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FA Youth Cup Third Round Draw

Third Round Draw

The FA Youth Cup Third Round Proper draw was made last Friday, and saw the introduction of the 44 clubs from the Premier League and Championship.

Swansea City have drawn Cup Holders Manchester City who will be looking to mount a strong defence of their crown.

Record winners Manchester United have a glamorous home tie with Chelsea, last year’s beaten finalists.

Leeds United will be hoping to knock out minnows Oadby Town in their Second Round game, to set up an intriguing encounter with Liverpool.

Ties in the Third Round should be played by Saturday 13 December.

The draw in full…

Third Round Proper

  • Swansea City v Manchester City
  • Brentford or Thurrock v Middlesbrough
  • Manchester United v Chelsea
  • Cardiff City v Blackpool
  • Swindon Town or Exeter City v Crystal Palace
  • Reading v Preston North End
  • Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United
  • Portsmouth v Cheltenham Town or Gillingham
  • Wycombe Wanderers or Leyton Orient v Watford
  • Barnsley v Walsall or Hednesford Town or Rochdale
  • Norwich City v Wigan Athletic
  • Sunderland v Yeovil Town or Cirencester Town
  • Oadby Town or Leeds United v Liverpool
  • Accrington Stanley or Carlisle United v Stockport County or Crewe Alexandra
  • Sheffield Wednesday v Millwall or Dagenham & Redbridge
  • Coventry City v Stoke City
  • Ipswich Town v Shrewsbury Town or Bradford City
  • Bolton Wanderers v Doncaster Rovers
  • Burnley v West Bromwich Albion
  • Northampton Town v Solihull Moors or Tranmere Rovers
  • Aston Villa v Arsenal
  • Southampton v Derby County
  • Barnet or Havant & Waterlooville v AFC Bournemouth or Bristol Rovers or Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Plymouth Argyle v Fulham
  • Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic
  • Lewes or Croydon Athletic v Hull City
  • Queens Park Rangers v Bristol City
  • Everton v Nantwich Town or Macclesfield Town
  • Birmingham City v Lincoln City or Mansfield Town
  • Leicester City or Milton Keynes Dons v Wolverhampton Wanderers
  • Charlton Athletic v Blackburn Rovers
  • Nottingham Forest v West Ham United

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