Chelsea to Play Southend or Brentford in F.A. Cup Fourth Round
Defending champion Chelsea will play at Southend or Brentford in the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
Tottenham will travel to Leeds or Birmingham, while record 11-time winner Manchester United or West Ham will play Fulham or Blackpool.
Swansea or Arsenal, who drew 2-2 today, will meet Brighton. Premier League champion Manchester City is away to Crystal Palace or Stoke.
Seven-time winner Chelsea, which won 5-1 at Southampton in the third round yesterday, beat Liverpool 2-1 in May’s F.A. Cup final to win the competition for a fourth time in six seasons. Liverpool plays at Mansfield later today and the winner will meet Oldham.
Fourth-round draw (with the matches scheduled over the weekend of Jan. 26/27):
Norwich City vs Luton Town Oldham vs Mansfield or Liverpool Macclesfield Town vs Wigan or Bournemouth Derby County vs Blackburn Rovers Hull or Leyton Orient vs Barnsley Middlesbrough vs Aldershot Town Millwall vs Aston Villa Leeds or Birmingham vs Tottenham Brighton vs Swansea or Arsenal Crystal Palace or Stoke vs Manchester City West Ham or Man. Utd. vs Fulham or Blackpool Southend or Brentford vs Chelsea Reading vs Sheffield Utd Huddersfield Town vs Leicester City QPR or West Brom vs Sheffield Weds. or MK Dons Bolton or Sunderland vs Cheltenham or Everton