“The draw for the FA Cup third round has taken place this evening, with Chelsea handed an away tie against Championship side Norwich City.
Having been beaten finalists last season, the Blues will be hoping to go one better this time around and secure the trophy for the eighth time in our history.
We last met Norwich in the competition in 2007 when we won 4-0 at home in the fifth round before going on to lift the trophy.
Our most recent third-round meeting came in 2002 when, after a goalless draw at Carrow Road, the Blues progressed courtesy of a 4-0 win in the replay, a night which is mostly remembered for Gianfranco Zola’s stunning back-heeled volley.
Ties are scheduled to be played between 5 and 7 January.
Draw in full:
Ipswich v Sheffield United
Watford v Bristol City
Birmingham v Burton Albion
Liverpool v Everton
Brighton v Crystal Palace
Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough
Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan
Coventry v Stoke
Newport County v Leeds
Bolton v Huddersfield
Port Vale or Yeovil v Bradford
Nottingham Forest v Arsenal
Brentford v Notts County
QPR v MK Dons
Manchester United v Derby County
Forest Green Rovers or Exeter v West Brom
Doncaster Rovers v Slough Town or Rochdale
Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon
Middlesbrough v Sunderland
Fleetwood Town or Hereford v Leicester
Blackburn or Crewe v Hull City
Cardiff City v Mansfield Town
Manchester City v Burnley
Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United
Wolves v Swansea City
Stevenage v Reading
Newcastle v Luton
Millwall v Barnsley
Fulham v Southampton
Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End
Norwich v Chelsea
Gillingham or Carlisle v Sheffield Wednesday
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