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Fleetwood Away In FA Cup

Blues travel to fellow League One side in third round

2 December 2019

Club News

Fleetwood Away In FA Cup

Blues travel to fellow League One side in third round

2 December 2019

Pompey have been drawn away to fellow League One side Fleetwood in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup.

The tie will take place at Highbury Stadium on the weekend of January 3-6.

It will be the first ever clash between the sides in the cup, with the previous six encounters all taking place in the league.

The sides have not yet met this season, with Fleetwood calling off last month's scheduled Fratton contest because of international call-ups.

But Pompey won both fixtures last term, including a 5-2 triumph on Town's patch just after Christmas.

Joey Barton's side currently sit seventh in the League One standings, having collected two more points than the Blues.

They have reached this stage of the competition with away victories over Barnet (2-0) and Crawley (2-1).

Pompey – who lifted the FA Cup in 1939 and 2008 – have seen off non-league sides Harrogate Town and Altrincham.

The draw took place at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium and was conducted by Micah Richards and former Blues boss Tony Adams.

A confirmed date and ticket information will be announced in due course.

Please note that a new date will now have to be found for the League One match against Doncaster previously scheduled to take place on January 4.

Emirates FA Cup third round draw
Leicester City v Wigan Athletic
Queens Park Rangers v Swansea City
Fulham v Aston Villa
Chelsea v Nottingham Forest
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United
Charlton Athletic v West Bromwich Albion
Rochdale or Boston United v Newcastle United
Cardiff City v Forest Green Rovers or Carlisle United
Oxford United v Exeter City or Hartlepool United
Sheffield United v AFC Fylde
Southampton v Huddersfield Town
Liverpool v Everton
Bristol City v Shrewsbury Town
AFC Bournemouth v Luton Town
Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday
Bristol Rovers or Plymouth Argyle v Coventry City or Ipswich Town
Eastleigh or Crewe Alexandra v Barnsley
Manchester City v Port Vale
Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur
Reading v Blackpool
Watford v Tranmere Rovers
Preston North End v Norwich City
Millwall v Newport County
Crystal Palace v Derby County
Solihull Moors or Rotherham United v Hull City
Brentford v Stoke City
Fleetwood Town v POMPEY
Arsenal v Leeds United
Gillingham v West Ham United
Burton Albion v Northampton Town
Burnley v Peterborough United
Birmingham City v Blackburn Rovers


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