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Manchester City vs Blackburn (FA Cup Third Round Replay): Open Thread

fa cup trophy Manchester City vs Blackburn (FA Cup Third Round Replay): Open Thread

After Fulham defeated Norwich City in yesterday’s FA Cup Third Round replay, Manchester City will want to do the business against Blackburn today in order to help manager Manuel Pellegrini move towards winning all four pieces of silverware that are in their reach thus far, according to the Chilean manager.

For viewers in the United States, the match will be shown live on FOX Sports 2, FOX Deportes and FOX Soccer 2Go.

In the first match earlier this month, the game ended 1-1.

Starting lineups:

Manchester City: Pantilimon, Richards, Nastasic, Lescott, Clichy, Navas, Garcia, Milner, Fernandinho, Dzeko, Negredo

Subs: Hart, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Kolarov, Aguero, Huws Lopes

Blackburn: Robinson, Henley, Hanley, Kilgallon, Spurr, Cairney, Lowe, Williamson, Taylor, Marshall, Campbell

Subs: Eastwood, King, Dunn, Olsson, Rochina, Mahoney, Gestede

Before, during or after the match, join the conversation about the match in the comments section below.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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5 Responses to Manchester City vs Blackburn (FA Cup Third Round Replay): Open Thread

  1. M Owen says:

    I can actually hear crickets chirping in this open thread.

    Sounds like ManU home game!!!

  2. Adam says:

    Probably because only 2% of all people get Fox Sports 2. Stupid providers.

  3. Christopher Harris says:

    Nice to see Micah Richards playing first team football again.

  4. Steve says:


  5. John G. says:

    Sick that FS2 and FSCP aren’t available at any price from Comcast.

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