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Reading To Meet Birmingham

The Royals will travel to St. Andrews in the fourth round of the FA Cup after Birmingham City demolished Newcastle 5-1 at St James' Park in a replay tonight.

Goals from Gary McSheffrey, Bruno N'Gotty, Sebastian Larsson, DJ Campbell, and an own goal from Nolberto Solano gave the visitors a comprehensive victory over Glenn Roeder's side, which had the same starting line-up as their Premiership win at Tottenham on Sunday.

The tie is a repeat of last season's fourth round encounter, when the City knocked us out 2-1 in a replay after a 1-1 draw.

The fourth round tie will take place on the weekend of Saturday 27th January.

Birmingham's team is likely to include former Royal Matthew Upson, although the defender has been the subject of plenty of transfer speculation during this current window.




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Date:Wednesday January 17 2007

Time: 10:59PM

Your Comments

Revenge?!
Rogue
what a game last night 5 past newcastle in thier own backyard !!! should be a good encounter !
PUREGOLD
its fitting they we meet them in the forth round after they beat us in it last year!! going to be a great game!
link201
I wouldn't be surprised if Birmingham win again the way they are playing.
miked_joker
Interesting to see it Mathew Upson is still with them, rumours he wants away and Fistface dont want to part with him.
col8
 

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