FA Cup third round draw LIVE: Full fixtures as Man United host Aston Villa and Liverpool host Shrewsbury

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Non-league Chesterfield have been handed a dream FA Cup third round draw away to European champions Chelsea, with Swindon vs Manchester City, Liverpool vs Shrewsbury and Manchester United vs Aston Villa the other headline ties. 

National League leaders Chesterfield will travel to Stamford Bridge to face Thomas Tuchel’s side, who are third in the Premier League and were beaten by Leicester City in last season’s final.

Swindon Town of League Two will host Premier League leaders Manchester City, while former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will take his Aston Villa team to Old Trafford to face old rivals United. 

Shrewsbury received a trip to Anfield to face Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur will also play League One opposition at home after Antonio Conte’s side were paired with Morecombe. Follow LIVE below for latest updates and a full list of fixtures.

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 FA Cup third round draw
FA Cup third round draw in full
Yeovil v Bournemouth; Chelsea v Chesterfield
Liverpool v Shrewsbury; Swindon v Man City
Man United v Aston Villa; Nottingham Forest v Arsenal

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 Everton vs Arsenal: Aubameyang on the bench
19:48 , Michael JonesArsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored eight goals in nine Premier League fixtures played on Mondays. However, Aubameyang has failed to score in each of his last eight Premier League away appearances and starts on the bench for the Gunners tonight.  

 Everton vs Arsenal: Benitez versus Arsenal
19:45 , Michael JonesEverton are the first club to lose 400 Premier League matches.Their 10 home defeats in 2021 is the most of any Premier League team and equals the club top-flight record in a calendar year. On top of that, Rafa Benitez has seen his teams concede 27 Premier League goals against Arsenal - his worst record against any club.

 Everton vs Arsenal: Rafael Benitez trusts vast experience to get Everton out of Premier League slide
19:41 , Michael JonesEverton manager Rafael Benitez is trusting in his vast experience to arrest his side’s worrying slide but he has warned fans the pain could last until the new year.No win in eight Premier League matches has ramped up the pressure on the former Liverpool boss with supporters turning their anger on the board and director of football Marcel Brands after the midweek Merseyside derby defeat at home.Rafael Benitez trusts vast experience to get Everton out of Premier League slide

 FA Cup third round draw in full
19:38 , Jack RathbornBoreham Wood or St Albans v AFC WimbledonYeovil Town v BournemouthStoke City v Leyton OrientSwansea City v SouthamptonChelsea v ChesterfieldLiverpool v Shrewsbury TownCardiff v Preston North EndCoventry City v Derby CountyBurnley v HuddersfieldWest Bromwich Albion v Brighton and Hove AlbionKidderminster Harriers v ReadingLeicester City v WatfordMansfield Town v MiddlesbroughHartlepool United v BlackpoolHull City v EvertonBristol City v FulhamTottenham Hotspur v MorecambeMillwall v Crystal PalacePort Vale v BrentfordSwindon Town v Manchester CityWigan Athletic v Blackburn RoversLuton Town v Harrogate TownBirmingham City v Plymouth ArgyleManchester United v Aston VillaWolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield UnitedNewcastle United v Cambridge UnitedBarnsley v Ipswich Town or BarrowPeterborough United v Bristol RoversWest Ham United v Leeds UnitedQueens Park Rangers v RotherhamCharlton Athletic v Norwich CityNottingham Forest v Arsenal

 Everton vs Arsenal: Gunners looking to get back to winning ways
19:36 , Michael JonesArsenal have lost two of their last three games in the Premier League, conceding seven goals. They had previously gone unbeaten in eight fixtures, conceding only four times.The Gunners can lose three successive Premier League away fixtures for the first time since February 2019 if they lose to Everton tonight.  

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 Everton vs Arsenal: Toffees in dreadful form
19:33 , Michael JonesEverton could go nine league matches without a win for the first time since 1994. The Toffees have scored five goals and conceded 17 during their eight-game winless run and their tally of two points from those eight fixtures is the lowest of any top-flight team.

 Everton vs Arsenal: Clock ticking for Rafa Benitez at Everton as Marcel Brands’ exit puts spotlight on manager
19:30 , Michael JonesThe clock is ticking for Rafa Benitez. Yesterday’s departure of Marcel Brands, Goodison’s director of football, puts the spotlight firmly on the Everton manager.Benitez’s team host Arsenal tonight and are aiming to break a winless streak that goes back to September. Their most recent defeat, a 4-1 pummelling by Liverpool, inflamed an already restive fanbase and precipitated the sacking of Brands. The Dutchman’s 3½ years on Merseyside was not a success but Brands was still a scapegoat.Clock ticking for Rafa Benitez at Everton as spotlight turns to manager

 Everton vs Arsenal: Team changes
19:27 , Michael JonesRafa Benitez makes two changes to the Everton team that lost 4-1 to Liverpool last time out. Yerry Mina returns to the team replacing Lucas Digne with Anthony Gordon coming in for Salomon Rondon. There are four changes from Mikel Arteta with the big news is that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang starts on the bench. He’s replaced with Alexandre Lacazette up top. Granit Xhaka and Bukayo Saka return to the midfield and Kieran Tierney slots back in at left-back. 

