FA Cup third round draw: Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Forest Green – the details

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup will be made tonight as the giants of English football enter the competition and Gloucestershire based League Two side Forest Green Rovers will be amongst them.

Mark Cooper’s side will take up ball number 62 in the pot tonight, and could progress through if they manage to beat Exeter City in their second round replay.

It’s only the third time that Forest Green have been in the draw for the third round with the last coming over seven years ago.

Hereford FC, the lowest ranked team left in the competition, will occupy ball number 63 and also face a replay against Fleetwood Town.

Some of the numbers to look out for tonight:

2 – Arsenal

13 – Chelsea

24 – Manchester City

25 – Manchester United

40 – Tottenham

59 – Fylde/Wigan

62 – Exeter/Forest Green

63 – Fleetwood/Hereford


You can catch all the action from tonight’s draw over on BT Sport and BBC 2 tonight, after the coverage of the Slough vs Rochdale game which kicks off at 7:45pm.


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