Are you ready for the draw?

Last updated : 06 January 2002 By Tony Scholes

There will be 32 balls in the drum in the draw which takes place at 8:55 p.m. this evening after the tie at Villa Park between Aston Villa and Manchester United. The ball to watch out for is number

The FA have been unable to attract any personalities to make the draw on this occasion and so the balls will be drawn by Bryan Robson and Gary Pallister.

The 3rd round has had its share of upsets and two Premiership clubs have gone, Sunderland and Derby County both losing at home with Leeds currently drawing at Cardiff. A result at Villa tonight will mean at least one more goes.

Along with the ifs and buts following draws, postponements and games still to be played the numbers for tonight's draw are as follows:

1 Stockport County or Bolton Wanderers
2 Wimbledon or Middlesbrough
3 Arsenal
4 Manchester City
5 Everton
6 Wycombe Wanderers or Fulham
7 Charlton Athletic
8 Sheffield United
9 Leicester City
10 Southend United or Tranmere Rovers
11 Bristol Rovers
12 Brighton and Hove Albion or Preston North End
13 Grimsby Town or York City
14 Rotherham United or Southampton
15 Burnley
16 Millwall
17 Cheltenham Town
18 Darlington or Peterborough United
19 Walsall or Bradford City
20 Norwich City or Chelsea
21 West Ham United
22 Ipswich Town
23 Leyton Orient
24 Liverpool
25 Coventry City or Tottenham Hotspur
26 Cardiff City or Leeds United
27 Barnsley or Blackburn Rovers
28 West Bromwich Albion
29 Newcastle United
30 Aston Villa or Manchester United
31 Crewe Alexandra or Sheffield Wednesday
32 Gillingham