When is the FA Cup second round draw? Start time, ball numbers and how to watch

FA Cup fever has swept through the lower leagues (Picture: Getty) The FA Cup second round draw will take place today following an intense weekend of football up and down the country. A total of eighty sides have been, or will be, in action over the course of the weekend, including National League side Aldershot, who stunned League Two outfit Swindon with a thrilling 7-4 victory at The County Ground. Ramsgate, of the eighth tier, came from behind to register a 2-1 win over Woking, whilst National League North side Scarborough were on the cusp of knocking out Forest Green Rovers before a stoppage time equaliser cruelly broke their hearts. So, exactly what time does the draw start today, how can you watch it on TV and what are those all-important ball numbers? Here is everything you need to know. When is the FA Cup second round draw? The draw for the second round of the FA Cup 2023/24 will take place today (Sunday, November 5) at 2.30pm. Blackpool made it through against Bromley (Picture: Getty) How to watch the FA Cup second round draw on TV The draw will be available to watch live on ITV1, which is being held following the conclusion of the televised game between Chesterfield and Portsmouth. A live stream will also be available to watch on ITVX. FA Cup second round draw ball numbers A total of 40 places are up for grabs in the second round, with ten further first round fixtures still to be played. The victorious second round clubs will each pocket £67,000 in prize money, and will advance to the third round where they will be joined from teams in the Premier League and Championship. FA Cup second round draw ball numbers Barnet Alfreton Town Chesterfield or Portsmouth Bolton Wanderers Wigan Athletic Leyton Orient Kidderminster Harriers or Fleetwood Town Gillingham Slough Town or Grimsby Town Charlton Athletic or Cray Valley Oxford United Newport County Aldershot Town Crewe Alexandra or Derby County Wrexham Harrogate Town Barnsley or Horsham Port Vale or Burton Albion Peterborough United or Salford City Eastleigh Wycombe Wanderers Walsall Shrewsbury Town Bristol Rovers Morecambe Sutton United Reading Doncaster Rovers or Accrington Stanley Chester or York City Scarborough Athletic or Forest Green Rovers Notts County Stockport County Yeovil Town Stevenage Maidstone United Blackpool AFC Wimbledon Cambridge United Barrow Ramsgate What are the FA Cup second round dates? The second round fixtures will be staged across the weekend of Saturday, December 2. Further information will be announced in due course. MORE : Gary Neville rates Arsenal’s Premier League title chances after defeat at Newcastle and calls for January signing MORE : New camera angle reveals definitively whether or not ball crossed the line for Newcastle’s goal against Arsenal Follow Metro across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Share your views in the comments below

When is the FA Cup second round draw? Start time, ball numbers and how to watch
The FA Cup trophy on display
FA Cup fever has swept through the lower leagues (Picture: Getty)

The FA Cup second round draw will take place today following an intense weekend of football up and down the country.

A total of eighty sides have been, or will be, in action over the course of the weekend, including National League side Aldershot, who stunned League Two outfit Swindon with a thrilling 7-4 victory at The County Ground.

Ramsgate, of the eighth tier, came from behind to register a 2-1 win over Woking, whilst National League North side Scarborough were on the cusp of knocking out Forest Green Rovers before a stoppage time equaliser cruelly broke their hearts.

So, exactly what time does the draw start today, how can you watch it on TV and what are those all-important ball numbers?

Here is everything you need to know.

When is the FA Cup second round draw?

The draw for the second round of the FA Cup 2023/24 will take place today (Sunday, November 5) at 2.30pm.

Bromley playing Blackpool in the FA Cup first round
Blackpool made it through against Bromley (Picture: Getty)

How to watch the FA Cup second round draw on TV

The draw will be available to watch live on ITV1, which is being held following the conclusion of the televised game between Chesterfield and Portsmouth.

A live stream will also be available to watch on ITVX.

FA Cup second round draw ball numbers

A total of 40 places are up for grabs in the second round, with ten further first round fixtures still to be played.

The victorious second round clubs will each pocket £67,000 in prize money, and will advance to the third round where they will be joined from teams in the Premier League and Championship.

FA Cup second round draw ball numbers

  1. Barnet
  2. Alfreton Town
  3. Chesterfield or Portsmouth
  4. Bolton Wanderers
  5. Wigan Athletic
  6. Leyton Orient
  7. Kidderminster Harriers or Fleetwood Town
  8. Gillingham
  9. Slough Town or Grimsby Town
  10. Charlton Athletic or Cray Valley
  11. Oxford United
  12. Newport County
  13. Aldershot Town
  14. Crewe Alexandra or Derby County
  15. Wrexham
  16. Harrogate Town
  17. Barnsley or Horsham
  18. Port Vale or Burton Albion
  19. Peterborough United or Salford City
  20. Eastleigh
  21. Wycombe Wanderers
  22. Walsall
  23. Shrewsbury Town
  24. Bristol Rovers
  25. Morecambe
  26. Sutton United
  27. Reading
  28. Doncaster Rovers or Accrington Stanley
  29. Chester or York City
  30. Scarborough Athletic or Forest Green Rovers
  31. Notts County
  32. Stockport County
  33. Yeovil Town
  34. Stevenage
  35. Maidstone United
  36. Blackpool
  37. AFC Wimbledon
  38. Cambridge United
  39. Barrow
  40. Ramsgate

What are the FA Cup second round dates?

The second round fixtures will be staged across the weekend of Saturday, December 2.

Further information will be announced in due course.

MORE : Gary Neville rates Arsenal’s Premier League title chances after defeat at Newcastle and calls for January signing

MORE : New camera angle reveals definitively whether or not ball crossed the line for Newcastle’s goal against Arsenal

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