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DRFC - Rovers get Villa in Cup

Doncaster Rovers have been drawn against Premiership Aston Villa in the FA Cup fourth round at The Keepmoat if they can firstly get past Cheltenham Town.

It will be a repeat of the 2005 Carling Cup fourth round tie when Rovers defeated Villa 3-0 at Belle Vue.

The re arranged third round clash will take place on Tuesday 13th January with a 7.45pm kick off.

It`s the first time the Rovers have been in the hat for the fourth round in 23 years due to their third round clash being called off on Saturday.

Full draw

Liverpool v Everton
Southampton/Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur
Hull City/Newcastle United v Millwall/Crewe Alexandra
Sunderland v Blyth Spartans/Blackburn Rovers
Hartlepool United v West Ham United
Leyton Orient/Sheffield United v Charlton Athletic/Norwich City
Cardiff City v Arsenal
Portsmouth/Bristol City v Histon/Swansea City
Chelsea/Southend United v Ipswich Town
Cheltenham Town/Doncaster Rovers v Aston Villa
West Bromwich Albion/Peterborough United v QPR/Burnley
Torquay United v Coventry City
Kettering Town v Fulham
Watford v Leicester City/Crystal Palace
Derby County v Nottingham Forest
Birmingham City/Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough

The fourth round ties will take place over the weekend of 24th & 25th January.

The draw was made by Dave Beasant and Roberto Di Matteo.

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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 4 2009

Time: 3:43PM

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It's a great incentive to now go to Cheltenham and get a victory.
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04/01/2009 16:00:00

Great tie if it happens!
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05/01/2009 10:24:00


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