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Yeovil footballers share to Christmas cheer at local hospital

Yeovil Town players may have Manchester United on their mind, but today the team will be visiting the town's hospital.

Manager Gary Johnson and his players will be handing out presents to sick children who will be spending Christmas at the hospital.

The Glovers have been drawn against the Premier League giants in the FA Cup third round. The match is live on television on Sunday January 4th.

Manager Gary Johnson said he was Credit: Clint Hughes/EMPICS Sport

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Yeovil Town to play Manchester United in the FA Cup

Yeovil Town will host Manchester United in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Glovers left it very late in their replay against Accrington Stanley last night. They won 2-0 thanks to goals from Simon Gillett and Kieffer Moore in the last ten minutes.

The Somerset club could make up to half a million pounds from the visit of the Premier League giants on Sunday January the 4th.

After the match fans were looking forward to the landmark next round:

Weston-super-Mare knocked out of FA Cup

Doncaster Rovers players shake hands with the Weston-Super-Mare AFC players during the FA Cup match at Woodspring Stadium, Weston-Super-Mare. Credit: PA

Weston-super-Mare have been knocked out of the FA Cup at home after losing 4-1 to Doncaster Rovers tonight.

18 year-old Liam Monelle scored their only goal in the 90th minute.

Weston-Super-Mare's Bread Ash shoots at the goal past Doncaster Rovers defender Luke McCullough during the FA Cup match at Woodspring Stadium, Weston-Super-Mare. Credit: PA
Doncaster Rovers's Richie Wellens scores the fourth goal against Weston Super Mare AFC during the FA Cup match at Woodspring Stadium, Weston-Super-Mare. Credit: PA

Local derby in the FA Cup first round

A local derby at Whaddon Road is one of the highlights Credit: ITV News West Country

A local derby between Cheltenham Town and Swindon Town is the pick of the local ties in the first round of the FA Cup.

Both Bristol clubs face tough looking away ties at Gillingham and Tranmere, but the two remaining non-league teams have got home matches against League One opposition. Weston-super-Mare take on Doncaster and Forest Green Rovers play Scunthorpe Utd.

Yeovil play fellow League One side Crawley

The matches are scheduled for the weekend of 8/9 November.

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City & Rovers hope for FA Cup shocks

Tonight's FA Cup 3rd round matches Credit: ITV News West Country

Bristol City play Watford tonight in an FA Cup third round replay. The teams drew 1-1 at Ashton Gate 10 days ago. The winners will face either Manchester City or Blackburn who play tomorrow.

Bristol Rovers are also in third round action this evening. They take on Birmingham City for the right to play Swansea.

Rovers through to third round of FA Cup - see the goals

Bristol Rovers are through to the third round of the FA Cup after a dramatic win at Crawley last night. Rovers trailed 1-0 going into the closing stages, but late goals from Eliot Richards and John-Joe O'Toole transformed the game.

Rovers will now travel to Birmingham City in the third round on Tuesday, with Premier League side Swansea City awaiting the winners.

Bristol City heroes recall a great FA Cup moment

The third round of the FA Cup is one of the most eagerly anticipated weekends of the season.

Bristol City are already there, of course, and this weekend's home tie against Watford marks the twentieth anniversary of the club's finest hour in the competition.

The team of 1994 took Liverpool to a replay at Anfield and pulled off a famous giantkilling. Matthias Kurth reports

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