Liverpool and Everton handed derby tie in FA Cup third round draw


• Merseyside rivals meet at Anfield, Brighton to host Crystal Palace
• Nottingham Forest host Arsenal, Hereford could face Leicester

Liverpool and Everton will face each other in the FA Cup next month after the third-round draw was given a derby flavour.

The all-Merseyside fixture will see the newly-installed Everton manager, Sam Allardyce, visit Anfield for the second time in the space of a month with the teams set to collide in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The sides last met in the competition in the 2012 semi-final, with Liverpool seeing off their neighbours 2-1 thanks to Andy Carroll’s late Wembley header.

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