FA Cup: Cardiff City v Colchester United live on BBC Wales

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FA Cup third round: Cardiff City v Colchester United
Date: 2 January Time: 19:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Two Wales. Live text commentary and video highlights on bbc.co.uk/walesfootball

Cardiff City's home FA Cup third round tie against Colchester United will be broadcast live on BBC Two Wales.

Russell Slade's side will host the League One strugglers on Friday, 2 January with the game kicking off at 19.45 GMT.

Colchester, managed by Tony Humes, beat Gosport Borough and Peterborough United to reach the third round.

Slade said the draw gives his Championship side an opportunity to progress in the competition.

"You always want to playing against one of the top Premier League teams," said Slade.

"But this gives us a real opportunity to progress.

"You can get real momentum out of a cup run and if we can get that I think it will be great for the football club."

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