The Football Association has announced the draw for the FA Youth Cup Third Round.
While the outcome of a host of First and Second round ties are yet to be decided, the premier competition for Under 18 players at professional clubs across has thrown up a number of mouth watering Third Round clashes.
Only 13 ties are fully confirmed at this stage with Queens Park Ranges welcoming Fulham, Burnley hosting Manchester United and Reading’s trip to Leeds standing out.
Meanwhile Blackpool will entertain Liverpool while Doncaster travel to Manchester City and Tottenham host 2004 winners Middlesbrough.
All ties are scheduled to be played by Saturday 21 December 2013.
The Third Round Draw in full:
- Southampton v Portsmouth or Barton Rovers or Stevenage
- AFC Bournemouth v Chesterfield or Hereford United
- Preston North End or York City v Norwich City
- Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield United or Worcester City
- Shrewsbury Town or Bristol Rovers v Rochdale or Crewe Alexandra or Coventry City
- Ilkeston or Accrington Stanley v West Ham United
- Leeds United v Reading
- Blackpool v Liverpool
- Burnley v Manchester United
- Hull City v Wolverhampton Wanderers or Peterborough United
- Sheffield Wednesday v Crystal Palace
- Nottingham Forest v Charlton Athletic
- Queens Park Rangers v Fulham
- Woking or Crawley Town v Watford
- Derby County v Wigan Athletic
- Leicester City v Rotherham United or Bury
- Ipswich Town v Sunderland
- Arsenal v Torquay United or Chipstead
- Burgess Hill Town or Bristol City v Brentford or Dulwich Hamlet or Brentwood Town or Newport County
- Chelsea v Grays Athletic or Uxbridge or Dartford or Christchurch
- Cardiff City v Blackburn Rovers
- Everton v Brighton & Hove Albion
- Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough
- Huddersfield Town v Gateshead or Luton Town
- Swansea City v Southend United or Oxford United
- Stoke City v Swindon Town or Leyton Orient
- West Bromwich Albion v Walsall or Altrincham
- Morecambe or Bradford City v Millwall
- Cheltenham Town or VCD Athletic v Birmingham City or Bury Town
- Aston Villa v AFC Wimbledon or Colchester United or Plymouth Argyle
- Manchester City v Doncaster Rovers
- Barnsley v Newcastle United