Bracknell Town 0 – 3 Ipswich

Seventh-placed Bracknell were beaten 3-0 by League One outfit Ipswich in the first round of the FA Cup.

The class of the visitors finally told as a second-half flurry in Southern League Premier Division Southside’s fairytale run, their first appearance in the first round since 2000.

An own goal from captain Dan Bayliss broke the deadlock before Freddie Ladapo and Pinotche Camara set up a clash with another non-league side, Buxton, in the second round.

Karen McKenna's Ipswich have not progressed beyond the second round of the FA Cup since the 2018/19 campaign.
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Karen McKenna’s Ipswich have not progressed beyond the second round of the FA Cup since the 2018/19 campaign.

Bracknell stopper Michael Eacott made two good saves to keep out Ladapo, either side of their spectacular first-half miss.

But winger Kane Vincent Young turned the game on its head seven minutes into the second half.

First it was heartbreak for Bayliss as he turned Vincent Young’s drilled cross into his own net in the 66th minute.

Bracknell kept their League One opponents at bay for over an hour
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Bracknell kept their League One opponents at bay for over an hour

And then he provided a fine ball for Ladapo to finally find the back of the net.

Vincent Young, 26, was denied an own goal by an offside flag.

Summer signing Camera added the finishing touch with his first goal for the club nine minutes from time after a deadly counter-attack.

Alvey Church drew Forest Green in the second round of the FA Cup.

League One Alwichchurch have been rewarded for their FA Cup big-kill exploits with a trip to Forest Green in the second round.

The Worcestershire-based side, who play in the seventh-tier Southern League Premier Central Division and are the lowest-ranked team left in the competition, stunned Sky Bet League One side Cheltenham on Saturday.

Danny Walderdon celebrates after scoring two goals as Ulrich beat League One side Cheltenham
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Danny Walderdon celebrates after scoring two goals as Ulrich beat League One side Cheltenham

They will now play another team in the third tier in 23rd-placed Forest Green, who saw themselves out of non-league South Shields after Monday’s draw.

In another interesting tie, Wrexham, one of the National League’s pacesetters, host National League South Farnborough.

Wrexham, rejuvenated after their high-profile Hollywood takeover last year, edged past Oldham at the weekend while Farnborough beat Sutton.

Ebbsfleet, also from National League South, host League One opposition at Fleetwood while National League North high-flyers King’s Lynn take on League Two Stevenage.

National League South Chippenham, who claimed a shock win against League One Lincoln, face another side from the same division in Burton.

Curzon Ashton will face Grimsby if they can get past Cambridge and Solihull will play Harrogate if they get past Hartlepool. Barnet or Chelmsford, meanwhile, will travel to Accrington and host Woking Exeter if they can get knocked out.
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There is an all-League One clash between Portsmouth and MK Dons, and two League Two sides in Walsall and Carlisle.

The second round of the FA Cup was a complete draw.

The ties will be played over the weekend of November 25-27.

Curzon Ashton or Cambridge United v Grimsby

Wrexham v Farnborough

Accrington v Barnet or Chelmsford

Ebbsfleet v Fleetwood

Ipswich v Buxton

Barnsley v Crewe

Forest Green v Alvey Church

Portsmouth v MK Dance

Shrewsbury v Peterborough or Salford

Solihull Moors or Hartlepool v Harrogate

Kings Lynn Town v Stevenage

Charlton v Stockport

Bristol Rovers v Boreham Wood

Dagenham & Redbridge v AFC Fylde or Gillingham

Woking or Oxford United v Exeter

Sheffield Wednesday v Mansfield

Weymouth or AFC Wimbledon v Chesterfield

Burton v Chippenham Town

Walsall v Carlisle

Newport v Torquay or Derby

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