Warren Joyce, who left Old Trafford less than three months ago, takes his Wigan team back there on Sunday for a fourth-round clash in the FA Cup
Joyce spent nearly a decade as Manchester United's reserve team coach.
And he feels there was a certain inevitability about the draw:
The FA Cup Third Round is always one of the highlights of the season.
It's when teams from the Premier League and the Championship enter the fray and there's usually an upset or two at this stage of the competition.
Can Preston North End pull off a shock?
Simon Grayson's side are at home to Arsenal on Saturday night in a battle of the Invincibles.
They remain the only two clubs in the history of English football to go through an entire league season unbeaten.
David Chisnall reports.
- Arsenal v Burnley
- Bury/Bradford City v Hull City
- Carlisle/Yeovil v Everton
- Derby v Manchester United
- Eastleigh/Bolton v Leeds United
- Exeter City/Liverpool v West Ham
- Oxford United v Newport County/Blackburn
- Wycombe/Aston Villa v Manchester City
Manuel Pellegrini says Joe Hart will not be the first choice goalkeeper for Manchester City in domestic cup competitions this season.
The City and England number one is being rested for a second game after starting on the bench against Everton in their League Cup semi final first leg in mid week.
Willy Callabero will start in goal once again for City when they take on Norwich in their FA Cup third round tie at Carrow Road on Saturday.
However, Pellegrini says Hart will come back into the first team for his side's Premier League game with Everton on Wednesday.
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