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FA Cup - ball no.48 is what we hope to see!

FA Cup - ball no.48 is what we hope to see!

A place in the FA Cup 3rd round is within the grasp of Colchester, although they have to overcome Swindon to do this.

Should this be managed then ball no.48 is what will be looked for when the draw is made on Sunday afternoon.

FA Cup 3rd round numbers:
1. Arsenal
2. Aston Villa
3. Barnsley
4. Birmingham City
5. Blackburn Rovers
6. Blackpool
7. Bolton Wanderers
8. Brighton & Hove Albion
9. Bristol City
10. Burnley
11. Cardiff City
12. Chelsea
13. Coventry City
14. Crystal Palace
15. Derby County
16. Doncaster Rovers
17. Everton
18. Fulham
19. Hull City
20. Ipswich Town
21. Leeds United
22. Leicester City
23. Liverpool
24. Manchester City
25. Manchester United
26. Middlesbrough
27. Millwall
28. Newcastle United
29. Norwich City
30. Nottingham Forest
31. Peterborough United
32. Portsmouth
33. Queens Park Rangers
34. Reading
35. Southampton
36. Stoke City
37. Sunderland
38. Swansea City
39. Tottenham Hotspur
40. Watford
41. West Bromwich Albion
42. West Ham United
43. Wigan Athletic
44. Wolverhampton Wanderers
45. Salisbury City or Grimsby Town
46. Stourbridge or Stevenage
47. Sheffield United or Torquay United
48. Colchester United or Swindon Town
49. Chelmsford City or Macclesfield Town
50. Leyton Orient or Gillingham
51. Crawley Town or Redbridge
52. Luton Town or Cheltenham Town
53. Fleetwood Town or Yeovil Town
54. Brentford or Wrexham
55. Bradford City or AFC Wimbledon
56. Shrewsbury Town or Rotherham United
57. Dagenham & Redbridge or Walsall
58. Barnet or Milton Keynes Dons
59. Gateshead or Tamworth
60. Sheffield Wednesday or Aldershot Town
61. Sutton United or Notts County
62. Southend United or Oldham Athletic
63. AFC Totton or Bristol Rovers
64. Charlton Athletic or Carlisle United

Who would be the preferred team, should Colchester make it into the 3rd round of course?

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday December 2 2011
Time: 1:13PM

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