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Monday, January 30, 2023

It’s time to dream for some smaller clubs

It’s time to dream for some of the smaller clubs

Although the appeal of the English FA Cup has waned over the years, the third round is still one of the more eagerly anticipated weekends especially for the smaller clubs that have battled hard just to get this far.

It is the time the heavyweights join the competition and traditionally the stories that grab the headlines are when a minnow takes on a Premier league giant.

A cold, wet and windy January afternoon is an ideal time to take on the big boys.

Also the Premier League teams are likely to rest key players as a result of the particularly hectic schedule they have experienced since the World Cup.

If a little club takes the lead against one of the bigger opponents you can be sure it won’t be long before their fans will burst into song with “We’re on our way to Wembley.”

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