FA Cup 4th round draw: Premier League big boys get cushy draws
The draw for the fourth round of the 2015-16 FA Cup was conducted on Monday, with just one all-Premier League affair being handed down, and the potential for two more pending third-round replays.
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Crystal Palace versus Stoke City is the only guaranteed fourth-round clash of PL sides, while Manchester City could end up away to Aston Villa if the latter can win away to League Two side Wycombe Wanderers in their third-round replay. West Ham United could also end up away to another PL side, Liverpool, if the Reds top League Two side Exeter City at Anfield next Tuesday, Jan. 19.
As for the rest of PL big boys, Monday was their lucky day: Arsenal drew Championship side Burnley at home; Manchester United drew Championship side Derby County away; Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City, who have a third-round replay to play themselves, drew Colchester United away; Chelsea drew either League One side Northampton Town or Championship side MK Dons away.
Full FA Cup 4th round draw results (3rd-round replays still to be played)
Arsenal vs. Burnley
Wycombe Wanderers or Aston Villa vs. Manchester City
Derby County vs. Manchester United
Colchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur or Leicester City
Northampton Town or MK Dons vs. Chelsea
Carlisle United or Yeovil Town vs. Everton
Exeter City or Liverpool vs. West Ham United
Crystal Palace vs. Stoke City
West Bromwich Albion or Bristol City vs. Peterborough United
Nottingham Forest vs. Watford
Ipswich Town or Portsmouth vs. Bournemouth
Eastleigh or Bolton vs. Leeds United
Bury or Bradford City vs. Hull City
Oxford United vs. Newport County or Blackburn
Shrewsbury Town vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Huddersfield or Reading vs. Walsall