FA Cup second-round draw: Non-league Chorley travel to League One leaders Peterborough

National League North’s Chorley will travel to League One leaders Peterborough in the second round of the FA Cup.

Chorley – one of 14 non-League teams left in this season’s competition – beat Wigan on Saturday and will now face Darren Ferguson’s high-flying side for a place in the third round.

National League side King’s Lynn Town secured a place in the second round for the first time in their short history with a 1-0 win over League Two club Port Vale at the weekend, and they have been rewarded with a trip to 2008 winners Portsmouth.

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Canvey Island – the lowest-ranked team left – host Boreham Wood, while Salford City travel to fellow League Two club and current league leaders Newport County.

Eighth-tier Marine will host Havant & Waterlooville after they overcame League Two club Colchester on penalties, and National League club Barnet – who made the fourth round last season – welcome League One side MK Dons to west London.


    FA Cup second-round draw

    The second round proper will be held across the weekend of November 27-30.

    FA Cup dates

    The full schedule for this season’s FA Cup has been confirmed, with the final due to take place on Saturday May 15, 2021.

    Replays have been scrapped – for this season only – to ease pressure on the football schedule.

    November 28: Second round
    January 9 2021: Third round
    January 23 2021: Fourth round
    February 10 2021: Fifth round
    March 20 2021: Quarter-finals
    April 17 2021: Semi-finals
    May 15 2021: Final

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