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Foxes to Face Palace in FA Cup

Foxes to Face Palace in FA Cup

Leicester have been drawn at home to play Crystal Palace in the third round of this year's F.A. Cup. The tie is scheduled for the 3rd/4th January early next year.

The last time the two sides met in the competition was way back in the 97/98 season when a Bruce Dyer hat-trick gave Palace a comfortable win against the Foxes.

Last season a last gasp Barry Hayles goal was enough for Leicester to snatch a 1-0 win at the Walkers against the Eagles.

Third round draw:

Portsmouth v Bristol City

Sheffield Wed v Fulham

Preston v Liverpool

Birmingham v Wolves

West Ham v Barnsley

Middlesbrough v Barrow

Hull City v Newcastle

Hartlepool v Stoke

Chelsea v Southend

Manchester City v Nottingham Forest

Cardiff v Reading

Ipswich v Chesterfield or Droylesden

Charlton v Norwich

West Brom v Peterborough or Tranmere

Torquay v Blackpool

Leyton Orient v Sheffield United

Southampton v Manchester United

Millwall v Carlisle or Crewe

Histon v Swansea

Forest Green Rovers v Derby

QPR v Burnley

Leicester v Crystal Palace

Tottenham v Wigan

Morecambe or Cheltenham v Doncaster

Arsenal v Plymouth

Notts County or Kettering v Eastwood Town

Bournemouth or Blyth v Blackburn

Macclesfield v Everton

Watford v Scunthorpe

Sunderland v Bolton

Coventry v Kidderminster

Gillingham or Stockport v Aston Villa



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

Writer:JBFox
Date:Sunday November 30 2008
Time: 6:40PM

Comments

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Shocking draw! You really could have done without a Championship side.
Boxer
01/12/2008 22:15:00
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I actually think thats a good draw for you....and you will beat them...!
lincolnblue
02/12/2008 10:58:00
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Disappointed with that draw, would have been nice if it was away though, going to Palace is always a decent day out.
Jb_lcfc
02/12/2008 15:45:00
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Palace will nick it, possibly in a replay!
merlin
02/12/2008 20:08:00
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