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Arsenal To Face Blackburn (Maybe)

Arsenal To Face Blackburn (Maybe)

If Arsenal can put Bolton's 'romance' with beating them to bed on valentines day then a home tie with Blackburn awaits them.

I'll admit, I did start to get a little worried as the likes of Blackpool, Ipswich, Prseton and Plymouth were all drawn, with both Arsenal and Manchester United remaining in the hat.

United were drawn and for a second my heart stopped before Reading were drawn, relif!

When I saw that a home tie awaited us if we can beat Bolton I began taunting my Spurs-supporting sister, claiming that Tottenham would do nicely to ensure we make into the next round.

So I suppose you want the draw in full now? you're a tough bunch to please but here it is:

Chelsea v Blackpool or Norwich

Watford v Ipswich

Preston v Man City

Plymouth v Derby County

Man Utd v Reading

Arsenal or Bolton v Blackburn

Bristol City or Middlesbrough v West Brom

Fulham v Tottenham

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

Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Monday January 29 2007
Time: 2:39PM


Rovers are playing the Gooners (maybe) in the Youth Cup lol :) It is the Youth Cup in the image isn't it?
Hughes Da Man
29/01/2007 14:49:00
Rubbish, the whole draw again. The F.A Cup is dead, forget about it.
Little Dutch
29/01/2007 14:53:00
Whoops. lol. You can't change the image can you?
29/01/2007 15:03:00
Nah you can't, bit of a pain at times isn't it. Wish Rovers were playing you in the Youth Cup! I'd not fancy our chances anymore though, in fact even less with the kids you guys have.
Hughes Da Man
29/01/2007 15:11:00
Damn. You had to go and point it out didn't you???? :P
29/01/2007 15:18:00
Sorry simmy as soon as I'd done it I thought I wish I hadn't but felt we owed you one for the 6-2! :)
Hughes Da Man
29/01/2007 15:44:00
looks like the last 8 will be: Chelsea, Ipswich, Preston, Derby, Reading, West Brom, Fulham and .... well I have to say Rovers... :-)
Ex Ewood Resident
29/01/2007 15:57:00
Reading over Man U? Are you putting money on that or something?
Ozi Gooner
29/01/2007 16:07:00
I'd go Chelsea, Ipswich, Man City, Plymouth, Reading, Bristol City, Fulham and of course Rovers. Reading caused United problems at Old Trafford earlier in the season so can see them getting a draw then winning at the Madejski so I'm with Ex Ewood Resident there.
Hughes Da Man
29/01/2007 16:35:00
i dont think Man City will beat Preston, they are a two man team and thats only if both Richards and Barton are on form. I think Nugent will punish them severly for any mistake, and they always make a few
Ozi Gooner
29/01/2007 16:47:00
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