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North v South

Filed: Saturday, 3rd November 2007
By: Matthew O'Greel

West Ham will face fellow Premier League side Everton - at home - in the quarter finals of the Carling Cup.

United managed to avoid the big guns and pull out a home draw this lunchtime much to the delight of supporters, one of whom told KUMB:

"I'm happy with Everton at home. It could have been a lot worse - plus they'll be still involved in Europe and may not have their full attention on the Carling Cup."

Elsewhere Chelsea and Liverpool - two of the competitions favourites - go head to head at Stamford Bridge, whilst the two remaining London sides - Arsenal and Tottenham - travel to the North West to face the in-form Blackburn and Man City, meaning that each tie is a North v South battle.

The last time United reached this stage of the competition was the 1999/2000 season, when Aston Villa won a replayed quarter-final tie - due to the Hammers fiedling an ineligible player (Mannygate) in the initial fixture - 3-1 at the Boleyn Ground.

The only previous League Cup meeting between the two sides came in the fourth round of the 83/84 competition, when the Merseysiders won a replay 2-0 in extra time after the initial tie had been drawn 2-2 at the Boleyn Ground a week earlier (Geoff Pike scoring for the Hammers that night along with a Derek Mountfield own goal).

The tie will take place in the week commencing December 10th.

Full quarter final draw

West Ham Utd v Everton
Man City v Tottenham
Chelsea v Liverpool
Blackburn v Arsenal

WHUFC v Everton: previous League Cup meetings

06/12/83 (4th rd replay)
Everton 2 (King, Sheedy) West Ham United 0

30/11/83 (4th rd)
West Ham United 2 (Mountfield og, Pike) Everton 2 (Reid, Sheedy)

How they got there - Everton

1st round: bye
2nd round: bye
3rd round: Sheffield Wednesday 0 Everton 3
4th round: Luton 0 Everton 1

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by Endre
06:53PM 3rd Nov 2007
''This is probably the next best draw we could get! Except from Tottenham at home ... ''

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