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Thousands of Exeter City fans head to Anfield

Exeter City's Alex Nicholls and Liverpool's Brad Smith (right) battle for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup, third round match at St James Park, Exeter. Credit: PA David Davies

It's a big day for Exeter City and their fans, who are making the trip to Liverpool for an historic third-round FA Cup replay.

The Grecians came close to beating the Premier League giants in the first game at St James Park.

6,000 Exeter City fans are heading to Anfield for the match and the good luck messages are already coming in.

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Airline supports Grecians with flights to and from Liverpool replay

The Grecians travelled back to Exeter yesterday meeting with Flybe officials when they touched down. Credit: Flybe

European regional airline, Flybe has pulled out all the stops to support Exeter City as the team makes plans to travel to Liverpool next Wednesday (20 January) for their FA Cup replay match against the Reds.

As the club's official sponsor, Flybe is hoping that they can get the team and its supporters to Liverpool ’faster than road or rail’.

The airline are putting on special offers for flights to Manchester ahead of the match.

Exeter City confirm match date at Anfield

Liverpool's Ryan Kent (left) and Exeter City's Jordan Tillson battle for the ball. Credit: PA

Exeter City have confirmed they'll play Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday 20 January.

The game will kick-off at 8pm.

The news comes as the club confirmed that tickets have arrived for next week's FA Cup Third Round replay.

If the Grecians beat Liverpool then their fourth round tie against West Ham will be shown live on BT Sport at 5.30pm on Saturday 30 January.

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Tickets for Exeter v Liverpool replay have arrived

Exeter City's Tom Nichols and Liverpool's Jose Enrique battle for the ball last week. Credit: PA Wire

Exeter City confirm that tickets have arrived for next week's FA Cup Third Round replay at Liverpool.

The club are running an in-person sales service starting from 6pm tonight (13 January) in the Grecian Lounge. But for those who've already ordered and are looking to pick up their tickets, those won't be ready for collection until later in the week.

Online sales will continue as normal.

The Grecians will be taking on the Reds at Anfield next week.

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Exeter earn replay at Liverpool after 2-2 draw

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Goals from Tom Nichols and Lee Holmes means League Two Exeter City will head to Anfield to take on Liverpool in a replay.

The Grecians took the lead twice, firstly through Nichols in the ninth minute and then again seconds before the interval at half time.

Striker Tom Nichols was named man of the match.

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