When is the draw? Who could Preston face? All you need to know about the FA Cup third round draw

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud fires a late winner past Chris Maxwell during last year's third round clash at Deepdale.
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud fires a late winner past Chris Maxwell during last year's third round clash at Deepdale.
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Preston fans will be keeping their fingers crossed for a big tie when the FA Cup third round draw is made on Monday night.

The Premier League sides enter the world's most iconic cup competition at this stage with some non-league sides also in the hat.

When is the draw?

Coverage kicks off at 7pm on both BBC Two and BT Sport 1, the latter broadcasting the final second round tie between Slough Town and Rochdale.

What number are Preston?

The ball you are looking out for is number 31.

Who could PNE face?

The Premier League sides enter the competition at this stage, Arsenal having been the visitors to Deepdale in last year's third round. There are also four non-league sides in the hat. Slough as it happens ahead of their game with Rochdale, are joined by AFC Fylde, Woking and Hereford, who have replays against Wigan, Peterborough and Fleetwood respectively to come.

When will the ties be played?

The third round takes place on the weekend of January 5 to 8, 2018.