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FA Cup Third Round Draw

It’s that time of year again where the big boys enter the FA Cup third round, and as always, this year’s draw has thrown up some scintillating ties.

Last season’s FA Cup winners Chelsea have been handed a home tie against Championship side Nottingham Forest, while 13 time cup winners Arsenal will face either Solihull or Blackpool.

Premier League champions and current league leaders Manchester City will face Rotherham while their closest rivals in the league, Liverpool, will be looking to get their hands on the cup for the first time since 2006, and start their campaign with an away trip to Wolves.

Full draw details:

Bolton v Walsall or Sunderland
Millwall v Hull
Gillingham v Cardiff
Brentford v Oxford
Sheffield Wednesday v Luton
Manchester United v Reading
Everton v Lincoln
Tranmere or Southport v Tottenham
Preston v Doncaster
Newcastle v Blackburn
Chelsea v Nottingham Forest
Crystal Palace v Grimsby
Derby v Southampton
Accrington Stanley v Ipswich
Bristol City v Huddersfield
Wrexham or Newport v Leicester
Fulham v Oldham
Shrewsbury v Stoke
Solihull Moors or Blackpool v Arsenal
Manchester City v Rotherham
Bournemouth v Brighton
West Ham v Birmingham
Woking v Watford
Burnley v Barnsley
QPR v Leeds
Sheffield United v Barnet
Norwich v Portsmouth
Guiseley or Fleetwood v Wimbledon
West Brom v Wigan
Middlesbrough v Peterborough or Bradford
Wolves v Liverpool
Aston Villa v Swansea

The ties will take place between Friday 4th to Monday 7th January.

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