FA Cup Quarter Final draw

Barnsley players celebrate their victory at Anfield

The draw for this season’s FA Cup Quarter Finals take place shortly. I hope, nay pray that Manchester United and Chelsea get drawn together. In fact, my ideal draw would probably be:

Man Utd V Chelsea
Middlesbrough or Sheffield United V West Brom
Bristol Rovers V Portsmouth
Barnsley V Cardiff

Not ideal for Barnsley fans granted, but I think that gives them a good chance of progressing. Let’s see what really happens…

UPDATED: Well what were the odds of that? The actual draw has kept the “big two” apart, but at least there’s guaranteed to be a Football League club in the semi-finals.

Full draw:

Sheff Utd or Middlesbrough V Cardiff

Man Utd V Portsmouth

Bristol Rovers V West Brom

Barnsley V Chelsea

The matches are to be played on the weekend of 8th/9th March 2008.

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About the Author: A Norwich City fan who still loves Grant Holt, just. When I visit Fortress Carrow Road I can usually be found in the Jarrold Stand with a cornish pasty in one hand and a kit-kat in the other.

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  1. FPB says:

    excellent site, lots of good reads. this is the 4th or 5th time i’ve been back – and i support several teams (i know) none of them norwich city.

    more thoughts on the FA Cup draw back at the blog under ‘can someone else do the draw please?’ posting.

    fpb

    http://www.pastapaulie.wordpress.com

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