UK time is: 20:32:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rovers Draw Coventry In The FA Cup

Blackburn Rovers have been drawn at Ewood Park against Coventry City in the Third Round of this seasons FA Cup.

Championship side Coventry will be looking to cause an upset when they came to Ewood early un 2008, but with Rovers manager Mark Hughes likely to take the FA Cup VERY seriously (as always) he is almost certain to name a FULL STRENGTH starting XI with no chances taken.

This match will see Tim Flowers return to Ewood as he now works as the assistant manager for the Sky Blues. The match will take place on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday 5th/6th January 2008; the full Third Round draw is as follows:

Preston v Scunthorpe
Port Vale/Chasetown v Cardiff
Colchester v Peterborough
Bolton v Sheffield United
Blackburn v Coventry
Brighton v Mansfield
Northampton/Walsall v Millwall
Charlton v West Brom
Watford v Crystal Palace
Luton/Nottingham Forest v Liverpool
Plymouth v Hull
Aston Villa v Manchester United
Tranmere v Hereford
Tottenham v Reading
Burnley v Arsenal
Bristol City v Middlesbrough
Fulham v Bristol Rovers
Huddersfield v Birmingham
Horsham/Swansea v Havant & Waterlooville
Sunderland v Wigan
Oxford/Southend v Dagenham & Redbridge
Everton v Oldham
Derby v Sheffield Wednesday
Southampton v Leicester
West Ham v Manchester City
Ipswich v Portsmouth
Wolves v Cambridge
Barnsley v Blackpool
Chelsea v QPR
Stoke v Newcastle
Swindon v Burton Albion/Barnet
Norwich v Bury


Another Third Round match that caught my eye was the fact that Aston Villa (4-0 victors at Ewood recently) have AGAIN been drawn against Manchester United as they have appeared to have several times in recent years.


NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday December 2 2007

Time: 7:22PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
It'll be good to welcome Tim Flowers back, but we would expect Rovers to get through wouldn't we?!?!
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
02/12/2007 19:24:00

nice draw for us. a chance to rest a couple of players after the xmas period.
alpeck
Report Abuse
02/12/2007 19:26:00

I don't think so dude, Sparky REALLY loves the FA Cup, so he will put out as stronger team as he can.
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
02/12/2007 19:34:00

sparky never rests players lol, he might make one or two changes, but never dramatic changes to the squad, nice draw though, especially at home
sasman
Report Abuse
02/12/2007 21:00:00

Yeah but you have to consider, HDM and Thunder, that we now have a strong squad so starting with players like Derbs, Reid, Zhiz etc we aren't putting out a weaker team. Its a good draw for us.
roversman
Report Abuse
02/12/2007 21:51:00

good call roversman
sasman
Report Abuse
02/12/2007 21:55:00

Looking forward to the match - hopefully we can go far again this season
FreidelNo.1
Report Abuse
03/12/2007 10:27:00

Wheres the confidence mate, were gonna win it this time round
sasman
Report Abuse
03/12/2007 10:39:00

Yeah you're right... we will win it!
FreidelNo.1
Report Abuse
04/12/2007 14:01:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers At Home Again (Monday January 26 2015)

No Rhode To Swansea (Monday January 26 2015)

Cardiff City Trip Rearranged (Monday January 26 2015)

Could We Go All The Way?? (Sunday January 25 2015)

Paying The Price (Sunday January 25 2015)

Bowyer: It's A Good Feeling (Sunday January 25 2015)

Blackburn MotM v Swansea? (Sunday January 25 2015)

FA Cup - Blackburn 3-1 Swansea (Sunday January 25 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Swansea (Saturday January 24 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dallydally 40
2. Walker 18
3. roverjoy 15
4. rover50 13
5. rovers2011 11
6. Rye of the Rovers 8
7. marshinrover 3
8. Tombo1984 2
9. cboyer 2
10. ptholt 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44
8. Norwich 27 12 7 8 16 43
9. Sheff Wed 26 9 10 7 -2 37
10. Blackburn 26 9 9 8 1 36
11. Birmingham 26 9 8 9 -8 35
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34
13. Cardiff 26 9 7 10 -3 34

Breaking League News

RUFC - Evans Not Sure If Pringle Will Stay
Rotherham : 26/01/2015 20:09:00
LUFC Bamba - Easy decision to join Leeds
Leeds Utd : 26/01/2015 20:06:00
Another boring cup draw for Royals
Reading : 26/01/2015 19:56:00
Derby Host Reading
Derby County : 26/01/2015 19:47:00
Bolton Or Liverpool Face A Trip To Selhurst Park
Bolton : 26/01/2015 19:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Derby v Blackburn
Suggested By:  
Blackburn win 0%
Derby win 0%
Draw 100%