Yeovil Town's 1-0 win over Stevenage on Saturday afternoon means that they will take their place in the Third Round draw. This stage of the competition sees Premier League and Championship sides introduced into the competition - something that will be fresh in the minds of Glovers fans from last season's draw that saw them pull Manchester United out of the hat.
Whilst expecting lightning to strike two years running might be hoping for a bit too much, there's above a 50 percent chance of them being drawn against a Premier League or Championship level side as part of a draw that will be held on Monday 7th December, with the full drama of the selection of the balls covered live on BBC2 from 7.00p.m.
The draw will be made live from the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff, with Wales manager Chris Coleman and one other unnamed guest due to pick the balls out. Mark Chapman will act as the compere.
Third Round Draw Numbers: (Updated After Sunday's Games)
1 AFC Bournemouth 2 Arsenal 3 Aston Villa 4 Birmingham City 5 Blackburn Rovers 6 Bolton Wanderers 7 Brentford 8 Brighton & Hove Albion 9 Bristol City 10 Burnley 11 Cardiff City 12 Charlton Athletic 13 Chelsea 14 Crystal Palace 15 Derby County 16 Everton 17 Fulham 18 Huddersfield Town 19 Hull City 20 Ipswich Town 21 Leeds United 22 Leicester City 23 Liverpool 24 Manchester City 25 Manchester United 26 Middlesbrough 27 Milton Keynes Dons 28 Newcastle United 29 Norwich City 30 Nottingham Forest 31 Preston North End 32 Queens Park Rangers 33 Reading 34 Rotherham United 35 Sheffield Wednesday 36 Southampton 37 Stoke City 38 Sunderland 39 Swansea City 40 Tottenham Hotspur 41 Watford 42 West Bromwich Albion 43 West Ham United 44 Wolverhampton Wanderers.
45 Bradford City 46 Newport County 47 Peterborough United 48 Portsmouth 49 Eastleigh 50 Northampton Town 51 Exeter City 52 Doncaster Rovers 53 Grimsby Town or Shrewsbury Town 54 Yeovil Town 55 Bury 56 Carlisle United 57 Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe United 58 Wycombe Wanderers 59 Colchester United 60 Chesterfield or Walsall 61 Sheffield United 62 Salford City or Hartlepool United 63 Dagenham & Redbridge or Whitehawk 64 Oxford United.
All Third Round matches will be played between January 8th and 11th 2016. Winning clubs will receive £67,500 from the FA's Prize Fund.
Yesterday's win over Stevenage secured the club £27,000 to add to the £30,500 they gained for their First Round win, which included a Broadcast Fee for their highlights coverage. Thus in addition to a share of the gate receipts from the two matches, the cup run has earned them a total of £57,500 so far.
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