Getting Irate So That You Don't Have To

Getting Irate So That You Don't Have To

Sunday, 17 February 2008

Quick On The Draw

Trying to predict the outcome of a random draw is a pretty pointless exercise. Predicting the outcome of the FA Cup "draw", however, is a little more interesting.

As I write, there are four Premier League sides left in it, including Middlesbrough, who will replay against Sheffield United, and Portsmouth, currently drawing 0-0 with Preston with a quarter of an hour to go.

Ideally the FA would like to keep the lot of them apart, but that might look a bit suspicious. So if there are any Premier League ties, I reckon Manchester United will be protected with home advantage. Chelsea will probably get an easy away tie, for instance at Bristol Rovers or Barnsley.

One thing I'm absolutely confident about; Manchester United and Chelsea will be kept apart.

1 comment:

Andy said...

Hey! It's 40 years this year since Elizabeth Beresford's first book about the Wombles was published - this was the book that set the whole ball rolling. You going to be celebrating?