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Summary

  1. 32 ties take place 6-9 January
  2. Include - Man Utd v Reading, Barrow v Rochdale
  3. West Ham v Man City, Everton v Leicester
  4. Liverpool v Newport/Plymouth, PNE v Arsenal

Live Reporting

By Neil Johnston

All times stated are UK

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  1. Five wins from the final

    Right, that's it from me. Don't forget that you can find all details of the FA Cup third round draw right here. 

    Teams at this stage are just five wins away from the final at Wembley!

    Good night. 

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    Image caption: Will Man Utd be celebrating another FA Cup triumph next May?
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    Discuss...

    A fair and reasonable point?

  3. 'The chairman will be happy'

    Barrow v Rochdale

    In a wonderful piece of planning, BBC Two had representatives of both Barrow and Rochdale in attendance, with the clubs then paired together in the draw.

    Barrow manager Paul Cox: "I think the chairman will be really happy, because at least we're at home." 

    Rochdale assistant manager Chris Beech: "It's a great challenge. Barrow away will be a tough tie. By the time we get there we'll be ready."

  4. Post update

    There's a second-round tie under way right now. National League Lincoln City are hosting League One strugglers Oldham Athletic. The reward for the winners is a third round tie at Championship Ipswich.

    It's still the early stages and the tie is goalless.

  5. Liverpool await Newport or Plymouth

    Suddenly, the second-round replay between League Two rivals Newport County and Plymouth Argyle on 13 December has taken on a whole new meaning.

    The reward for the winners? An away day at Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool.

  6. Who has drawn who?

    If you want a list of all 32 FA Cup third-round ties, then hop over to our separate story page which has all the details.  

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    The alternative view

  8. How was your draw?

    Potential upsets

    And what of the other ties that might cause upsets?

    Anyone fancy League One Millwall to beat Premier League Bournemouth?

    How about Championship Burton going to Premier League Watford and winning?

  9. 'Stam will get good reception'

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    Andy Cole on former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam taking his Reading side to Old Trafford: "I look forward to that. He's done very well at Reading. I'm sure he'll get a good reception. I'm not surprised by how well he has done. I'm really pleased for him.

    On Tottenham v Aston Villa: "I'm not surprised that Steve Bruce has turned Villa around. The place needed shaking up a little and he's done that."

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    Jon Gokool: Sutton Utd vs AFC Wimbledon is local derby and great tie!

    Dave Ellis: Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa. 15 FA Cups between them.

    Daniel Maier: At least West Ham can focus on league survival now.

  11. Most eye-catching ties

    Preston v Arsenal  

    West Ham v Manchester City  

    Everton v Leicester City

    Bolton v Crystal Palace  

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    Football logic at work....

    SMS Message: Not a bad game for Wycombe fans as we beat Northampton in the EFL trophy and we should beat Stourbridge. But I would much rather be getting thumped at Old Trafford on TV from a financial point of view.... from John, London
    John, London
  13. How was your draw?

    Non-league clubs

    So how did the non-league teams do? As well as Barrow, Sutton United will be confident of reaching the fourth round.

    Ipswich v Lincoln City/Oldham  

    Barrow v Rochdale  

    Wycombe v Stourbridge/Northampton  

    Brentford v FC Halifax Town/Eastleigh

    Sutton United v AFC Wimbledon 

    Rotherham v Oxford United/Macclesfield

  14. Happy with your team’s tie?

    If you want to carry on discussing your team’s tie, head over to the Match of the Day Facebook page.

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  15. Extend the holiday!

    We should point out that the FA Cup third round ties will be played between 6 and 9 January.  

  16. Stam back at Old Trafford

    Jaap Stam, a three-time Premier League winner with Manchester United, is on his way back to Old Trafford as manager of Reading.

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    Michael: Possibly the worst FA Cup draw ever, not one good game..can you do it again. All the minnows get someone of similar ilk, should be seeded.

    Ollie: Struggling to pick out any decent ties so far. 

  18. Good draw for you?

    What a cracking draw for Preston. Arsenal fans face a trip to Deepdale. Non-league Barrow will fancy their chances of reaching the fourth round when they host League One Rochdale.

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    Right that's your lot. What did you make of that? 

    Let us know via #bbcfacup and the BBC Match of the Day Facebook page.