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FA CUP: Manchester City Third Round Opponent - Port Vale

Pep’s team finds another easy draw.

Manchester City Training and Press Conference Photo by Tom Flathers/Manchester City FC via Getty Images

FA Cup Champions Manchester City will play Port Vale in the third round.

The tie will be played at Etihad Stadium in January.

Per the FA-

“The draw took place at the Etihad Stadium Legends’ Lounge, with former City favorite Micah Richards and Arsenal legend Tony Adams drawing the balls.

The last meeting was in 1999.

City and Vale have only met once before in the FA Cup, with the Blues winning 2-1 at Vale Park in 1991.

The teams have met 23 times in total, with City winning 18 and losing four.

Vale won three successive meetings between 1996 and 1998, including successive wins at Maine Road.

The League Two side, currently ninth in the table, are managed by former Macclesfield Town legend John Askey.”

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