THE first-round draw for the FA Cup threw up some fascinating ties, with Sunderland drawing League Two’s Mansfield Town at home, and Darlington away at Swindon Town – currently 21st in League One.

Hartlepool United, who defeated Ilkeston Town 6-0 on Saturday to secure their place in the draw, will go to Salford City, run by Manchester United’s “class of ‘92”, while South Shields go to League Two’s Cheltenham Town.

Skelmersdale United, the lowest-ranked team left in this season’s FA Cup, will travel to Football League new boys Harrogate Town.

The North West Counties League Premier Division side won 4-1 at Stafford Rangers to reach this stage of the competition for the first time since 1971.

Former winners Ipswich and Portsmouth will clash at Portman Road in the highest-profile of the 40 first round ties.

Ipswich won the competition under Bobby Robson in 1978, while Pompey were victorious in 1939 and as recently as 2008.

The matches are scheduled to take place from November 7-9, and current coronavirus regulations mean all the games will be played behind closed doors.

First round draw in full

Leyton Orient v Newport County

Havant & Waterlooville v Cray Valley

Sunderland v Mansfield Town

Bolton Wanderers v Crewe Alexandra

Oxford United v Peterborough United

Exeter City v AFC Fylde

Tonbridge Angels v Bradford City

Walsall v Bristol Rovers

Rochdale v Chesterfield

Swindon Town v Darlington

Barnet v Burton Albion

Wigan Athletic v Chorley

Tranmere Rovers v Accrington Stanley

Oxford City v Northampton Town

Maldon & Tiptree v Morecambe

Bromley v Yeovil Town

Torquay United v Crawley Town

Eastbourne Borough v Blackpool

Cheltenham Town v South Shields

Stevenage v Concord Rangers

Harrogate Town v Skelmersdale United

Gillingham v Woking

Charlton Athletic v Plymouth Argyle

Hayes & Yeading United v Carlisle United

FC United of Manchester v Doncaster Rovers

Salford City v Hartlepool United

Scunthorpe United v Solihull Moors

Hull City v Fleetwood Town

Colchester United v Marine

Barrow v AFC Wimbledon

Dagenham & Redbridge v Grimsby Town

Cambridge United v Shrewsbury Town

Brackley Town v Bishop’s Stortford or St Albans City

Eastleigh v Milton Keynes Dons

Hampton & Richmond Borough v Oldham Athletic

Boreham Wood v Southend United

Ipswich Town v Portsmouth

Port Vale v King’s Lynn

Lincoln City v Forest Green Rovers

Banbury United v Canvey Island