Portsmouth face Old Trafford trip

Birmingham or Newcastle v Reading or Burnley

Manchester United v Portsmouth

West Ham v Watford

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

Crystal Palace v Preston

Back in November, United beat Portsmouth, presently sixth in the table, 3-0 in a league match at Old Trafford.

Ties to be played on January 27th and 28th

In another top-six clash, Arsenal (fourth) are at home to Bolton (fifth), the third successive season they have been drawn together in the competition.

Arsenal beat Bolton 1-0 in the sixth round en route to winning the Cup in the 2004-05 season but Bolton won last season’s fourth round tie by the same score at the Reebok Stadium. Derby v Bristol Rovers

Arsenal v Bolton

Leicester or Fulham v Stoke

Sheffield Wednesday or Manchester City v Southampton

West Ham and Watford can both put their relegation worries to one side for a day when they meet in the only other definite all-Premier League tie at Upton Park.

Cardiff or Tottenham v Southend or Barnsley

Bristol City or Coventry v Hull or Middlesbrough.

Barnet or Colchester United v Peterborough or Plymouth

LONDON, England — Premier League leaders Manchester United will face high-flyers Portsmouth at Old Trafford in the FA Cup, after the draw for the fourth round was made on Monday.

Bolton have become something of a bogey side for Arsenal, having lost only once to the north London side in their last seven league and cup meetings.

Both sides were involved in all-Premier League clashes last weekend, with Portsmouth beating Wigan 2-1 at Fratton Park and United defeating Aston Villa 2-1 with an injury-time winner.

Wolverhampton or Oldham v West Bromwich Albion

Blackpool v Norwich

Queens Park Rangers or Luton v Blackburn Rovers

Chester or Ipswich v Swansea

Arsenal have already overcome Premier League opposition in this season’s FA Cup, knocking out holders Liverpool with a 3-1 win at Anfield last weekend.

Fourth round draw:

They now face third division promotion hopefuls Nottingham Forest, who knocked out Premier League Charlton Athletic 2-0.

This year’s final on May 19 is expected to be the first back at the new Wembley stadium after six years in Cardiff.

Chelsea were handed another relatively easy home tie after beating fourth division Macclesfield Town 6-1 on Saturday

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