FA CUP: Eighth-tier Marine get dream tie at home to Tottenham as holders Arsenal host Newcastle 

• This weekend SuperSport turns up the football fever as all active DStv customers as well as GOtv Plus customers score big with a coveted “all-access” pass to enjoy a front-row view of the final of the most celebrated football cup competitions .
  • Marine qualified for the FA Cup third-round with a goal in the final minute
  • Arsenal begin their defence with a tie against Newcastle at the Emirates
  • Liverpool will also return to the scene of their 7-2 thrashing by Aston Villa

Marine made FA Cup history on Monday night when they were pitted against Tottenham in a memorable third-round draw.

Third-round debutants Chorley — who play in the sixth tier — face Wayne Rooney’s Derby in their first visit to this stage, and National League side Stockport County take on West Ham.

Holders Arsenal take on Newcastle, Wolves face Crystal Palace, and Liverpool visit Aston Villa, the side who humiliated them 7-2 earlier this season.

Manchester United face Championship promotion-chasers Watford.


Huddersfield v Plymouth

Southampton v Shrewsbury

Chorley v Derby County

Marine v Tottenham Hotspur

Wolves v Crystal Palace

Stockport County v West Ham

Oldham Athletic v AFC Bournemouth

Manchester United v Watford

Stevenage v Swansea City

Everton v Rotherham

Nottingham Forest v Cardiff

Arsenal v Newcastle

Barnsley v Tranmere Rovers

Bristol Rovers v Sheffield United

Canvey Island or Boreham Wood v Millwall

Blackburn Rovers 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

The ties will be played over the weekend of January 8-11.

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