Reading are to find out their FA Cup first-round proper opponents this afternoon.

Expected to take place at approximately 2.30 pm on ITV, all League One and League Two sides join the remaining non-league outfits for the world's oldest cup competition.

This is the first time that the Royals have been required to enter the first round since 2001, with Championship and Premier League sides joining at round three.

Take a look below at the last 10 round-one ties, stretching back to the 1980s.

2001/02: Reading 1-0 Welling United

Jamie Cureton's strike on the hour mark was the difference between Alan Pardew's Royals and Southern Football League Premier Division outfit Welling.

The non-league visitors dropped down to 10 men on the stroke of half-time, making it tougher in front of almost 6,000 supporters.

2000/01: Reading 4-0 Grays Athletic

Making their first appearance in the FA Cup 'proper' stages, fifth-tier Grays were humbled 4-0 at the Madejski Stadium in front of 6,000.

Lee Hodges, Cureton, Martin Butler and Keith Jones completed the rout to set up a tie with York City.

1999/2000: Reading 4-2 Yeovil Town

Over 8,000 fans were treated to a thriller in Berkshire as fifth-tier Yeovil remained competitive against the Royals.

Andy Bernal, Darren Caskey, Barry Hunter and Martin Williams all bagged goals as Reading reached the third round.

1993/1994: Cambridge United 0-0 Reading...Reading 1-2 Cambridge United

It took a replay for Second Division Cambridge to squeeze past Mark McGhee's upwardly mobile Royals.

A stalemate at the Abbey Stadium, Mick Gooding's goal at Elm Park was not enough to progress.

1992/93: Reading 1-0 Birmingham City

Jimmy Quinn was the difference between Reading and Birmingham at Elm Park in 1992, with Manchester City eventually knocking the Royals out after a third-round replay.

1991/92: Slough Town 3-3 Reading...Reading 2-1 Slough Town

An all-Berkshire affair in the early 1990s between Reading's non-league neighbours, Slough.

A packed-out Holloways Park was treated to a cup classic in the first tie, with the Rebels scoring a late equaliser in a stunning 3-3 draw.

Ady Williams and Stuart Lovell found the net in the replay to put the professionals through, eventually losing to Bolton Wanderers in the third round.

1989/1990: Reading 1-1 Bristol Rovers...Bristol Rovers 0-1 Reading

The Pirates were plundered, over two ties, in the final year of the 1980s as the Royals romped to the fourth round.

It took a mammoth four clashes against Welling to find a winner, beating the non-leaguers 2-1 in a third replay.

Sunderland, promoted to the top-flight this season, were knocked out at Elm Park before North-East rivals Newcastle United were pushed all the way to a replay.

Drawing 3-3 in Berkshire, the Toon waltzed to a 4-1 win at St James' Park.

1988/89: Reading 4-2 Hendon

Another year and another non-league outfit, Hendon were dispatched comfortably at Elm Park.

Fourth Division Maidstone United took Reading to a replay, drawing 1-1 in Berkshire, before Ian Branfoot's side prevailed 2-1 in Kent.

Again needing a replay to progress in round three, Tranmere Rovers were knocked out before Grimsby Town ended Reading's run, again in a replay.

1985/86: Reading 1-0 Wealdstone

Branfoot's men were on route to a record-breaking promotion campaign in the Third Division, but they also enjoyed a terrific cup run which ended in the fourth round.

Non-league Wealdstone were dispatched in round one before Hereford and Huddersfield Town were squeezed past to set up a fourth-round clash with Bury.

The Greater Manchester side won in a replay to face Watford in the fifth round.