FA Cup: Warrington Town v Exeter City tie live on the BBC

FA Cup round one draw Extra

Warrington Town's FA Cup first-round tie against Exeter City is to be televised live on BBC Two.

Dan Walker will host Match of the Day Live from Warrington's Cantilever Park on Friday, 7 November from 19:30 GMT.

Non-league Warrington, who play in the eighth tier and are entirely semi-professional, have reached the first round for the first time ever.

League Two Exeter City have lost in the first round of the FA Cup in each of the last four seasons.

The tie will be the first to be broadcast live on BBC TV since 2008.

Warrington Town are managed by Shaun Reid - brother of former Everton and England midfielder Peter Reid.

FA Cup first round facts
First-round winners will receive £18,000 in prize moneyLeague One leaders Bristol City, the highest ranked side at this stage of the draw, are away to Gillingham
Northern Premier League Division One North side Warrington Town and Conference South team Gosport Borough are appearing in the first round for the first timeThree-time FA Cup winner Phil Neville made the draw along with Derbyshire FA's Community Coach of the Year Tammy Snape before a 300-strong audience at the National Football Centre at St George's Park

As part of the BBC's weekend of first round coverage, Football Focus will come live from Weston-super-Mare AFC on the Saturday ahead of the Conference South side's home tie against League One Doncaster Rovers.

Mark Chapman will introduce live coverage of the second round draw on BBC Two at 19:00 GMT on Monday from the National Football Museum in Manchester.

Other programmes to look out for include Jason Mohammad presenting a new FA Cup edition of Final Score on BBC One between 13:55 and 16:20 GMT on Sunday, 9 November as eight first-round matches take place.

Manish Bhasin will then wrap up all the weekend's action later the same day on BBC Two with a full FA Cup highlights programme between 18:30 and 20:00 GMT.

BT Sport will also televise two first-round ties. The first from midday on Sunday, 9 November will be the Yorkshire derby between non-league FC Halifax and League One Bradford City.

The second on Monday, 10 November at 20:00 GMT, sees Havant & Waterlooville of Conference South take on two-time FA Cup winners Preston North End, also of League One.

FA Cup first-round draw
YorkvAFC Wimbledon
Notts CountyvAccrington Stanley
FC HalifaxvBradford City
Warrington TownvExeter City
EastleighvLincoln City
Basingstoke vAFC Telford
Dagenham and RedbridgevSouthport
GillinghamvBristol City
Norton vGateshead
CrewevSheffield United
GrimsbyvOxford United
TranmerevBristol Rovers
SouthendvChester FC
LutonvNewport County
StevenagevMaidstone United
BuryvHemel Hempstead
Port ValevMK Dons
PlymouthvAFC Fylde
HartlepoolvEast Thurrock
CoventryvWorcester City
OldhamvLeyton Orient
Havant & WaterloovillevPreston
Blyth SpartansvAltrincham
Forest GreenvScunthorpe

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