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Oxford await the winners

11 January 2016

Rovers will travel to Oxford United, managed by former boss Michael Appleton, in the fourth round of the FA Cup should we overcome Newport County.

The rearranged third round tie will take place at Rodney Parade on Monday January 18th (kick-off 7.15pm), with the winners heading to the Kassam Stadium over the weekend of January 30th/31st.
 
League Two outfit Oxford knocked out Premier League side Swansea City 3-2 at the weekend, whilst Rovers' trip to South Wales suffered a late postponement due to the weather.
 
The last time the two teams met in the FA Cup was exactly 31 years ago, on January 30th 1985, when Rovers secured a 1-0 away win. 
 
Fourth round draw in full:
 
West Bromwich Albion or Bristol City vs. Peterborough United
Eastleigh or Bolton Wanderers vs. Leeds United
Arsenal vs. Burnley
Derby County vs. Manchester United
Huddersfield Town or Reading vs. Walsall
Exeter City or Liverpool vs. West Ham United
Wycombe Wanderers or Aston Villa vs. Manchester City
Shrewsbury Town vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Nottingham Forest vs. Watford
Carlisle United or Yeovil Town vs. Everton
Crystal Palace vs. Stoke City
Oxford United vs. Newport County or Blackburn Rovers
Ipswich Town or Portsmouth vs. Bournemouth
Colchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur or Leicester City
Bury or Bradford City vs. Hull City
Northampton Town or MK Dons vs. Chelsea  

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