City given home tie against Sheffield Wednesday

By Ric Turner, Tue 09 December 2014 08:26

City given home tie against Sheffield WednesdayBlues meet Championship side for second time this season

City have been handed a home tie against Championship side Sheffield Wednesday in the draw for the third round proper of the F.A. Cup. The game will be played at The Etihad Stadium on the weekend commencing 3rd January, with the actual date yet to be confirmed.

The two sides also met in the third round of the League Cup in September, with the Blues trouncing Wednesday 7-0 at home.

The Third Round Proper draw in full:

1 Arsenal v Hull City   
2 Southampton v Ipswich Town   
3 Stoke City v Wrexham   
4 Charlton Athletic v Blackburn Rovers   
5 Dover Athletic v Crystal Palace   
6 AFC Wimbledon v Liverpool   
7 Manchester City v Sheffield Wednesday   
8 Aldershot/Rochdale v Nottingham Forest   
9 West Bromwich Albion v Gateshead   
10 Blyth Spartans v Birmingham City   
11 Aston Villa v Blackpool   
12 Rotherham United v AFC Bournemouth   
13 Huddersfield Town v Reading   
14 Oxford United/Tranmere Rovers v Swansea City   
15 Cardiff City v Colchester United   
16 Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic   
17 Sunderland v Leeds United   
18 Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur   
19 Millwall v Bradford City   
20 Derby County v Southport   
21 Brentford v Brighton & Hove Albion   
22 Fulham v Wolverhampton Wanderers   
23 Leicester City v Newcastle United   
24 Scunthorpe United/Worcester City v Chesterfield   
25 Everton v West Ham United   
26 Cambridge United/Mansfield Town v Bury/Luton Town   
27 Chelsea v Watford   
28 Barnsley/Chester FC v Middlesbrough   
29 Queens Park Rangers v Sheffield United   
30 Accrington Stanley/Yeovil Town v Manchester United   
31 Preston North End v Norwich City   
32 Doncaster Rovers v Bristol City  

Ties will be played across the weekend commencing 3 January 2015.