FA Cup: Story of the first round as told by #getcarriedaway

The FA Cup first round got under way this weekend and we asked you to send us your experiences of events using #getcarriedaway.external-link

From teams being inspired by Warrington's televised defeat of Exeter to first-round commentary bingo and sneak peaks inside dressing rooms, hundreds of you did exactly that.

Here, we chart the story of the FA Cup weekend, as told by you.

The first round of the FA Cup kicked off with an upset as Northern Premier Division One side Warrington Town beat League Two Exeter 1-0 live on the BBC.

Warrington Town
Rich Walker was part of the post-match Warrington celebrations, and he tweeted: Oh Warry Warry! Warry Warry Warry Warry Warrington! #getcarriedaway
Spencer FC (@spencerowen): ‏Some @1EastThurrockFC players watching Warrington vs Exeter before big #FACup game vs Hartlepool! #getcarriedaway

As the players dreamed of emulating Warrington's FA Cup upset, the East Thurrock fans made the long trip to Hartlepool to see their non-league side lose 2-0.

James Mason (@jamesmasonmedia): Some of the 104 East Thurrock fans who made 600-mile round trip to Hartlepool #getcarriedaway

Warrington's efforts crossed sporting boundaries in the town with Crosfield Rugby League club tweeting their support.

Jordan Chilton (jordanchilton26): #getcarriedaway Crosfields ARLFC supporting Warrington Town #uptheyellows

Ahead of the Warrington match, one fan got in the mood with an FA Cup commentary bingo game.

Phil Annets (@philannets): ‏"Exactly 100 places" mentioned just before the goal & Manchester United mentioned four times already! #getcarriedaway

Non-league Weston-Super-Mare's FA Cup first-round tie against League One Doncaster fell victim to the weather as the match was postponed after a pitch inspection.

Jack Boulton (@boultinator93): ‏Perfect weather for football. Weston here we come! #getcarriedaway

The FA Cup brought fans together as their paths crossed during their lengthy travels up and down the country.

Brian Porter (@brianporterrun): When @AFCFYLDE fans met Doncaster Rovers en route to @Only1Argyle #getcarriedaway

Special events were also set up closer to home as FA Cup fever gripped the nation.

Lee Jelf (@Leeder74): The warm-up begins for the 1st round FA Cup tie at Plymouth Argyle Fans' Fest, COYGs! #getcarriedaway

The goals flew in at Whaddon Road as Cheltenham Town beat Swindon 5-0.

Mike Wallis (mikewallis11): Goal for @CTFCofficial ! #getcarriedaway

But it was not good news for everybody, as Conference leaders Barnet went down 3-1 to League Two pacesetters Wycombe at The Hive.

Danny Caro (@DjCaro): #BarnetFC goal disallowed with rain sweeping down here at The Hive #getcarriedaway

For some fans it was just too much as Conference club Bristol Rovers lost 1-0 away to Tranmere.

Andy Baxter (@Baxtinho): Dragged my Dad to his first (and probably last) @Official_BRFC game. #getcarriedaway

The FA Cup can also bring home comforts, with Peterborough scoring a stoppage-time winner to beat Carlisle 2-1 at London Road. But spare a thought for the visitors.

AJ Styles (@OfficialJewey): There's not a much better feeling than supporting your local team away from home! #getcarriedaway

The hopes of Conference South side Bromley were dashed in a thrilling 4-3 defeat by Conference side Dartford.

James Tanner (@james4tanner): Dare we dream? #FACUP #getcarriedaway

But one team's woe is another team's joy.

Tunde Adu (@Humor_Monger): What a derby in the #FACup as Dartford now lead Bromley 4-3. #getcarriedaway
J-Lee Head (@jleehead): GET IN DARTFORD! @sarah_money63 @dartfordfc @DartsFCProg #FACup #getcarriedaway #RoadToWembley

There were memorable moments at the start and end of the game at Ten Acres as Ben Strevens' 90th-minute strike earned Eastleigh a dramatic 2-1 victory against Conference rivals Lincoln.

Sonja Charters (@songra28): Thanks @eastleighfc for your hospitality today. Loved playing Last Post for your match - great result #getcarriedaway

There was a hairy moment as League Two side Plymouth Argyle beat Conference North outfit AFC Fylde 2-0.

Hannah Aitchy (@Hannah_Aitchy): Dad might've taken #getcarriedaway too seriously as he painted over his #Movember2014 'tache at @Only1Argyle today!

While one young fan gave his day out at Home Park a big thumbs-up.

Jonny Prout (@jonnyprout): First ever game 2-0 @Only1Argyle @AFCFYLDE #getcarriedaway

Gosport Borough fans were in high spirits before the Conference South side went down 6-3 to Colchester United.

Gbfc Boromonster (@GBoromonster): Some of @GosportBoroFC's finest! #getcarriedaway

The clubs joined the fans in getting carried away, with Blyth Spartans giving us a glimpse inside the dressing room ahead of the visit of Altrincham to Croft Park.

Blyth Spartans (@Blyth_Spartans): The kits are out and ready for the players #getcarriedaway

And the Northern Premier League side pulled off a shock to beat Conference Premier side Altrincham 4-1.

John Hague (@thedrunkbirder): ‏Croft Park looks brilliant today #howayblyth #getcarriedaway
Blyth fans celebrate
Steven (@Steve941_): Carnage at Croft Park. What a game!

And the upsets continued as non-league Worcester showed real heart to beat former FA Cup winners Coventry City 2-1 at the Ricoh Arena.

Steve Marshall ‏(@BravestarrMarsh): What a day! Hard fought & deserved win for @WorcesterCityFc against @Coventry_City. #FACup #GetCarriedAway

Finally, one fan ensured it would be a day he would never forget by claiming an impressive souvenir from Worcester's win.

Benny Ware (‏@BennyWare): Managed to get my hands on the matchball @WorcesterCityFc #getcarriedaway

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