FFS FA Cup – First Round Proper Review and Second Round Proper Draw

Now that we’ve reached the Tournament Proper I’m going to do my best to write round by round reviews.

With many more regulars thrown into the mix we expected the First Round Proper to be very exciting and eventful, and it sure didn’t disappoint!

To view all the scores and results of the First Round Proper which took place in gw 11, click here.

The two closest matches of the round were actually draws with Audiobully‘s Colchester United tying Cheeseoid‘s Oxford United 67-67 and AK‘s Hartlepool United tying FC Borecelona‘s Accrington Stanley 61-61. Cheeseoid and AK were both very unlucky to be eliminated based on rank.

The largest margin of victory of the round was 44pts as Super Zlatan‘s Walsall thrashed OnionBarje‘s Cheltenham Town 75-31.

Isacki‘s Cambridge United and Bootsy‘s Bitton (9) jointly hold the highest score of the round with 84pts. Isacki also earned himself special recognition as he knocked out Bury which is led by the one and only Granville.  Meanwhile, Bootsy deserves plaudits because he, along with footyjuanadanishdynamiteZan keroskiliamhennessy, and joaocfrodrigues began the competition in the Preliminary Round and have progressed through all 6 rounds to date to make it to the Second Round Proper.

The round’s lowest score goes to Ginkapo‘s Barnet who scored a meager total of 28.

While every victory is significant, some of the more important ones of the First Round Proper included:

– Ryan‘s Tranmere Rovers defeating Demi‘s Chesterfield
– Djerbil‘s Crewe Alexandra knocking off Tommytour‘s Sheffield United
– Pepin‘s Coventry City beating Jack(off)Attack‘s Tamworth
– Goonerdhanesh‘s Nantwich Town (7) knocking off BonZ‘s Newport County
– Christina‘s Burton Albion beating Ginkapo‘s Barnet
– Spoonerism‘s Fleetwood Town knocking off MJ6987‘s Wrexham
– Zep‘s Grimsby Town defeating Milanista‘s Leyton Orient
– Chris_White‘s Northampton Town beating Impressive Tackle‘s Notts County
– Evstastic‘s Chesham United (7) knocking off Hvt‘s Carlisle United

The fixtures for the Second Round Proper of the FFS FA Cup which takes place gw 12 can be found here. The round has several massive match-ups including:

– Lateriser’s Swindon Town vs Christina’s Burton Albion
– Pepin’s Coventry City vs Isacki’s Cambridge United
– Chris_White’s Northampton Town vs Super Zlatan’s Walsall
– Acquafresca’s Scunthorpe United vs Giggs Boson’s Brentford
– Roberto Newman-cini’s Salisbury City vs Canadian Football’s Wycombe Wanderers

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