Published: Tue, December 04, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Dora Pope

Peterborough United get tough FA Cup draw at Championship promotion hopefuls

Peterborough United get tough FA Cup draw at Championship promotion hopefuls

Traditionally one of the biggest moments of the football season, the draw for the FA Cup third round takes place on Monday evening.

Asked if the tantalising prospect of the Gunners heading for the Automated Technology Group Stadium piled on the pressure, Fogarty added: "Possibly, but our unit, our team are very strong-minded anyway and I don't think Tim Flowers will allow them to get like that".

Premier League leaders Manchester City will also face second-tier opposition in Rotherham as do Manchester United, who are at home to Reading.

The 20 Premier League clubs enter the frame, including holders Chelsea (ball number 12), as do the 24 members of the Championship.

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Tottenham haven't won a trophy since lifting the League Cup in 2008 and haven't won the FA Cup since 1991 so Mauricio Pochettino will be desperate to try and go all the way this season.

Bournemouth and Brighton were also paired in the draw held at the Stamford Bridge home of defending champions Chelsea. "It will be a great tie - it is a Welsh team too", he said.

Shrewsbury, who have appointed Sam Ricketts as boss, have seen off Salford City and Scunthorpe United to reach the third round stage for the fifth time in 23 attempts.

Cardiff face a trip to Gillingham, Crystal Palace will welcome Grimsby to Selhurst Park while managerless Southampton travel to Sky Bet Championship Derby and Huddersfield head for Bristol City.

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