Breaking news: FA Cup fixtures announced

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place this evening, with the Blues handed a home tie against lower-league opposition.

We will play either Peterborough United or Notts County at Stamford Bridge with a place in the fourth round at stake.

The two teams drew 2-2 yesterday and the replay will take place next week.

The Blues will be chasing an eighth triumph in the competition. We lifted the trophy most recently in 2012 when Liverpool were beaten 2-1 at Wembley thanks to goals from Ramires and Didier Drogba.

Ties will be played between 6 – 9 January.

Draw in full:

Ipswich Town vs Lincoln City or Oldham Athletic

Barrow v Rochdale

Manchester United v Reading

Hull City v Swansea

Sunderland v Burnley

QPR v Blackburn

Millwall v Bournemouth

West Ham v Manchester City

Brighton v MK Dons/Charlton

Blackpool v Barnsley

Birmingham v Newcastle

Chelsea v Notts County/Peterborough

Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday

West Brom v Derby County

Everton v Leicester City

Liverpool v Newport County/ Plymouth Argyle

Wycombe Wanderers v Northampton Town/ Stourbridge

Watford v Burton Albion

Preston North End v Arsenal

Cardiff City v Fulham

Stoke City v Wolves

Cambridge United v Leeds United

Bristol City v Fleetwood or Shrewsbury

Huddersfield Town v Port Vale

Tottenham v Aston Villa

Brentford v Halifax Town/ Eastleigh

Bolton v Crystal Palace

Norwich City v Southampton

Sutton United v AFC Wimbledon

Accrington Stanley v Luton Town

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