Home draws for U’s and O’s

Colchester United and Leyton Orient have been handed home ties at the second round stage of the Emirates FA Cup following the draw at Wembley Stadium.

Having seen off Pitching In Isthmian League North outfit, AFC Sudbury by four unanswered goals, the U’s will now host either Wigan Athletic or Solihull Moors – The pair set to replay following a goalless encounter at the DW Stadium.

Orient edged out Vanarama National League South side, Ebbsfleet United at the weekend. Kenny Jackett’s men will look to make further progress against League Two rivals, Tranmere Rovers at the Breyer Group Stadium.

Ties will be played over the weekend of Friday, December 3/8.

The Emirates FA Cup second round draw in full is as follows;

Yeovil Town v MK Dons or Stevenage
Oxford United or Bristol Rovers v Sutton United
Burton Albion v Port Vale
Buxton v Morecambe
Lincoln City v Hartlepool United or Wycombe Wanderers
AFC Wimbledon v Gillingham or Cheltenham Town
Colchester United v Wigan Athletic or Solihull Moors
Leyton Orient v Tranmere Rovers
Northampton Town or Cambridge United v Bradford City or Exeter City
Doncaster Rovers v Mansfield Town
Walsall v Swindon Town
Rotherham United v Bolton Wanderers or Stockport County
Gateshead or Altrincham v Charlton Athletic
Boreham Wood v St Albans City
Kidderminster Harriers v FC Halifax Town
Carlisle United v Shrewsbury Town
Salford City v Chesterfield
Rochdale or Notts County v Sheffield Wednesday or Plymouth Argyle
Ipswich Town or Oldham Athletic v Barrow
Portsmouth v Harrogate Town

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Brian Jeeves

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