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

Our interest in this season's FA Cup 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 led us as far as the FA Cup final in his first season as boss, having won the competition as a Chelsea player in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012. Having fallen at the last hurdle against Arsenal in August, he and his squad will be looking to go one better in 2021.
 

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

The draw takes place on Monday 30 November at 7.10pm (UK time). 

It will be broadcast live on BT Sport, BBC One and the BBC iPlayer in the UK, and on the FA's YouTube channel. We will have news of the draw as soon as it's out on our Twitter, this website and the 5th Stand app

Who could Chelsea draw?

There are 32 ties in total to be drawn, with the final second-round game on Monday after the draw. Premier League and Championship sides enter the competition for the first time. 

Chelsea will be ball number 12, with all our other possible opponents listed below ahead of the Monday tie.  

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 Chelsea
13 Coventry City
14 Crystal Palace
15 Derby County
16 Everton
17 Fulham
18 Huddersfield Town
19 Leeds United
20 Leicester City
21 Liverpool
22 Luton Town
23 Manchester City
24 Manchester United
25 Middlesbrough
26 Millwall
27 Newcastle United
28 Norwich City
29 Nottingham Forest
30 Preston North End
31 Queens Park Rangers
32 Reading
33 Rotherham United
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 Wolverhampton Wanderers
44 Wycombe Wanderers
45 Stevenage or Hull City
46 Blackpool
47 Tranmere Rovers
48 Crawley Town
49 Stockport County
50 Plymouth Argyle
51 Portsmouth
52 Cheltenham Town
53 Chorley
54 Morecambe
55 Shrewsbury Town
56 Mansfield Town
57 Newport County
58 Marine
59 Exeter City
60 Canvey Island or Boreham Wood
61 Doncaster Rovers
62 Milton Keynes Dons
63 Bristol Rovers
64 Oldham Athletic

When is the FA Cup third round?

Third-round ties take place across the weekend of Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 January.

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