Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United and City Both Face FA Cup Road Trips ; FA Cup

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United and City Both Face FA Cup Road Trips ; FA Cup

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CITY and United were both handed away trips in last night's FA Cup fourth round draw.

The Blues will travel to meet either Premier League rivals Aston Villa or League Two minnows Wycombe Wanderers who meet in a third round replay next week.

Louis van Gaal's Reds will also hit the road, having been handed a tricky trip to the East Midlands where they will take on Championship side Derby County.

United last met Derby in the FA Cup back in 2009, winning 4-1 at Pride Park in a fifth round tie.

City, who are still on course for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies, have already visited Villa Park this season, drawing 0-0 in the league back in October.

Of our other local sides, ailing Championship outfit Bolton, who are battling for their very survival at present, will be at home to fellow Championship outfit Leeds - provided they overcome non- league Eastleigh in their third round replay at the Macron Stadium. …

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