Cobblers handed tough trip to Lincoln City in FA Cup first round

The Cobblers will travel to Sky Bet League Two leaders Lincoln City in the FA Cup first round.

Monday, 22nd October 2018, 8:26 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 4:27 am

Keith Curle’s men will travel to Sincil Bank on the weekend of November 10/11.

The two teams have already met in the league this season, with the Imps winning 1-0 at the PTS Academy Stadium on the opening day of the campaign.

Cobblers have never played Lincoln in the FA Cup.

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The draw was broadcast live on BBC2 television, with the show being hosted by Mark Chapman.

The home teams were drawn out by former Chelsea and England midfielder Dennis Wise, with former Manchester United and Aston Villa man Dion Dublin doing the honours for the away team.

Hitchin Town FC’s Top Field ground was the venue, with the Southern Premier League side in the draw following their 1-1 stalemate with Isthmian League Premier side Leatherhead, who famously saw off the Cobblers in a Cup shock back in 1976.