Newcastle United will face Cambridge United at home in the third round of this season’s Emirates FA Cup.
The draw was made at Wembley on Monday night, with the Magpies – ball 29 – drawn out by former Arsenal Women and England defender Faye White to face the U’s, who’re presently in sixteenth place in League One after being promoted from League Two final time period.
It shall be Newcastle United’s four-hundredth FA Cup tie – however their first ever towards Cambridge. The two sides have met 16 instances in league video games over time, nevertheless, with Newcastle profitable 9 and drawing 4 of these earlier encounters.
The most up-to-date matches between the groups got here throughout Magpies’ 1992/93 Division One promotion marketing campaign, the place Kevin Keegan’s males received 4-1 at St. James’ Park in November 1992, with David Kelly hitting a hat-trick and Gavin Peacock additionally on the right track, and three-0 at the Abbey Stadium in April 1993 with targets from Kelly, Andy Cole and Steve Howey.
Cambridge secured their place in the draw after wins over Northampton Town and Exeter City.
Third round matches shall be performed between Friday, seventh January and Monday, tenth January 2022, with profitable golf equipment receiving £82,000 from the competitors prize fund.
Newcastle have received the FA Cup six instances – most not too long ago in 1954/55 – and been runners-up on seven events.
Last season, United had been knocked out in the third round by Arsenal, however they reached the quarter-finals in 2019/20 solely to lose 2-0 to Manchester City.
Ticket particulars for the third round tie shall be confirmed on nufc.co.uk in due course.