QPR face Charlton Athletic in FA Youth Cup

QPR’S UNDER-18S will kick-off their campaign in this season’s FA Youth Cup against Charlton Athletic.

The young R’s will host the Addicks at Loftus Road in December after Rangers entered the hat in Friday’s Third Round draw.

The R’s opponents were confirmed following Tuesday night’s Second Round tie between Exeter City and Charlton at St James’ Park, which saw the visitors run out 2-1 winners.

A date for the Second Round tie, which must be played by Saturday 16th December unless mutually agreed otherwise, will be confirmed in due course.

FA Youth Cup Third Round draw

Sheffield United v Burton Albion
Queens Park Rangers v Charlton Athletic
Tottenham Hotspur v Preston North End
Rotherham United or Mansfield Town v Crystal Palace
Burnley v Leeds United
Cheltenham Town or Welling United v Wigan Athletic or Bury
Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United
Oxford United or Bristol Rovers v Dagenham & Redbridge or Clanfield 85
Blackburn Rovers or Wrexham v Stoke City
Tamworth or Fleetwood Town v Bromley or Stevenage
West Bromwich Albion v Leyton Orient or Sholing
Plymouth Argyle or AFC Wimbledon v Manchester City
Huddersfield Town v Fulham
AFC Bournemouth v Hull City
Portsmouth or Lewes v Leicester City
Chelsea v Cambridge United or Scunthorpe United
Watford v Sunderland
Swindon Town or Northampton Town v Nottingham Forest
Barnet or Milton Keynes Dons v Cardiff City
Swansea City v Chesterfield or Port Vale
Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers
Reading v Millwall
Derby County v Manchester United
Norwich City v Barnsley
Everton v Ipswich Town
Bristol City v Birmingham City
Colchester United or Bishop’s Stortford v Shrewsbury Town or Crewe Alexandra
West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers or Blackpool
Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday
Aston Villa v Coventry City
Carlisle United or Prescot Cables or Hartlepool United v Liverpool