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Norwich Get Home Draw In FA Cup Against Championship Rivals Coventry

Norwich City have been handed a home draw in the third round of the FA Cup and will face Championship rivals Coventry City who they drew 1-1 with this weeked.

The third round tie will take place across the weekend of Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 January 2021.

Each successful club at that stage will receive £82,000 from the competition's prize fund - a much-needed boost for clubsThe Canaries last faced the Sky Blues in the competition in 1999, losing 3-1 at Carrow Road. Noel Whelan put Coventry ahead before Chris Llewellyn equalised for City. Goals from Cedric Rousel and John Eustace booked their place in the fourth round.

City's last win over Coventry in the FA Cup came in 1995 when goals from Darren Eadie and Mike Sheron ensured they progressed to the next round with a 3-1 win.

The draw was made by Robbie Savage live on BT Sport ahead of their televised game between Canvey Island and Boreham Wood on Monday evening. The Canaries were ball number 28.

The Canaries reached the quarter-final stage of the competition for the first time in 28-year last season, before being knocked out by Manchester United in June. City beat Preston North End, Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur to reach the last eight.

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