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Yeovil Town to face Manchester United in FA Cup fourth round 

League Two Yeovil Town, the lowest-ranked side left in the FA Cup, will host 12-time winners Manchester United in the fourth round.

Tottenham will also go to League Two opposition as they play Newport County.

Premier League leaders Manchester City have been drawn away to Cardiff City or Mansfield, while Nottingham Forest, who knocked out holders Arsenal on Sunday, are at Championship rivals Hull.

The fourth-round ties of th cup will be played on the weekend of 26-29 January.

It is the second time in three years that Manchester United, currently stand second in the Premier League, have faced Yeovil Town in the competition.

The two last met in January 2015 when United won 2-0 in the third round under previous manager Louis van Gaal.

Yeovil beat League One Side Bradford to reach the fourth round  and their manager Darren Way is looking forward to welcoming Manchester United and their manager Jose Mourinho to Huish Park.

"The attention is going to draw to the town, which has a population of about 40,000. The club needs it at this time," Way told BBC Radio 5 live.

"To see Jose Mourinho come down and hopefully Sir Alex [Ferguson] - because I know he follows the club - it's a great moment for everyone involved with the club.

Fourth-round draw in full:

Liverpool v West Brom

Peterborough v Fleetwood/­Leicester

Huddersfield v Birmingham

Notts County v Wolves/­Swansea

Yeovil v Manchester United

Carlisle/­Sheffield Wednesday v Stevenage/­Reading

Cardiff/­Mansfield v Manchester City

MK Dons v Coventry

Millwall v Rochdale

Southampton v Watford

Middlesbrough v Brighton

Bournemouth/­Wigan v Shrewsbury/­West Ham

Hull v Nottingham Forest

Newport County v Tottenham

Norwich/­Chelsea v Newcastle

Sheffield United v Preston


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