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Manchester City to play Rotherham United in FA Cup third round

Manchester City have drawn Championship side Rotherham United in the FA Cup third round and will play them in a home tie at the Etihad Stadium.

Paul Warne’s Rotherham are currently close to the Championship danger zone in 20th place and face the intimidating task of trying to knock out the Premier League champions.

City were among the first and second tier sides to join FA Cup second round winners in tonight’s draw, which was broadcasted on BBC One at 7.30pm.

The Blues have not won the historic cup since 2011, when they ended their trophy drought with a famous win over Stoke at Wembley, with Yaya Touré scoring a winning goal that Blues will never forget.

The FA Cup third round is scheduled to take place over the weekend of Saturday 5 January 2019.

FA Cup third round draw in full:

1. Bolton v Walsall/Sunderland
2. Millwall v Hull
3. Gillingham v Cardiff
4. Brentford v Oxford
5. Sheffield Wednesday v Luton
6. Manchester United v Reading
7. Everton v Lincoln
8. Tranmere/Southport v Tottenham
9. Preston v Doncaster
10. Newcastle v Blackburn
11. Chelsea v Nottingham Forest
12. Crystal Palace v Grimsby
13. Derby v Southampton
14. Accrington Stanley v Ipswich
15. Bristol City v Huddersfield
16. Wrexham/Newport v Leicester
17. Fulham v Oldham
18. Shrewsbury v Stoke
19. Solihull/Blackpool v Arsenal
20. Manchester City v Rotherham
21. Bournemouth v Brighton
22. West Ham v Birmingham
23. Woking v Watford
24. Burnley v Barnsley
25. QPR v Leeds
26. Sheffield United v Barnet
27. Norwich v Portsmouth
28. Guiseley/Fleetwood v Wimbledon
29. West Brom v Wigan
30. Middlesbrough v Peterborough/Bradford
31. Wolves v Liverpool
32. Aston Villa v Swansea

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