Sunderland to meet lowly opposition if they beat Carlisle

Sunderland to meet lowly opposition if they beat Carlisle

Sunderland to meet lowly opposition if they beat Carlisle

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SUNDERLAND have a huge incentive to beat Carlisle United in the FA Cup third-round tie that is currently taking place, as the fourth-round draw has given them a potential home tie against lowly opposition.

The winner of the third-round tie at the Stadium of Light will entertain either non-league Kidderminster Harriers or League One Peterborough United in the fourth round.

Kidderminster and Peterborough drew 0-0 at Aggborough yesterday, meaning the League One side will start as favourites for the replay.

The fourth-round tie will take place in the week beginning Saturday, January 25.


SUNDERLAND OR CARLISLE vs Kidderminster or Peterborough

Bolton vs Cardiff

Southampton vs Yeovil

Huddersfield vs Charlton or Oxford

Port Vale or Plymouth vs Brighton

Nottm Forest vs Ipswich or Preston

Southend vs Hull

Rochdale vs Macclesfield or Sheff Wed

Arsenal vs Coventry

Stevenage vs Everton

Wigan or MK Dons vs Crystal Palace

Derby or Chelsea vs Stoke

Blackburn or Man City vs Bristol City or Watford

Bournemouth or Burton vs Liverpool or Oldham

Birmingham or Bristol Rovers or Crawley vs Man Utd or Swansea

Sheff Utd vs Norwich or Fulham


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