FA Cup third round draw: Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool discover opponents

Chelsea will kick off their defence of the FA Cup at home to Nottingham Forest.

Lower league and non-league clubs have eagerly been awaiting the draw and discovered their fate on Monday night, with 44 Premier League and Championship teams entering the competition.

Manchester United and Manchester City were also handed home ties and will face Reading and Rotherham United respectively.

The third round is scheduled to take place over the weekend of Saturday 5 January 2019.

FA Cup third round draw in full

Bolton Wanderers vs Walsall/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 Rovers/Southport vs Tottenham

Preston North End vs Doncaster

Newcastle United vs Blackburn Rovers

Chelsea vs Nottingham Forest

Crystal Palace vs Grimsby

Derby County vs Southampton

Accrington Stanley vs Ipswich Town

Bristol City vs Huddersfield Town

Wrexham/Newport County vs Leicester City

Fulham vs Oldham

Shrewsbury vs Stoke

Solihull/Blackpool vs Arsenal

Manchester City vs Rotherham United

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/Fleetwood vs AFC Wimbledon

West Brom vs Wigan

Middlesbrough vs Peterborough/Bradford City

Wolves vs Liverpool

Aston Villa vs Swansea City

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