Holders Man City visit Spurs, Villa at Chelsea in FA Cup 4th round

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FA Cup holders Manchester City face a tricky trip to Tottenham Hotspur, while in-form Aston Villa have been drawn to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the fourth round.

Third-placed champions City are a point above Spurs with a game in hand in the Premier League table, while Villa are flying high in second spot with Chelsea languishing 10th.

Twelve-time FA Cup winners Manchester United face a fourth-round match at either Newport County or Eastleigh after their 2-0 win at Wigan Athletic yesterday.

Fulham welcome Newcastle United and Sheffield United host Brighton & Hove Albion in other all-Premier League ties, with matches scheduled to be played over the Jan. 27-28 weekend.

League leaders Liverpool, who knocked Arsenal out in the third round, received a more favourable draw yesterday.

Juergen Klopp’s team will host the winners of the replay between Norwich City and Bristol Rovers.

Sixth-tier Maidstone United, the lowest-ranked side left in the competition, travel to second-tier Ipswich Town.

The winners of the replay between Crystal Palace and Everton will host either Luton Town or Bolton Wanderers.

League Two side Wrexham A.F.C., owned by Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney and who reached the fourth round last season, will visit Blackburn Rovers.


Watford v Southampton

Blackburn Rovers v Wrexham

Bournemouth v Swansea City

West Bromwich Albion v Brentford/Wolverhampton Wanderers

West Ham United/Bristol City v Nottingham Forest/Blackpool

Leicester City v Hull City/Birmingham City

Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City

Chelsea v Aston Villa

Ipswich Town v Maidstone United

Liverpool v Norwich City/Bristol Rovers

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City

Leeds United v Plymouth Argyle

Crystal Palace/Everton v Luton Town/Bolton Wanderers

Newport Country/Eastleigh v Manchester United

Sheffield United v Brighton & Hove Albion

Fulham v Newcastle United

Ties to be played over the January 27-28 weekend