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DRFC- Doncaster to be ball 16

DRFC- Doncaster to be ball 16

Doncaster Rovers will be ball number 16 when they enter the FA Cup at the Third Round stage for the first time in 50 years.

Rovers will be hoping to progress past the Third Round, something they haven`t done since 1985 when they lost in the Fourth Round at Everton.

The draw will be made by Ray Clemence and Sir Trevor Brooking after Sunday`s televised game around 2.15pm on ITV1.

The ties are due to be played over the weekend of January 3rd and 4th 2009.

The third round draw is one of the highlights of the football calendar when all the lower League sides get the chance to get drawn out against clubs from the Premiership and Championship.

Draw Numbers

1 Arsenal
2 Aston Villa
3 Barnsley
4 Birmingham City
5 Blackburn Rovers
6 Blackpool
7 Bolton Wanderers
8 Bristol City
9 Burnley
10 Cardiff City
11 Charlton Athletic
12 Chelsea
13 Coventry City
14 Crystal Palace
15 Derby County
16 Doncaster Rovers
17 Everton
18 Fulham
19 Hull City
20 Ipswich Town
21 Liverpool
22 Manchester City
23 Manchester United
24 Middlesbrough
25 Newcastle United
26 Norwich City
27 Nottingham Forest
28 Plymouth Argyle
29 Portsmouth
30 Preston North End
31 Queens Park Rangers
32 Reading
33 Sheffield United
34 Sheffield Wednesday
35 Southampton
36 Stoke City
37 Sunderland
38 Swansea City
39 Tottenham Hotspur
40 Watford
41 West Bromwich Albion
42 West Ham United
43 Wigan Athletic
44 Wolverhampton Wanderers
45 Chesterfield or Droylsden
46 Peterborough United or Tranmere Rovers
47 Eastwood Town or Wycombe Wanderers
48 Notts County or Kettering Town
49 Leicester City or Dagenham & Redbridge
50 Barrow or Brentford
51 Bradford City or Leyton Orient
52 Southend United or Luton Town
53 Forest Green Rovers or Rochdale
54 Histon or Leeds United
55 Scunthorpe United or Alfreton Town
56 Torquay United or Oxford United
57 Fleetwood Town or Hartlepool United
58 Morecambe or Cheltenham Town
59 Gillingham or Stockport County
60 Millwall or Aldershot Town
61 Carlisle United or Grays Athletic or Crewe Alexandra
62 AFC Bournemouth or Blyth Spartans
63 Kidderminster Harriers or Curzon Ashton
64 Port Vale or Macclesfield Town


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Friday November 28 2008
Time: 5:10PM

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