Pools will face Blackpool at the Suit Direct Stadium on the weekend of January 7-10 looking to claim a third scalp of the competition having already beaten two League One sides to reach this stage.
Pools booked their spot in the third round with a 1-0 win over Lincoln City on Saturday as Graeme Lee enjoyed a winning start to his tenure as Pools manager.
Lee admitted he would have liked to have been handed a tie with former club Middlesbrough in the draw, a club where he spent over a decade after his playing career, but he will still get to welcome Championship opposition to the Suit Direct Stadium in the New Year.
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And Pools fans have been giving their reaction to the draw and the news their side will host the Seasiders.
@euandev: I’ll take it. Very doable
@kdove82: Bring it on!
@adamdav_1998: It's a home tie at the very least..
@GregCotts: Not the big draw but it’s a home game and a very winnable game #HUFC
@danielcarlingg1: Decent chance of getting through
@Mogzy1985: The David Ferguson/Mark Cullen derby.
@BRI_BLS: Could of been far worse, we have a good chance at home.
@waynecalvert2: Not best draw but winnable for #pools
@alisonb946: Round 4 here we come
@richyhpool: somebody up there hates us!
@mjrobson75: Was hoping for a big club but at least we have a winnable tie!
@stublackett: Only positive in that, is we're at the Vic.. bring it on!