FA CUP: Liverpool to face Everton in 3rd Round for first time in 85 years

Liverpool have been drawn against Everton in the pick of the FA Cup 3rd Round ties.

It will be the 24th meeting in the world's oldest cup competition between the two Merseyside clubs.

The clubs were drawn out 4th in tonight's televised event.

The two sides meet for the first time this season next weekend in the Premier League, but they will have less than a month until another meeting as they start their FA Cup campaigns in early January.

The two sides last met in the FA Cup in 2012 - when the reds beat Everton in the semi final at Wembley 2-1.

But the last 3rd round meeting between the two clubs stretches back 85 years to the winter of 1932.  That match was played at Goodison Park but again the reds ran out 2-1 victors.

The games will be played the weekend of the 4th and 5th of January.

The full draw is as follows:

Ipswich Town v Sheffield United

Watford v Bristol City

Birmingham City v Burton Albion

Liverpool v Everton

Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace

Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough United

Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan

Coventry City v Stoke City

Newport County v Leeds United

Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town

Port Vale v Bradford City

Nottingham Forest v Arsenal

Brentford v Notts County

Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons

Manchester United v Derby County

Forest Green Rovers or Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion

Doncaster Rovers v Slough Town or Rochdale

Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Wimbledon

Middlesbrough v Sunderland

Fleetwood or Hereford v Leicester City

Blackburn Rovers or Crewe Alexandra v Hull City

Cardiff City v Mansfield Town

Manchester City v Burnley

Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City

Stevenage v Reading

Newcastle United v Luton Town

Millwall v Barnsley

Fulham v Southampton

Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End

Norwich City v Chelsea

Gillingham or Carlisle United v Sheffield Wednesday

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