U’s handed trip to Wales in FA Cup

COLCHESTER United have been drawn away at Swansea in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Essex side, who have beaten League Two side Bradford City and non-league outfit Swindon Supermarine at home in the competition so far, will travel to the Championship club on the weekend of January 8/9.

The U’s crashed out at the third round stage of the competition last season courtesy of a 7-0 defeat at Championship side Preston North End.

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