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Another Non-League Side In FA Cup

Another Non-League Side In FA Cup

Swansea City have been drawn against Blue Square South outfit Havant and Waterlooville at home in the FA Cup third round.

The Westleigh Park based side secured a place in the 3rd round for the first time in their History after beating league two Notts County 1-0 at Meadow Lane.

Hawks midfielder Tony Taggart scored the only goal of the game to book their place in the 3rd round.

Should Swansea secure their place in the 3rd round there will be recognisable face in the Hawks line up in the guise of Andy Gurney;Gurney left the Swans in 2006 after being released by then manger Kenny Jacket.

Swansea City will secure their place providing they can beat Horsham in the FA Cup replay to be played on Tuesday 11th December.

Winning clubs of third round ties will be awarded £40,000 from the Football Association Prize fund.

The Hampshire club currently stand 11th in the Blue Square South league.

Full draw:

Preston v Scunthorpe
Port Vale/Chasetown vCardiff
Colchester vPeterborough
Bolton vSheffield United
Blackburn vCoventry
Brighton vMansfield
Northampton/Walsall vMillwall
Charlton v West Brom
Watford v Crystal Palace
Luton/Nottingham ForestvLiverpool
Plymouth vHull
Aston Villa vManchester United
Tranmere vHereford
Tottenham vReading
Burnley vArsenal
Bristol City vMiddlesbrough
Fulham vBristol Rovers
Huddersfield vBirmingham
Horsham/SwanseavHavant & Waterlooville
Sunderland vWigan
Oxford/Southend vDagenham & Redbridge
Everton v Oldham
Derby v Sheffield Wednesday
Southampton vLeicester
West Ham vManchester City
Ipswich vPortsmouth
Wolves vCambridge
Barnsley vBlackpool
Chelsea vQPR
Stoke vNewcastle
Swindon v Burton Albion/Barnet
Norwich v Bury

Ties will be played on either the 5th or 6th of January.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Sunday December 2 2007
Time: 3:17PM

Comments

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Great draw, home tie against a side we "should" beat which will earn us £40k and then a better chance of drawing one of the big boys.
Jack69
02/12/2007 18:43:00
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And seen as we have struggled against 2 non league sides Sky might put us on tv again as a possible giant killing again and we would get even more money.
jack hammers
02/12/2007 18:48:00
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Theres some good ties, i dont think sky will jinx you by putting this tie on TV. Although i've been wrong many times lol. Good luck for the season anyway, expect against forest :)
wallis
02/12/2007 22:47:00
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