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Gaffer | "I wanted West Ham!"

Home draw for FA Cup third round.

2 December 2019

Fixture News

Gaffer | "I wanted West Ham!"

Home draw for FA Cup third round.

2 December 2019

Gills will welcome Premier League side to ME7 in FA Cup third round.

Gillingham will play Premier League side West Ham United at MEMS Priestfield Stadium in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup.

The draw was made on BBC Two on Monday evening by Tony Adams and Micah Richards, and it will see the Gills welcome the Hammers to Kent.

Gillingham have so far defeated both Sunderland and Doncaster Rovers to reach this stage and were allocated ball number 56 for the draw.

The club reached the fourth round of last season’s competition, eventually being eliminated by Swansea City.

Manager Steve Evans said: "I wanted West Ham! It's a fantastic club with brilliant supporters and owners who I know well. I have the utmost respect for Manuel Pellegrini, and it will be great to see him again."


Full draw:

Leicester City v Wigan Athletic

Queens Park Rangers v Swansea City

Fulham v Aston Villa

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

Wolves v Manchester United

Charlton Athletic v West Brom

Rochdale or Boston v Newcastle United

Cardiff City v Forest Green or Carlisle United

Oxford United v Exeter or Hartlepool

Sheffield United v AFC Fylde

Southampton v Huddersfield Town

Liverpool v Everton

Bristol City v Shrewsbury Town

Bournemouth v Luton Town

Brighton v Sheffield Wednesday

Bristol Rovers or Plymouth v Coventry or Ipswich

Eastleigh or Crewe v Barnsley

Manchester City v Port Vale

Middlesbrough v Tottenham

Reading v Blackpool

Watford v Tranmere

Preston v Norwich

Millwall v Newport

Crystal Palace v Derby County

Solihull Moors or Rotherham v Hull

Brentford v Stoke

Fleetwood v Portsmouth

Arsenal v Leeds

Gillingham v West Ham United

Burton v Northampton

Burnley v Peterborough

Birmingham v Blackburn


Ties will be played the weekend of Friday January 3 – Monday January 6.

More details will follow.

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