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Rovers meet Villa again

Things just got tough for the Rovers in the Carling Cup as today's third round draw has seen the Ewood side paired with Aston Villa.

In a repeat of last year's classic semi final which Villa won 7-4 on aggregate, Rovers will have a chance at revenge - but will feel a tad disappointed to have been drawn away.

But the match is a one off on the road to Wembley and it is a chance to knock a direct rival out.

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 28 2010

Time: 2:54PM

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Tough game but a winnable one!
Mikey Delap
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28/08/2010 14:56:00

It's a shame they were knocked out of the Europa League, they would've played a more weakened team if they were. Still, to win a cup you have to beat the best, I am confident that we can beat them.
roversfanben
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28/08/2010 15:35:00

It's LHRovers fault he jinxed us! (Check the forum!) Just kidding - bring 'em on - time for some pay back!
FreidelNo.1
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28/08/2010 22:57:00

Hoping for revenge this season as they're not playing too well. A lot of prem teams been drawn together so looks like a very good chance to get far in the tournament again hopefully.
ITSALLROVER
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29/08/2010 15:45:00

 

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