FA Cup fourth round draw as Man Utd, Arsenal and more discover fate

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    The FA Cup fourth round draw brought about mouth-watering fixtures that could see several Premier League giants face off.

    Manchester City could play Premier League title rivals Arsenal at home earlier than many would have anticipated – should they beat Chelsea in their third round clash on Sunday. And Mikel Arteta's Gunners – who are the competition's most successful ever side – will first need to win at Oxford United on Monday.

    Meanwhile, Manchester United will take on Reading at Old Trafford after beating Everton 3-1 on Friday. Liverpool have the difficult task of travelling to Brighton, should they defeat Wolves in their third round replay.

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    Another tantalising clash will be Tottenham Hotspur's visit to Preston North End – who are currently 10th in the Championship. Spurs edged past Portsmouth in an otherwise frustrating tie on Saturday courtesy of a Harry Kane stunner.

    Lower division clubs such as Wrexham were unable to secure the huge clashes with Premier League sides that they had hoped for. Wrexham advanced to the fourth round after a dramatic 4-3 home win against Sheffield United.

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    Fourth round fixtures are scheduled to be played between Friday, January 27 and Monday, January 30, while third round replays will be played in little over a week.

    FA Cup fourth round draw in full

    Preston North End vs Tottenham Hotspur

    Southampton vs Blackpool

    Wrexham vs Sheffield United

    Ipswich vs Burnley

    Manchester United vs Reading

    Luton/Wigan Athletic vs Grimsby Town

    Derby County vs West Ham

    Stoke City vs Aston Villa/Stevenage

    Blackburn Rovers vs Forest Green Rovers/Birmingham City

    Walsall vs Leicester City

    Sheffield Wednesday vs Fleetwood Town

    Manchester City/Chelsea vs Oxford United/Arsenal

    Bristol City/Swansea City vs Chesterfield/West Brom

    Brighton vs Liverpool/Wolves

    Fulham vs Sunderland

    Boreham Wood/Accrington vs Cardiff/Leeds United


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