ONE of the most eagerly awaited days of the football calendar has almost arrived as the FA Cup third round is drawn.
Premier League and Championship teams enter the draw while lower league and non-league teams will hope for a plum tie against the likes of winners Chelsea or Premier League champs Man City.
AFP or licensors1 Chelsea lifted the FA Cup last year after a 1-0 win over Manchester United
When is the FA Cup 3rd round draw?
The FA Cup 3rd round draw will take place on Monday, December 3.
It will be held between 7.30pm and 8pm.
What TV channel is the FA Cup 3rd round draw on?
The FA Cup 3rd round draw will be live on BBC One.
Coverage will commence at 7.30pm.
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Who will make the FA Cup 3rd round draw?
The FA Cup draw will be performed by two former winners – Paul Ince and Ruud Gullit.
Ince won the competition as a player twice with Manchester United – once in 1990 and once in 1994.
Gullit was successful as a manager, lifting the 1997 trophy after Roberto Di Matteo inspired his Chelsea side to a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough.
1 AFC BOURNEMOUTH
3 ASTON VILLA
4 BIRMINGHAM CITY
5 BLACKBURN ROVERS
6 BOLTON WANDERERS
8 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION
9 BRISTOL CITY
11 CARDIFF CITY
13 CRYSTAL PALACE
14 DERBY COUNTY
17 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN
18 HULL CITY
19 IPSWICH TOWN
20 LEEDS UNITED
21 LEICESTER CITY
23 MANCHESTER CITY
24 MANCHESTER UNITED
27 NEWCASTLE UNITED
28 NORWICH CITY
29 NOTTINGHAM FOREST
30 PRESTON NORTH END
31 QUEENS PARK RANGERS
33 ROTHERHAM UNITED
34 SHEFFIELD UNITED
35 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY
37 STOKE CITY
38 SWANSEA CITY
39 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
41 WEST BROMWICH ALBION
42 WEST HAM UNITED
43 WIGAN ATHLETIC
44 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS
45 GUISELEY OR FLEETWOOD TOWN
46 BURY OR LUTON TOWN
47 WREXHAM OR NEWPORT COUNTY
48 TRANMERE ROVERS OR SOUTHPORT
49 SOUTHEND UNITED OR BARNSLEY
50 SHREWSBURY TOWN OR SCUNTHORPE UNITED
51 SOLIHULL MOORS OR BLACKPOOL
52 CHESTERFIELD OR GRIMSBY TOWN
53 PETERBOROUGH UNITED OR BRADFORD CITY
54 SWINDON TOWN OR WOKING
55 MAIDSTONE UNITED OR OLDHAM ATHLETIC
56 LINCOLN CITY OR CARLISLE UNITED
57 FC HALIFAX TOWN OR AFC WIMBLEDON
58 PLYMOUTH ARGYLE OR OXFORD UNITED
59 BARNET OR STOCKPORT COUNTY
60 ROCHDALE OR PORTSMOUTH
61 WALSALL OR SUNDERLAND
62 ACCRINGTON STANLEY OR CHELTENHAM TOWN
63 CHARLTON ATHLETIC OR DONCASTER ROVERS
64 SLOUGH TOWN OR GILLINGHAM