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FA Cup draw sees Oldham get dream tie against Liverpool

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The dream tie has to be Oldham at home to Liverpool after the Merseyside club beat non-league Mansfield 2-1 in the 3rd round. The latics are struggling in the league but swept Championship Nottingham Forest aside on saturday to set up a lucrative fixture which looks sure to attract the live TV cameras. Liverpool beat Oldham at Anfield last season in the 3rd round.

Non-league Luton have been rewarded for their victory over Wolves with a trip to Premier League side Norwich in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Holders Chelsea travel to League One Brentford or League Two Southend.

Luton's fellow giant-killers Macclesfield will face Premier League side Wigan if the Latics beat Bournemouth in a third-round replay.

Seven-time winners Aston Villa face a tricky trip to Championship side Millwall.

Crystal Palace will play Stoke or Manchester City.Premier League leaders Manchester United will be at home against either Fulham or Blackpool if they can win their replay with West Ham.

The winner of Arsenal's replay with Swansea will travel to Brighton.

Blue Square Bet Premier side Luton secured a place in the fourth round with a shock 1-0 win against Championship side Wolves.

Alex Lawless was the home team's hero, and Wolves sacked manager Stale Solbakken hours after the match.

Luton's opponents Norwich, currently 12th in the Premier League, beat Championship strugglers Peterborough 3-0 to reach the fourth round.

"It will be a good cup tie and a great atmosphere, but it won't be easy against Luton," said Norwich manager Chris Hughton.

"We've seen just what they can do with the way they knocked out Wolves, and although they are a team that has dropped out of the league, they have a good history in the FA Cup.

"It will be our responsibility to put on a good performance for our supporters and make sure we progress to the next round."

Fourth-round draw:

Norwich v Luton Town

Oldham Athletic v Liverpool

Macclesfield Town v Wigan/­Bournemouth

Derby County v Blackburn Rovers

Hull City/Leyton Orient v Barnsley

Middlesbrough v Aldershot Town

Millwall v Aston Villa

Leeds United/­Birmingham City v Tottenham

Brighton v Swansea/Arsenal

Crystal Palace/Stoke v Man City

West Ham/Man Utd v Fulham/­Blackpool

Southend United/­Brentford v Chelsea

Reading v Sheffield United

Huddersfield Town v Leicester City

QPR/West Brom v Sheffield Wednesday/MK Dons

Bolton/­Sunderland v Cheltenham/­Everton

The ties will be contested over the weekend of 26 and 27 January.

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