FA Cup third-round draw: Results, schedule in full as Eastleigh and Newport play big replay

Arsenal were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool in the standout tie of the FA Cup third-round draw.

As 14-time winners, the Gunners are the most successful team in the knockout competition’s history, while Liverpool won the last of their eight titles when they beat Chelsea on penalties in the 2022 final.

Arsenal missed several chances before a Jakub Kiwior own goal and a late strike from Luiz Diaz sealed Liverpool’s progression to the fourth round.

Holders Manchester City were handed a more generous tie on paper than their two main Premier League title rivals this season. Pep Guardiola’s side hosted Championship strugglers Huddersfield Town and breezed through with a 5-0 victory.

Newcastle won comfortably 3-0 at bitter rivals Sunderland in the Tyne-Wear derby and Chelsea thrashed Championship opposition in the form of Preston North End, while Manchester United beat 2013 winners Wigan Athletic 2-0 in the final tie of the round.

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Maidstone United, of the National League South, celebrated reaching the third round for the first time since their reformation in 1992 by winning at home to League One side Stevenage.

FA Cup third-round draw results

Match Date Time (ET) Score
Crystal Palace vs. Everton Jan 4 3 p.m. 0-0
Brentford vs. Wolves Jan 5 2.15 p.m. 1-1
Fulham vs. Rotherham Jan 5 2.30 p.m. 1-0
Tottenham vs. Burnley Jan 5 3 p.m. 1-0
Maidstone United vs. Stevenage Jan 6 7.30 a.m. 1-0
AFC Wimbledon vs. Ipswich Town Jan 6 7.30 a.m. 1-3
Millwall vs. Leicester City Jan 6 7.30 a.m. 2-3
Coventry City vs. Oxford United Jan 6 7.30 a.m. 6-2
Sunderland vs. Newcastle Jan 6 7.45 a.m. 0-3
Stoke City vs. Brighton Jan 6 10 a.m. 2-4
Norwich vs. Bristol Rovers Jan 6 10 a.m. 1-1
Southampton vs. Walsall Jan 6 10 a.m. 4-0
Watford vs. Chesterfield Jan 6 10 a.m. 2-1
Blackburn Rovers vs. Cambridge United Jan 6 10 a.m. 5-2
Gillingham vs. Sheffield United Jan 6 10 a.m. 0-4
Queens Park Rangers vs. Bournemouth Jan 6 10 a.m. 2-3
Plymouth Argyle vs. Sutton United Jan 6 10 a.m. 3-1
Newport County vs. Eastleigh Jan 6 10 a.m. 1-1
Hull City vs. Birmingham City Jan 6 10 a.m. 1-1
Sheffield Wednesday vs. Cardiff City Jan 6 12.30 p.m. 4-0
Swansea City vs. Morecambe Jan 6 12.30 p.m. 2-0
Chelsea vs. Preston North End Jan 6 12.30 p.m. 4-0
Middlesbrough vs. Aston Villa Jan 6 12.30 p.m. 0-1
West Ham vs. Bristol City Jan 7 9 a.m. 1-1
Shrewsbury Town vs. Wrexham Jan 7 9 a.m. 0-1
West Brom vs. Aldershot Jan 7 9 a.m. 4-1
Peterborough United vs. Leeds United Jan 7 9 a.m. 0-3
Luton Town vs. Bolton Wanderers Jan 7 9 a.m. 0-0
Manchester City vs. Huddersfield Jan 7 9 a.m. 5-0
Nottingham Forest vs. Blackpool Jan 7 9 a.m. 2-2
Arsenal vs. Liverpool Jan 7 11.30 a.m. 0-2
Wigan Athletic vs. Manchester United Jan 8 3.15 p.m. 0-2

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When was the FA Cup third round?

Third-round ties took place across five days from Thursday January 4 to Monday January 8, 2024.

After several games finished level, the away team hosted replays in the week commencing January 14. In the event of teams finishing the replay all square, 30 minutes of extra time will be played. If they are still level the tie will be settled by a penalty shootout.

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FA Cup third round replay fixtures, results

Here are the replays after several FA Cup third round ties finished level:

*All kick-off ties 7.45pm (GMT) unless stated

Date Fixture
Tues, January 16 (7.30pm) Wolves 3-2 Brentford
Tues, January 16 Birmingham 2-1 Hull
Tues, January 16 Bolton 1-2 Luton
Tues, January 16 Bristol City 1-0 West Ham
Tues, January 16 Eastleigh 1-3 Newport
Weds, January 17 Blackpool v Nottingham Forest
Weds, January 17 Bristol Rovers v Norwich
Weds, January 17 Everton v Crystal Palace

How to watch the FA Cup

The table below details where fans can watch selected matches across some of the world’s major territories.

  TV Streaming
Canada Sportsnet
Australia Network 10 Paramount+
India Sony TEN JioTV, Sony LIV


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