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‘Can we withdraw?’, ‘Typical’ – Many Birmingham City fans react to cup announcement

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Many Birmingham City fans have to Twitter to react to the news that their side will face Blackburn Rovers at St Andrew’s in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Blues, who are currently 15th in the Championship standings, could have been drawn against the likes of Manchester City or Liverpool last night yet were instead handed a clash with Tony Mowbray’s side.

Having already beaten Blackburn at home in the second-tier this season, Birmingham will fancy their chances of progressing to the fourth round when the two sides meet in the world’s oldest domestic cup competition next month.

Runners-up in the FA Cup in 1931 and 1956, the Blues have been less successful in recent years.

Knocked out of at the third-round stage in three of the last four seasons, Birmingham will be wanting to avoid replicating this feat against Rovers.

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After it was revealed that the club would be facing Blackburn in the FA Cup, plenty of Blues fans took to Twitter to react to the news.

Here are some of the best responses from the club’s supporters…

Birmingham, who were forced to settle for a draw in their recent clash with Millwall, will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Championship when they face Reading on Saturday.


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