FA Cup draw LIVE: Premier League and Championship clubs join

FA Cup third round draw LIVE: Premier League and Championship clubs – including holders Leicester – learn their fate along with five non-league teams

  • The draw for the FA Cup third round takes place on Monday evening at 7pm 
  • It will be made shortly before Boreham Wood play St Albans to finish round two 
  • Teams from the Premier League and Championship now join the competition 
  • A total of five non-league sides have made it through to the third round 
  • Latest FA Cup news, including live action and results 

Time for the talking to stop – the big boys are now entering the FA Cup. 

The third round draw of England’s oldest and most prestigious cup competition takes place on Monday night as Premier League and Championship clubs enter the tournament. 

Fourteen time winners Arsenal, holders Leicester City, the two Manchester clubs along with Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham run the risk of being pitted against one of the five non-league clubs who have made it this far in the competition. 

Follow Sportsmail’s SAM BLITZ for live coverage of the FA Cup third round draw, including build-up and updates as clubs from the Premier League and Championship join the competition. 

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And what about the big boys looking to avoid a cupset next month?

There’s holders Leicester City (ball 22) – who beat European champions Chelsea (ball 13) 1-0 in the final last May. Premier League champions Manchester City (ball 25) are in the hat as are 14-time winners of the competition Arsenal (ball 2). 

Manchester United (ball 26) will hope for an easy route into round four as will Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool (ball 23). 

So who are the non-league sides to look out for?

Kidderminster Harriers are the lowest ranked team left in the competition. They play in the sixth tier and beat Halifax Town 2-0 on Sunday.

Chesterfield, who lead the National League, are also in the hat after beating the Class of 92’s Salford City yesterday.

Yeovil Town are the other non-league side looking for a killer draw – they beat Stevenage 1-0 in round two over the weekend. Boreham Wood and St Albans City face each other tonight to round off the round two games. 

Strangely enough, there was only one round two fixture that needed a replay. Barrow managed to hold Ipswich Town to a goalless draw at Portman Road this weekend. 


Is your team in the hat? If so, who do you want? Home or away? Premier League team or winnable lower league team? Sell-out crowd or easy street to round four?

Here are all the important numbers?

1 Bournemouth

2 Arsenal

Aston Villa

4 Barnsley

5 Birmingham City

6 Blackburn Rovers

7 Blackpool

8 Brentford

9 Brighton & Hove Albion

10 Bristol City

11 Burnley

12 Cardiff City

13 Chelsea

14 Coventry City

15 Crystal Palace

16 Derby County

17 Everton

18 Fulham

19 Huddersfield Town

20 Hull City

21 Leeds United

22 Leicester City

23 Liverpool

24 Luton Town

25 Manchester City

26 Manchester United

27 Middlesbrough

28 Millwall

29 Newcastle United

30 Norwich City

31 Nottingham Forest

32 Peterborough United

33 Preston North End

34 Queens Park Rangers

35 Reading

36 Sheffield United

37 Southampton

38 Stoke City

39 Swansea City

40 Tottenham Hotspur

41 Watford

42 West Bromwich Albion

43 West Ham United

44 Wolverhampton Wanderers

45 Yeovil Town

46 Bristol Rovers

47 Port Vale

48 Morecambe

49 Hartlepool United

50 AFC Wimbledon

51 Wigan Athletic

52 Leyton Orient

53 Cambridge United

54 Mansfield Town

55 Swindon Town

56 Rotherham United

57 Charlton Athletic

58 Boreham Wood or St Albans City

59 Kidderminster Harriers

60 Shrewsbury Town

61 Chesterfield

62 Plymouth Argyle

63 Ipswich Town or Barrow

64 Harrogate Town

It all ends in May at Wembley, but the FA Cup gets welly and truly up and running tonight. 

FA Cup third round day is a special day in the calendar and today we find out how the biggest clubs in the country begin their journey to Wembley.

All the Premier League and Championship teams are in the hat, along with five non-league clubs looking for that giant-killing and life-changing draw. 

Excited? We certainly are. The draw is in 15 minutes and we’ll bring you all the ties and reaction here. 

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