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When is the FA Cup third round draw? Ball numbers, TV and non-league teams involved


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ne of the most eagerly-anticipated moments of any football fan’s calendar takes place tonight with the draw for the 2021/22 FA Cup third round draw.

There are also four guaranteed non-league clubs in the mix with at least one sixth-tier team hoping to land a huge clash against one of English football’s heavyweights.

Here, check out all you need to know ahead of the draw, including when it is and how to watch.

When is the FA Cup third round draw?

The FA Cup third round draw takes place at 7pm on Monday, December 6, 2021.

How can I watch the FA Cup third round draw?

TV channel: The draw will be broadcast live on ITV4, to begin their coverage of Boreham Wood versus St Albans.

Live stream: The draw will be shown on the ITV Hub website and app, as well as via The FA’s social media channels.

When will the FA Cup third round be played?

The FA Cup third round will take place between Friday, January 7, 2022 and Monday, January 10, 2022.

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Which non-league teams are involved?

Yeovil earned their place in the draw by downing Stevenage on Sunday while Chesterfield knocked out League Two Salford, meaning there will be at least two National League sides in the draw.

Kidderminster of sixth-tier National League North are currently the lowest-ranked side in the next round having knocked out Halifax. A fourth non-league team will be confirmed when Boreham Wood of the National League take on sixth-tier St Albans on Monday.

Ball numbers

9. Brighton & Hove Albion

44. Wolverhampton Wanderers

51. Colchester United or Wigan Athletic

58. Boreham Wood or St Albans City

59. Kidderminster Harriers

61. Salford City or Chesterfield

62. Rochdale or Plymouth Argyle

63. Ipswich Town or Barrow


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