Vital Football

2017/18 FA Cup 1st Round Draw Tonight

2017/18 FA Cup 1st Round Draw Tonight

The proper first round draw for the 2017/18 FA Cup will take place on Monday evening.

It's that time of the year again where the FA Cup takes attention and works itself into the fixture lists and clubs involved in the first round draw will find out their fates later this evening.

The proper first round draw itself will take place tonight (Monday October 17) at approximately 7.10pm with simultaneous live coverage on both BT Sport and BBC Two with programmes commencing at 7pm.

The first round proper stage of course sees entry for most English Football League clubs, with the Premier League and Championship joining later at the third round stage.

40 ties will be drawn tonight and games are set to take place over the weekend of November 3-6 and winners of first round ties will receive £18,000 from the FA's prize fund.

The draw takes place at BT Sport's studios in Stratford, presented by Lynsey Hipgrave with former FA Cup winner Dean Saunders drawing the balls along with a yet to be confirmed guest.

More to follow as the day progresses.

Bloggers

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday October 16 2017
Time: 8:30AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua Tells It As It Is

Recent Grimsby Town Articles

You're Banned & You Know You Are Rose - 15/2/18

Grimsby Town's Mitchell Rose will be out of action this week as they serve an automatic suspension.

Mitchell To Serve A Suspension This Week - 9/2/18

Grimsby Town's Mitchell Rose will be out of action this week as they serve an automatic suspension.

No Winter Break For The EFL

Earlier in the week the subject a winter break reappeared for the domestic game in this country, however the EFL have flatly ruled it out.

Football Discrimination On The Increase in 2017/18

A recent report from Kick It Out has found that there has been a 38% increase in incidents of discrimination so far this season.

Grimsby Town Social Media

Grimsby Town Archived Articles

Vital Mariners articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Mariners
Write For Vital Mariners
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Scott & Hurst build a promotion winning squad for next season ?
Suggested By:
no doubt about it31%
only if Connell stays10%
only via the play-offs11%
i'll wait and see11%
it'll be mid table again37%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Grimsby Town Results (view all)

Grimsby Town Fixtures

Vital Football Comment