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Villa Get Easy Draw In FA Cup

Villa Get Easy Draw In FA Cup

Aston Villa have arguably the easiest cup tie for the 3rd round tie of the FA Cup to be played early January.

Villa have been drawn away from home to footballing minnows Manchester United.

:-(

Full draw:

Blackpool v Aldershot/Basingstoke
Barnet v Colchester
Sheff Utd v Swansea
Reading v Burnley
Portsmouth v Wigan
Mansfield/Doncaster v Bolton
West Ham v Brighton
Leicester v Fulham
Derby v Wrexham
Wolves v Oldham
Bury/Chester v Ipswich
Man Utd v Aston Villa
Sheff Wed v Man City
Tamworth v Norwich
Salisbury/Nottm For v Charlton
Cardiff v Tottenham
Preston v Sunderland
Liverpool v Arsenal
Bristol Rovers/Bournemouth v Hereford
Watford v Stockport
Crystal Palace v Swindon
Bristol City v Coventry
Peterborough v Plymouth
QPR v Luton
Southend v Barnsley
West Brom v Leeds
Hull v Middlesbrough
Birmingham v Newcastle
Torquay/Leyton Orient v Southampton
Everton v Blackburn
Chelsea v Macclesfield
Stoke v Bradford/Millwall


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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday December 3 2006
Time: 3:59PM

Comments

0
Oh well we can concentrate on the league.
still skeggy
03/12/2006 16:03:00
0
never say die skegster! Actually might not be a bad thing, get uefa cup this season, few additions in Jan, then splash the cash in the summer for a full tilt at anything going?
The Fear
03/12/2006 16:08:00
0
Oh c'mon blokes, chins up..a draw up there and beat 'em down VP!!
jonah
03/12/2006 16:15:00
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I think a UEFA Cup berth is very much in our own destiny. The places from 3rd to as well down as 12th are wide open. Sound investment come January and some O'Neill patented magic in the transfer market and we stand an excellent chance. The 3rd round tie is hard for us but unlike in previous seasons we will have a team at Old Trafford who are prepared to and able to compete.
still skeggy
03/12/2006 16:18:00
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our games over the christmas period: Manchester United home, 23rd December 2006; Tottenham Hotspur away, 26th December 2006; Charlton Atheltic away, 30th December 2006; Chelsea home, 2nd January 2007; Manchester United away, 7th January 2007 (FA cup); Manchester United away, 13th January 2007; 3 points from Charlton then?
selbydate
03/12/2006 17:20:00
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The luck of the draw slaps us in the face again.
glensider
03/12/2006 17:21:00
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well go unbeaten agen! for up to we play liverpool agen!
Newman
03/12/2006 18:26:00
0
No shame if we get beat, plus a nice little earner with half the gate and tv money, personaly i think we could do this, id rather be tne underdogs anyday. I see Chelski used the heated ball again.
silkie villain
03/12/2006 18:35:00
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Let's not be too disheartened with the draw. Come Jan. 1st Randy's cheque book will be open for business and by the 7th we'll have a few new additions to the squad. Man Utd should be quaking in their boots!
pongogidman
03/12/2006 18:39:00
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I agree with Jonah if we can draw at old trafford there is a chance we can beat them at Villa Park as long as the match dont go to penalties
Christo
03/12/2006 19:11:00
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