FA Cup Third Round Draw: Marine to Host Premier League Side Tottenham Hotspur


The magic of the cup produced an enthralling weekend of action. Eighth-tier side Marine made it into the hat for the third round draw of the FA Cup with a 120th minute winner against Havant & Waterlooville. Meanwhile, National League South side Chorley came from a goal behind to beat League One side Peterborough United 2-1.

All ties will take between January 8 and January 11.

Marine to Host Tottenham Hotspur in the Third Round of FA Cup

Marine Rewarded for Sensational Efforts With Glamour Tie

Neil Young’s side have been rewarded for their sensational efforts with a home tie against Tottenham Hotspur.

The eighth-tier side, who have only played five games in the league so far this season due to their cup exploits, have already negotiated seven rounds of the competition having started in the Preliminary round.

After defeated Colchester United away from home on penalties in the first round, the Lilywhites were then draw away to Havant & Waterlooville.

With the game looking to be heading to penalties after nothing could separate either side, Niall Cummins converted from close-range in the 120th minute to continue the fairytale into round three.

Now, they will host the current Premier League leaders in the next round of the FA Cup.

Draw in Full

Huddersfield Town vs Plymouth Argyle

Southampton vs Shrewsbury Town

Chorley vs Derby County

Marine vs Tottenham

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Crystal Palace

Stockport County vs West Ham United

Oldham Athletic vs Bournemouth

Manchester United vs Watford

Stevenage vs Swansea City

Everton vs Rotherham United

Nottingham Forest vs Cardiff City

Arsenal vs Newcastle United

Barnsley vs Tranmere Rovers

Bristol Rovers vs Sheffield United

Canvey Island/Boreham Wood vs Millwall

Blackburn Rovers vs Doncaster Rovers

Stoke City vs Leicester City

Wycombe Wanderers vs Preston North End

Crawley Town vs Leeds United

Burnley vs MK Dons

Bristol City vs Portsmouth

Queens Park Rangers vs Fulham

Aston Villa vs Liverpool

Brentford vs Middlesbrough

Manchester City vs Birmingham City

Luton Town vs Reading

Chelsea vs Morecambe

Exeter City vs Sheffield Wednesday

Norwich City vs Coventry City

Blackpool vs West Bromwich Albion

Newport County vs Brighton & Hove Albion

Cheltenham Town vs Mansfield Town

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