Big teams avoid each other in FA Cup draw

The Premier League big boys have all been kept apart as the draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup was made today.

Big teams avoid each other in FA Cup draw

The Premier League big boys have all been kept apart as the draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup was made today.

Stevenage's reward for knocking Doncaster out of the FA Cup is a tie against five-time winners Everton.

The Hertfordshire side overcame their Championship opponents at the Keepmoat Stadium and will now host Roberto Martinez's men, who have impressed in the Premier League so far this season.

Arsenal, who beat north London rivals Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening, are at home again against cash-strapped Coventry.

Chelsea will host Stoke after beating Derby in their third-round tie, with the winner of the Manchester City v Blackburn replay facing a home fixture against Bristol City or Watford.

Rochdale's reward for beating Leeds in the third round is a fourth-round meeting at home to either Macclesfield or Sheffield Wednesday.

Keith Hill's Sky Bet League Two side recorded a deserved 2-0 win over the 1972 winners and will be hopeful of progression in to round five as they welcome either cash-strapped Macclesfield or three-time winners Wednesday.

Brendan Rodgers will take his Liverpool side to either Bournemouth or Burton after the Reds beat Oldham 2-0, while Swansea face a trip to Birmingham, Bristol Rovers or Crawley after knocking out Manchester United in a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.

Nottingham Forest will be at home once again as they face either Ipswich or Preston after Billy Davies' side recorded a memorable 5-0 win over Premier League outfit West Ham on Sunday, while Conference outfit Kidderminster will travel to face Sunderland if they can overcome Peterborough in a replay.

Southend saw off Millwall 4-1 in their third-round meeting and their manager Phil Brown will now pit his wits against former club Hull at Roots Hall in the next round.

Holders Wigan were held at home by MK Dons on Saturday, but if they can win at stadium:mk they will host Crystal Palace, with Southampton facing Yeovil and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer taking Cardiff to Bolton.

The winner of the all-Premier League replay between Norwich and Fulham will travel to Sheffield United while Port Vale or Plymouth will host Brighton, and Huddersfield, who squeezed past Grimsby on Saturday, will take on Charlton or Oxford.

FA Cup Fourth Round Draw:

Sunderland v Kidderminster or Peterborough

Bolton v Cardiff

Southampton v Yeovil

Huddersfield v Charlton or Oxford

Port Vale or Plymouth v Brighton

Nottingham Forest v Ipswich or Preston

Southend v Hull

Rochdale v Macclesfield or Sheffield Wednesday

Arsenal v Coventry

Stevenage v Everton

Wigan or MK Dons v Crystal Palace

Chelsea v Stoke

Blackburn or Manchester City v Bristol City or Watford

Bournemouth or Burton v Liverpool

Birmingham, Bristol Rovers or Crawley v Swansea

Sheffield United v Norwich or Fulham

* Ties to be played on the weekend of January 25 and 26.

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