FA CUP DRAW: Posh are at home to non-league opposition

Peterborough United will play National League side Tranmere Rovers in the first round of the FA Cup.

Monday, 16th October 2017, 8:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 5:34 am
Britt Assombalonga scores for Posh against Tranmere.
Britt Assombalonga scores for Posh against Tranmere.

Tranmere were relegated from the Football League at the end of the 2014-15 season and lost in the National League play-off final to Forest Green last season.

Tranmere are currently 15th in the National League.

Posh have been drawn against Tranmere in the FA Cup on six occasions and won every time, most recently in the first round of 2013 when a Britt Assombalonga hat-trick and two goals from Shaun Jeffers sealed a 5-0 win.

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Britt Assombalonga celebrates a goal for Posh against Tranmere.

The tie will be played between Friday, November 3 and Monday, November 6. Posh will announce ticket price details soon.

Last season Posh beat non-league Chesham United 2-1 in the first round of the FA Cup at the ABAX Stadium. They beat League Two Notts County after a home replay in the second round before losing 4-1 at Chelsea in the third round.

Full first round draw: Stevenage v Nantwich Town or Kettering Town, Bradford City v Chesterfield, Port Vale v Oxford United, Newport County v Walsall, Morecambe v Hartlepool United, Yeovil Town v Southend United, POSH v TRANMERE ROVERS, Cambridge United v Sutton United, Forest Green Rovers v Macclesfield Town, AFC Fylde v Kidderminster Harriers, Luton Town v Portsmouth, Shrewsbury Town v Aldershot Town, Hereford v AFC Telford United, Guiseley v Accrington Stanley, Blackburn Rovers v Barnet, East Thurrock United or Ebbsfleet United v Doncaster Rovers, Leatherhead v Brackley Town or Billericay Town, Shaw Lane v Mansfield Town, Colchester United v Oxford City, Plymouth Argyle v Grimsby Town, AFC Wimbledon v Lincoln City, Rochdale v Dover Athletic or Bromley, Coventry City v Maidenhead United, Chorley or Boston United v Fleetwood Town, Carlisle United v Oldham Athletic, Notts County v Bristol Rovers, Dartford v Swindon Town, Cheltenham Town v Maidstone United or Enfield Town, Woking or Concord Rangers v Bury, Crewe v Rotherham United, Gillingham v Dagenham & Redbridge or Leyton Orient, Hyde United v MK Dons, Gainsborough Trinity v Slough Town, Solihull Moors or Ossett Town v Wycombe Wanderers, Northampton Town v Scunthorpe United, Charlton Athletic v Truro City, Wigan Athletic v Crawley Town, Gateshead v Bath City or Chelmsford City, Exeter City v Heybridge.

Britt Assombalonga celebrates a goal for Posh against Tranmere.