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:21 , Michael JonesHere is the FA Cup third round draw in full with some key games highlighted: Boreham Wood or St Albans City vs AFC Wimbledon Yeovil Town vs BournemouthStoke City vs Leyton OrientSwansea City vs SouthamptonChelsea vs ChesterfieldLiverpool vs Shrewbury TownCardiff City vs Preston North EndCoventry City vs Derby CountyBurnley vs Huddersfield TownWest Brom vs BrightonKidderminster Harriers vs ReadingLeicester City vs WatfordMansfield Town vs MiddlesbroughHartlepool United vs BlackpoolHull City vs EvertonBristol City vs FulhamTottenham Hotspur vs MorecambeMillwall vs Crystal PalacePort Vale vs BrentfordSwindon Town vs Manchester CityWigan Athletic vs Blackburn RoversLuton vs Harrogate TownBirmingham City vs Plymouth ArgyleManchester United vs Aston VillaWolves vs Sheffield UnitedNewcastle vs Cambridge UnitedBarnsley vs Ipswich Town or BarrowPeterborough United vs Bristol RoversWest Ham vs Leeds UnitedQPR vs Rotherham UnitedChartlon Athletic vs NorwichNottingham Forest vs Arsenal

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 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:16 , Michael JonesAnd finally:Chartlon Athletic vs NorwichNottingham Forest vs Arsenal

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:15 , Michael JonesAnother all Premier League clash: Barnsley vs Ipswich Town or BarrowPeterborough United vs Bristol RoversWest Ham vs Leeds UnitedQPR vs Rotherham United

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:13 , Michael JonesAn all Premier League tie at Old Trafford:Birmingham City vs Plymouth ArgyleManchester United vs Aston VillaWolves vs Sheffield UnitedNewcastle vs Cambridge United

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:12 , Michael JonesThere are still a few Premier League teams left but the champions are out: Port Vale vs BrentfordSwindon Town vs Manchester CityWigan Athletic vs Blackburn RoversLuton vs Harrogate Town

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:11 , Michael JonesEverton know who they’ll face now too: Hull City vs EvertonBristol City vs FulhamTottenham Hotspur vs MorecambeMillwall vs Crystal Palace

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:09 , Michael JonesThe current holders are out:Kidderminster Harriers vs ReadingLeicester City vs WatfordMansfield Town vs MiddlesbroughHartlepool United vs Blackpool

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:08 , Michael JonesThe fixtures keep on coming: Cardiff City vs Preston North EndCoventry City vs Derby CountyBurnley vs Huddersfield TownWest Brom vs Brighton

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:06 , Michael JonesThe next fixtures out are:Swansea City vs SouthamptonChelsea vs ChesterfieldLiverpool vs Shrewbury Town

 FA Cup 3rd Round: The draw
19:05 , Michael JonesFirst up is Boreham Wood or St Albans City vs AFC Wimbledon followed by:Yeovil Town vs Bournemouth.Stoke City vs Leyton Orient.

 FA Cup 3rd Round: Non-league clubs hoping for big names
18:56 , Michael JonesThe beauty of the FA Cup is the opportunity for non-league and lower-league sides to play a fixture against one of the big names in the English football pyramid. There are four non-league clubs still in the competition with Yeovil, Chesterfield, and Kidderminster already through to the third round and one of Boreham Wood or St Albans City - who face each other tonight - also getting through.Is a trip to Old Trafford on the cards for one of them? Will any of them be welcoming Pep Guardiola and Premier League champions Manchester City? A trip to Anfield perhaps? We’ll find out shortly. 

 FA Cup 3rd Round: How to watch the draw
18:49 , Michael JonesThe draw for the third round of the FA Cup takes place tonight before the second-round fixture between Boreham Wood and St Albans City, with the two National League rivals fighting it out for a chance to be paired with a Premier League giant in the next stage.The draw will be show live on ITV4 as part of the coverage for tonight’s game and we’ll reveal all the fixtures as they are drawn. There is always the potential for upsets on the cards when the FA Cup third round draw takes place, as the Premier League and Championship clubs enter the competition and join those from non-league and the lower reaches of the footballing pyramid who have made it this far.Leicester City are the defending champions having beaten Chelsea in last season’s final at Wembley and they will learn their fate along with the other big names from the top flight at around 7pm. 

