Arsenal to meet Tottenham Hotspur in FA Cup third round

Arsenal to meet Spurs in FA Cup
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Arsenal will take on Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the FA Cup.

Arsenal have been drawn against Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Gunners will take on their North London rivals at the Emirates Stadium in a tie to be played in the first week of next month.

Last season's beaten finalists Manchester City face a trip to Ewood Park to take on Blackburn Rovers, while current holders Wigan Athletic host MK Dons.

Manchester United will take on Swansea City in an all-Premier League tie, while Carlisle United will be looking for an upset when they travel to Sunderland.

Chelsea also face a potential banana skin at Derby County of the Championship, while Liverpool will begin their FA Cup campaign against either Oldham Athletic or Mansfield Town.

The third-round ties will be played on January 4 and 5.

FA Cup third-round ties:
Barnsley vs. Hartlepool or Coventry
Yeovil Town vs. Leyton Orient
Liverpool vs. Oldham Athletic or Mansfield
Nottingham Forest vs. West Ham United
Bristol City vs. Watford
Southend United vs. Millwall
Middlesbrough vs. Hull City
West Bromwich Albion vs. Crystal Palace
Kidderminster Harriers vs. Peterborough United
Doncaster Rovers vs. Stevenage
Stoke City vs. Leicester City
Southampton vs. Burnley
Newcastle United vs. Cardiff City
Rochdale vs. Leeds United
Wigan Athletic vs. MK Dons
Charlton Athletic vs. Wrexham or Oxford United
Manchester United vs. Swansea City
Port Vale vs. Plymouth Argyle
Norwich City vs. Fulham
Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United
Macclesfield vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Sunderland vs. Carlisle United
Bolton Wanderers vs. Blackpool
Blackburn Rovers vs. Manchester City
Everton vs. Queens Park Rangers
Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Reading
Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Birmingham City vs. Bristol Rovers or Crawley
Grimsby Town vs. Huddersfield Town
Ipswich Town vs. Preston North End
Derby County vs. Chelsea
AFC Bournemouth vs. Fleetwood or Burton Albion

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