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Third round draw pits Red Devils v Magpies

The pick of the ties in the third round draw of the Capital One Cup, sees Manchester United come up against Newcastle United at Old Trafford.

Both sides have earnt a bye into this stage of the competition, due to their participation in Europe this season.

The clash between the Red Devils and the Magpies is one of five that feature all Premier League clubs.

Favourites for the trophy are Manchester City and they will host Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium.

Holders Liverpool will face a tricky trip to West Brom, where they lost 3-0 on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.

QPR tackle Reading at Loftus Road, whilst Wigan will travel to West Ham.

Coventry City get the daunting task of a trip to the Emirates to face Arsenal and Crawley Town will be aiming to repeat many cup heroics of recent seasons, when Swansea visit the League One side in round three.

Carlisle United’s reward for dumping out Ipswich is an intriguing home tie against off-colour Tottenham.

Elsewhere, Leeds welcome Everton, Sunderland head to Milton Keynes Dons and the conquerors of Sheffield United and Leicester City in previous rounds, Burton Albion, have an all League Two tie with fellow giant killers Bradford City.

All ties will be played on the final week in September.


Manchester United v Newcastle United

Manchester City v Aston Villa

Milton Keynes Dons v Sunderland

West Brom v Liverpool

Crawley Town v Swansea City

QPR v Reading

Norwich City v Doncaster Rovers

Bradford City v Burton Albion

Preston North End v Middlesbrough

Arsenal v Coventry City

Southampton v Sheffield Wednesday

Chelsea v Wolves

Carlisle United v Tottenham Hotspur

Swindon Town v Burnley

West Ham United v Wigan Athletic

Leeds United v Everton

Ties to be played on Tuesday 25 September and Wednesday 26 September

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