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Walsall drawn away at Newport County in FA Cup First Round

16 October 2017

Walsall will take on League Two side Newport County in the First Round of the FA Cup following this evening's draw.

The Saddlers will travel to Rodney Parade for the fixture, which will take place on the weekend of November 4th, 2017.

It will be the first meeting between The Saddlers and Newport County since April 1987, when The Saddlers beat County - before their reformation - 4-2 away from home.

The last time the two sides met in the FA Cup, Walsall again ran out winners - taking a 3-1 victory. That game was played in December 1974.

Further details of the fixture, including final date, kick-off time and ticket details, will be released in due course right here on


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