8th December 2014

Town Or Accrington Stanley have been drawn home to Manchester United in the third round of the FA Cup.

The draw was made this evening by Alan Shearer and local Humberside grassroots volunteer Paul Adamson at The Deep aquarium, Hull.

Should Town overcome Accrington in the replay, the third round tie will be played over the weekend of 2nd, 3rd and 4th January 2015.

Manager Gary Johnson said: "The significance of the second round result at Accrington Styanley on Saturday is now massive.

"To play against Manchester United is huge and I feel sure we will be able to fill our stadium against Accrington in the replay in anticipation of the big tie in the third round.

"The Accrington game could almost be treated as a semi-final of the FA Cup. It will be a proper FA cup tie because of prize at stake for both teams." 

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