WREXHAM AFC will discover who their fourth round Emirates FA Cup opponents will be later today (January 8).

The Reds beat bitter rivals Shrewsbury Town 1-0 on Sunday (January 7) to place themselves into the hat for the next round.

Tom O'Connor's second-half strike was enough to earn Wrexham the win at the Croud Meadow ground.

And now Phil Parkinson's side will be eagerly-anticipating their next opponents in the historic cup competition.

Here's what you need to know ahead of the draw ...

When will it take place? 

The FA Cup fourth round draw will take place live on ITV One and ITV X at 7.50pm this evening.

The Leader will also have our own live blog set up for around 7pm, bringing you the build up and some post-match reactions from the Shrewsbury clash.


What number should I look out for?

Wrexham AFC will be ball number two in tonight’s draw so keep an eye on that one.

Who could Wrexham potentially face?

It could be any of these clubs either home or away:

  • 1, Luton Town or Bolton Wanderers
  • 3. Liverpool
  • 4. Brighton & Hove Albion
  • 5. Norwich City or Bristol Rovers
  • 6. West Ham United or Bristol City
  • 7. Tottenham Hotspur
  • 8. Fulham
  • 9. West Bromwich Albion
  • 10. Southampton
  • 11. Ipswich Town
  • 12. Leeds United
  • 13. Leicester City
  • 14. Watford
  • 15. Newcastle United
  • 16. Sheffield Wednesday
  • 17. Crystal Palace or Everton
  • 18. Aston Villa
  • 19. Nottingham Forest or Blackpool
  • 20. Wigan Athletic or Manchester United
  • 21. Manchester City
  • 22. Blackburn Rovers
  • 23. Sheffield United
  • 24. Swansea City
  • 25. Chelsea
  • 26. AFC Bournemouth
  • 27. Coventry City
  • 28. Brentford or Wolverhampton Wanderers
  • 29. Plymouth Argyle
  • 30. Maidstone United
  • 31. Newport County or Eastleigh
  • 32. Hull City or Birmingham City 

Wrexham has reached this stage of the FA Cup for the second time in consecutive seasons, after defeating Shrewsbury Town in yesterday’s derby victory.

In last season’s competition, they beat Championship side Coventry City 4-3.

They also played out two enthralling ties against Sheffield United (then in the Championship, now in the Premier League), where only added time in the replay could separate the two sides.