FA Cup When is the FA Cup fourth round draw? Everything you need to know Ryan Kelly Last updated 1 year ago 01:00 1/9/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) FA Cup While all the participants are not yet known, the draw for the next stage is due to take place and Goal brings you everything you need to know There has already been plenty of drama in the 2017-18 FA Cup as the competition moves into the fourth-round stage.Premier League and Championship clubs joined the fray over the weekend as a total of 64 teams butted heads and, unsurprisingly, there was no shortage of incidents.It is fair to say that the famous ‘magic of the cup’ still exists, with teams serving up high-quality football and relative minnows upsetting some more vaunted opponents. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player With the fourth-round draw not far away, Goal brings you everything you need to know about it.WHEN IS THE FA CUP FOURTH-ROUND DRAW?The draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup will take place on Monday, January 8.It is set to take place at approximately 19:10 GMT, ahead of Brighton’s televised third-round clash with Crystal Palace.When will the FA Cup fourth-round matches take place?Once the draw is made, teams will have a number of weeks to prepare for their respective ties, with games scheduled to take place during the weekend of January 26 to 29. In the third round, the bulk of the games were played on the Saturday of the weekend, but a handful of games were pencilled in for Friday, Sunday and Monday.WHAT TEAMS ARE IN THE FA CUP FOURTH-ROUND DRAW?A total of 32 teams will progress to the fourth round of the competition but at the time of the draw there will be more names in the hat due to the fact that nine ties are still undecided.There will be at least eight replays, while the outcome of the final match of the round – between Brighton and Crystal Palace – will be known on Monday evening.Perhaps the biggest shock of the third round came on Sunday as defending champions Arsenal were dumped out by an Eric Lichaj-inspired Nottingham Forest.Liverpool were the first team to book their place in the fourth round as they defeated Everton and the Reds are joined in the hat by Manchester United, who overcame Derby County at Old Trafford.Manchester City are also in the mix after they easily saw off Burnley, but Chelsea must do it all again in a replay after they could only draw with Norwich City.FA Cup fourth-round draw numbers: No. Team No. Team 1 Sheffield United 17 Rochdale 2 Watford 18 Tottenham 3 Birmingham City 19 Middlesbrough 4 Liverpool 20 Fleetwood Town / Leicester City 5 Brighton / Crystal Palace 21 Hull City 6 Peterborough United 22 Cardiff City / Mansfield Town 7 Bournemouth / Wigan Athletic 23 Manchester City 8 Coventry City 24 Shrewsbury Town or West Ham 9 Newport County 25 Wolves / Swansea City 10 Huddersfield Town 26 Stevenage / Reading 11 Yeovil Town 27 Newcastle United 12 Nottingham Forest 28 Millwall 13 Notts County 29 Southampton 14 MK Dons 30 Preston North End 15 Manchester United 31 Norwich City / Chelsea 16 West Brom 32 Carlisle United / Sheffield Wednesday You can see the full breakdown of the third-round results in our comprehensive competition guide here.HOW TO WATCH THE FA CUP FOURTH-ROUND DRAWViewers will have two options if they wish to watch the FA Cup fourth-round draw live.BBC Two will broadcast the event and so too will BT Sport 1 as part of their coverage of the third-round encounter between Brighton and Crystal Palace.The draw will be presented by Jake Humphrey, who will be joined by two guests in order to aid with the procedure.
