Date: 2nd December 2016 at 3:25pm
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The 2016-17 FA Cup season continues with the second round this weekend. We’ll be taking part with the aim of continuing our progress in this world famous competition.

Fixtures

Friday 2nd December 2016 – FA Cup, Second Round
Macclesfield Town v Oxford United 19:55

Saturday 3rd December 2016 – FA Cup, Second Round
Blackpool v Brackley Town 15:00
Carlisle United v Rochdale 15:00
Charlton Athletic v Milton Keynes Dons 15:00
Chesterfield v Wycombe Wanderers 15:00
Luton Town v Solihull Moors 15:00
Plymouth Argyle v Newport County 15:00
Shrewsbury Town v Fleetwood Town 15:00
Sutton United v Cheltenham Town 15:00

Sunday 4th December 2016 – FA Cup, Second Round
Curzon Ashton v AFC Wimbledon 12:00
Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield United 14:00
Bristol Rovers v Barrow 14:00
Cambridge United v Coventry City 14:00
Eastleigh v FC Halifax Town 14:00
Millwall v Braintree Town 14:00
Notts County v Peterborough United 14:00
Stourbridge v Northampton Town 14:00
Woking v Accrington Stanley 14:00
Port Vale v Hartlepool United 15:00

Monday 5th December 2016 – FA Cup, Second Round
Lincoln City v Oldham Athletic 19:45

With the Premier League and Championship sides coming into the competition in the New Year these second round ties are games those involved will be especially keen to win, certainly those from non-league due to the potentially riches involved.

Macclesfield are the first of those sides looking to cause and upset when they play host to League 1 side Oxford on Friday, in a game that would have been a regular type of game in the Football League not too long ago.

Blackpool, Luton and Cheltenham will all come up against non-league opposition when facing Brackley Town, Solihull Moors and Sutton United, respectively. All three of these League 2 sides would be expected to advance, in particular Pools and the Hatters due to the fact they have home advantage but this is the FA Cup after all!

An interesting tie will see Karl Robinson reunited with his former club MK Dons having parted company with them recently. He was appointed as Charlton boss last with his Addicks side welcoming their League 1 rivals to the Valley on Saturday.

Sunday will see a plethora of ties as is he norm these days, a number of those involving sides seeking giant killing upsets.

The standout ties see Curzon Ashton looking to upset promotion-chasing League 1 AFC Wimbledon with Bristol Rovers aiming to avoid an early exit against visiting Barrow. Stourbridge have a home game against Northampton and as they say Accrington’s trip to Woking is another potential banana skin.

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We’ll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we’re looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However don’t just look also have a say. We don’t just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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