Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio hopes for another mouth-watering encounter when FA Cup second round draw takes place this evening

Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio would like to be paired with the highest or the lowest ranked club left in the FA Cup second round draw.

Monday, 9th November 2020, 10:57 am
Updated Monday, 9th November 2020, 11:10 am
Chorley celebrate their win over Wigan at the final whistle (photo: Stefan Willoughby)

The Magpies will discover at around 7pm this evening who they will play in the next round of the famous competition.

Vermiglio's pulled-off one of the shocks of the first round when they came from 2-0 down to beat League One outfit and 2013 cup winners Wigan Athletic 3-2 at the DW Stadium on Sunday.

The boss admits the tie with Wigan had a little of extra spice with the two towns being neighbours and he would be keen to pull another club out of the hat which the Magpies have links to.

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"We would either want the highest ranked team left in the draw or the lowest ranked team," Vermiglio told chorleyTV.com

"Maybe a team with a little bit of a link would be good, maybe one of my assistant manager Andy Preece's ex-clubs would be nice."

Preece played a number of different clubs during his career including Blackpool, Carlisle United and Stockport County, who are all in the second round draw.

Fans will be able to watch live on our Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts, as well as via BT Sport with the draw forming part of their live coverage of the tie between Oxford City and Northampton Town.

Former Lincoln City and Huddersfield Town manager Danny Cowley, who took the Imps into the quarter finals in 2017, will be drawing the balls with at around 7.10pm.

Chorley are ball number 12 in this evening's draw.

The second round proper will be held across the weekend of 27 to 30 November.