Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Big four kept apart in fifth-round draw
by Paul Kennedy, January 26th, 2009 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[ENGLAND] The top five teams in the Premier League are still alive in the FA Cup, though co-leader Liverpool, fourth-place Aston Villa and Arsenal all drew and need replays to advance to the fifth round. The so-called "big four" -- Man United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool -- were kept apart in the fifth-round draw held on Sunday.

On Sunday, Liverpool was again held to a 1-1 draw by Merseyside rival Everton at Anfield, while Arsenal had to settle for a 0-0 tie at Cardiff City, last year's runner-up.

Doncaster Rovers of the Championship League gave Villa a scare, twice hitting the crossbar, but their game ended in a 0-0 tie.

The only guaranteed all-Premier League clash in the fifth round, which will be played Feb. 14-15, will be at Upton Park, where West Ham hosts Middlesbrough.

FIFTH-ROUND DRAW:
Sheffield United vs. Hull
Watford vs. Chelsea
West Ham vs. Middlesbrough
Sunderland or Blackburn vs. Coventry
Derby or Nottingham Forest v Man Utd
Swansea vs. Fulham
Liverpool or Everton vs. Doncaster or Aston Villa
Cardiff or Arsenal vs. West Brom or Burnley

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Aleksander Ceferin    
"It will be part of the evaluation, and I am sure it will not help the ...
Sneak Peek: Real Salt Lake banks on new playmaker    
After missing the MLS playoffs for the first time in seven years in 2015, Real Salt ...
Sneak Peek: Crew collapse prompts big defensive changes    
American keeper Zach Steffen and Ghanaian internationals Jonathan Mensah and Mohammed Abu are among the significant ...
U.S. Abroad: Geoff Cameron is back in action at Stoke    
U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena got good news four weeks before the USA faces Honduras ...
What They're Saying: Dr. Gina Agredano    
"He just stopped breathing, and that was when it was game on. I said to myself ...
What They're Saying: Francis Kone    
"It has been four times. Once in Thailand and twice in Africa. I’m always checking the ...
Video Pick: U.S. beach keeper scores twice    
When the USA fell, 6-4, to Panama in the quarterfinals of the Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship, ...
Video Pick: How Bayern beat HSV 8-0    
For the second time in two years, Hamburg SV fell, 8-0, in to Bayern in the ...
MLS Business: Crew makes Acura jersey sponsor    
Columbus Crew SC and Acura reached a three-year sponsorship agreement making Acura the MLS club's jersey ...
MLS Preseason: Columbus and Houston win tournaments    
The Columbus Crew won the Carolina Challenge Cup and Houston Dynamo captured the Desert Diamond Cup ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives