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26 October 2015

Non-league side to visit Fratton

Pompey have been drawn at home to National League side Macclesfield Town in the first round of the Emirates FA Cup.

The Fratton Park clash will be the first ever competitive meeting between the sides and takes place on the weekend of November 6-9.

The Silkmen currently sit 13th in the division below the Blues and reached this stage of the competition with a 3-2 victory over Alfreton in the fourth qualifying round.

Pompey were humbled by non-league opposition last season, losing 1-0 to Aldershot in a replay following a 2-2 draw at Fratton.

Emirates FA Cup first round draw
Burton Albion v Peterborough United
Port Vale v Maidenhead United
Barnet v Blackpool
Bristol Rovers v Chesham United
Cambridge United v Basingstoke Town
Mansfield Town v Oldham Athletic
Altrincham v Barnsley
Crewe Alexandra v Eastleigh
Northwich Victoria or Chorley v Boreham Wood
Coventry City v Northampton Town
Brackley Town v Newport County
Grimsby Town v St Albans City
Hartlepool United v Havant & Waterlooville or Cheltenham Town
Salford City v Notts County
Dover Athletic v Stourbridge
Stevenage v Gillingham
Millwall v AFC Fylde
Aldershot Town v Bradford City
Walsall v Fleetwood Town
Bury v Wigan Athletic
POMPEY v Macclesfield Town
Sheffield United v Worcester City
Barwell or AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Grays Athletic or Welling United
FC Halifax Town or Guiseley v Wycombe Wanderers
Crawley Town v Luton Town
Doncaster Rovers v Stalybridge Celtic or North Ferriby United
Didcot Town v Exeter City
Dagenham & Redbridge v Morecambe
Leyton Orient v Staines Town
Gainsborough Trinity v Shrewsbury Town
Maidstone United v Yeovil Town
Braintree Town v Oxford United
Whitehawk v Tranmere Rovers or Lincoln City
Accrington Stanley v York City
Scunthorpe United v Southend United
AFC Wimbledon v Forest Green Rovers
Plymouth Argyle v Carlisle United
FC United of Manchester v Chesterfield
Rochdale v Swindon Town
Wealdstone v Colchester United

Macclesfield at home next weekend 👍🏻⚽️🔵 #FACup

— Ben Tollitt (@bentollitt) October 26, 2015

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