The dream draw...: For a Sunderland Millwall Tranmere fan anyway. The FA Cup semis will pit Arsenal v Man Utd and Sunderland against either Millwall or Tranmere - Ensuring a Nationwide league team a place in the final (and with it a place in next year's UEFA cup). Haway the lads!
Sunderland clinched the final FA Cup Quarter-Final place last night.: So it's Sunderland v Sheffield Utd and Milwall v Tranmere which ensures two Nationwide League teams will qualify for the Semis, where they'll line up against the winners of the two all Premiership ties: Man Utd v Fulham and Portsmouth v Arsenal. I'm sure that the FA's hairdryer will ensure the two Premiership sides are kept apart in the Semis.... Prediction time?
The draw for the fourth round proper of the FA Cup. : Highlights - Northampton or Rotherham v Manchester United; Arsenal v Middlesbrough; Coventry City v Accrington Stanley or Colchester; Liverpool v Newcastle; Southend United or Scarborough v Watford or Chelsea
England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand forgets to take a drug test: and misses the crucial England v Turkey qualifier. He also, in theory at least, faces a possible 2 year ban...