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LUFC - Bates hopes for good draw

LUFC - Bates hopes for good draw

Ken Bates is hoping that Leeds can pull out a big Premiership side in the fourth Round of the Carling Cup.

Speaking on the official website Bates said "I would like Chelsea, Liverpool or Man United at home, but not all on the same night!"

The draw will take place on Sky Sports on their Soccer Saturday Programme around 12.15pm on Saturday.

Bates was also quick to praise the fans that turn up saying "The fans can make or break a club and ours are making it"

The numbers for Saturdays draw are;

1. ARSENAL
2.BLACKBURN ROVERS
3.BURNLEY
4.CHELSEA
5.BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION or DERBY COUNTY
6.LEEDS UNITED
7.LIVERPOOL
8.MANCHESTER UNITED
9.QUEENS PARK RANGERS
10.ROTHERHAM UNITED
11.STOKE CITY
12.SUNDERLAND
13.SWANSEA CITY
14.TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
15.WATFORD
16.WIGAN ATHLETIC

Bates was also quick to add who he didn`t really want in the next round saying "What we don`t want is Brighton away!"

With eight Football League clubs still left in the competition we could end up disappointed with the draw.

The ties are due to take place week commencing 10th November.






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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Friday September 26 2008
Time: 8:06PM

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