Crawley Town to face Leeds United in FA Cup third round

Crawley Town will face Leeds United in the third round of the FA Cup.

Monday, 30th November 2020, 7:45 pm

The Reds reached the third round for the fifth time in their history with a 2-1 win away at AFC Wimbledon on Sunday thanks to goals from Ashley Nadesan and Max Watters.

And now the will face Leeds United on the weekend on January 9 and 10.

The FA Cup

They last reached the FA Cup third round in the 2012-13 season when they were beaten 3-1 by Reading.

In the 2011-12 season they beat Bristol City 1-0 and in their famous run i n 201-2011 season they beat Derby County 2-1 thanks to goals from Craig McAllister and Sergio Torres. That Derby side featured Robbie Savage, who pulled out the balls for the draw.

The first time they reached third round was in the 1991-92 when they were beaten 5-0 by Brighton and Hove Albion.

The 32 winning clubs at this stage collecting £82,000 from the competition's prize fund.

First round draw:

Huddersfield Town v Plymouth Argyle

Southampton v Shrewsbury Town

Chorley v Derby County

Marine v Tottenham

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crystal Palace

Stockport County v West Ham United

Oldham Athletic v AFC Bournemouth

Manchester United v Watford

Stevenage v Swansea City

Everton v Rotherham United

Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City

Arsenal v Newcastle United

Barnsley v Tranmere Rovers

Bristol Rovers v Sheffield United

Canvey Island or Boreham Wood v Millwall

Blackburn v Doncaster Rovers

Stoke City v Leicester City

Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End

Crawley Town v Leeds United

Burnley v MK Dons

Bristol City v Portsmouth

QPR v Fulham

Aston Villa v Liverpool

Brentford v Middlesbrough

Manchester City v Birmingham City

Luton Town v Reading

Chelsea v Morecambe

Exeter City v Sheff Wed

Norwich City v Coventry City

Blackpool v West Brom

Newport County v Brighton

Cheltenham Town v Mansfield Town