McLeish set to name strong cup team

Alex McLeish has picked the same Birmingham squad that held Manchester United in Tuesday's FA Cup replay with Nottingham Forest at St Andrew's.

Last Updated: 11/01/10 at 14:54

Birmingham: Set to play strong side

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The Blues boss insists the cup competition is important to the club and is likely to field a strong line-up, arguably stronger than the one that battled out a hard-fought goalless draw at the City Ground.

Fringe players Lee Carsley, Stuart Parnaby and Gregory Vignal continue to be ruled out by injury - while new signing Michel is ineligible having not been at the club when the initial tie took place.

Blues (from): Hart, Maik Taylor, Doyle, Carr, R Johnson, Dann, Queudrue, Martin Taylor, Ridgewell, Larsson, Ferguson, Bowyer, McFadden, Fahey, D Johnson, McSheffrey, Jerome, Benitez, Phillips.

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FA Cup Fixtures

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
19:45
Concord Rangers v Mansfield  
Saturday, 06 December 2014
15:00
Accrington v Yeovil  
Bury v Luton  
Cambridge Utd v Mansfield/
Concord Rangers
 
Crewe/
Sheff Utd
v Plymouth  
MK Dons v Chesterfld  
Notts County/
Accrington Stanley
v Yeovil  
Oldham v Weston-S-Mare/
Doncaster
 
Oldham v Doncaster  
Oxford Utd v Tranmere  

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