FA Cup 3rd Round Draw: The complete list of matches and key fixtures

Arsenal have won the competition thrice in last four years.


The FA Cup 3rd round draw was held a few days earlier and the fixtures has been set for the 3rd round of one of the most coveted competitions of English football.

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There has been some crunch games that has been allotted in the early stages of the FA
Cup, also the first stage where the big boys of the English football take part. Arsenal will be hoping to defend their Cup holding status as the Gunners are also the most successful team in FA Cup history with 13 titles in their name.

Match Dates:

The ties will be played on the weekend of 6-7 January of 2018.

Key Matches:

  • Arsenal will travel to Nottingham Forest in the 3rd round.
  • Liverpool are up against Everton as a new year Merseyside derby awaits in the FA Cup.
  • Non league 7th tier side Hereford will host Leicester if they can overcome Fleetwood in the 2nd round replay.
  • Manchester United are at home against Derby while Chelsea will travel to Norwich.
  • Premier League leaders City are at home against fellow league side Burnley.

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Arsenal won the FA Cup in 2017

Full List of Matches:

Ipswich Town v Sheffield United

Watford v Bristol City

Birmingham City v Burton Albion

Liverpool v Everton

Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace

Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough United

Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan

Coventry City v Stoke City

Newport County v Leeds United

Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town

Port Vale or Yeovil Town v Bradford City

Nottingham Forest v Arsenal

Brentford v Notts County

Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons

Manchester United v Derby County

Forest Green Rovers or Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion

Doncaster Rovers v Rochdale

Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Wimbledon

Middlesbrough v Sunderland

Fleetwood or Hereford v Leicester City

Blackburn Rovers or Crewe Alexandra v Hull City

Cardiff City v Mansfield Town

Manchester City v Burnley

Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City

Stevenage v Reading

Newcastle United v Luton Town

Millwall v Barnsley

Fulham v Southampton

Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End

Norwich City v Chelsea

Gillingham or Carlisle United v Sheffield Wednesday