The draw earlier today handed us a home tie in round 4 of the Carling Cup against Scunthorpe, and really we couldn't have wished for an easier tie as a route into the quarter-finals.
The last sixteen is dominated by Premier League sides, with most from the upper reaches still involved. The full draw is as follows:
Blackburn Rovers v Peterborough United
Manchester City v Scunthorpe United
Tottenham Hotspur v Everton
Barnsley v Manchester United
Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers
Sunderland v Aston Villa
Arsenal v Liverpool
Portsmouth v Stoke CityOur last meeting with Scunthorpe came over three yea.rs ago with a 3-1 victory in round 3 of the FA Cup in January 2006.