Preview – Football: FA Cup First Round – Haringey Borough v AFC Wimbledon

FA Cup

The first round proper of that most prestigious of English football competitions begins tonight.

The debut match sees League One side AFC Wimbledon in a London derby, against Haringey Borough of the Isthmian League Premier Division. This is their first time in the first round of the FA Cup, and are one of three seventh-tier sides taking place in this the round, alongside Hitchin Town and Metropolitan Police. As Wimbledon are currently second from bottom of the league, a giant-killing could well happen.

Haringey Borough v AFC Wimbledon is on BBC One at 19.30 (kick-off 19.55).

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