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FA Cup third round: Wednesday await


Filed: Sunday, 4th December 2011
By: Staff Writer


West Ham will face Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough in the third round of the FA Cup.

Former Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola picked the League One side out of the bag first before former Sheffield United star Li Tie drew West Ham's number 42 ball - the 18th ball picked.

Hillsborough - awash with mud and rain - was previously the venue for West Ham's famous 1964 FA Cup semi-final win against the mighty Manchester United. Goals from Ronnie Boyce (2) and Geoff Hurst secured a memorable 3-1 win for the Irons that day.

It was also where John Lyall's side were bundled out of the 1985/86 competition at the quarter final stage; Tony Cottee's goal not enough to prevent West Ham slipping to a 2-1 defeat.

In all, West Ham have played Wednesday four times in the FA Cup, drawing once and losing on the remaining three occasions.

The draw also threw up one or two other tantalising ties, including both Manchester and West Midlands derbies - plus a potential Dagenham v Millwall clash, should the Daggers beat Walsall in their forthcoming second round replay.

Full draw as follows; all ties to take place on the weekend of 7 and 8 January 2012.


Gianfranco Zola (accompanied by Li Tie) pulled the balls from the bag at this afternoon's draw


FA Cup Third Round Draw

Middlesbrough (CH) v Shrewsbury Town
Nottingham Forest (CH) v Leicester City (CH)
Manchester City (PL) v Manchester United (PL)
Dagenham & Redbridge (L2) or Walsall (L1) v Millwall (CH)
Crawley Town (L2) v Bristol City (CH)
Doncaster Rovers (CH) v Sutton United or Notts County (L1)
Bristol Rovers (L2) v Aston Villa (PL)
Tottenham Hotspur (PL) v Cheltenham Town (L2)
Sheffield Wednesday (L1) v West Ham Utd (CH)
MK Dons (L1) v Queens Park Rangers (PL)
Hull City (CH) v Ipswich Town (CH)
Coventry City (CH) v Southampton (CH)
Brighton & Hove Albion (CH) v Wrexham
Fulham (PL) v Charlton Athletic (L1)
Birmingham City (CH) v Wolverhampton Wanderers (PL)
Norwich City (PL) v Burnley (CH)
Arsenal (PL) v Leeds United (CH)
Derby County (CH) v Crystal Palace (CH)
Fleetwood or Yeovil Town (L1) v Blackpool (CH)
Swindon Town (L2) v Wigan Athletic (PL)
Barnsley (CH) v Swansea City (PL)
Chelmsford or Macclesfield (L2) v Bolton Wanderers (PL)
Newcastle United (PL) v Blackburn Rovers (PL)
Everton (PL) v Tamworth
Sheffield United (L1) v Salisbury City or Grimsby Town
Liverpool (PL) v Southend United (L2) or Oldham Athletic
Gillingham (L2) v Stoke City (PL)
Chelsea (PL) v Portsmouth (CH)
Watford (CH) v Bradford City (L2)
Peterborough United (CH) v Sunderland (PL)
West Bromwich Albion (PL) v Cardiff City (CH)
Reading (CH) v Stevenage





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