City to face Swindon Town in FA Cup third round

By Ric Turner, Tue 07 December 2021 13:28

City to face Swindon Town in FA Cup third roundBlues will travel to League Two side in January

City will face Swindown Town in the FA Cup third round, following the draw on Monday evening. The tie will be played at the County Ground on the weekend commencing Friday 7th January 2022.

The Robins qualified courtesy of a 2-1 victory against Walsall in the previous round, and have been rewarded with a tie against the Premier League champions.

"It's going to be a fantastic day whatever [the result] for Swindon fans, which is really well deserved given the trials and tribulations we've been through over the past few years," said Swindon CEO Rob Angus.

"It's fantastic to have such a huge world power at the County Ground and great for the whole of the town and surrounding area. It'll get a real buzz leading up to the game."

Third round draw in full:

Boreham Wood v AFC Wimbledon

Yeovil Town v Bournemouth

Stoke City v Leyton Orient

Swansea City v Southampton

Chelsea v Chesterfield

Liverpool v Shrewsbury Town

Cardiff v Preston North End

Coventry City v Derby County

Burnley v Huddersfield

West Bromwich Albion v Brighton and Hove Albion

Kidderminster Harriers v Reading

Leicester City v Watford

Mansfield Town v Middlesbrough

Hartlepool United v Blackpool

Hull City v Everton

Bristol City v Fulham

Tottenham Hotspur v Morecambe

Millwall v Crystal Palace

Port Vale v Brentford

Swindon Town v Manchester City

Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers

Luton Town v Harrogate Town

Birmingham City v Plymouth Argyle

Manchester United v Aston Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield United

Newcastle United v Cambridge United

Barnsley v Ipswich Town or Barrow

Peterborough United v Bristol Rovers

West Ham United v Leeds United

Queens Park Rangers v Rotherham

Charlton Athletic v Norwich City

Nottingham Forest v Arsenal