Manchester United and Liverpool drawn together in FA Cup
Date Posted: 29/11/10
Two of the bitterest rivals in world football have been drawn together in the third round of the FA Cup.
Manchester United will host Liverpool at Old Trafford over the weekend of January 8th and 9th, with both clubs confident of success.
Those who book Manchester hotels for the game will hope to see a classic, with stars such as Wayne Rooney, Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard on show.
"It's a big one. A draw like that is very difficult but these are the games we all want to play in. We have a big squad and there will be players hoping for an opportunity. We will all want to do our best for the supporters," said Liverpool defender Fabio Aurelio following the draw.
Other standout ties of the third round include Leeds United being drawn away to Arsenal, Huddersfield Town hosting Dover Athletic and Bolton Wanderers looking to avoid a giant-killing against York City.
Premier League favourites Chelsea will welcome Ipswich Town, while high-flying Tottenham Hotspur will play either Charlton Athletic or Luton Town.
Posted by Louise Millard
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