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To Eastlands - And Beyond!

Mark Hollins has his say on the Owls 'good account of themselves' against City, FA Cup cliches, and the part wednesdaysites will play in any potential cup progression.

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As much as I, like most, love the FA cup one niggly...even tiny...annoyance is the constant use of certain phrases.

I'm a huge fan of great commentary, when you are confined to watching/listening it is the essential component of an enjoyable alternative. Think Alan Green...Think Seth Bennett..think Paul Walker...Think Motty...Think the guy from channel 5 which no one quite remembers...

Let me just spout a few 'faves' of the weekend.

Shock, upset, underdog, magic of the cup and my most detested...'Good account of themselves'.

If anyone is still reading after a strange start to my mumblings I applaud...it was something I had to get off my chest as a huge fan of originality...

To the game you cry!

Great stuff, from both sets of fans, players (barring one overrated overpriced exception) and managers!

It`s what the FA Cup is all about!(Another 'fave')

We could have and possibly should have won.

Rejuvenated Macca was exceptional and only a yarn of composure away from becoming a super hero. Crossley, for me, is super in his own right. If only he could have shed ten years he would have had the penalty in his trusty hands too.

City weren`t bad, unless you listened to Dean Saunders who must have been at a different game, we were good and had to be playing above our level.

So what comes next for Wednesday...? We mustn't forget the trip to Pride Park and the opportunity to rubber stamp our away day authority on this league. They are good, but not unbeatable. I'm sure confidence will be up after yesterday, we will go in typically fearless and rightly so.

Then to Eastland's. I start this sentence just finding out that our potential fourth round opponents are Southampton. Not the best but again a decent chance of progressing...should we push Crossley up!

I doubt Man City will sell out. I`m positive we will. There is our edge. 4,000 initial allocation...send us the rest now please. I hope they give us at least what we gave them because we will bring that reportedly quiet arena some much needed noise!

As I conclude I have a look at where we are...Potential cup run and a stab at the play offs...These are very interesting times to be a blue and white (or black and white if you vote for the same away kit as me….) But when is it uninteresting…

I think a score draw at Derby would be a sensible prediction…

So I`ll go 3-1 Wednesday.

UTO


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Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday January 9 2007
Time: 12:01PM

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Another good article Mark but I'm not too sure about your prediction! All will be forgiven on Sunday though if correct :)
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