CHESTER must overcome National League opposition away from home if they're to reach the first round proper of this season's FA Cup.

Calum McIntyre's Blues face a trip to Hartlepool United in the fourth qualifying round, with the tie scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 14.

Chester have defeated Tadcaster Albion and Nantwich Town to reach the fourth qualifying rounf, the latter arriving courtesy of Charlie Caton's dramatic stoppage time winner last Saturday.

Macclesfield, where Wrexham-born Robbie Savage is director of football, will go to Alfreton Town.