UK time is: 14:04:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Come in Number 3! (Carling Cup Draw Details)

Well I certainly didn't think I would be writing this article but the glorious defeat of Chelsea last night of course means that I now can.

The draw for the 5th Round of the Carling Cup will be made this Saturday on Sky Sports' Soccer Saturday from 12.15pm and the following numbered balls of the eight remaining teams will be in the hat:

1. Arsenal
2. Blackburn Rovers
3. Burnley
4. Derby County
5. ManchesterUnited
6. Stoke City
7. Tottenham Hotspur
8. Watford

The games will be played during the week commencing December 1st

This could be a good time to play Blackburn Rovers and get some revenge although others might prefer a juicy tie with Manchester United at Turf Moor or an easier tie on paper at least against one of the remaining Championship teams, Watford or Derby.

Vital Burnley are running a poll on the front page asking for your preferred opponent for the Clarets game so come and make your choice and state your reasons below this article or in our forums.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 13 2008

Time: 1:23PM

Your Comments

I have gone for Rovers,preferably at home! This time we could do it & convincingly!!
turfmanphil
I have gone for Watford at home - In theory, the best chance we have of getting a 2 leg semi.
Claretdale
Go for Watford or Derby then treat yoursleves to a two leg semi and the best of luck from Vital Chelsea
merlin
Cheers Merlin, you guys have been magnanimous in defeat . Are we really only the second team to beat you at Stamford Bridge since 2004? It would just be like us to fail against Watford and Derby, I would rather play one of the top guys, at least if we lose it wont hurt so much (Rovers aside) and we get some money
turfmanphil
I have to agree with Turfmanphils logic...I don't want Watford to draw the easier teams of Burnley or Derby either. I'd rather have Blackburn or Man Utd in truth...
DrWatford
Remember Watford a few years ago in the cup. We just never turned up for it, but I want Watford at home. In all honesty we are unlikely to win this, so need to get money out of it. Watford at home could fill the home ends for the simple reason that we have a great chance of making the semi final and getting the money spinner there. Failing that can we get Watford in the semi's :)
smitrit
Match 1 - Burnley vs Man United Match 2 - Stoke vs Arsenal Match 3 - Watford vs Blackburn Match 4 - Derby vs Tottenham That was using "cup fixture generator"! I will go for: Tottenham v Burnley Blackburn v Man United Stoke v Watford Derby v Arsenal
whentheballmoves
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Burnley Articles

Humiliating Horror Show at the Hawthorns! (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Baggies a Burnley Win? (Saturday September 27 2014)

Point at Palace but Penalty Paid! (Monday September 15 2014)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9
15. WBA 7 2 2 3 -1 8
16. Crystal Palace 8 2 2 4 -3 8
17. Sunderland 8 1 5 2 -7 8
18. Newcastle 8 1 4 3 -6 7
19. Burnley 8 0 4 4 -9 4
20. Q.P.R. 8 1 1 6 -12 4

Breaking League News

The Villa Times - 20/10/2014
Aston Villa : 20/10/2014 13:00:00
Liverpool: More 3pm Kick-Offs To Be Sacrificed?
Liverpool : 20/10/2014 12:59:00
AVFC: This Season v Last Season After 8 Games
Aston Villa : 20/10/2014 11:20:00
Rich vein of goalscoring form for Jagielka
Everton : 20/10/2014 11:00:00
Senderos For QPR, Okore Not Ready?
Aston Villa : 20/10/2014 10:54:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

No Win Yet! How Confident Are You That We Will Avoid Relegation?
Suggested By:  Vital Burnley Admin
Very Confident 30%
Moderately Confident 15%
Slightly Confident 4%
Not Confident but Hoping 13%
We Will Definitely Go Down! 38%