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Manchester rivals drawn in FA Cup

December 5, 2011 by  
Filed under International, Premier League

Manchester rivals City and United have been drawn together in the with Budweiser (premierleague.com).

The tie was the pick of the third-round draw and sees reigning Barclays Premier League champions United face holders City at the Etihad Stadium.

The two Barclays Premier League heavyweights met in the semi-finals of last season’s FA Cup, with City winning 1-0 at Wembley.

In the other tie featuring two Barclays Premier League sides, Newcastle United will host Blackburn Rovers.

Everton will be at home to non-league outfit Tamworth.

The ties will be played on the weekend of the 7/8 January.

Full third-round draw:

Middlesbrough v Shrewsbury Town
Nottingham Forest v Leicester City
Manchester City v Manchester United
Dagenham & Redbridge or Walsall v Millwall
Crawley Town v Bristol City
Doncaster Rovers v Notts County
Bristol Rovers v Aston Villa
Tottenham Hotspur 
v Cheltenham Town
Sheffield Wednesday v West Ham United
Milton Keynes Dons v Queens Park Rangers
Hull City v Ipswich Town
Coventry City v Southampton
Brighton & Hove Albion v Wrexham
Fulham v Charlton Athletic
Birmingham City v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Norwich City 
v Burnley
Arsenal v Leeds United
Derby County v Crystal Palace
Fleetwood Town or Yeovil Town v Blackpool
Swindon Town v Wigan Athletic
Barnsley v Swansea City
Chelmsford City or Macclesfield Town v
Bolton Wanderers
Newcastle United
 v Blackburn Rovers
Everton 
v Tamworth
Sheffield United v Salisbury City or Grimsby Town
Liverpool v Southend United or Oldham Athletic
Gillingham v Stoke City
Chelsea 
v Portsmouth
Watford v Bradford City
Peterborough United v Sunderland
West Bromwich Albion 
v Cardiff City
Reading v Stevenage

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