTOL ROVERS OR YORK CITY
7 TAMWORTH OR CHELTENHAM TOWN
8 GRIMSBY TOWN OR SCUNTHORPE UNITED
9 BURY OR CAMBRIDGE UNITED
10 CORBY TOWN OR DOVER ATHLETIC
11 COLCHESTER UNITED OR SHEFFIELD UNITED
12 OXFORD UNITED OR GATESHEAD
13 HARTLEPOOL UNITED OR NOTTS COUNTY
14 WREXHAM OR ALFRETON TOWN
15 CHESTERFIELD OR DAVENTRY TOWN
16 BRISTOL CITY OR DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE
17 AFC WIMBLEDON OR COVENTRY CITY
18 PRESTON NORTH END OR BARNET
19 BISHOP`S STORTFORD OR NORTHAMPTON TOWN
20 BURTON ALBION OR HEREFORD UNITED
21 ROTHERHAM UNITED OR BRADFORD CITY
22 GILLINGHAM OR BRACKLEY TOWN
23 SALISBURY CITY OR DARTFORD
24 ACCRINGTON STANLEY OR TRANMERE ROVERS
25 BRENTFORD OR STAINES TOWN
26 STEVENAGE OR PORTSMOUTH
27 SHORTWOOD UNITED OR PORT VALE
28 LEYTON ORIENT OR SOUTHPORT
29 PETERBOROUGH UNITED OR EXETER CITY
30 TORQUAY UNITED OR ROCHDALE
31 BRAINTREE TOWN OR NEWPORT COUNTY
32 OLDHAM ATHLETIC OR WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS
33 LINCOLN CITY OR PLYMOUTH ARGYLE
34 KIDDERMINSTER HARRIERS OR SUTTON UNITED
35 HEDNESFORD TOWN OR CRAWLEY TOWN
36 STOURBRIDGE OR BIGGLESWADE TOWN
37 WELLING UNITED OR LUTON TOWN
38 MACCLESFIELD TOWN OR SWINDON TOWN
39 WYCOMBE WANDERERS OR CREWE ALEXANDRA
40 GLOUCESTER CITY OR FLEETWOOD TOWN
Bury obviously have yet to play their first round game against Cambridge following the postponement of today's match after the pitch was waterlogged.
A fresh date for the encounter will be announced in due course, but come tomorrow at least Bury will now their potential future opponents should we win our game.