Football

Old boy Stam set for Man United return in FA Cup

Former Manchester United hardman defender Jaap Stam will return to Old Trafford next month, after the second tier side he manages, Reading, were drawn to meet the holders in the third round of the FA Cup yesterday.

The 44-year-old - who won three English Premier League titles, an FA Cup and the 1999 Champions League during his three-year stay at United - has guided Reading to third in the Championship.- AFP.

THIRD-ROUND DRAW

(SELECTED):

  • Manchester United v Reading
  • Hull v Swansea
  • Sunderland v Burnley
  • Millwall v Bournemouth
  • West Ham v Manchester City
  • Chelsea v Notts County or Peterborough
  • Middlesbrough v Sheffield W'day
  • West Brom v Derby
  • Everton v Leicester
  • Liverpool v Newport County or Plymouth
  • Watford v Burton
  • Preston v Arsenal
  • Stoke v Wolves
  • Tottenham v Aston Villa
  • Bolton v Crystal Palace
  • Norwich v Southampton
  • Ties will take place 
between Jan 6 and Jan 9
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