Cambridge take on Weymouth in battle to meet the big guns

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The FA Cup is guaranteed non-league representation after Christmas, after Cambridge United and Weymouth were paired together in the second round. The two Blue Square Premier sides will meet at the Abbey Stadium on the first weekend of next month, ensuring one non-league team in the hat when the cream of English football enter the fray in January.

Torquay's reward for shocking Yeovil 4-1 is a home tie against either Cheltenham or Brighton.

Horsham lie in wait for Swansea while Chasetown have a short West Midlands jaunt to Port Vale. Harrogate Railway welcome League Two side Mansfield Town. Hartlepool United, 6-0 winners at Gainsborough yesterday, will travel to either Hereford United or Leeds United.

FA Cup second-round draw: Oxford United v Southend United; Swindon Town v Forest Green/Rotherham; Oldham/Doncaster v Crewe; Darlington/ Northampton Town v Walsall; Cambridge United v Weymouth; Millwall v Barrow/Bournemouth; Stockport/Staines v Peterborough; Bradford v Tranmere; Torquay v Cheltenham/Brighton; Notts County v Havant and W; Dag & Red v Kidderminster; Port Vale v Chasetown; Leyton Orient/Bristol Rovers v Rushden & Diamonds; Huddersfield v Carlisle/Grimsby; Burton v Barnet; Bury v Exeter; Luton/Brentford v Lincoln/Nottm Forest; Horsham v Swansea; Hereford/Leeds v Hartlepool; Harrogate Railway v Mansfield. Matches to be played 1-2 December.

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