The likes of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Harry Kane await some of our Caltex Socceroos after the draw for the third round of England’s FA Cup was held on Tuesday morning (AEDT).
Bailey Wright’s Preston North End were drawn at home against EPL heavyweights Arsenal, the tie to be played in early January.
Wright has been a consistent performer for Preston - who are 14th in the Championship - and will relish the chance to take on the star-studded Gunners attack.
Caltex Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak will reprise his EPL days, as he faces North London opposition with Aston Villa travelling to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham.
Villa have been the big improvers in the Championship losing just once under new boss Steve Bruce and will fancy their chances of causing a Cup boilover.
In-form midfielder Jackson Irvine will also face EPL opposition, with his Burton Albion side pitted against Watford at Vicarage Road.
Irvine can’t stop scoring in the Championship at the moment, with seven goals from 17 games so far this season.
Aaron Mooy’s Huddersfield Town will be confident of progressing after earning a home tie against League One outfit Port Vale.
It’s an all-Championship affair for Massimo Luongo’s QPR, who are at home to Blackburn.
Fringe Burnley midfielder Aiden O’Neill will be hopeful of getting a start for his side’s trip to Sunderland, while Adam Federici and Brad Smith’s AFC Bournemouth have been handed a tricky away tie against Millwall.
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