Newcastle handed away draw in FA Cup

Newcastle United will travel to Birmingham City in the third round of the FA Cup.

Monday, 5th December 2016, 6:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:02 pm
Rafa Benitez

Rafa Benitez’s side faces the Blues in the Championship this weekend.

Sunderland got a home draw against fellow Premier League side Burnley.

Other games between top flight sides include West Ham v Manchester City, Everton v Leicester and Hull City v Swansea.

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Middlesbrough will play host to Sheffield Wednesday.

FA CUP THIRD-ROUND DRAW: Ipswich v Lincoln or Oldham, Barrow v Rochdale, Manchester United v Reading, Hull v Swansea, Sunderland v Burnley, QPR v Blackburn,

Millwall v Bournemouth, West Ham v Manchester City, Brighton v Charlton or MK Dons, Blackpool v Barnsley, Wigan v Nottingham Forest, Birmingham v Newcastle,

Chelsea v Notts County of Peterborough, Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday, West Brom v Derby, Everton v Leicester, Liverpool v Newport County of Plymouth,

Wycombe v Stourbridge or Northampton, Watford v Burton, Preston v Arsenal, Cardiff v Fulham, Stoke v Wolves, Cambridge v Leeds, Bristol City v Shrewsbury or Fleetwood, Huddersfield v Port Vale, Tottenham v Aston Villa, Brentford v Halifax or Eastleigh, Bolton v Crystal Palace, Norwich v Southampton, Sutton United v AFC Wimbledon, Accrington Stanley v Luton, Rotherham v Oxford or Macclesfield.

Ties will take place between January 6 and January 9.