When is the 2022/23 FA Cup first round draw?

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The FA Cup has long been regarded as the finest domestic cup in world football and the first round of the 2022/23 FA Cup isn't too far away.

Liverpool emerged victorious in the 2021/22 FA Cup Final, beating Chelsea on penalties following an entertaining and intense goalless draw over 120 minutes.

The Reds will be hoping to retain their crown this time around as they search to complete the quadruple that they came so close to obtaining in 2021/22.

The FA Cup is about more than just the final though, with the true spirit and magic of the competition coming from the early rounds with teams from up and down the English football pyramid coming together.


With the 2022/23 domestic season closing in, we take a look at all the key dates for the first round of the FA Cup.

When is the 2022/23 FA Cup first-round draw?

The first-round draw for the 2022/23 FA Cup will take place on Sunday, October 17th after the final qualifying matches have been played.


After six rounds of qualifying are completed, 32 teams will join the 48 teams in League One and League Two in the hat for the FA Cup first-round proper draw.

Half of these teams will advance into the second round, before the Premier League and Championship teams are introduced into the mix in the third round.