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FA Cup Trip To Selhurst Park For Villa

Very slack of me I know, I should have come back on last night after seeing the FA Cup 4th round re-play result that gave us our opponents for the 5th round but hey, I was having a life away from the computer. Happens very rarely!

Anyway, better late than never as my ex used to tell me!

The opponents will be Crystal Palace with a trip to Selhurst Park on Sunday February 14, with a rather bizarre 3.45pm kick-off.

Ticket news will follow including what our allocation for this televised match will be.

OK, would have been nice to face the Wolves with a short journey across the City but then again, (cliche warning) the cup is already a great leveller, so maybe it is better not to throw in a local derby to the mix?




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 3 2010

Time: 9:40AM

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Quarter finals here we come , no excuses for not winning this one !
Villan57
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03/02/2010 09:47:00

Quarter finals here we come , no excuses for not winning this one !
Villan57
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03/02/2010 09:47:00

This is the FA Cup. It's best to have excuses ready, whoever you are playing. Players exhausted. Players leggy. Injuries. Small squad. International duty. Oh, sorry, I was using last season's excuses. Pitch. yes, it has to be the pitch. Joking. It must be a Villa win.
144wittonlane
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03/02/2010 10:11:00

This is the FA Cup. It's best to have excuses ready, whoever you are playing. Players exhausted. Players leggy. Injuries. Small squad. International duty. Oh, sorry, I was using last season's excuses. Pitch. yes, it has to be the pitch. Joking. It must be a Villa win.
144wittonlane
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03/02/2010 10:11:00

A tie in London Town happy days for me.
mattyslost
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03/02/2010 10:15:00

A tie in London Town happy days for me.
mattyslost
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03/02/2010 10:15:00

come on lads bring the silverware home!
claretandbluearmy
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03/02/2010 10:27:00

come on lads bring the silverware home!
claretandbluearmy
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03/02/2010 10:27:00

Just a shame that the tie in London is at the worst ground in London. Selhurst Park is a hole of a ground.
Stig
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03/02/2010 10:33:00

Just a shame that the tie in London is at the worst ground in London. Selhurst Park is a hole of a ground.
Stig
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03/02/2010 10:33:00

certainly very winnable, but cup matches are seldom easy!
Ericols_Son
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03/02/2010 11:31:00

certainly very winnable, but cup matches are seldom easy!
Ericols_Son
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03/02/2010 11:31:00

There pitch is tiny, We might have trouble cause we like to run and long balls :(
Blitz
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03/02/2010 11:52:00

There pitch is tiny, We might have trouble cause we like to run and long balls :(
Blitz
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03/02/2010 11:52:00

Wont be an easy ninety minutes, in fact far from it, not least because on their day Palace are quite a decent footballing side, more than capable of causing us problems if we're not at our best. Add that to the fact that I dont think I've ever seen us play particularly well on their patch (we came back from 2-0 down to draw a League Cup tie 2-2 - and that was probably as good as it got), and I dont think that I'm ready to start boasting about a quarter-final place in the competition just yet. Word of warning to Villans planning to drive down there on the day - give yourselves plenty of time. Its one pain of a road trip, and by the time you've negotiated the streets of London and reached Selhurst Park, your patience will be wearing very thin.
glensider
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04/02/2010 16:28:00

Wont be an easy ninety minutes, in fact far from it, not least because on their day Palace are quite a decent footballing side, more than capable of causing us problems if we're not at our best. Add that to the fact that I dont think I've ever seen us play particularly well on their patch (we came back from 2-0 down to draw a League Cup tie 2-2 - and that was probably as good as it got), and I dont think that I'm ready to start boasting about a quarter-final place in the competition just yet. Word of warning to Villans planning to drive down there on the day - give yourselves plenty of time. Its one pain of a road trip, and by the time you've negotiated the streets of London and reached Selhurst Park, your patience will be wearing very thin.
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