Chelsea Await Round Two Winners

The Mariners will face Premier League side Chelsea at Stamford Bridge – if they can get past Macclesfield Town in next month’s rearranged second-round tie.

Tuesday’s tie against Macclesfield was abandoned due to a huge storm at Blundell Park, with match referee Darren Drysdale calling the game off at half-time.

The full third round draw

Wolves v Reading
Oxford United v West Ham United
Watford v Swansea City
Brighton & Hove Albion v Aston Villa
Sheffield United v Sunderland
Colchester United v Spurs
Portsmouth v Southampton
Burton Albion v Bournemouth
Preston North End v Manchester City
MK Dons v Liverpool
Manchester United v Rochdale
Luton Town v Leicester City
Chelsea v Grimsby Town or Macclesfield Town
Sheffield Wednesday v Everton
Arsenal v Nottingham Forest
Crawley Town v Stoke City

Third round ties are to be played in the week commencing 23 September.

Recent record v Chelsea

FL-2  12 Feb 83  (H) Town 2 Chelsea 1  (6711)

FL-2  17 Dec 83  (A) Chelsea 2 Town 3  (13151)

FL-2  12 May 84 (H) Town 0 Chelsea 1  (13000)

FA-5  21 Feb 96  (H) Town 0 Chelsea 0  (9648)

FA-5r 28 Feb 96  (A) Chelsea 4 Town 1  (28545)



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