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It's Port Vale in FA Cup Third Round!

It's Port Vale in FA Cup Third Round!

The FA Cup third round draw was made today live from Wembley at 6pm on ITV 1 and Burnley will play League 2 leaders,Port Vale at Turf Moor in the New Year over the weekend of 8th/9th January 2011..

Remarkably the Clarets ball (Number 9)was the first ball drawn out of the hat to decide the first of 32 ties.

Kasabian rock star, Serge Pizzorno drew the Burnley ball with Noel Gallagher drawing out Port Vale's.

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Date:Sunday November 28 2010
Time: 6:10PM


Not very exciting. Hopefully, there's no cup upset and we win and get somebody big in next round.
28/11/2010 18:14:00
And I can't believe Serge Pizzaro (or whatever his second name is) and Noel Gallagher pulled out their own clubs to play each other! Leicester V Man City. That was outrageous!
28/11/2010 18:17:00
What were the odds for that? Not a good draw for us to be honest but hopefully one that will see us in next round without having to suffer any banana skin
28/11/2010 18:25:00
An ok draw it will mean Laws can play some players who are normally on the bench, and we should win ofcourse.
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28/11/2010 18:50:00
I dont think its a bad draw at all. What would have been a good draw? Having played all the big teams in the last couple of years surely this season it is about getting as far as we possibly can. The glory of playing a 'big' team is not as strong as in previous seasons. A few kind draws and ties like Utd - Lpool being drawn, You never know . . . I think this is the sort of draw we should have been looking for - Just hope we dont muck it up.
28/11/2010 19:59:00
On a personal level, Dale would have preferred a minnow away to a ground I had not been to before or at home a local derby a la Blackburn,Bolton(again) or PNE. To hear this Board sometimes, I am not convinced a big money spinner against the likes of Man U etc re TV rights/gate etc is no longer one of their hopes. Not sure about Cup competitions per se to be honest, think our focus should be on promotion without any distractions especially if we have to get involved with replays
29/11/2010 07:01:00
Just win it. Winning becomes a habit. Just the habit we need to get.
29/11/2010 10:13:00
Agree regarding a personal level TMP - I would have liked an away tie at a new ground. But I also believe that with a couple of good draws which, with no offence to Vale, this is the sort we should be looking for - we could end up in the QF or further, then who knows what could happen.
29/11/2010 12:23:00
I think its a good draw. Win it and then its only 3 more wins to get to Wembley semi. As for the odds of serge and noel pulling out their own teams against each other its 1 in 126
29/11/2010 12:45:00
Won't lose much sleep if we lose it and would rather reserve our energy and concentration for the promotion push rather than run the risk of injuries and suspensions in a cup competition that is unlikely to lead to Wembley. Reminds me of our promotion season when games against QPR and West Brom with replays were seen as a bind rather than an opportunity
29/11/2010 13:56:00
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