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When is the FA Cup third round draw?

The FA Cup third round draw, when Premier League and Championship teams join the sides who have battled through the first two rounds, will take place shortly.

An English tradition, when football fans up and down the land gather around their TVs and radios to discover who their team will play, there is nothing quite like the romance of the cup.

But where and when can you watch the draw and which number will City be?

All you need to know is answered below…

When is the FA Cup third round draw?

The draw for the 32 ties that make up round three will take place on Monday evening between 19:00 (UK) and 19:30.

The games are scheduled to take place between 6 and 9 January.

Where can I watch the draw?

The draw will be shown live on BBC 2 and you can learn City’s opponents on our official @ManCity Twitter account soon after the Blues have been pulled out of the hat.

Which ball number will City Be?

City are No.23.

The complete list of teams and their numbers (ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup second round matches) is:

1. AFC Bournemouth
2. Arsenal
3. Aston Villa
4. Birmingham City
5. Blackburn Rovers
6. Blackpool
7. Brentford
8. Brighton & Hove Albion
9. Bristol City
10. Burnley
11. Cardiff City
12. Chelsea
13. Coventry City
14. Crystal Palace
15. Everton
16. Fulham
17. Huddersfield Town
18. Hull City
19. Leeds United
20. Leicester City
21. Liverpool
22. Luton Town
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. Southampton
36. Stoke City
37. Sunderland
38. Swansea City
39. Tottenham Hotspur
40. Watford
41. West Bromwich Albion
42. West Ham United
43. Wigan Athletic
44. Wolverhampton Wanderers
45. Grimsby Town
46. Wrexham
47. Accrington Stanley
48. Fleetwood Town
49. Ipswich Town or Buxton
50. Barnsley
51. Forest Green Rovers
52. Portsmouth
53. Shrewsbury Town
54. Hartlepool United
55. Stevenage
56. Charlton Athletic or Stockport County
57. Boreham Wood
58. Dagenham & Redbridge or Gillingham
59. Oxford United
60. Sheffield Wednesday
61. Chesterfield
62. Burton Albion
63. Walsall
64. Derby County

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