Real Madrid convinced Levy faces having to sell Spurs ace Eriksenby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveReal Madrid are convinced they can prise Christian Eriksen away from Tottenham in 2019.AS says Real management believe the Dane’s decision to suspend new contract talks has handed them an advantage in their battle of wills with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.With Eriksen’s deal due to expire in 2020, this summer represents the best time for Levy to sell – a situation even manager Mauricio Pochettino recognises is now becoming reality.”Of course he is an important player and as coach you want to have him with you, but in the end it is a negotiation and there are different parties that have different interests, it would be great if he stays here, but, if not, it is in your right to do what you want,” said the Argentine.For their part, Real are prioritising Eriksen as the player to succeed veteran Luka Modric as their prime playmaker. TagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say
It wasn’t long after the Seattle Seahawks put the finishing touches on their 43-8 Super Bowl rout of the Denver Broncos that media people began throwing around the d-word, dynasty, as they peered into the franchise’s future.Of course, this happens with just about every Super Bowl winner; squint hard enough, and even the most obvious one-and-done champ looks like a perennial powerhouse. (In some ways, talk of that nature gets even more far-fetched with each passing season — we haven’t seen a repeat Super Bowl winner since the 2004 New England Patriots.) But in Seattle’s case, it might not be totally implausible to expect an elevated probability of a full-blown dynasty.Historically, teams that have won a title find themselves surprisingly well-positioned to win more of them. Since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, 55.9 percent of Super Bowl winners won at least one more championship within the following 10 seasons. Even within that club, though, Seattle is starting from a better spot than most. Its schedule-adjusted pythagorean winning percentage during the 2013 regular season ranked sixth among all Super Bowl champions since the merger, trailing only the 1985 Chicago Bears, 1991 Washington Redskins, 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996 Green Bay Packers and 1973 Miami Dolphins.More importantly, the Seattle’s core is incredibly young for an NFL champion. Weighted by the Approximate Value produced by each player on the roster, the Seahawks’ average age (26.0) was the second-youngest in the league a season ago and ranked third-youngest among Super Bowl winners since the merger. The two champs who had lower average ages? The 1974 Steelers and 1981 San Francisco 49ers, each of whom would go on to win three more Super Bowls apiece in their next decade of play. (Seattle also ranks as slightly younger than the 1992 Dallas Cowboys, who won two additional rings in a dynastic run.)Looking at all Super Bowl winners from 1970 to 2003 (for which we have a “next decade” worth of data), there’s a relationship between the team’s AV-weighted age in its championship season and its chances of winning additional titles.Among the aforementioned 55.9 percent of all Super Bowl champions who won another before a decade was up, a disproportionate number are clustered among the youngest teams on the list. Eleven of the 12 youngest champions in our 1970-2003 group went on to win at least one more Super Bowl in the following decade, while only four of the 12 oldest champs would go on to win another title.Usually, talk of dynasty potential among freshly christened champions isn’t very predictive. But because of their youth, these Seahawks are in a situation where the odds of winning another championship are particularly heightened.
There’s no arguing who the go-to player is on the Ohio State men’s basketball team.Whenever the Buckeyes desperately need a basket they turn to junior guard Evan Turner.As Turner continually leads OSU in every offensive statistical category, he is the recipient of frequent accolades and praise for his contribution to the team.But as Turner gets all the attention, the team’s most experienced player, junior David Lighty, quietly goes about his business playing a vital role on the nation’s 21st-ranked team. After originally making a name for himself as the Buckeyes’ best defensive player, this year Lighty has shown a knack for filling in any and every role his team needs him to fill.Take last week for example.The Buckeyes were at Purdue and Boilermaker guard Robbie Hummel had just torched OSU for 29 points in the first half. With seemingly no answer for Hummel’s prolific shooting, coach Thad Matta turned to Lighty to stop the bleeding.“I told the guys at halftime we need to change up or he’s going to get about 100 points in this game,” Matta said. “I challenged Dave to guard him and he did a great job.”After Hummel’s impressive first half shooting display, Lighty held him to a mere six points over the course of the final 20 minutes.Although Lighty finished with just five of his team’s 70 points, he kept the Buckeyes in the game with his effort on the defensive end.Saturday’s game, however, required Lighty to make his mark on the other end of the floor.With Turner’s minutes limited due to early foul trouble, Lighty took the over as the Buckeyes’ go-to scorer and finished the game with a team-high 18 points.“The defense in the Purdue game to the scoring in the Wisconsin game,” Matta said. “Those are all things that this team needs.”Though Matta made it clear that he never underestimates Lighty’s contribution to the team, the coach acknowledged that some people may not completely comprehend just how important he is.“I said last year when he went down,” Matta said referencing a season-ending foot injury Lighty sustained last season. “I don’t think anybody completely understood the magnitude of that injury. He does so many things to help [our] team win.”For Lighty, the lack of attention is nothing new.He arrived on campus as perhaps the least talked about member of coach Matta’s 2006 recruiting class. He was a role player the following year on the Buckeyes’ NIT championship team and he missed most of the next season with the foot injury.And now, with the emergence of Turner as the face of the Ohio State program, Lighty yet again seems to have been designated to a background role.But whether or not he gets the respect he deserves from the general public, Matta is always quick to mention the importance of having Lighty on the floor.“I don’t know, with David, if there’s one thing that I can say that, ‘this is so important,’” Matta said. “There are so many things that he does that add up to help [our] team.”
There’s been a lot of buzz (relatively speaking) about Meredith president Jack Griffin’s comments about editors (“We don’t hire editors anymore—we hire content strategists”) since his keynote last week at the FOLIO: Publishing Summit in Miami.But, as one astute commenter points out, there’s not a single “content strategist” position listed on Meredith’s careers page—but plenty of editors.Was Griffin blowing smoke for the sake of an industry keynote? Check out the keynote report here, and our video Q+A with Grffin here.
