FA Cup 2012/13: 3rd Round Draw Details – Live on ITV Sunday 2nd December

The draw for the third round proper of the FA Cup will take place on Sunday 2nd December live on ITV at approximately 2.40pm. The Milton Keynes v AFC Wimbledon game precedes the draw. The numbered balls will be drawn by Ledley King and Fabrice Muamba at Wembley. Ball number 51 will be of interest to Exeter City fans, as this will be Luton or the conquerors of Plymouth Argyle, Dorchester Town. The third round is when the Championship and Premier League teams join in, but is effectively round 9 for those that have been following it since the extra-preliminary round in August!

The all important ball numbers are:

1 Arsenal 33 Reading
2 Aston Villa 34 Sheffield Wednesday
3 Barnsley 35 Southampton
4 Birmingham City 36 Stoke City
5 Blackburn Rovers 37 Sunderland
6 Blackpool 38 Swansea City
7 Bolton Wanderers 39 Tottenham Hotspur
8 Brighton & Hove Albion 40 Watford
9 Bristol City 41 West Bromwich Albion
10 Burnley 42 West Ham United
11 Cardiff City 43 Wigan Athletic
12 Charlton Athletic 44 Wolverhampton Wanderers
13 Chelsea 45 Preston North End or Gillingham
14 Crystal Palace 46 Bury or Southend United
15 Derby County 47 Sheffield United or Port Vale
16 Everton 48 Carlisle United or AFC Bournemouth
17 Fulham 49 Crewe Alexandra or Burton Albion
18 Huddersfield Town 50 Bradford City or Brentford
19 Hull City 51 Luton Town or Dorchester Town
20 Ipswich Town 52 Alfreton Town or Leyton Orient
21 Leeds United 53 Oldham Athletic or Doncaster Rovers
22 Leicester City 54 Tranmere Rovers or Chesterfield
23 Liverpool 55 Rotherham United or Notts County
24 Manchester City 56 Cheltenham Town or Hereford United
25 Manchester United 57 Barrow or Macclesfield Town
26 Middlesbrough 58 Accrington Stanley or Oxford United
27 Millwall 59 Lincoln City or Mansfield Town
28 Newcastle United 60 Harrogate Town or Hastings United
29 Norwich City 61 Coventry City v Morecambe
30 Nottingham Forest 62 Milton Keynes Dons or AFC Wimbledon
31 Peterborough United 63 Crawley Town or Chelmsford City
32 Queens Park Rangers 64 Fleetwood Town or Aldershot Town

The ties will be played on the weekend of 5/6 January 2013.

More on Exeweb’s unique coverage of the FA Cup can be found at:-http://www.exeweb.com/category/the-fa-cup/

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