FA Cup 3rd Round Draw features Exeter vs. Liverpool


The FA Cup 3rd Round draw has been completed, and several plum ties have been “picked out of the hat” including Exeter vs. Liverpool, Eastleigh vs. Bolton and Manchester United vs. Sheffield United.

The 135th edition of the tournament began in July with 736 professional and amateur teams participating from across England and Wales. Four non-league teams are in the draw for the 3rd Round but we only know that Eastleigh will be playing so far (the other three teams need to complete their 2nd Round games).

The teams that have made it to the FA Cup 3rd Round will play their matches between January 8-11. For viewers in the United States, select FA Cup games will be shown across FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer 2GO.

The draw for the FA Cup 3rd Round is as follows:

Watford vs. Newcastle United
West Brom vs. Bristol City
West Ham United vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Salford City or Hartlepool vs. Derby County
Exeter City vs. Liverpool
Spurs vs. Leicester City
Colchester vs. Charlton
Peterborough vs. Preston
Northampton vs. MK Dons
Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Newport County vs. Blackburn Rovers
Ipswich Town vs. Portsmouth
Birmingham vs. Bournemouth
Wycombe vs. Aston Villa
Sheffield Wednesday vs. Fulham
Oxford United vs. Swansea
Brentford vs. Chesterfield or Walsall
Bury vs. Bradford
Manchester United vs. Sheffield United
Everton vs. Dagenham & Redbridge or Whitehawk
Southampton vs. Crystal Palace
Eastleigh vs. Bolton
Nottingham Forest vs. QPR
Carlisle United vs. Yeovil
Chelsea vs. Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe
Doncaster vs. Stoke City
Leeds United vs. Rotherham
Cardiff City vs. Grimsby or Shrewsbury
Huddersfield Town vs. Reading
Middlesbrough vs. Burnley
Norwich City vs. Manchester City
Hull vs. Brighton

The defending champions are Premier League side Arsenal, after they beat Aston Villa 4–0 in the previous final on May 30, 2015.


25+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, Liga MX, MLS & World Cup
  • Includes ESPN, FOX, Univision, TUDN and more
Favorite Leagues At The Best Price
  • Starting price: $7.99/mo. for Live TV Package
  • Watch Argentine league, Brasileirāo and Copa Libertadores
  • Includes beIN SPORTS, GolTV, TyC Sports and more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, Copa del Rey & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
Live TV, Soccer & Originals
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo.
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & more
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Get All 3 And Save 30%
  • $13.99/mo. for ESPN+, Disney+ & Hulu
  • Includes Bundesliga, LaLiga, NHL & the home to UFC
  • Features Marvel, Star Wars + shows & movies for your entire family

Leave a Reply

Translate »