FA Cup third round draw: Arsenal to play Sunderland, Tottenham host Leicester
FA Cup holders Arsenal have been given a home tie against Sunderland in the third round. Arsene Wenger’s side will meet the Black Cats at the Emirates Stadium as they aim to become just the third team to win the competition three years in a row.
Manchester United will also start their bid at home against Sheffield United, while Liverpool have been drawn away to League Two side Exeter City and Chelsea will take on either Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe United at Stamford Bridge.
Norwich City will host Manchester City at Carrow Road, and in another eye-catching all-Premier League tie, leaders Leicester City travel to North London to take on Tottenham Hotspur.
Whitehawk could be on course for a glamour tie if they beat Dagenham & Redbridge in a replay, with the winner coming up against Roberto Martinez’s Everton.
Salford City could meet Derby County if they overcome Hartlepool United in a replay of their second-round tie, while National League side Eastleigh play host to Bolton Wanderers.
FA Cup third round draw (Ties to be played January 8-11):
Arsenal v Sunderland
Birmingham v Bournemouth
Brentford v Chesterfield/Walsall Bury v Bradford City
Cardiff City v Grimsby/Shrewsbury Carlisle v Yeovil
Chelsea v Leyton Orient/Scunthorpe
Colchester v Charlton
Doncaster v Stoke City
Eastleigh v Bolton
Everton v Dagenham & Redbridge/Whitehawk
Exeter City v Liverpool
Huddersfield v Reading
Hull City v Brighton
Ipswich v Portsmouth
Leeds United v Rotherham
Manchester United v Sheffield United
Middlesbrough v Burnley Newport
County v Blackburn
Northampton v MK Dons
Norwich v Manchester City
Nottingham Forest v QPR
Oxford United v Swansea
Peterborough v Preston NE
Salford City/Hartlepool v Derby
Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham
Southampton v Crystal Palace
Tottenham v Leicester
Watford v Newcastle
West Bromwich v Bristol City
West Ham v Wolves
Wycombe v Aston Villa