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Man United draw Liverpool in FA Cup fourth round

by Red Billy

Manchester United have drawn Liverpool in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Former Anfield star Peter Crouch drew out the balls that pit The Red Devils against the hardest of opposition, the League leaders and Premier League champions.

United have a fantastic record against Liverpool in the cup and have only ever lost twice to them in the competition since World War Two, in 2006 and last time out in 2012.

A famous win in the 1977 final saw United beat a Kevin Keegan-led Liverpool side going for the treble, with goals from Stuart Pearson and Jimmy Greenhoff.

United also overcame Liverpool 2-1 in 1999 on their way to the only treble that has been achieved by an English side.

United have home field advantage for the tie.

The fifth round draw also took place tonight and saw the winners of the tie set to face Stockport County, West Ham or Doncaster Rovers.

The fifth round tie would also be at home.

United have won the competition 12 times in their history, five times more than Liverpool. The team with the most wins remains Arsenal, who have fourteen.

The full fourth round draw is as follows:

Cheltenham Town v Manchester City
Bournemouth v Crawley Town
Swansea City v Nottingham Forest
Manchester United v Liverpool
Southampton or Shrewsbury Town v Arsenal
Barnsley v Norwich City
Chorley v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Millwall v Bristol City
Brighton & Hove Albion v Blackpool
Wycombe Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur
Fulham v Burnley
Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle
Chelsea v Luton Town
Stockport County or West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers
Brentford v Leicester City
Everton v Sheffield Wednesday

Fifth round draw:

Fulham or Burnley v Bournemouth or Crawley
Manchester United or Liverpool v Stockport County or West Ham or Doncaster Rovers
Sheffield United or Plymouth Argyle v Millwall or Bristol City
Chorley or Wolves v Southampton or Shrewsbury Town or Arsenal
Barnsley or Norwich City v Chelsea or Luton Town
Everton or Sheffield Wednesday v Wycombe Wanderers or Tottenham Hotspur
Swansea or Nottingham Forest v Cheltenham or Manchester City
Brentford or Leicester v Brighton or Blackpool

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