Tuesday, February 19, 2008

FA Cup Draw: Analysis and Insight on the Quarterfinal-round Draw

The FA Cup quarterfinal-round draw was held yesterday and noteworthy was the home game Barnsley gets against Chelsea (just rewards for the giant killers) and Manchester United hosting Portsmouth, which got in by the skin of its teeth. Here's the complete draw:

Sheffield United or Middlesbrough v Cardiff City
Manchester United v Portsmouth
Bristol Rovers v West Brom
Barnsley v Chelsea

Some takes on the draw:

Jonny Saunders laments the possibility of a repeat of last year's final.
Talking Reds complains about Manchester United drawing a Premiership team for the 10th straight time.
points out that a Football League team will make the semis
Fourfourtwo gives us Sir Alex's take on the draw

No comments: