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By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 27/10/2013

GRIMSBY have been rewarded for Saturday's 3-0 cup win over Rushall with a plumb home tie against neighbours Scunthorpe United. The match could potentially by the biggest gate at Blundell Park since the Mariners left the Football League.

To give the game an added spice Scunthorpe are managed by former Town boss Brian Laws. The Iron convincingly beat Grimsby 3-0 in the Lincolnshire Senior Cup back in July, but that match was effectively a pre-season friendly so doesn't count for much.

Town beat part-timers Rushall 3-0 yesterday but 2 of the goals were quite late on so the scoreline doesn't quite reflect the game. Hannah put Town in front in the first half from the spot, then goals by Pearson and Cook late on put the game beyond doubt.

The full draw is as follows:

Morecambe v Southend
Walsall v Shrewsbury Town
Boreham Wood v Carlisle United
St Albans City v Mansfield Town
MK Dons v FC Halifax Town
Bristol Rovers v York City
Tamworth v Cheltenham Town
Grimsby Town v Scunthorpe United
Bury v Cambridge United
Corby Town v Dover Athletic
Colchester v Sheffield United
Oxford United v Gateshead
Hartlepool United v Notts County
Chesterfield v Daventry Town
Bristol City v Dagenham & Redbridge
AFC Wimbledon v Coventry City
Preston North End v Barnet
Bishop's Stortford v Northampton
Burton Albion v Hereford United
Rotherham United v Bradford City
Gillingham v Brackley Town or Barrow
Salisbury City v Ebbsfleet United or Dartford
Accrington Stanley v Tranmere Rovers
Brentford v Staines Town or Poole Town
Stevenage v Portsmouth
Shortwood United or Aldershot Town v Port Vale
Leyton Orient v Southport
Peteborough United v Exeter
Torquay United v Rochdale
Braintree Town v Newport County
Oldham Athletic v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Worcester City or Lincoln City v Plymouth Argyle
Bradford PA or Kidderminster v Hemel Hempstead or Sutton
Hednesford Town v Crawley Town
Stourbridge v Biggleswade Town
Welling v Luton Town
Macclesfield Town v Swindon Town
Wycombe Wanderers v Crewe Alexandra
Gloucester City v Fleetwood Town

Ties to be played over the weekend of 9/10th November 2013.

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