SUNDERLAND will be away to Newcastle in the FA Youth Cup fourth round – if the Magpies’ Under-18s come through Tuesday’s third round tie at Barnsley.
The young Black Cats edged past Ipswich on penalties after surviving a tough tie at Portman Road last midweek.
Newcastle beat Sunderland 3-0 in the Barclays U18 Premier League early this season, with the sides set to meet again on January 11.
The fourth round FA Youth Cup tie is also to be played next month.
FA Youth Cup, fourth round draw: Tottenham v Fulham, Barnsley or Newcastle v Sunderland, Reading v Bristol Rovers or Crewe, Leicester City or Rotherham v Burnley or Manchester United, Swansea City or Oxford Utd v Cardiff City, Bradford City or Millwall v Bolton or Sheffield United, Southampton v Nottingham Forest or Charlton, Accrington Stanley v Bristol City or Brentford, Everton v Cheltenham or Birmingham City, West Brom v Huddersfield Town, Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday, Blackpool or Liverpool v Aston Villa, Derby County v Stoke City, Manchester City or Doncaster Rovers v Bournemouth or Hereford, Crawley Town or Watford v Norwich City, Hull City or Peterborough v Arsenal. Ties by January 25.