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FA CUP DRAW: Chelsea face Forest; Man Utd meet Reading

FA Cup holders Chelsea will begin their defence against Nottingham Forest in the third round.

Arsenal are on the road, with the winners of the second round replay between National League Solihull Moors and League One Blackpool waiting in the wings.

Manchester United meanwhile play host to Reading and Liverpool travel to the Molineux for their clash with Premier League rivals Wolves.

Chelsea won the FA Cup last season against Manchester United, bouncing back from their disappointment in losing it to Arsenal in 2017.


For a full list of every third round FA Cup draw, see below:

Bolton Wanderers vs Walsall or Sunderland

Millwall vs Hull City

Gillingham vs Cardiff City

Brentford vs Oxford United

Sheffield Wednesday vs Luton Town

Manchester United vs Reading

Everton vs Lincoln City

Tranmere or Southport vs Tottenham

Preston vs Doncaster Rovers

Newcastle United vs Blackburn Rovers

Chelsea vs Nottingham Forest

Crystal Palace vs Grimsby Town

Derby County vs Southampton

Accrington Stanley vs Ipswich Town

Bristol City vs Huddersfield Town

Wrexham or Newport vs Leicester City

Fulham vs Oldham

Shrewsbury Town vs Stoke City

Solihull Moors or Blackpool vs Arsenal

Manchester City vs Rotherham United

AFC Bournemouth vs Brighton

West Ham vs Birmingham City

Woking vs Watford

Burnley vs Barnsley

QPR vs Leeds United

Sheffield United vs Barnet

Norwich City vs Portsmouth

Guiseley or Fleetwood vs AFC Wimbledon

West Brom vs Wigan

Middlesbrough vs Peterborough or Bradford

Wolves vs Liverpool

Aston Villa vs Swansea City

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