Leeds earn trip to Spurs in FA Cup

03 January 2010 06:30
Simon Grayson's League One side, who beat the 11-times winners of the competition 1-0 at Old Trafford earlier on Sunday, travel to White Hart Lane for the clash on the weekend of January 23-24.[LNB]Elsewhere, holders Chelsea face a trip to Deepdale to take on Championship side Preston.[LNB]Arsenal, who came from behind to defeat West Ham 2-1 at Upton Park, face another trip to Premier League opposition - Stoke.[LNB]Manchester City travel to Championship side Scunthorpe, Aston Villa take on League One Brighton, while Championship rivals Southampton and Ipswich meet in the only other confirmed ties.[LNB]Liverpool will have a home meeting against Burnley if they win their replay against Reading, while last year's beaten finalists Everton await the winner of Nottingham Forest's replay against Birmingham.[LNB]Managerless Bolton welcome either Sheffield United or QPR to the Reebok Stadium, while Sunderland - safely into the last 32 after the 3-0 home win over non-league Barrow - travel to Portsmouth or Coventry.[LNB]Fulham must face the winners of Accrington's tie against Gillingham, while Wigan go to either Notts County or Forest Green - the last non-league team left in the draw.[LNB]Wolves have a home contest against Crystal Palace.[LNB]West Brom will play Plymouth or Newcastle, while another all-Championship affair sees Bristol City or Cardiff face Leicester.[LNB]The other tie sees Millwall or Derby, who must replay at Pride Park, take on Brentford or Doncaster - who were denied by the weather on Saturday.[LNB]Grayson was not getting too carried away with the prospect of another Premier League scalp after Leeds were drawn to face Spurs at White Hart Lane.[LNB]"We have a long season in terms of games but hopefully a successful one as well," the Leeds manager told Sky Sports News.[LNB]"It's a good draw again. We're up against a top Premiership team and a top manager and we'll approach that as we have done for the Manchester United game - with the respect that they deserve.[LNB]"But we've got a few league games in between and that's our bread and butter.[LNB]"It's another fantastic draw and another game that could have been quite easily a Premier League fixture five or six years ago."[LNB]Brighton boss Gus Poyet, who was part of the Chelsea team which beat Aston Villa 1-0 in the 2000 FA Cup final at Wembley, was thrilled by the thought of a trip to Villa Park.[LNB]"All the players and club and fans are very excited about it," he said.[LNB]"It's going to be one of the big ones. The club are looking forward to the game.[LNB]"It's going to be tough but it's important for the players to have the opportunity to play against Aston villa.[LNB]"Everyone at the club, I have to say, they wanted to play away against a Premiership club so I think it's perfect for everyone."[LNB]Fourth-round draw in full: [LNB]Southampton v Ipswich, Reading/Liverpool v Burnley, Millwall/Derby v Brentford/Doncaster, Bristol City/Cardiff v Leicester, Stoke v Arsenal, Notts County/Forest Green v Wigan, Scunthorpe v Man City, West Brom v Plymouth/Newcastle, Everton v Nottm Forest/Birmingham, Accrington/Gillingham v Fulham, Bolton v Sheff Utd/QPR, Portsmouth/Coventry v Sunderland, Preston v Chelsea, Aston Villa v Brighton, Tranmere/Wolves v Crystal Palace, Tottenham v Leeds.[LNB][LNB]

Source: Team_Talk