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Toffees to face Carlisle or Yeovil in round four

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Everton have been drawn to play Carlisle United or Yeovil - both of League 2 - in the FA Cup fourth round following Monday's draw in London.

Everyone prefers a home draw but we really can't complain about second successive match against a League 2 side, even if it is away from Goodison Park. Carlisle and Yeovil drew 2-2 in their third round tie on Sunday with the replay scheduled for Tuesday January 19 at Yeovil's Huish Park.

Both sides are enjoying contrasting fortunes in the league, with Carlisle two points outside the play-off places while Yeovil are second-bottom (below our third round opponents Dag & Red).

In that sense Yeovil would be seen as the "easier" draw, but for the match-going fans Carlisle, located in the north-west of England, would be the better option.

The club's Brunton Park ground is currently undergoing repairs and the pitch re-laid after it was flooded over Christmas.

If the stadium isn't ready in time - and I imagine the club will be doing everything they can to make sure it is - then the match will be played elsewhere, most likely Preston's Deepdale or Blackpool's Bloomfield Road - both stadiums even closer to Merseyside.

Fourth round draw in full.

Northampton Town or MK Dons v Chelsea

Bury/Bradford v Hull City

Colchester United v Tottenham or Leicester

Ipswich/ Portsmouth v AFC Bournemouth

Oxford United v Newport County or Blackburn

Crystal Palace v Stoke City

Carlisle or Yeovil v Everton

Nottingham Forest v Watford

Shrewsbury Town v Sheffield Wednesday

Wycombe/ Aston Villa v Manchester City

Exeter City or Liverpool v West Ham

Huddersfield/ Reading v Walsall

Derby County v Manchester United

Arsenal v Burnley

Eastleigh or Bolton v Leeds United

West Brom/ Bristol City v Peterborough United

The ties will be played the weekend of the January 29th-31st.