The draw for the Fourth Round of the FA Youth Cup, made at Wembley today, has thrown up some mouth-watering contests.
Amongst the pick of the ties Liverpool, winners in 2006 and 2007 and runners-up last season, travel to Leicester City who have made a blistering start to the Academy League season.
Further down the draw Burnley’s youngsters will be relishing the prospect of facing Manchester United at Turf Road while their Lancashire neighbours Preston North End have been rewarded for knocking out last year’s finalists Manchester City, with a tough assignment in the North East against Sunderland.
In the Midlands, West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa will go head to head while Nottingham Forest will host the winners Charlton Athletic or Chelsea.
The draw in full for the Fourth Round of the FA Youth Cup is as follows:
All ties to take place in January 2010.