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When is the FA Cup third round draw and who can Chelsea play?

Our interest in the FA Cup this season begins with the draw for the third round, and we have all the information on when that takes place, who Chelsea could meet and when the ties will be played...

Frank Lampard leads us in the Cup for the first time as boss, having won the competition as a Chelsea player in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012.
 

When is the FA Cup third round draw and how can I watch it?

The draw takes place on Monday 2 December at 7pm. It will be broadcast live on BBC Two in the UK and BBC iPlayer. We will have news of the draw as soon as it's out on Twitter, this website and the 5th Stand app

Micah Richards and Tony Adams will be pulling out the balls. 

Who could Chelsea draw?

There are 32 ties in total and, following the conclusion of the second round replays, 63 possible teams we could draw. Chelsea will be ball number 13, with all our other possible opponents listed below ahead of this weekend's second round ties.  

1 AFC Bournemouth
2 Arsenal
3 Aston Villa
4 Barnsley
5 Birmingham City
6 Blackburn Rovers
7 Brentford
8 Brighton & Hove Albion
9 Bristol City
10 Burnley
11 Cardiff City
12 Charlton Athletic
13 Chelsea
14 Crystal Palace
15 Derby County
16 Everton
17 Fulham
18 Huddersfield Town
19 Hull City
20 Leeds United
21 Leicester City
22 Liverpool
23 Luton Town
24 Manchester City
25 Manchester United
26 Middlesbrough
27 Millwall
28 Newcastle United
29 Norwich City
30 Nottingham Forest
31 Preston North End
32 Queens Park Rangers
33 Reading
34 Sheffield United
35 Sheffield Wednesday
36 Southampton
37 Stoke City
38 Swansea City
39 Tottenham Hotspur
40 Watford
41 West Bromwich Albion
42 West Ham United
43 Wigan Athletic
44 Wolverhampton Wanderers
45 Blackpool
46 Portsmouth
47 Shrewsbury Town
48 Coventry City or Ipswich Town
49 AFC Fylde
50 Tranmere Rovers
51 Oxford United
52 Exeter City or Hartlepool United
53 Eastleigh or Crewe Alexandra
54 Forest Green Rovers or Carlisle United
55 Solihull Moors or Rotherham United
56 Gillingham
57 Rochdale or Boston United
58 Peterborough United
59 Burton Albion
60 Newport County
61 Fleetwood Town
62 Port Vale
63 Northampton Town
64 Bristol Rovers or Plymouth Argyle

When is the FA Cup third round?

Third round ties take place across the weekend of 3 to 6 January.

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