Liverpool to face Merseyside rivals Everton in Emirates FA Cup third round

Monday 04 Dec 2017
The third round ties will take place between 5-8 January 2018

Liverpool will host Merseyside neighbours Everton in the stand-out Emirates FA Cup third round tie after the draw was made on Monday evening.

There is a north-east derby between Middlesbrough and Sunderland while AFC Wimbledon will travel to eight-time winners Tottenham in an all-London affair.

Emirates FA Cup
  • Third Round draw
  • Ties to take place 5-8 Jan 2018
  • Winning clubs to receive £67,500
Holders Arsena will go to Nottingham Forest and there is a mouth-watering tie in prospect between Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace.

Fleetwood Town will take on 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City after a second round replay victory over Hereford FC.

And there is an all-Premier League encounter between leaders Manchester City and Burnley.

The draw was made by Tottenham legend, and two-time FA Cup winner, Glenn Hoddle and former Spurs and Newcastle midfielder Jermaine Jenas at Slough Town’s Arbour Park before their televised second round tie against Rochdale.

The 32 third round ties will take place across the weekend of 5-8 January 2018, with winning clubs receiving £67,500 from the FA Cup prize fund.

Third round draw

Ipswich Town v Sheffield United
Watford v Bristol City
Birmingham City v Burton Albion
Liverpool v Everton
Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace
Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough United
AFC Bournemouth v Wigan Athletic
Coventry City v Stoke City
Newport County v Leeds United
Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town
Port Vale or Yeovil Town v Bradford City
Nottingham Forest v Arsenal
Brentford v Notts County
Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons
Manchester United v Derby County
Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion
Doncaster Rovers v Rochdale
Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Wimbledon
Middlesbrough v Sunderland
Fleetwood Town v Leicester City
Blackburn Rovers v Hull City
Cardiff City v Mansfield Town
Manchester City v Burnley
Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City
Stevenage v Reading
Newcastle United v Luton Town
Millwall v Barnsley
Fulham v Southampton
Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End
Norwich City v Chelsea
Carlisle United v Sheffield Wednesday

By FA Staff