 Everton vs Arsenal: Marcel Brands leaves director of football role at Everton
18:44 , Michael JonesMarcel Brands has left his role as director of football at Everton the club confirmed late on Sunday night.The Dutchman had been at Goodison Park since the summer of 2018 and was involved in the Toffees spending close to £300million during that period.It failed to translate into on-field success, however, and with Everton struggling this season, Brands was relieved of his duties.Marcel Brands leaves director of football role at Everton

 Everton vs Arsenal: Head-to-head
18:40 , Michael JonesEverton could win three successive Premier League games against Arsenal for the first time since 1986. Arsenal’s run of three winless league matches at Goodison Park is their longest sequence without an away victory there since 1994.The Gunners have scored a club record 111 Premier League goals against Everton, while their 98 wins in this fixture is a top-flight record for any team against the same opponent.

 Everton vs Arsenal: Recent results
18:36 , Michael JonesThese two sides are seemingly on different trajectories. Rafa Benitez’s Everton are plummeting towards the relegation zone of the whilst Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal slowly rise towards the top four.The Toffees are winless in eight Premier League matches - a run dating back to 25th September - and suffered a humiliating 4-1 defeat to local rivals Liverpool last time out. The Gunners meanwhile had gone eight games unbeaten in the league before similarly losing heavily to Liverpool. They’ve since stumbled after a 2-0 win over Newcastle was quickly followed up with a 3-2 defeat to Manchester United last Thursday but victory tonight will get Arsenal back on track for a top four challenge.

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 FA Cup 3rd Round: Five non-league clubs still in draw
18:27 , Michael JonesThe draw for the third round of the FA Cup takes place at 7pm tonight and sees the introduction of the Premier League and Championship teams.They join the lower-league and non-league clubs who made it through this weekend’s second-round ties including five non-league sides.The lowest ranked side left in the draw are National League North’s Kidderminster Harriers, who play in the sixth tier of English football. They are definitely through after beating FC Halifax Town on Sunday, while National League’s Yeovil knocked out League Two’s Stevenage.National League leaders Chesterfield won 2-0 at League Two’s Salford City. Boreham Wood, who also play in the National League, and St Albans City, who play in the National League South, will also feature in the draw ahead of their clash this evening.  

 FA Cup 3rd Round: When will the ties take place?
18:06 , Jack RathbornThe 32 third-round matches will take place between Friday 7 January and Monday 10 January. 

 Everton vs Arsenal: Prediction
17:47 , Jack RathbornArsenal have recovered their season well and are playing consistently at the moment but they are coming up against an Everton who are hurting after their derby loss. Rafa Benitez’ side need a win and they should find it against the Gunners. Everton 1-0 Arsenal.

 Everton vs Arsenal: Odds
17:47 , Jack RathbornEverton - 23/10Draw - 12/5Arsenal - 11/10

 Everton vs Arsenal: Predicted line-ups
17:46 , Jack RathbornEverton: Pickford; Coleman, Godfrey, Keane, Digne; Townsend, Doucoure, Allan, Gordon; Gray; RicharlisonArsenal: Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Tavares; Partey, Lokonga; Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe; Aubameyang

 Everton vs Arsenal: Team news
17:46 , Jack RathbornEverton are having an injury crisis at the moment with several stars out of action. Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Salomon Rondon, Tom Davies, Andre Gomes and Yerry Mina are all injured and not expected to play against Arsenal.For Arsenal, only Sead Kolasinac and Grant Xhaka are not available for the match.

 FA Cup 3rd Round Draw: What are the draw numbers?
17:45 , Jamie Braidwood1. AFC Bournemouth2. Arsenal3. Aston Villa4. Barnsley5. Birmingham City6. Blackburn Rovers7. Blackpool8. Brentford9. Brighton & Hove Albion10. Bristol City11. Burnley12. Cardiff City13. Chelsea14. Coventry City15. Crystal Palace16. Derby County17. Everton18. Fulham19. Huddersfield Town20. Hull City21. Leeds United22. Leicester City23. Liverpool24. Luton Town25. Manchester City26. Manchester United27. Middlesbrough28. Millwall29. Newcastle United30. Norwich City31. Nottingham Forest32. Peterborough United33. Preston North End34. Queens Park Rangers35. Reading36. Sheffield United37. Southampton38. Stoke City39. Swansea City40. Tottenham Hotspur41. Watford42. West Bromwich Albion43. West Ham United44. Wolverhampton Wanderers45. Yeovil Town46. Bristol Rovers47. Port Vale48. Morecambe49. Hartlepool United50. AFC Wimbledon51. Wigan Athletic52. Leyton Orient53. Cambridge United54. Mansfield Town55. Swindon Town56. Rotherham United57. Charlton Athletic58. Boreham Wood or St Albans City59. Kidderminster Harriers60. Shrewsbury Town61. Chesterfield62. Plymouth Argyle63. Ipswich Town or Barrow64. Harrogate Town

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