When is the FA Cup third round draw?

The reaches the third round proper as clubs from the Premier League and Championship enter the competition.

64 balls will be in the hat as English football’s most prestigious cup competition intensifies.

Manchester City are the defending champions after beating cross-town rivals Manchester United in an historic derby final at Wembley in June.

The club’s seventh FA Cup triumph was followed a week later by Champions League success as Pep Guardiola’s side secured a treble.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the draw.

When is the FA Cup third round draw?

The draw for the third round proper of the 2023/24 FA Cup will be held at about 1pm GMT on Sunday 3 December. The proceedings will be conducted in advance of the second round tie between Eastleigh and Reading, which kicks off at 1.30pm.

How can I watch it?

Viewers in the United Kingdom will be able to watch the draw live on ITV1 as they build-up to live coverage of the Eastleigh vs Reading match from 12.40pm GMT. Registered users will be able to stream via ITVX.