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FA Cup 5th Round - Leicester v Sheffield United

Discussion in 'Leicester City' started by Jeff, Jan 29, 2018.

  1. TornadoShaunUK

    TornadoShaunUK Well-Known Member

    Fuckin hell, the final? It's the 5th round! Most all the Prem teams got a pretty nice draw and it's looking like the quarter finals will be an all prem affair, never mind the semis and the final. One game at a time. Was hoping for Cov at home but we got a good draw.
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  2. artic fox

    artic fox Member

    Bring it on ⚽
  3. Graz

    Graz Well-Known Member

    VERy nice draw but shouldn’t get complacent just because we’re at home.
  4. Jeff

    Jeff Administrator Staff Member

    The Tigers are playing at home on the Saturday, so I expect the game will be played on the Sunday.
  5. homer

    homer Well-Known Member

    Getting to the final doesn't mean we win it, Jonah
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  6. Lako42

    Lako42 Well-Known Member

    Cheers BN, good point well made.
  7. Lako42

    Lako42 Well-Known Member

    Better point also well made
  8. Jimmy Lad

    Jimmy Lad Member

    Sheffield play on the following Tuesday and Friday so not sure the Sunday will be suitable for them
  9. Jeff

    Jeff Administrator Staff Member

    Sheff U are playing on the following Tuesday, so it looks like Sunday is unlikely. So maybe it will be on Friday night.
  10. Jeff

    Jeff Administrator Staff Member

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  11. Jimmy Lad

    Jimmy Lad Member

    Which is the same night Leicester Riders play Newcastle Eagles in a 1st v 2nd league game which could have a major say in who takes the title.
    Would be a gutter for Riders as no doubt they’d be hoping for a big crowd which would be massively impacted should City being playing that night as well!
    Unless of course Riders then switch the date of that game as a consequence...
  12. jb5000

    jb5000 Well-Known Member

    Woah, the Riders must be drawing some incredible crowds these days if there can be perfectly reasonable grounds for concern that the traffic that produces combined with that of the City crowd's could have disasterous consequences for ambulances trying to get to the hospital
  13. Jeff

    Jeff Administrator Staff Member

    No one has suggested that will happen.
  14. Jimmy Lad

    Jimmy Lad Member

    I would suspect that a fair percentage of Riders fans also attend the City games (me included) hence the possible impact on the Riders attendance.
  15. Lako42

    Lako42 Well-Known Member

    Teams play with one day off over Christmas and New year so why do they become incapable afterwards?
  16. Jimmy Lad

    Jimmy Lad Member

    Fair point. We should push for the Sunday. Think Sheffield may be concentrating on the league not our cup game
  17. homer

    homer Well-Known Member

    We'll be the shitty Friday night game
  18. SJN-Fox

    SJN-Fox Well-Known Member

    So could be on the telly, which means you can record it and watch it when you get back from the Riders game :)
  19. fitz

    fitz Well-Known Member

    Won't be the Friday as that would be the only day I could possibly make it to the game.
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  20. bloo

    bloo Active Member

    I believe there's an indoor bowls match Friday evening. Not televised but there is some local interest.

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