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FA Cup - Third Round Draw

FA Cup - Third Round Draw

Well its been drawn and to the disappointment of the Man Utd fans, this year they will not have the easy fixture of Aston Villa, away. No this year, probably for the first time in the history of the competition Villa have been drawn against someone else, pinch yourself if you wish but you are not dreaming, its true!!!

This year we will face either Stockport of League One or Gillingham of League Two. The two sides met on Saturday 29th November and drew 0-0, the replay will be played in December at Stockport. The winner will be rewarded with a Home tie against Premiership High-flyers, Aston Villa. The game will be played on the weekend of 3-4 January 2009.

The rest of the draw looks like this:-

Portsmouth v Bristol City
Sheffield Wed v Fulham
Preston v Liverpool
Birmingham v Wolves
West Ham v Barnsley
Middlesbrough v Barrow
Hull City v Newcastle
Hartlepool v Stoke
Chelsea v Southend
Manchester City v Nottingham Forest
Cardiff v Reading
Ipswich v Chesterfield or Droylesden
Charlton v Norwich
West Brom v Peterborough or Tranmere
Torquay v Blackpool
Leyton Orient v Sheffield United
Southampton v Manchester United
Millwall v Carlisle or Crewe
Histon v Swansea
Forest Green Rovers v Derby
QPR v Burnley
Leicester v Crystal Palace
Tottenham v Wigan
Morecambe or Cheltenham v Doncaster
Arsenal v Plymouth
Notts County or Kettering v Eastwood Town
Bournemouth or Blyth v Blackburn
Macclesfield v Everton
Watford v Scunthorpe
Sunderland v Bolton
Coventry v Kidderminster



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Dan Jones
Date:Sunday November 30 2008
Time: 2:49PM

Comments

0
time for us to get our umbrellas out...neither of their away ends have a roof!
cat_shafton
30/11/2008 15:22:00
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I'd be overjoyed if we face Stockport. They are a top club. I was only there last Tuesday for Stockport v BHA. Good game, good young passing team. Can't wait, SOOooooo hope we get County, I'll be there with brass knobs on! I'd be surprised if we didn't get the stand with the roof on cat_shafton to be honest, bit of upheavel for the home fans but I think we'll fill that stand and obviously the money would be useful for them. They have had to do that for the game against dirty Leeds and Villa will more than sell the allocation!
The Fear
30/11/2008 15:39:00
0
no roof on the away end? outrageous! Looks like you got a tough draw there, but I think on your day, you could beat either of those teams.
pompeycarpet
30/11/2008 17:38:00
0
I was beginning to think they'd forgotten to put us in the hat, last ball out! UTV
olafthegreat
30/11/2008 19:11:00
0
A couple of decent games there in terms of Midlands interest - namely Birmingham v Wolves, as well as Coventry v Kidderminster. Always had a soft spot for the Harriers!
YatesyVillain
01/12/2008 09:03:00
0
well that should see you through to the next round shouldnt it ?
lincolnblue
01/12/2008 11:17:00
0
Me too YatesyVillain, particularly so after they went to St Andrews that year and knocked Birmingham City out of the Cup by 2 goals to one. They were a non-league team in those days too!
glensider
02/12/2008 15:00:00
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As for our draw this time around. Just pleased that we avoided premiership opposition, but whoever we end up facing, Gillingham or Stockport, it will be a tricky little tie. We have hardly set the F.A. Cup alight in recent seasons, maybe this season we might just enjoy a decent little run. We can but hope!
glensider
02/12/2008 15:03:00
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