Global Sports : United Drawn With Arsenal

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Arsenal face a trip to Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-finals while giant-killers Bradford will be at home to Reading.
The draw for the last eight took place at Deepdale just before Louis van Gaal’s men took on Preston in the final game of fifth-round weekend.
United fell behind to Scott Laird’s goal early in the second half but goals from Ander Herrera, Marouane Fellaini and a Wayne Rooney penalty secured their progress and an Old Trafford clash with their old rivals from north London.
There is one other all-Premier League tie, which pits new Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood against local rivals West Brom.
Bradford have already beaten Premier League sides Chelsea and Sunderland to reach the quarter-finals and, as their chairman Mark Lawn hoped, they will take on Championship opposition at home in the form of Reading, who were winners over Derby County on Saturday.
Bantams manager Phil Parkinson has plenty of history with Reading as he made more than 400 appearances for the club as a player and was voted into the club’s all-time best XI.
Lawn told Sky Sports: “We’ve got a chance, haven’t we. Ninety minutes from Wembley, both sides will realise, and they will both be going for it.
“I think it gives Bradford a great chance. I think we’ll sell out here again, hopefully it will be bouncing and we’ll push through. That would be great to get these fans back at Wembley again because they deserve it.
“Reading are only one game from Wembley as well and I am sure Phil (Parkinson) will have them prepared right. There’s that little bit of extra spice because Phil’s a big hero down there.”
The first tie out of the hat saw Liverpool given a home draw against Blackburn Rovers, who thrashed Stoke City 4-1 on Saturday thanks to a hat-trick from striker Josh King.
Quarter-final draw:
Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers
Bradford City v Reading
Manchester United v Arsenal
Aston Villa v West Brom
Ties to be played March 7 and 8.

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