The decision to dissolve the group comes a month after it was announced that company president Scott Schulman would be stepping down and that Maria Rodale was returning to a more active role running the company. Rodale Grow, the custom content agency at Rodale, was shut down last week, sources tell Folio:. The decision is surprising given the resources publishers in general have put behind their marketing services divisions. It’s unclear whether Rodale plans to relaunch some kind of marketing services division or shift the business to the brand level, but there doesn’t appear to be any formal plans going forward. The remaining active clients, including Johns Hopkins, Sodexo and Whole Foods, were notified that same week that they’d need to take their business to a new firm. The source says Rodale Grow’s business had been going in the wrong direction for at least a couple years and that new business development had all but dried up, although there were plans being put into place to turn that around. A spokesperson provided this statement: “As we continue to transform from publisher to healthy living company, we made a strategic decision to focus on our core business and new areas of growth.” At the Content Council’s Pearl Awards this month, Rodale Grow took home three awards: a gold, two silvers and a bronze. Initial word of the shutdown was passed to group executives on Monday, November 9. By the following Wednesday, at least six staffers from the business and marketing side of the operation were let go, according to sources. Although one source says there were likely more cuts, but couldn’t say exactly how many due to the overlapping nature of responsibilities on the content and creative side.
Related posts:Slothy Sundays: A topsy-turvy world Slothy Sunday: Sloths, sloths everywhere Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths Sloths have little reason to leave the safety of the rain forest canopy, but once a week the sluggish mammals descend to the base of their favorite tree in order to defecate. This puts them at risk of being attacked by predators.The exact reason why sloths make this dangerous journey is still a mystery, but researchers believe that it may help maintain the algae gardens in their fur.Check out 11 other lesser known sloth facts.This story was made possible thanks to The Tico Times 5 % Club. If only 5 percent our readers donated at least $2 a month, we’d have our operating costs covered and could focus on bringing you more original reporting from around Costa Rica. We work hard to keep our reporting independent and groundbreaking, but we can only do it with your help. Join The Tico Times 5% Club and help make stories like this one possible.Support the Tico Times Facebook Comments
German TV manufacturer Loewe has filed for insolvency, as attempts to restructure the business and refocus itself as an “entertainment platform system provider.”In a statement, Loewe said that the Coburg insolvency court yesterday approved the self-administration proceedings from Loewe’s management, but said that business “will remain fully operational beyond October 1, 2013.”It said that a restructuring process, initiated by the executive board, will also continue and that the company’s banks and the Bavarian state government continue to support the firm’s restructuring.“At the core of the change process at Loewe is the move from a TV manufacturer to an entertainment platform system provider. Besides specialised hardware knowledge, it is becoming increasingly important for Loewe to have greater software expertise to facilitate the management of its multimedia smart home-entertainment systems,” said Loewe.“Moreover, the company will join forces with partners to start offering special premium content exclusively for Loewe customers, thereby underlining the strong benefits of Loewe systems.”The firm has already partnered with Chinese company Hisense and recently launched joint sales and marketing activities with them in Austria, which Loewe said would be a test market for other European countries.
Drawing inspiration from New York’s heady club scene in the 70s & 80s, Horse Meat Disco now enjoy a unique reputation for throwing amazing parties with unmatchable sets. Such are their skills, the collective caught the eye (and ear!) of revered Parisian sound architect for Chanel, Mr Michel Gaubert, who enlisted them to play for Chanel worldwide.Nowadays, the talented quartet is frequently found jetting off to DJ for brands as diverse as Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Acne and Diesel.They also continue to trail-blaze their way through the global club scene with packed residencies at their HQ Eagle London, Cielo, New York, Prince Charles in Berlin and Silencio/Wanderlust in Paris, and festivals like Glastonbury, Bestival Isle of Wight, Lovebox, Parklife and Warehouse Project Manchester, Electric Elephant in Croatia, Vivid at Sydney Opera House and FYF Festival Los Angeles.Expect all manner of dance-floor movers from classic to cosmic to deep disco, Italo, punk funk, house, even techno, electric bangers and just plain old rare oddities. Horse Meat Disco love to keep a healthy eye on the dance-floor whilst never forgetting growing current sounds. Derrydiscofashionfesthorsemeat Horse Meat DiscoCreating a musical backdrop for shows by Chanel and Louis Vuitton, club superstars Horse Meat Disco are now in big demand within the fashion industry – but the DJ maestros have still found time for an exclusive gig at Derry’s first ever Fashion Fest this weekend.Glamour will fill historic St Columb’s Hall today for a superb Designer Fashion Showcase event featuring some of the island’s most celebrated designers – and with Horse Meat Disco promising an unforgettable after-party, this event looks set to be the hottest ticket in town! Fashionable folk and revellers can expect an evening of cutting-edge design, decadence and disco-infused tunes!This will be no ordinary fashion show. We are the Music City, after all… ShareTweet FROM COCO CHANEL TO FASHION FEST FOR HORSE MEAT DISCO was last modified: November 22nd, 2014 by stephenstephen Tags:
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