Morecambe draw Premier League giants Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the third round of the FA Cup

Chelsea boss Frank LampardChelsea boss Frank Lampard
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard
Morecambe have been handed a plum tie in the third round of the FA Cup after being drawn away to Chelsea.

The Shrimps will head to Stamford Bridge on the weekend of January 9/10 to take on Frank Lampard's Blues.

Derek Adams' men got the better of National League opposition in the shape of Solihull Moors 4-2 in the second round at the weekend.

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It is the first time the Shrimps have reached the third round since the 2002-03 season when they lost 4-0 to Ipswich Town at Portman Road.

Chelsea have won the competition on eight occasions, most recently in 2018 when they defeated Manchester United 1-0 at Wembley thanks to a penalty from Eden Hazard.