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Clarets Face FA Cup Trip To Manchester City

Burnley go to Premier League leaders at the Etihad Stadium in third round

4 December 2017

The Clarets face an FA Cup third-round trip to Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Sean Dyche’s side were paired with the five-times Cup winners in Monday night's draw.

The third round of the competition will take place across the weekend of 5-8 January 2018, with winning clubs receiving £67,500 from the FA Cup prize fund.

Scheduling and ticket details for the Clarets’ tie will be confirmed in due course.

The two clubs have met three times in the Cup, but only once since the Second World War, with City winning a third-round tie 1-0 at Turf Moor in January, 1991.

City last lifted the trophy in 2011 with a 1-0 Wembley win over a Stoke City side including current Claret Jon Walters.

The third-round draw in full:

Ipswich Town v Sheffield United

Watford v Bristol City

Birmingham City v Burton Albion

Liverpool v Everton

Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace

Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough United

Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan

Coventry City v Stoke City

Newport County v Leeds United

Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town

Port Vale v Bradford City

Nottingham Forest v Arsenal

Brentford v Notts County

Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons

Manchester United v Derby County

Forest Green Rovers or Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion

Doncaster Rovers v Slough Town or Rochdale

Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Wimbledon

Middlesbrough v Sunderland

Fleetwood or Hereford v Leicester City

Blackburn Rovers or Crewe Alexandra v Hull City

Cardiff City v Mansfield Town

Manchester City v Burnley

Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City

Stevenage v Reading

Newcastle United v Luton Town

Millwall v Barnsley

Fulham v Southampton

Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End

Norwich City v Chelsea

Gillingham or Carlisle United v Sheffield Wednesday


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