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FA Cup fourth-round draw: Arsenal reward for defeat of Tottenham is home tie against Coventry City

League One Stevenage handed home fixture against Everton

Arsenal's reward for beating rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup is a comfortable looking fourth round tie at home to third tier side Coventry City following the draw on Sunday.

The country's big guns were all kept apart with Chelsea facing the only all-Premier League clash against Stoke City.

Third tier Sheffield United, who knocked out top flight Aston Villa on Saturday, will have to beat another Premier League club if they are to reach the fifth round after being drawn at home to Norwich City or Fulham.

Manchester City, meanwhile, will have to get through a replay against Blackburn Rovers before hosting Bristol City or Watford.

Stevenage, who are bottom of League One (third tier) were handed a home tie against Premier League Everton.

Brendan Rodgers will take his Liverpool side to either Bournemouth or Burton with Swansea facing a trip to Birmingham, Bristol Rovers or Crawley.

Nottingham Forest will be at home once again as they face either Ipswich or Preston after Billy Davies' side recorded a memorable 5-0 win over Premier League outfit West Ham on Sunday, while Conference outfit Kidderminster will travel to face Sunderland if they can overcome Peterborough in a replay.

Southend saw off Millwall 4-1 in their third-round meeting and their manager Phil Brown will now pit his wits against former club Hull at Roots Hall in the next round.

Holders Wigan were held at home by MK Dons on Saturday but if they can win at stadium:mk they will host Crystal Palace with Southampton facing Yeovil and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer taking Cardiff to Bolton.

FA Cup fourth-round draw

Sunderland  v Kidderminster or Peterborough

Bolton v Cardiff

Southampton v Yeovil

Huddersfield v Charlton or Oxford

Port Vale or Plymouth v Brighton

Nottingham Forest v Ipswich or Preston

Southend v Hull

Rochdale v Macclesfield or Sheffield Wednesday

Arsenal v Coventry

Stevenage v Everton

Wigan or MK Dons v Crystal Palace

Chelsea v Stoke

Blackburn or Manchester City v Bristol City or Watford

Bournemouth or Burton v Liverpool

Birmingham, Bristol Rovers or Crawley v  Swansea

Sheffield United v Norwich or Fulham

Ties will be played on 25 and 26 January

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