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Cambridge is a city of two halves ahead of the big match

Cambridge is bracing itself for one of its biggest sporting encounters for years as Cambridge United entertain Manchester United in the FA Cup.

Thousands of excited Cambridge fans are looking forward to the game, not everyone in the university city is thrilled at the prospect.

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MK Dons manager Robinson admits Newcastle United interest in Alli

Dele Alli could be heading to Newcastle United. Credit: PA

MK Dons manager Karl Robinson has admitted that Premier League side Newcastle United are interested in signing highly-rated midfielder Dele Alli.

The 18-year-old has attracted considerable interest from the top flight, but some reports have suggested that Newcastle could be about to jump to the front of the queue by tabling a £9million bid.

Robinson says that no official offer has been submitted yet however.

“There’s been a lot of talk over Dele and Newcastle United and certain clubs.

I think it’s a bit more than paper talk but there’s nothing that we’ve heard yet.”

– Karl Robinson, MK Dons manager


Van Gaal insists Cambridge won't be easy

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal insists it won't be easy facing Cambridge United in the FA Cup tonight... even though there are 77 places between the two clubs.

Cambridge are currently 12th in League Two while the Red Devils - who beat League One Yeovil in Round Three - sit 3rd in the Premier League.

When you see Cambridge and you analyse Cambridge they play very direct, there's long balls, they have five or six players above one metre 90, so it's difficult for us to defend against.

– Louis Van Gaal

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Cambridge's Coulson: It will be "an honour" to face Man Utd

Cambridge United's longest serving player Josh Coulson says it will be "an honour" to play against manchester United when the clubs meet in the FA Cup tonight.

It's no doubt one of the biggest games of Coulson's career, although two wins at Wembley in the same season will certainly rank high on his list of 209 club appearances.

But the 25 year old says it's the draw every club wants.

When you're in the hat and man United are in there, you want Man United. Its just a pleasure and it'll be an honour to play against them.

– Josh Coulson

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