Millwall get reunion with former goalkeeper in FA Cup third-round draw

MILLWALL will play Newport County in the third round of the 2019-20 FA Cup.

It will be the sides’ first meeting since February 1985 when Millwall won 2-0 at home in a Division Three fixture.

The clubs have met 60 times in their history, with the Lions winning 29 and 15 draws.

League Two Newport have former Millwall goalkeeper Tom King in their squad. King has been called up to the Wales squad this season. He played against Tottenham when Millwall reached the quarter-finals in 2017 (above).

Lions right-back Danny McNamara is also on loan at the Welsh club.

Newport are 11th in the fourth tier. Mike Flynn’s side defeated Grimsby 2-0 in a first-round replay before winning 1-0 at Maldon & Tiptree in the second round.

The ties will be played the weekend beginning Friday, January 3.

Full third-round draw:

Leicester vs. Wigan

QPR vs. Swansea

Fulham vs. Aston Villa

Chelsea vs. Nottingham Forest

Wolves vs. Manchester United

Charlton vs. West Brom

Rochdale/Boston United vs. Newcastle

Cardiff vs. Forest Green Rovers/Carlisle

Oxford United vs. Exeter/Hartlepool

Sheffield United vs. AFC Fylde

Southampton vs. Huddersfield

Liverpool vs. Everton

Bristol City vs. Shrewsbury

Bournemouth vs. Luton

Brighton vs. Sheffield Wednesday

Bristol Rovers/Plymouth vs. Coventry/Ipswich

Eastleigh/Crewe vs. Barnsley

Manchester City vs. Port Vale

Middlesbrough vs. Tottenham

Reading vs. Blackpool

Watford vs. Tranmere

Preston vs. Norwich

Millwall vs. Newport County

Crystal Palace vs. Derby

Solihull Moors/Rotherham vs. Hull City

Brentford vs. Stoke

Fleetwood vs. Portsmouth

Arsenal vs. Leeds

Gillingham vs. West Ham

Burton vs. Northampton

Burnley vs. Peterborough

Birmingham vs. Blackburn

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