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Baggies to host Peterborough or Tranmere

The Albion have been rewarded with a home tie in the FA Cup third round, to take place on the weekend of January 3rd or 4th.

The opposition will be either League One side Peterborough United - a team familiar to the Baggies, with Mowbrays men having played them twice in the cups last season, victorious on both occasions. Alternatively it will be fellow League One side Tranmere Rovers, managed by Ronnie Moore. Tranmere apparently means 'Sandbank with Cranebirds' if you believe eveything yo read on Wikipedia.

The Albion can reasonably expect to beat both of these teams, and hopefully at least emulate last seasons cup success, where we got all the way to the semi's at Wembley before Milan Baros punched the ball into the goal. Maradona he certainly wasn't.

Tranmere and Peterborough will replay their tie a week today at Prenton Park to decide for certain who our opposition will be, having drawn 0-0 at London Road on Saturday.




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Writer: Alex Humpage Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 2 2008

Time: 1:58PM

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easy win. might be needed for confidence n gettin in players in jan.
Shefbaggie
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02/12/2008 19:24:00

You could be out
Tiny T
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02/12/2008 23:25:00

We'll see. I don't fancy either of these two coming to our place and coming away with anything but defeat
mightystripes
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03/12/2008 09:03:00

either of those two will be a tough game.......
lincolnblue
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04/12/2008 11:19:00

We'll be in the draw for round 4. No doubt.
mightystripes
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04/12/2008 13:30:00

nice one tiny and lincoln. fancy a bet? last years semi finalists to lose at home to one of these? we could play pele up front on his own n wld still win
Shefbaggie
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04/12/2008 13:35:00

Blimey, there's some confidence. We should really win against either, though I'm not sure we could do it with Pele leading the line!
Alex Humpage
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04/12/2008 14:07:00

 

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