FA Cup third round: BBC to show AFC Wimbledon v Liverpool

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FA Cup third round
Dates: 3-6 January. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, Radio and online. Highlights available on the BBC Sport website

The FA Cup third-round tie between Liverpool and League Two AFC Wimbledon will be screened live on the BBC.

The match at Kingsmeadow will take place on Monday, 5 January with kick-off at 19:55 GMT.

The BBC will also screen live the tie between Arsenal and Hull City at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, 4 January (kick-off 17:30).

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Arsenal v Hull: 2014 FA Cup final

The Gunners beat Steve Bruce's side 3-2 after extra time in last season's FA Cup final.

"Saturday is a chance for any of the 32 teams in action to grab the spotlight on Match of the Day, while we've got six hours of coverage on Sunday to chart the progress of the 14 games," said Mark Cole, lead executive of football on BBC Sport.

"Add in Monday's big game at AFC Wimbledon, preceded by the draw for the fourth round, and it's a great way to kick of our FA Cup month."

Wimbledon and Liverpool met in the 1988 cup final, with the Dons pulling off a shock 1-0 win. The club was moved north to Milton Keynes in 2003, although AFC Wimbledon, formed in 2002, claim ownership of the history.

BBC Radio 5 live and 5 live Sports Extra will have live commentary from at least nine third-round games, and five Match of the Day FA Cup highlights shows are also planned for January.

FA Cup third-round draw
ArsenalvHull City
SouthamptonvIpswich
StokevWrexham
CharltonvBlackburn
Dover AthleticvCrystal Palace
AFC WimbledonvLiverpool
Manchester CityvSheffield Wednesday
Aldershot or RochdalevNottingham Forest
West BromvGateshead
Blyth SpartansvBirmingham City
Aston VillavBlackpool
RotherhamvAFC Bournemouth
Huddersfield vReading
Oxford or TranmerevSwansea
CardiffvColchester
BoltonvWigan
SunderlandvLeeds
BurnleyvTottenham
MillwallvBradford
DerbyvSouthport
BrentfordvBrighton
FulhamvWolves
LeicestervNewcastle
Scunthorpe or Worcester CityvChesterfield
EvertonvWest Ham
Cambridge United or MansfieldvBury or Luton
ChelseavWatford
Barnsley or ChestervMiddlesbrough
QPRvSheffield United
Accrington or YeovilvManchester United
PrestonvNorwich
DoncastervBristol City
Ties to be played on 3-6 January

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