FA Cup third round draw LIVE: Arsenal draw Liverpool in HUGE clash, Newcastle face Sunderland – updates | The Sun

THE FA Cup third round draw has concluded – and what a draw it has been!

Arsenal are hosting Liverpool in a mammoth all-Premier League clash in the third round.

While Newcastle are travelling to local rivals Sunderland, and Manchester United are away at Wigan.

  • Start time: From 12.55pm
  • TV channel/ live stream: ITV 1/ ITV X
  • Draw took place ahead of Eastleigh vs Reading

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  • By Emillia Hawkins

    FA Cup draw

    The draw has thrown up some exciting fixtures.

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    FA Cup third-round draw throws up Arsenal-Liverpool clash and big derby game

  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Top picks: Arsenal vs Liverpool

    The Gunners will host Liverpool in a huge FA Cup clash next month.

    It's certainly one of the top picks of the weekend!

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  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Top picks: Tyne-Wear Derby

    Newcastle will make the short trip to face Sunderland in the FA Cup third round.

    It will be the one to watch on the weekend!

  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Final picks

    • QPR vs Bournemouth
    • Coventry City vs Oxford United
    • Brentford vs Wolves
    • Plymouth Argyle vs Sutton United
    • Maidstone United vs Stevenage or Port Vale
    • Newport County or Barnet vs Eastleigh or Reading
    • Hull City vs Birmingham City

    Next picks

    • Wigan vs Man Utd
    • Man City vs Huddersfield
    • Blackburn vs Cambridge
    • Gillingham vs Sheffield United
    • Swansea City vs Morecambe
    • Chelsea vs Preston North End

    Next picks

    • Watford vs Chesterfield or Leyton Orient
    • Sunderland vs Newcastle
    • Sheffield Wednesday vs Cardiff City
    • Crystal Palace vs Everton
    • Middlesbrough vs Aston Villa
    • Nottingham Forest vs Blackpool or Forest Green Rovers

    Next picks

    • Fulham vs Rotherham
    • West Brom vs Aldershot or Stockport
    • Southampton vs Alfreton or Walsall
    • AFC Wimbledon or Ramsgate vs Ipswich
    • Peterborough vs Leeds
    • Millwall vs Leicester

    First picks

    • Luton vs Bolton
    • Shrewsbury vs Wrexham or Yeovill
    • Arsenal vs Liverpool
    • Stoke vs Brighton
    • Norwich vs Crewe Alexandra
    • West Ham vs Bristol City
    • Tottenham vs Burnley

    Here we go…

    The draw is about to start!

    • By Emillia Hawkins

      Road to Wembley

      Man City clinched the title last season, but who will be looking to dethrone them?

      Man Utd, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal will be among the teams gunning for glory.

      Credit: Sunday Times
    • By James Orr

      All eyes on Eastleigh

      The big draw is taking place just before Eastleigh vs Reading's FA Cup second round tie.

      So expect it to get underway from 12.55pm.

      We can't wait!

      Credit: Getty
    • By James Orr

      FA Cup third round fixture dates

      Fixtures for the third round will take place across the weekend of Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7.

      If scores are level after 90 minutes plus additional time, replays remain in place for the FA Cup third round.

      However, if the reverse fixture is level after 90 minutes plus added time, an extra 30 minutes will be played with the potential for a penalty shootout if there is still no breakthrough.

    • By James Orr

      Ball numbers cont…

      51. Blackpool or Forest green Rovers
      52. Cambridge United or Fleetwood Town
      53. Bolton Wanderers or Harrogate Town
      54. Wrexham or Yeovil Town
      55. Crewe Alexandra or Bristol Rovers
      56. Peterborough United or Doncaster Rovers
      57. Eastleigh or Reading
      58. Gillingham or Charlton Athletic
      59. Stevenage or Port Vale
      60. Newport County or Barnet
      61. Oxford United or Grimsby Town
      62. York City or Wigan Athletic
      63. Sutton United or Horsham
      64. AFC Wimbledon or Ramsgate

    • By James Orr

      Ball numbers cont…

      41. Watford
      42. West Bromwich Albion
      43. West Ham United
      44. Wolverhampton Wanderers
      45. Maidstone United or Barrow
      46. Wycombe Wanderers or Morecambe
      47. Notts County or Shrewsbury Town
      48. Chesterfield or Leyton Orient
      49. Aldershot Town or Stockport County
      50. Alfreton Town or Walsall

    • By James Orr

      Ball numbers cont…

      31. Preston North End
      32. Queens Park Rangers
      33. Rotherham United
      34. Sheffield United
      35. Sheffield Wednesday
      36. Southampton
      37. Stoke City
      38. Sunderland
      39. Swansea City
      40. Tottenham Hotspur

    • By James Orr

      Ball numbers cont…

      21. Liverpool
      22. Luton Town
      23. Manchester City
      24. Manchester United
      25. Middlesbrough
      26. Millwall
      27. Newcastle United
      28. Norwich City
      29. Nottingham Forest
      30. Plymouth Argyle

    • By James Orr

      Ball numbers cont…

      11. Chelsea
      12. Coventry City
      13. Crystal Palace
      14. Everton
      15. Fulham
      16. Huddersfield Town
      17. Hull City
      18. Ipswich Town
      19. Leeds United
      20. Leicester City

    • By James Orr

      What are the ball numbers?

      Those all-important ball numbers to look out for today:

      1. AFC Bournemouth
      2. Arsenal
      3. Aston Villa
      4. Birmingham City
      5. Blackburn Rovers
      6. Brentford
      7. Brighton & Hove Albion
      8. Bristol City
      9. Burnley
      10. Cardiff City

    • By James Orr

      How can I watch the FA Cup draw today?

      ITV 1 will have official coverage of the FA Cup third round draw, with coverage underway from 12.55pm.

      Fans can also watch the FA Cup third round draw for FREE on the Emirates FA Cup Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts.

      Alternatively, tune into SunSport's live blog for latest updates as the pairing are announced.

    • By James Orr

      FA Cup third round draw is here

      One of the most eagerly awaited days of the footballing calendar is finally among us – the FA Cup third round draw!

      Premier League sides enter today and are finding out their opponents.

      Then the third round fixtures take place in the first week of January.

      Manchester City won the FA Cup last season en route to theirphenomenal Treble.

      City defeated local rivals Manchester United 2-1 to win the cup last term.

      The draw today will be taking place from 1pm – and will be made before Eastleigh vs Reading.

      So buckle up as we bring you all of the updates and the big draw itself later on…

      Credit: AP

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