Hatters to host Harrogate Town in FA Cup third round

Luton entertain League Two side

By Mike Simmonds
Monday, 6th December 2021, 7:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 5:51 pm
Hatters have a home draw in the FA Cup third round
Hatters have a home draw in the FA Cup third round

Luton will face Harrogate Town for the first time in their history after the two sides were paired in the FA Cup third round this evening.

The Sulphurites reached League Two in August 2020 after beating Notts County in the National League play-off final, finishing 17th in their first campaign in the Football League last term.

Simon Weaver's side are currently seventh in the table with eight wins from 19 games, and have already knocked out non-league Wrexham and League One Portsmouth at Fratton Park to reach this stage of the competition.

The game will take place at Kenilworth Road between Friday, January 7 and Monday, January 10.

Third round draw: Nottingham Forest v Arsenal; Charlton Athletic v Norwich City; Queens Park Rangers v Rotherham United; West Ham v Leeds United; Peterborough United v Bristol Rovers; Barnsley v Ipswich Town or Barrow; Newcastle United v Cambridge United; Wolves v Sheffield United; Manchester United v Aston Villa; Birmingham City v Plymouth Argyle; Luton Town v Harrogate Town; Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers; Swindon Town v Manchester City; Port Vale v Brentford; Millwall v Crystal Palace; Tottenham v Morecambe; Bristol City v Fulham; Hull City v Everton; Hartlepool United v Blackpool; Mansfield Town v Middlesbrough; Leicester City v Watford; Kidderminster Harriers v Reading; West Bromwich Albion v Brighton; Burnley v Huddersfield Town; Coventry City v Derby County; Cardiff City v Preston North End; Liverpool v Shrewsbury Town; Chelsea v Chesterfield; Swansea City v Southampton; Stoke City v Leyton Orient; Yeovil Town v Bournemouth; Boreham Wood or St Albans City v AFC Wimbledon