FA Cup draw LIVE: Third round ties decided as Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea enter

FA Cup third round draw LIVE

  • The third round draw is set to take place at approximately 7.10pm
  • Third round ties will be played on the weekend of January 9 and 10
  • Notable ball numbers: 2 – Arsenal, 12 – Chelsea, 19 – Leeds, 21 – Liverpool, 24 – Man Utd
  • 39 – Tottenham, 53 – Chorley, 58 – Marine, 60 – Canvey Island or Boreham Wood

Ball numbers to look out for

There will be 64 teams in the draw for the third round this evening and the ball numbers have been announced.

Holders Arsenal are number 2, Chelsea are 12 while Manchester United are 24.

Marine will be 58 while Canvey Island or Boreham Wood will be number 60.

You can view the full list below.

FA Cup draw ball numbers: Third round ball numbers confirmed as Arsenal, Man Utd enter

Liverpool v Marine?

We had a bit of fun earlier on Express Sport and ran our own version of the FA Cup third draw which threw out quite the tie.

Non-League outfit Marine got a dream trip to Anfield to take on Premier League champions Liverpool.

Holders Arsenal came out against Norwich while Manchester United were handed a home tie against Morecambe.

You can view the full simulation below.

Welcome to the FA Cup third round draw

Welcome to our coverage of the FA Cup third round draw which sees the Premier League sides enter the competition for the first time.

Holders Arsenal will be looking for their 15th success in the competition.

The likes of Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool will all want to lift the trophy at the end of the season though.

We’re expecting proceedings to get underway at around 7.10pm.

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