Tuesday, January 15, 2008

FA Cup Replays - Second Chance To Reach Fourth Round

Tuesday and Wednesday see the outstanding issues of the FA Cup third round resolved - even if penalty shoot-outs are required.

These days replays lack the immediacy of yesteryear, when they were held two or three days after the original tie rather than ten, but now as then they are given an extra dimension by knowing the identity of the next round’s opponents - a meeting with whom is the prize at stake.

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