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FA Cup third round draw: Liverpool face Everton in Merseyside Derby

The FA Cup third round draw has been completed and several big ties have been thrown up when the Premier League big boys enter the fray.

Merseyside rivals Liverpool will host Everton in the FA Cup third round at Anfield as the two clubs were draw against each other.

Brighton and Crystal Palace will play the only other all-Premier League tie in the third round. Meanwhile, Arsenal face a trip to Nottingham Forest to take on the Reds. Arsenal have won three of the last four FA Cup tournaments. Manchester United are the only other side to win the competition during the Gunners recent successes in the FA Cup. Jose Mourinho’s side will take on Derby in the third round.

Arsenal and Manchester United have dominated the competition since 1989-90. In the last 30 editions of the cup, the two famous clubs have won the competition 16 times.

The complete FA Cup third round draw:

Ipswich v Sheffield United

Watford v Bristol City

Birmingham v Burton

Liverpool v Everton

Brighton v Crystal Palace

Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough

Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan

Coventry v Stoke

Newport v Leeds

Bolton v Huddersfield

Port Vale or Yeovil v Bradford

Nottingham Forest v Arsenal

Brentford v Notts County

QPR v MK Dons

Manchester United v Derby

Forest Green or Exeter v West Brom

Doncaster v Slough Town or Rochdale

Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon

Middlesbrough v Sunderland

Fleetwood or Hereford v Leicester

Blackburn or Crewe v Hull

Cardiff v Mansfield

Manchester City v Burnley

Shrewsbury v West Ham

Wolves v Swansea

Stevenage v Reading

Newcastle v Luton

Millwall v Barnsley

Fulham v Southampton

Wycombe v Preston

Norwich v Chelsea

Gillingham or Carlisle v Sheffield Wednesday