Arsenal horde Sunderland in FA Cup

FA Cup holders Arsenal will start a counterclaim of their prize during home to Sunderland in a third round.

Premier League Liverpool face a outing to League Two Exeter, while a tip flight’s bottom bar Aston Villa also go to a League Two side in Wycombe.

There are 5 all-Premier League ties, with Spurs hosting leaders Leicester.

Non-league Eastleigh are during home to Bolton, while associate part-timers Whitehawk will go to Everton if they can overcome Dagenham Redbridge.

The non-league hopefuls

FA Cup: Whitehawk manager Steve King wanted Liverpool gets Everton

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FA Cup: Whitehawk’s Steve King wanted Liverpool though gets Everton


are now eighth in a National League and face a

side struggling during a feet of a Championship.

“We will be looking brazen to that tie,” pronounced Eastleigh trainer Chris Todd.

National League South side

play in a sixth tier of English football and their manager Steve King, whose side will play League Two
Dagenham Redbridge

in a second-round replay, had wanted a tie opposite Liverpool.

“It’s a tough diversion to get by opposite Dagenham Redbridge initial given both teams will wish to play that large tie,” he said.

“It’s 50-50 – a best group on a day goes through.”


are a lowest group left in a foe and need to beat

if they are to swell to a third-round tie opposite Championship promotion-chasers

National League

play League One

on Monday and a leader faces a outing to Championship side
Cardiff City.

Cardiff City trainer Russell Slade said: “The crater ignores a level. It would be good to get my former group Grimsby.”

All-Premier League ties


have won a FA Cup a record 11 times and will be aiming for a third true feat after they kick Hull in a 2014 final and Aston Villa in 2015.

Cracking goals from a FA Cup second round

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FA Cup: Cracking goals from a second round


are heading a approach in a Premier League though a four-time FA Cup finalists have never won a competition. They face a

side aiming for a initial FA Cup feat given 1991.

Manchester City

claimed a final of their FA Cup victories in 2011 and, carrying been knocked out by Championship sides in a past dual years, face struggling top-flight rivals
Norwich City.

City have suffered from craziness this season, while a Canaries – 16th in a tip moody – have won only once in their final 10 games and might acquire a daze of a FA Cup.


won a FA Cup in 1976 though have have not left serve than a fifth spin in a past 10 seasons, and they will acquire former manager Alan Pardew’s
Crystal Palace,

runners-up in 1990, to St Mary’s Stadium for a third round.


losing finalists in 1984, horde six-time winners

who have mislaid in a third spin in any of a past 3 seasons.

Potential upsets

Exeter v Liverpool

Exeter City media manager Oliver Roderick has unexpected turn a renouned chairman after a bar drew Liverpool in a FA Cup

Aston Villa

are struggling during a bottom of a Premier League and have won only twice this deteriorate so League Two graduation hopefuls

wish to means an upset.

Both clubs have been managed by stream Blackburn trainer Paul Lambert – Wycombe from 2006-2008 and Villa from 2012-2015.

Swansea City

manager Garry Monk is underneath vigour following his side’s bad run and a Welsh side face League Two leaders

who have not won a third spin tie for 17 years.

Oxford United midfielder Danny Rose looks brazen to a revisit of Swansea

Oxford United midfielder Danny Rose, who started out during Manchester United, looks brazen to a revisit of Swansea

Manchester United,

like Arsenal, have won a FA Cup 11 times and horde League One side
Sheffield United,

who were beaten semi-finalists in 2013.

The Blades have played a Red Devils 4 times in a FA Cup and won once, with that feat entrance in 1993.


have struggled this deteriorate in counterclaim of their Premier League climax and have bad memories of a FA Cup from final season, when they were beaten 4-2 by League One Bradford during Stamford Bridge in a fourth round.

However, a Blues have won 17 uninterrupted third-round ties and will be during home opposite possibly League One

or League Two
Leyton Orient.

FA Cup third-round draw:

Arsenal v Sunderland

Birmingham v Bournemouth

Brentford v Chesterfield/Walsall

Bury v Bradford City

Cardiff City v Grimsby/Shrewsbury

Carlisle v Yeovil

Chelsea v Leyton Orient/Scunthorpe

Colchester v Charlton

Doncaster v Stoke City

Eastleigh v Bolton

Everton v Dagenham Redbridge/Whitehawk

Exeter City v Liverpool

Huddersfield v Reading

Hull City v Brighton

Ipswich v Portsmouth

Leeds United v Rotherham

Manchester United v Sheffield United

Middlesbrough v Burnley

Newport County v Blackburn

Northampton v MK Dons

Norwich v Manchester City

Nottingham Forest v QPR

Oxford United v Swansea

Peterborough v Preston NE

Salford City/Hartlepool v Derby

Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham

Southampton v Crystal Palace

Tottenham v Leicester

Watford v Newcastle

West Bromwich v Bristol City

West Ham v Wolves

Wycombe v Aston Villa

Ties to be played 8-11 January

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