Liverpool's derby date the pick of third-round draw

Liverpool and Everton to meet in FA Cup third round

Liverpool vs Everton Headlines FA Cup Third Round

Liverpool will host Merseyside neighbours Everton in the FA Cup third round - one of a handful of local derbies thrown up in Monday's draw. Whatever the case, it's Everton against Liverpool at Anfield and set for the weekend of January 6th as the two local rivals enter the competition by facing off against each other. Another eye-catching all-Premier League duel pits together rivals Brighton and Crystal Palace, while the North East duo of Middlesbrough and Sunderland face-off at the Riverside. The holders, Arsenal, will face what could be a testing encounter with Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.

High-flying Championship leaders Wolves have enjoyed a simply stunning season so far as they bid to return to the promised land of the Premier League.

Held at Hereford's Edgar Street, the Southern League Bulls will play Leicester City - if they can beat Fleetwood Town in the replay.

Arsenal, the side defeated by Manchester United in Saturday's thrilling Premier League match, are the only club to have won the FA Cup more times than the Reds with 13 triumphs to 12.

The game's due to take place between the 5th and 8th of January.

They will go to Premier League AFC Bournemouth if they can win at the DW Stadium.

Seventh-tier Slough Town are the lowest ranked team left in the competition and will try to upset League One Rochdale and claim a round-three trip to Doncaster Rovers.

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