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FA Cup third round draw details

TOGETHER: City celebrate going ahead on 47 minutes.

TOGETHER: City celebrate going ahead on 47 minutes.

Manchester City's FA Cup third round fate will soon be revealed.

The Blues, along with the rest of the Premier League and Championship clubs, enter the competition in the new year for what is a fourth opportunity to lift silverware. 

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the third round draw...

When is it?

The draw takes place on the evening of Monday 4 December, before Slough face Rochdale in the last of the second round fixtures.

What time is it?

The draw gets underway at 7pm and will be broadcast live on both BT Sport 1 and BBC 2.

You can also find out who City will face right here on mancity.com or on Twitter.

What’s the format?

64 teams will be drawn at random, meaning anyone can face anyone across the 32 ties.

With teams from the Southern Premier League and Conference North still in the hat, City could be drawn against a fellow Premier League outfit or one of the competition's minnows.

What ball are City?

The number to look out for is 24 and you can find the full list below.

When will the game be played?

The third round fixtures are scheduled to be played over the weekend of the 6 January 2018, though the date and kick off time are yet to be confirmed.

Ball numbers

1 Bournemouth

2 Arsenal

3 Aston Villa

4 Barnsley

5 Birmingham

6 Bolton

7 Brentford

8 Brighton

9 Bristol City

10 Burnley

11 Burton Albion

12 Cardiff

13 Chelsea

14 Crystal Palace

15 Derby

16 Everton

17 Fulham

18 Huddersfield

19 Hull

20 Ipswich

21 Leeds

22 Leicester

23 Liverpool

24 Manchester City

25 Manchester United

26 Middlesbrough

27 Millwall

28 Newcastle

29 Norwich

30 Nottingham Forest

31 Preston

32 QPR

33 Reading

34 Sheffield United

35 Sheffield Wednesday

36 Southampton

37 Stoke

38 Sunderland

39 Swansea

40 Tottenham

41 Watford

42 West Brom

43 West Ham

44 Wolves

45 Woking / Peterborough

46 MK Dons

47 Newport County

48 Wycombe

49 Port Vale / Yeovil

50 Shrewsbury

51 Doncaster

52 Slough / Rochdale

53 AFC Wimbledon

54 Stevenage

55 Mansfield

56 Luton Town

57 Bradford

58 Blackburn / Crewe

59 Fylde / Wigan

60 Gillingham / Carlisle

61 Notts County

62 Forest Green / Exeter

63 Fleetwood / Hereford

64 Coventry City

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