Here’s the Hammers FA Cup ball number

FA CupIt’s FA Cup time again with the second round ties being played ┬áthis weekend, clubs have been allocated ball numbers for the next stage of the competition.

The draw for the FA Cup third round takes place on Monday, and entering at this stage, West Ham will find out their opposition at 7pm on BBC 2, with the draw taking place at the Wales Sports Awards in Cardiff.

The Irons have been handed the number 43 ball for the draw.

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 or Chesham United
46 Barnet or Newport County
47 Peterborough United or Luton Town
48 Portsmouth or Accrington Stanley
49 Stourbridge or Eastleigh
50 Northampton Town or Northwich Victoria
51 Exeter City or Port Vale
52 Cambridge United or Doncaster Rovers
53 Grimsby Town or Shrewsbury Town
54 Yeovil Town or Stevenage
55 Rochdale or Bury
56 Welling United or Carlisle United
57 Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe United
58 Millwall or Wycombe Wanderers
59 Colchester United or Altrincham
60 Chesterfield or Walsall
61 Sheffield United or Oldham Athletic
62 Salford City or Hartlepool United
63 Dagenham & Redbridge or Whitehawk
64 Oxford United or Forest Green Rovers

Third round ties have been provisionally scheduled to take place between January 8 and 11, 2016


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