Norwich away to Paulton Rovers

PUBLISHED: 13:24 25 October 2009 | UPDATED: 16:39 10 September 2010

Norwich City have been drawn away to Paulton Rovers in the first round of the FA Cup. The Bristol team are the lowest-ranked side left in the competition

Norwich City have been drawn away to Paulton Rovers in the first round of the FA Cup.

The non-league club, based in the Bristol area, are the lowest-ranked side left in the competition.

Rovers are currently 11th in the Zameretto League Division One South and West.

Norwich City boss Paul Lambert told the club's official website: "It's a first for me as a manager, I didn't play non-league sides when I was at Wycombe or Colchester, so it's a challenge I will be looking forward to as well, as I'm sure all the players will be.

"We don't know very much about Paulton Rovers so we'll be doing our homework and preparing for the cup tie as we would any game in the league or the cup. If you take people for granted in this competition you tend to get punished for it, so we will make sure we go into the game properly prepared.

"The FA Cup is a wonderful and prestigious competition and like I've said before if you're in a competition then you might as well go and try to win it. Maybe the big guns aren't in it yet but you have to win your way through to earn the chance to play against them and that's the reality of where we are. We want to do well in the FA Cup if we can, that's for sure."

The tie will be played on the weekend of 7/8 November.

t Full FA Cup first round draw:

Gillingham v Southend

Grimsby v Bath City

Gateshead v Brentford

Chesterfield v Bournemouth

Blyth Spartans or Telford United v Lincoln

Stockport v Tooting & Mitcham United or Eastbourne Borough

Burton v Oxford City

Barrow or Chester City v Eastleigh

Oldham v Leeds

Lincoln United or Cambridge United v Ilkeston Town

York v Crewe

Wycombe v Brighton

Hereford v Sutton United

Nuneaton Town v Exeter

Bristol Rovers v Southampton

Carlisle v Morecambe

Forest Green v Mansfield

Oxford United v Yeovil

Paulton Rovers v NORWICH

Swindon v Woking

Port Vale v Stevenage

Luton v Rochdale

Bromley v Colchester

Accrington v Farnborough or Salisbury City

Millwall v Crawley Town or AFC Wimbledon

Stourbridge v Walsall

Shrewsbury v Staines Town

Wealdstone v Rotherham

Torquay v Cheltenham

Barnet v Darlington

Notts County v Bradford

Huddersfield v Dagenham & Redbridge

MK Dons v Macclesfield

Rushden & Diamonds v Hinckley United

Northwich Victoria v Charlton

Aldershot v Bury

Wrexham v Gloucester City or LOWESTOFT

Hartlepool v Kettering or Redditch United

Tranmere v Leyton Orient

Northampton v Kidderminster or Fleetwood

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