Arsenal to face Tottenham in the Third Round of The FA Cup

Sunday 08 Dec 2013
Andros Townsend and Kieran Gibbs battle in the recent north London derby

Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur was one of the stand-out ties in Sunday's draw for Third Round of The FA Cup with Budweiser.

Former Spurs striker Teddy Sheringham made the draw with his son, AFC Wimbledon forward Charlie, and the north London derby was the 27th fixture out of the hat.

There will also be four other all-Premier League ties in the Third Round, which will be played over the weekend of 4 and 5 January 2014.

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Third Round Proper Draw
Ties to be played on the weekend of 4 and 5 January 2014



West Bromwich Albion meet Crystal Palace, Newcastle United will face Cardiff City, Manchester United play Swansea City and Norwich City take on Fulham.

Wigan Athletic, current holders of The FA Cup, welcome Milton Keynes Dons, while Manchester City, who Latics beat at Wembley in May, travel to Blackburn Rovers.

Recent England debutant, Southampton's Jay Rodriguez, will be interested in his club's home clash with former side Burnley, while Steve McClaren's Derby County have a home tie with Chelsea.

Liverpool, meanwhile, will face either Mansfield Town, who they beat in last season's Third Round, or Oldham Athletic who knocked the Reds out in the Fourth. 

Each of the winning clubs in all of the 32 Third Round ties will receive £67,500 from The FA's Prize Fund. News of the live TV choices of ITV and BT Sport will be announced in due course.

The draw in full; 

1 Barnsley v Coventry City

2 Yeovil Town v Leyton Orient

3 Liverpool v Oldham Athletic

4 Nottingham Forest v West Ham United

5 Bristol City v Watford

6 Southend United v Millwall

7 Middlesbrough v Hull City

8 West Bromwich Albion v Crystal Palace

9 Kidderminster Harriers v Peterborough United

10 Doncaster Rovers v Stevenage

11 Stoke City v Leicester City

12 Southampton v Burnley

13 Newcastle United v Cardiff City

14 Rochdale v Leeds United

15 Wigan Athletic v Milton Keynes Dons

16 Charlton Athletic v Wrexham or Oxford United

17 Manchester United v Swansea City

18 Port Vale v Plymouth Argyle

19 Norwich City v Fulham

20 Aston Villa v Sheffield United

21 Macclesfield Town v Sheffield Wednesday

22 Sunderland v Carlisle United

23 Bolton Wanderers v Blackpool

24 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester City

25 Everton v Queens Park Rangers

26 Brighton & Hove Albion v Reading

27 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur

28 Birmingham City v Bristol Rovers or Crawley Town

29 Grimsby Town v Huddersfield Town

30 Ipswich Town v Preston North End

31 Derby County v Chelsea

32 AFC Bournemouth v Burton Albion

By FA Staff