PNE paired with Wycombe in the FA Cup

Preston North End have been drawn away to League Two side Wycombe Wanderers in the third round of the FA Cup.

Monday, 4th December 2017, 6:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:40 am
Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth

The visit to Adams Park pitches North End against their former winger Gareth Ainsworth who is manager of the Chairboys.

Ainsworth had three spells as a player at Deepdale, making 110 appearances in a PNE shirt.

Third round games will take place between January 5-8.

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Gareth Ainsworth in his PNE days

It was in the FA Cup that North End and Wycombe last met in December 2013, a Kevin Davies goal giving the Lilywhites a 1-0 win in a second round tie.

The cup draw was made on Monday night at Slough Town's ground ahead of their televised tie with Rochdale.

Full third round draw:

Ipswich v Sheffield United Watford v Bristol City Birmingham v Burton Liverpool v Everton Brighton v Crystal Palace Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan Coventry v Stoke Newport v Leeds Bolton v Huddersfield Port Vale or Yeovil v Bradford Nottingham Forest v Arsenal Brentford v Notts County QPR v MK Dons Manchester United v Derby Forest Green or Exeter v West Brom Doncaster v Slough Town or Rochdale Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon Middlesbrough v Sunderland Fleetwood or Hereford v Leicester Blackburn or Crewe v Hull Cardiff v Mansfield Manchester City v Burnley Shrewsbury v West Ham Wolves v Swansea Stevenage v Reading Newcastle v Luton Millwall v Barnsley Fulham v Southampton Wycombe v Preston Norwich v Chelsea Gillingham or Carlisle v Sheffield Wednesday

Gareth Ainsworth in his PNE days