Alfreton Town v Leyton Orient
The FA Cup with Budweiser
Second Round Proper
3.15pm, Sunday 2 December 2012
The Impact Arena, Alfreton Town FC
Live on ESPN
Winning clubs receive £27,000 from The FA's prize fund
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By Archie Crawford
Alfreton Town are gearing up for "the biggest game in their history" on Sunday as they entertain League One side Leyton Orient in the Second Round of The FA Cup.
It is only the second time the club have reached this stage of the competition and the prospect of going even further to the Third Round is something getting everyone excited; not least Chairman Wayne Bradley.
He said: "This is the first time that we have been drawn at home in this round of the competition and we believe this significantly increases our chances of being able to progress."
There is genuine confidence at Alfreton that they can win on Sunday, especially after their outstanding victory in the First Round when they won 4-2 at Wrexham.
Many supporters believe that win was the greatest ever result for their club. However, Bradley was hesitant to single it out.
"It is very difficult to draw comparisons across history," he added. "The game itself was a blaze of end-to-end football which ultimately swung on penalty decisions.
"Just to label one game in particular would be wrong; there has been tremendous growth over the last decade at the club and our progression is testament to the steady progress the club has made. That game has provided us with the passage to the greatest point the club has gone."
Alfreton has been the focus of significant attention in the last two weeks, something the Conference National team are not accustomed to. With the game being broadcast on ESPN, this will be the first time Town have had an FA Cup game shown live on national television.
Bradley added: "Only a few weeks ago we played Newport County on Premier TV and that acted as a dress rehearsal for this weekend's game. It challenged us on a variety of organisational and administrative factors, for example the housing of commentators and broadcasters. We are fully prepared for this game on all fronts."
Bradley is excited about the potential of the club and hopes Sunday's game will just be another step.
"We are continuing to write history at Alfreton Town and we want to give all the fans what they are craving for," he said.
Alfreton Town v Leyton Orient
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