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FA Cup third round schedule and scores

There are 32 FA Cup third round fixtures stretched over five days, with the action getting underway on Friday.

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This weekend marks the arrival of the FA Cup third round; the first in which England's big boys are thrown into the mix, and the last in which we're likely to see a true giantkilling. There are a total of 32 games stretched over five days, with 44 teams entering the tournament from England's top two tiers, and 20 having qualified from previous rounds.

For fans of giantkillings, newly-managerless West Bromwich Albion play host to Gateshead on Saturday, while their fellow non-leaders Blyth Spartans host Birmingham City. At the same time, Championship high-flyers Derby welcome the Conference's Southport F.C. to Pride Park. On Sunday, two non-league sides face top-flight opposition, with Dover Athletic playing Crystal Palace, and Stoke City hosting Wrexham.

Another game worth keeping an eye on is Arsenal's game at home to Hull City on Sunday, in a rematch of last year's FA Cup final. A day later Liverpool travel to play League Two's AFC Wimbledon -- a side that rose from the ashes of the original Wimbledon F.C. after it was relocated to Milton Keynes.

Below is a full fixture list. All games kick off at 10 a.m. ET, unless otherwise noted.


Cardiff City 3-1 Colchester United


Charlton Athletic 1-2 Blackburn Rovers
Rochdale 1-0 Nottingham Forest
West Bromwich Albion 7-0 Gateshead
Blyth Spartans 2-3 Birmingham City
Rotherham United 1-5 AFC Bournemouth
Huddersfield Town 0-1 Reading
Tranmere Rovers 2-6 Swansea City
Bolton Wanderers 1-0 Wigan Athletic
Millwall 3-3 Bradford City
Derby County 1-0 Southport
Brentford 0-2 Brighton & Hove Albion
Fulham 0-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Leicester City 1-0 Newcastle United
Cambridge United 2-1 Luton Town
Barnsley 0-2 Middlesbrough
Preston North End 2-0 Norwich City
Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Bristol City


Dover Athletic 0-4 Crystal Palace
Sunderland 1-0 Leeds United
Queens Park Rangers 0-3 Sheffield United
Southampton 1-1 Ipswich Town
Stoke City 3-1 Wrexham
Manchester City 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday
Aston Villa 1-0 Blackpool
Yeovil Town 0-2 Manchester United
Chelsea 3-0 Watford
Arsenal 2-0 Hull City


Burnley 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
AFC Wimbledon 1-2 Liverpool


Scunthorpe United vs. Chesterfield - 2:45 p.m.
Everton vs. West Ham United - 2:45 p.m.