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Arsenal Draw Newcastle In The Cup

Arsene Wenger will look to take his young Gunners one step further in this seasons Carling Cup.

Arsenal start their run with a home (first for a few years) tie against Fat Sam's Newcastle United after a draw was made that saw many Premiership pairings.

The Gunners narrowly lost last seasons final after the young Arsenal side rang the Lotto Chavs ragged.

Third round draw in full:

Blackburn v Birmingham
Reading v Liverpool
Manchester United v Coventry
Tottenham v Middlesbrough
Hull v Chelsea
Blackpool v Southend
West Ham v Plymouth
Arsenal v Newcastle
Luton v Charlton
Manchester City v Norwich
Sheffield United v Morecambe
Sheffield Wednesday v Everton
Fulham v Bolton
Burnley v Portsmouth
Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest or Leicester
West Brom v Cardiff

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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday September 1 2007

Time: 12:25PM

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How come we never get anyone like Hull City in the cups?
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01/09/2007 12:28:00

whatever will be will be, Martins will score against us and we'll buy the fecker in Jan!
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01/09/2007 12:34:00

I know its a joke Niko but we aint going to sign Martins. Also Newcastle will be trying to win and oir younglings wont be undervalued either... :(
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01/09/2007 12:35:00

Blackpool vs Southend - what a waste! so much potential there.
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01/09/2007 12:42:00

I've been praying for an away trip to Blackpool for years. God damn it.
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01/09/2007 12:49:00

The spuds have an interesting draw. Mido`s revenge on the cards. As for the Magpies we`ll let the kids do there thing I guess.
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01/09/2007 12:51:00

An Alliadiere hat trick would be better LOL.
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01/09/2007 12:52:00

Good to have a home game, it can only benefit the reserves team which will line up against Newcastle. Should be a good game and I'm hoping the Arsenal kids go one better this season.
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01/09/2007 13:42:00

our first round and we're already playing Newcastle. It's just so typical. And Chavs get hull they are always so darn lucky
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01/09/2007 14:09:00

thats unfair why Newcastle? but i've got faith in our team :(
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01/09/2007 14:20:00

Would have loved a Cypriot team in CL draw (ala spuds) would be a nice get together in the sun for you guys. Me I`m already here... raises large pint and salutes my fellow Goons.
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01/09/2007 14:23:00

You're in Cyprus HC? I was there a couple of years's bloody hot.
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01/09/2007 14:34:00

Although being far away Rocky, I never miss a game here ever. Johnny`s bar in Limassol is tops for the footie with 7 screens good banter and cheap wonderful beer! ... And yes its melting here! cradled over a PC in nothing but your underwear on. LOL
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01/09/2007 14:40:00

Yeah I seem to remember watching some very questionable football channels and movies when I stayed in Aiya Napa. And you don't have to be abroad to sit round posting in your undercrackers dude ;)
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01/09/2007 14:44:00

Nah your right Rocky! (whips off his draws and prances around ) Freedom................. :)
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01/09/2007 14:58:00

"How come we never get anyone like Hull City in the cups?"You got Diarra , rocky, stop crying.
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01/09/2007 15:27:00

Cypriot team, luck fkers, just catching the end of Napa season n all.
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01/09/2007 15:29:00

Too much info there, herb, too much info :)
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01/09/2007 16:46:00

quit moaning about ur carling cup draw. u got one of the easiest CL groups ever
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01/09/2007 23:12:00

arsene wenger sets all you mofo's straight
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01/09/2007 23:23:00

its a good tie, imho, newcastle will feel pain!
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02/09/2007 05:55:00

Not a great draw for Morecambe financially after their giant killings
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04/09/2007 13:20:00


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