The romance of the cup

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The romance of the cup

by Sutekh » 02 Dec 2016 20:21

On Monday the draw for the 3rd round of the FA Cup will be with us (live on BBC 2 at 7pm)

Reading will be number 32

For the last 3 years Reading have been give cr@p ties away at fellow Division 2 sides (Huddersfield twice and little tiny tinpot Brighton) and while you may feel a change should be on the cards my expectation is for something equally cr@p like Leeds, Norwich, Barnsley or some other game against a familiar old face

Personally I'd like a game against a non league team e.g. Woking or Brackley but looking at the 2nd round it seems that there aren't too many of those left (only one guaranteed to make the draw - Eastleigh or Halifax)

So failing that a game against Carlisle would be nice as I believe they are the team the we have gone the longest without playing (35 years?) plus who wouldnt want to go to Cumbria in January?

Anyway stick your guesses for the draw below...

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Re: The romance of the cup

by AthleticoSpizz » 02 Dec 2016 20:29

Fleetwood....our first meeting against a team that I once watched as a "park team"

Eastleigh....Jamie Cureton is cup-tied unfortunately.....would be a decent crowd home or away

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Re: The romance of the cup

by bobby1413 » 02 Dec 2016 20:37

Millwall at home

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Re: The romance of the cup

by AthleticoSpizz » 02 Dec 2016 20:43

yeah....would be nice to see Shaun Cummings again

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Royal Ginger » 02 Dec 2016 21:50

I'll take Huddersfield, if it ain't broke...


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Re: The romance of the cup

by royalp-we » 02 Dec 2016 22:10

Hoping Woking go through and we draw them tbh when was the last time we played them competitively? Would be a good big money draw for the 'cards'.

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Whitley Hoops » 02 Dec 2016 22:27

Oxford or wycombe away if not then a localish lower league away trip will be nice.

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Muskrat » 02 Dec 2016 23:11

Away to Barrow.

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Re: The romance of the cup

by CountryRoyal » 02 Dec 2016 23:44

Sutton united or Cheltenham away


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Re: The romance of the cup

by Harpers So Solid Crew » 03 Dec 2016 06:38

Home to the smallest local team left, a day out for their fans.
We have had plenty over the last few years.
4k Woking fans in the stand would be great

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Squelchy2507 » 03 Dec 2016 09:38

Halifax away please. It's been a long long time since we last played there.

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Ian Royal » 03 Dec 2016 14:59

Cambridge Utd away please.

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Sutekh » 03 Dec 2016 16:59

Its going to be a trip to Fulham isnt it.


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Re: The romance of the cup

by Davezk » 03 Dec 2016 17:37

Away either to a top Prem club or lower league opposition.

Provided it's not another championship side though!

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Re: The romance of the cup

by George_ » 03 Dec 2016 18:48

Anyone but a local premiership away.

Non league/league 1 or 2 away would be great though.

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Gunny Fishcake » 03 Dec 2016 19:06

Probably another shite draw like Leeds away

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Gunny Fishcake » 03 Dec 2016 19:07

Squelchy2507 Halifax away please. It's been a long long time since we last played there.


I went there one Tuesday night donkey years ago in the FA Cup it was pissing down and we beat them 1-0 at the Shay . There was only about a 1000 there

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Re: The romance of the cup

by genome » 05 Dec 2016 09:46

Nailed on Fulham Away

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Kitsondinho » 05 Dec 2016 13:41

Sutekh Its going to be a trip to Fulham isnt it.

:shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: The romance of the cup

by Kitsondinho » 05 Dec 2016 13:43

Gunny Fishcake Probably another shite draw like Leeds away

At least if it was Leeds, they wouldn't be charging us £36 for it......hopefully!!

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