This round had quite a few close matches with 11 of 20 matches settled by 5 points or less. The two closest matches of the round were each decided by 1 point with Turbodog‘s Wolverhampton Wanderers triumphing over Djerbil‘s Crewe Alexandra and joaocfrodrigues‘s Chessington & Hook United (9) defeating FC Borecelona‘s Accrington Stanley.
Zan keroski‘s Crawley Down Gatwick (8) had the highest score of the round with 90 points.
The round’s lowest score goes to liamhennessy who scored 51 points but wasn’t too far off of 5 other managers who also scored less than 60pts this round.
While every victory is significant, some of the more important ones of the First Round Proper included:
– Christina‘s Burton Albion defeating Lateriser12‘s Swindon Town
– Jafooli‘s Port Vale beating Gaz‘s Torquay United
– Isacki‘s Cambridge United edging out Pepin‘s Coventry City by just 2 points.
– Super Zlatan‘s Walsall beating Chris_White‘s Northampton Town
– Giggs Boson‘s Brentford edging out Acquafresca‘s Scunthorpe United by just 2 points.
– Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad‘s Plymouth Argyle knocking off Zep‘s Grimsby Town
– Canadian Football‘s Wycombe Wanderers defeating Roberto Newman-cini‘s Salisbury City
– TM245‘s AFC Wimbledon beating Gargamel‘s Portsmouth
The fixtures for the Third Round Proper of the FFS FA Cup which takes place gw 13 can be found here. This round is particularly significant as it is the round that all of the Championship and EPL sides enter the competition. The round has several big match-ups including:
– CABAYE4‘s Newcastle United vs Jonty‘s Brighton & Hove Albion
– Isacki‘s Cambridge United vs Pratik‘s Cardiff City
– TW‘s Leicester City vs 4vets‘s Liverpool
– Shipstontrev‘s Bournemouth vs Count of Monte Hristo‘s Manchester United
– Giggs Boson‘s Brentford vs ENR‘s Chelsea
– GreenWindmill‘s Yeovil Town vs Ryan‘s Tranmere Rovers
– Jafalad‘s Leeds United vs Back to Back Ballacks‘s Hull City
–And what many are calling the tie of the round, Evs‘s Swansea City vs FORCA INTER‘s Millwall