Peterborough United will travel to high-flying Championship club Aston Villa in the third round of the FA Cup, if they can overcome National League Woking in their second round replay.
Villa are currently fifth in the Championship. They are managed by former Manchester United defender Steve Bruce.
Fourth Division Posh were famously drawn against Aston Villa in the fourth round of the 1960-61 competition when Ville were in Division One.
It finished 1-1 at London Road in front of a crowd of 28,266. Villa won the replay 2-1 in front of a huge crowd of 64,531, still the highest attendance to ever watch Posh in an FA Cup tie.
Posh last played at Villa in a League Cup tie in September 1995 and were crushed 6-0 after losing Lee Williams to a red card in the early stages.
Posh drew Chelsea away at the third round stage last season and lost 4-1. Chelsea skipper John Terry played for Chelsea that day and was sent off. He is now a Villa player.
Posh and Woking drew 1-1 in the second round yesterday. The replay is currently scheduled for Tuesday. December 12, but could move if it’s chosen for live TV coverage.
Chairman Darragh MacAnthony has offered free admission to the replay at the ABAX Stadium to Posh fans who travelled to watch a poor display yesterday.
Once the replay date is confirmed, if you attended the tie at the Kingfield Stadium you can claim your free ticket by contacting the club, either by email email@example.com, by calling 01733 865674 (option two) or by popping along to the ABAX Stadium Box Office with your account details or proof of purchase.
Matchday admission information for the replay will be revealed when the date of the tie is confirmed.
Full FA Cup third round draw: Ipswich Town v Sheffield United, Watford v Bristol City, Birmingham City v Burton Albion, Liverpool v Everton, Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace, Aston Villa v Woking or POSH, Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan, Coventry City v Stoke City, Newport County v Leeds United, Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town, Port Vale v Bradford City, Nottingham Forest v Arsenal, Brentford v Notts County, Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons, Manchester United v Derby County, Forest Green Rovers or Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion, Doncaster Rovers v Slough Town or Rochdale, Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Wimbledon,
Middlesbrough v Sunderland, Fleetwood or Hereford v Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers or Crewe Alexandra v Hull City, Cardiff City v Mansfield Town, Manchester City v Burnley, Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United, Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City, Stevenage v Reading, Newcastle United v Luton Town, Millwall v Barnsley, Fulham v Southampton, Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End, Norwich City v Chelsea, Gillingham or Carlisle United v Sheffield Wednesday.