Posh cup trip for PNE

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Preston North End have been drawn away to Peterborough United - managed by their former boss Graham Westley - in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Lilywhites will travel to London Road to take on Posh on the weekend of January 8-11.

Westley, who managed PNE for 13 months between January 2012 and February 2013, was appointed as Peterborough manager in September and they are currently in sixth place in League One.

They beat Luton Town 2-0 on Sunday to reach the third round.

This will be the first meeting between the sides in the FA Cup.

Last season, North End did the double over Peterborough, beating them 1-0 away and 2-0 at Deepdale.

Third round draw: Watford v Newcastle, WBA v Bristol City, West Ham v Wolves, Salford or Hartlepool v Derby, Exeter v Liverpool, Tottenham v Leicester, Colchester v Charlton, Peterborough v Preston, Northampton v MK Dons, Arsenal v Sunderland, Newport v Blackburn, Ipswich v Portsmouth, Birmingham v Bournemouth, Wycombe v Aston Villa, Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham, Oxford v Swansea, Brentford v Chesterfield or Walsall, Bury v Bradford, Manchester United v Sheffield United, Everton v Dagenham or Whitehawk, Southampton v Crystal Palace, Eastleigh v Bolton, Nottingham Forest v QPR, Carlisle v Yeovil, Chelsea v Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe, Doncaster v Stoke, Leeds v Rotherham, Cardiff v Grimsby or Shrewsbury, Huddersfield v Reading, Middlesbrough v Burnley, Norwich v Manchester City, Hull v Brighton.