When and where Newcastle will face Rochdale or Boston United in the FA Cup third round

Newcastle United have been handed an away trip to Rochdale or Boston United in the third round of the FA Cup.

Monday, 2nd December 2019, 7:47 pm
FA Cup trophy.

Rochdale of League One were held to a goalless draw by National League North side Boston at the weekend and a second-round replay will now be played on Tuesday, December 10 (7:45pm kick-off).

Third Round fixtures are scheduled to take place across the first weekend of 2020 from Friday, January 3 to Monday January 6.

The game will come after Newcastle’s home game against Leicester City on New Year’s Day and before a trip to Wolves on Saturday, January 11.

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Last season the Magpies were knocked out of the FA Cup at the fourth-round stage after a 2-0 defeat at home to Watford.

Elsewhere, Liverpool will host local rivals Everton, while former Newcastle defender Jonathan Woodgate will face his former side Tottenham when Spurs travel to Middlesbrough.