THE FA CUP FIRST ROUND DRAW: There will be a massive crowd against Dartford, says Rob Swaine

Monday 27th October 2014

Bromley have been drawn at home to their Kent rivals Dartford in The FA Cup First Round.

Bromley have been drawn at home to their Kent rivals Dartford in The FA Cup First Round.

It will be the fifth time in eight years that manager Mark Goldberg has guided the Hayes Lane club to this stage of the competition and they look forward to welcoming their Kent rivals to Hayes Lane.

Two goals from Danny Waldren and three world-class saves from goalkeeper Seb Brown sealed a 2-1 win at Evesham United, who gave the Ravens more than a fright in Worcestershire.

Bromley skipper, Rob Swaine, tweeted: “Positives – it’s a home tie, it’s a winnable game and there will be a massive crowd.”

Jerry Dolke, gave a view from the boardroom, adding, “Great draw at home all I wanted, big, big crowd and very winnable.”

Coach, Hugo Langton, tweeted: “Home draw, good stuff!”

Bromley’s last win in the First Round was back in season 1945-46.
Dartford inflicted Burgess Hill Town’s first defeat in 22 games at Princes Park on Saturday, beating the unbeaten Ryman League Division One South leaders 3-1, in the Fourth Qualifying Round, thanks to Harry Crawford’s brave and an Elliot Bradbrook penalty.

Maidstone United have been drawn away to League Two side Stevenage after goals from Jack Parkinson and Frannie Collin sealed a 2-1 win at home to Welling United.

Collin tweeted: “Don’t get all the negativity about the draw. Could have been a lot worse and we go there with every chance!”

Stones defender Steve Watt tweeted: “Stevenage away!!! Take that, good chance of causing another upset.  Let’s see what happens.”

Gillingham have been drawn at home to League One leaders Bristol City.

Dover Athletic will have home advantage over League Two outfit Morecambe should they win Tuesday night’s replay against Eastbourne Borough at Crabble.

Chris Kinnear’s side played out a goal-less draw on the Sussex coast at the weekend.

Dover Athletic defender Craig Stone tweeted: “We need to finish the job tomorrow night now to ensure we can bring a League club to the Crabble.”

The FA Cup First Round Draw:
(winners each receive £18,000 in prize money)

Mansfield Town  v  Concord Rangers
Gosport Borough  v  Colchester United
Yeovil Town  v  Crawley Town
York City  v  AFC Wimbledon
Walsall  v  Shrewsbury Town
Notts County  v  Accrington Stanley
Chorley or FC Halifax Town  v  Bradford City
Warrington Town  v  Exeter City
Eastleigh  v Alfreton Town or Lincoln City
Basingstoke Town or Harrow Borough  v  Spennymoor or AFC Telford United
Dagenham & Redbridge  v Tamworth or Southport
Weston-super-Mare  v Doncaster Rovers
Peterborough United  v  Carlisle United
Cheltenham Town  v  Swindon Town
Weymouth  or Braintree Town  v Chesterfield
Chelmsford City or Barnet  v Wycombe Wanderers
GILLINGHAM  v  Bristol City
Portsmouth  v  Aldershot Town
Norton United or Shildon  v  Gateshead
Crewe Alexandra  v  Sheffield United
Grimsby Town  v  Oxford United
Tranmere Rovers  v  Bristol Rovers
Southend United  v  Chester
Luton Town  v  Newport County
Bury v  Nuneaton Town or Hemel Hempstead Town
Cambridge United  v  Fleetwood Town
Northampton Town  v  Rochdale
Eastbourne Borough or DOVER ATHLETIC  v Morecambe
Port Vale  v  Milton Keynes Dons
Macclesfield Town or Wrexham  v  Woking
Plymouth Argyle  v  AFC Fylde
Barnsley  v  Burton Albion
Hartlepool United  v  East Thurrock United
Coventry City  v  Worcester City
Oldham Athletic  v  Leyton Orient
Canvey Island or Havant & Waterlooville  v  Preston North End
Blyth Spartans  v  Altrincham
Forest Green Rovers  v  Scunthorpe United

Ties to be played between 7-10 November 2014