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FA Cup third round draw announced

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup has been staged.

It is in this round when the Premier League and Championship clubs join the competition.

Holders Leicester City are part of one of three all-Premier League ties, facing newly-promoted Watford.

Meanwhile, the headline tie of the round comes at Old Trafford, as Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard will take his Aston Villa side to face Manchester United.

Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur also got home ties, while Manchester City and Arsenal will travel to lower-league opposition.

The fixtures will take place between January 7/10, 2022.

Full FA Cup third round draw

Leicester City won the FA Cup last year, defeating Chelsea in the final thanks to Youri Tielemans’ screamer

Boreham Wood/St Albans City vs AFC Wimbledon

Yeovil Town vs Bournemouth

Stoke City vs Leyton Orient

Swansea City vs Southampton

Chelsea vs Chesterfield

Liverpool vs Shrewsbury Town

Cardiff City vs Preston North End

Coventry City vs Derby County

Burnley vs Huddersfield Town

West Bromwich Albion vs Brighton and Hove Albion

Kidderminster Harriers vs Reading

Leicester City vs Watford

Mansfield Town vs Middlesbrough

Hartlepool United vs Blackpool

Hull City vs Everton

Bristol City vs Fulham

Tottenham Hotspur vs Morecambe

Millwall vs Crystal Palace

Port Vale vs Brentford

Swindon Town vs Manchester City

Wigan Athletic vs Blackburn Rovers

Luton Town vs Harrogate Town

Birmingham City vs Plymouth Argyle

Manchester United vs Aston Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Sheffield United

Newcastle United vs Cambridge United

Barnsley vs Ipswich Town/Barrow

Peterborough United vs Bristol Rovers

West Ham United vs Leeds United

Queens Park Rangers vs Rotherham United

Charlton Athletic vs Norwich City

Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal

Read also: The decisive games in the Champions League group stage.

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