FA Competition dates confirmed
6 July 2023
The Football Association has announced the round dates for the Emirates FA Cup and the Isuzu FA Trophy.
The list of accepted clubs and round exemptions have also been released, while the early draws for the extra preliminary and preliminary rounds will be released later this month.
The Martyrs will be looking to replicate their historic run in last season’s FA Cup competition after they reached the First Round Proper for the first time since 2005.
Paul Michael’s side will enter the competition in the First Qualifying Round, where the fixture is scheduled to be played on Saturday 2nd September.
The Emirates FA Cup
Extra Preliminary Round - Saturday 5 August 2023
Preliminary Round - Saturday 19 August 2023
First Round Qualifying - Saturday 2 September 2023
Second Round Qualifying - Saturday 16 September 2023
Third Round Qualifying - Saturday 30 September 2023
Fourth Round Qualifying - Saturday 14 October 2023
First Round Proper - Saturday 4 November 2023
Second Round Proper - Saturday 2 December 2023
Third Round Proper - Saturday 6 January 2024
Fourth Round Proper - Saturday 27 January 2024
Fifth Round Proper - Wednesday 28 February 2024
Quarter-final - Saturday 16 March 2024
Semi-final - Saturday 20 April 2024
The Final - Saturday 25 May 2024
The Isuzu FA Trophy
The Isuzu FA Trophy round dates have also been confirmed, with the Martyrs to enter the Third Round Qualifying stage of this season’s competition.
First Round Qualifying - Saturday 9 September 2023
Second Round Qualifying - Saturday 23 September 2023
Third Round Qualifying - Saturday 7 October 2023
First Round Proper - Saturday 28 October 2023
Second Round Proper - Saturday 18 November 2023
Third Round Proper - Saturday 9 December 2023
Fourth Round Proper - Saturday 13 January 2024
Fifth Round Proper - Saturday 10 February 2024
Sixth Round Proper - Saturday 9 March 2024
Semi Final - Saturday 6 April 2024
The Final - Saturday 11 or Sunday 12 May 2024