Cup draw favours big guns

15 February 2009 06:46
The Premier League big guns have been kept apart in the draw for the sixth round of the FA Cup. European champions Manchester United face a trip to either Swansea City or Fulham, having secured a comfortable 4-1 victory at Derby County on Sunday afternoon. Chelsea will have to travel to the winners of a replay between Blackburn Rovers and Coventry City, while Everton will play host to either West Ham or Middlesbrough. Last season's beaten finalists Cardiff City take on Arsenal in a delayed round four tie on Monday evening, with Burnley awaiting the winners and Sheffield United or Hull City potential sixth round opponents. Draw: Blackburn Rovers or Coventry City v Chelsea. Swansea City or Fulham v Manchester United. Cardiff City or Arsenal or Burnley v Sheffield United or Hull City. Everton v West Ham or Middlesbrough. Ties to be played weekend of March 7th and 8th.

Source: ESA