FA Cup Third Round Draw: Arsenal Host Tottenham in Pick of the Ties

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FA Cup Third Round Draw: Arsenal Host Tottenham in Pick of the Ties
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Arsenal will host Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium in the pick of the FA Cup third-round ties, after the draw was made on Sunday afternoon at Wembley.

Elsewhere, Manchester United host Swansea City at Old Trafford—while Manchester City and Chelsea have potentially tricky away trips to Blackburn Rovers and Chelsea, respectively.

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Liverpool will host Oldham Athletic—who famously beat them 3-2 in the fourth round of last season's competition—if the Latics come through a second-round replay against Mansfield, while the other Latics, holders Wigan Athletic, are at home to MK Dons.

Elsewhere, there was a lack of real glamour ties for the smaller sides in the draw—with Macclesfield at home to Sheffield Wednesday, Kidderminster hosting Peterborough and Grimsby also at home to Huddersfield.

Other than the eagerly anticipated north London derby and the fixture at Old Trafford, there were three further all-Premier League ties; West Brom are at home to Crystal Palace, Newcastle United host Cardiff City and Norwich meet Fulham at Carrow Road.

Complete FA Cup Third Round Draw
Home side Away side
Barnsley vs. Hartlepool/Coventry
Yeovil Town vs. Leyton Orient
Liverpool vs. Oldham/Mansfield
Nottingham Forest vs. West Ham
Bristol City vs. Watford
Southend United vs. Millwall
Middlesbrough vs. Hull City
West Bromwich Albion vs. Crystal Palace
Kidderminster vs. Peterborough
Doncaster Rovers vs. Stevenage
Stoke City vs. Leicester City
Southampton vs. Burnley
Newcastle United vs. Cardiff City
Rochdale vs. Leeds United
Wigan vs. MK Dons
Charlton vs. Wrexham/Oxford
Manchester United vs. Swansea City
Port Vale vs. Plymouth Argyle
Norwich City vs. Fulham
Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United
Macclesfield vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Sunderland vs. Carlisle United
Bolton Wanderers vs. Blackpool
Blackburn Rovers vs. Manchester City
Everton vs. QPR
Brighton vs. Reading
Arsenal vs. Tottenham
Birmingham City vs. Bristol Rovers/Crawley
Grimsby vs. Huddersfield Town
Ipswich vs. Preston North End
Derby County vs. Chelsea
Bournemouth vs. Fleetwood/Burton Albion

The FA

* All ties to be played the weekend of 4th January, 2014

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