Monday, February 18, 2008

It's the Same old Song and Dance

The more things change, the more they stay the same in the FA Cup. Chelsea drew another lower division team, while Manchester United has drawn another Premier League club in the quarterfinals of the Cup. United have drawn Portsmouth, while Chelski have drawn giant slayers Barnsley.

United have been drawn against premier league teams for their last 10 FA Cup games. The last times the devils played a lower league team was in Jan. 2006, when they beat Wolves 3-0. Included in those games was Saturday's fifth round smashing of league leaders Arsenal (photo above) 4-0.

Here is the rest of the draw for the quarterfinals:

  • Sheffield United or Middlesbrough v Cardiff City
  • Manchester United v Portsmouth
  • Bristol Rovers v West Brom
  • Barnsley v Chelsea

Matches are set to be played the weekend of March 8 and 9.

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