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Everton to host Rotherham in FA Cup third round

The road to Wembley starts with the visit of the Millers

Arsenal v Chelsea - FA Cup Final
Everton’s FA Cup triumph in 1995 remains their most recent piece of silverware
Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images

Everton have been drawn at home to Rotherham United in the FA Cup Third Round.

The tie will take place over the weekend of January 8-10, potentially in-between an EFL Cup semi-final for the Blues on January 4/5 and the trip to Wolves in the Premier League on January 12.

Last time they met was in the 2018-19 Carabao Cup, when Marco Silva’s Toffees ran out 3-1 winners at Goodison Park in August 2018, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin netting a brace.

Everton v Rotherham United - Carabao Cup Second Round Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Getty Images

Paul Warne’s side are currently 19th in the Championship with three wins from their 14 games so far this season.

Everton have won the competition five times in their 142-year history, but their FA Cup triumph over Manchester United in 1995 remains their most recent piece of silverware.

They reached the semi-finals in 2016, but have not made it past the fourth round in the four years since, suffering defeats to Liverpool (twice), Leicester City and Millwall.

FA Cup: Full Third Round Draw:

Huddersfield Town vs Plymouth Argyle

Southampton vs Shrewsbury Town

Chorley vs Derby County

Marine vs Tottenham

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Crystal Palace

Stockport County vs West Ham United

Oldham Athletic vs AFC Bournemouth

Manchester United vs Watford

Stevenage vs Swansea City

Everton vs Rotherham United

Nottingham Forest vs Cardiff City

Arsenal vs Newcastle United

Barnsley vs Tranmere Rovers

Bristol Rovers vs Sheffield United

Canvey Island/Boreham Wood vs Millwall

Blackburn Rovers vs Doncaster Rovers

Stoke City vs Leicester City

Wycombe Wanderers vs Preston North End

Crawley Town vs Leeds United

Burnley vs Milton Keynes Dons

Bristol City vs Portsmouth

Queens Park Rangers vs Fulham

Aston Villa vs Liverpool

Brentford vs Middlesbrough

Manchester City vs Birmingham City

Luton Town vs Reading

Chelsea vs Morecambe

Exeter City vs Sheffield Wednesday

Norwich City vs Coventry City

Blackpool vs West Bromwich Albion

Newport County vs Brighton and Hove Albion

Cheltenham Town vs Mansfield Town

Ties to be played over weekend of January 8-10