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The FA Cup fourth round draw took place on Monday before the final tie between Brighton and Crystal Palace. There were a total of 13 teams from league one and league two in the fourth round draw.

Yeovil Town is the lowest ranked team remaining in the competition with their win against Bradford City in the previous round. The fourth round draw lived up to its billing as it has created interesting fixtures with Yeovil Town taking on Manchester United.

 

 

Tottenham will go away to Newport while Manchester City will face either Cardiff or Mansfield. The competition will have a new winner this year as holders Arsenal were knocked out by Nottingham Forest last weekend.

 

The fourth round will be played on January 27-28. Here is the list of the full draw conducted on Monday.

Liverpool vs West Brom

Peterborough vs Leicester/Fleetwood Town

Huddersfield Town vs Birmingham

Swansea/Wolves vs Notts County

Yeovil Town vs Manchester United

Mk Dons vs Coventry

Millwall vs Rochdale

Southampton vs Watford

Cardiff/Mansfield vs Manchester City

Sheffield Wedsnesday vs Stevenage/Reading

Midddlesbrough vs Brighton

Bournemouth/Wigan vs West Ham/Shrewsbury Town

Newport County vs Tottenham Hotspurs

Hull City vs Nottingham Forest

Norwich/Chelsea vs Newcastle

Sheffield United vs Preston

 

Mourinho And Conte Escape FA Punishment

 

Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte will escape sanctions from the English FA over their increasing war of words.The English football governing body currently has no plans to intervene in the rift between Manchester United and Chelsea Managers. The FA has the power to call both Mourinho and Conte to order.

They can also call them for explanation on their recent verbal exchanges. They believe they will bring the row to an end soon. However, if the feud continues , the FA will review its stance. It is recalled that in 2005, the then FA chairman Geoff Thompson openly threatened to punish United and Arsenal unless both clubs end the long running verbal spat between Sir Alex Ferguson and  Arsene Wenger.

 

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