Emirates FA Cup Third Round Draw: All You Need To Know

City are ball number 51 this evening

EXETER CITY will learn their fate in the Emirates FA Cup as the Third Round draw is made this evening.

The Grecians, who will be ball number 51, have made it to this stage of the competition for the first time in over a decade, and are relishing the prospect of a tie in the ilk of the famous clashes with Manchester United in 2005. Goals from Jordan Tillson and Ollie Watkins helped City past Port Vale in the Second Round on Sunday.

The draw will be made live on BBC Two at 7pm, direct from the Welsh football awards at the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff.

All of the Premier League and Sky Bet Championship sides enter at this stage, and matches will be played on the weekend of January 8th-11th.


1 AFC Bournemouth
2 Arsenal
3 Aston Villa
4 Birmingham City
5 Blackburn Rovers
6 Bolton Wanderers
7 Brentford
8 Brighton & Hove Albion
9 Bristol City
10 Burnley
11 Cardiff City
12 Charlton Athletic
13 Chelsea
14 Crystal Palace
15 Derby County
16 Everton
17 Fulham
18 Huddersfield Town
19 Hull City
20 Ipswich Town
21 Leeds United
22 Leicester City
23 Liverpool
24 Manchester City
25 Manchester United
26 Middlesbrough
27 Milton Keynes Dons
28 Newcastle United
29 Norwich City
30 Nottingham Forest
31 Preston North End
32 Queens Park Rangers
33 Reading
34 Rotherham United
35 Sheffield Wednesday
36 Southampton
37 Stoke City
38 Sunderland
39 Swansea City
40 Tottenham Hotspur
41 Watford
42 West Bromwich Albion
43 West Ham United
44 Wolverhampton Wanderers
45 Bradford City
46 Newport County
47 Peterborough United
48 Portsmouth
49 Eastleigh
50 Northampton Town
51 Exeter City
52 Doncaster Rovers
53 Grimsby Town or Shrewsbury Town
54 Yeovil Town
55 Bury
56 Carlisle United
57 Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe United
58 Wycombe Wanderers
59 Colchester United
60 Chesterfield or Walsall
61 Sheffield United
62 Salford City or Hartlepool United
63 Dagenham & Redbridge or Whitehawk
64 Oxford United