Date: 29th November 2010 at 9:23pm
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Huddersfield Town have been handed a home draw against non-league Dover in the third round of this seasons FA Cup

The minnows have already dumped league sides Gillingham and Aldershot out of the competition but now face a stiff test at The Galpharm, where the Terriers ran out comfortable winners against Macclesfield Town 6-0 in the last round.

Dover chairman Jim Parmenter told BBC Radio Kent he was disappointed with the draw:-

‘You hope to get one of the big six away and have a big pay day,’

‘Huddersfield are a big club, have a big 24,000 all-seater stadium so we’re looking forward to it.’

‘Realistically Gillingham and Aldershot should have beaten us on the form books and league status but it’s the FA Cup and we all know that great things have happened in the FA Cup,’

‘When you’re the underdog in the cup you’ve always got a chance of getting something out the game.

‘Just getting to the third round of the FA Cup, beating two league sides on the way, without conceding a goal – it’s been fantastic.

‘It’s been great for the town as well – there’s not a lot going on in the town at the moment and it’s raised a lot of people’s aspirations and has bought a lot of joy to a lot of people.’

So Oggy’s prediction on Saturday that we would draw Dover comes true!!

This certainly gives us a great chance of making the fourth round, so long as the cameras don’t decide to turn up for this one!


10 Replies to “HTFC – Town draw Dover in FA Cup round 3”

  • They’re disappointed! Can’t say I’m too thrilled either. It’s a no win match for us. Everyone will expect us to win, and win well so anything less will be a disaster. They’ve just knocked two league teams out so they must have something about them. Remember Cambridge!

  • I am looking forward to the game and visiting your stadium.
    Hoping that we will perform better than Macclesfield but guess that will not be difficult.
    Sure we will all see a good football match and we will enjoy the day whatever, we have made club history by reaching the 3rd round and who knows.
    Look forward to seeing a good crowd and hope we can bring a 1000+ up to Huddersfield to give the match a good cup atmosphere.

  • Hope that more fans than 5000 attend, share of the gate money will help Dover f.c. a lot being a small club. every penny helps.

  • I would have thought there would be more than 5000 but I can’t see it being a big crowd so I fear you won’t get the payday you were hoping for but 1000+ from Kent will certainly help. If you bring that many that will be quite an impressive turn out for you

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