FA Cup: Newport County could face Oxford United in fourth round

Oxford United v Newport County
Oxford United and Newport County drew 1-1 at the Kassam Stadium in League Two in November

Newport County will face Oxford United away in the FA Cup fourth round if they can beat Championship side Blackburn Rovers in their re-arranged tie.

Saturday's third round match at home to Rovers was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Rodney Parade.

County manager John Sheridan said the Exiles' ground staff should have done more to protect the pitch.

The re-arranged game on Monday, 18 January (19:15 GMT) will be broadcast live by BBC Cymru Wales on S4C.

It will be Newport's first appearance in the third round of the competition in 30 years and their first competitive match against Blackburn.

League Two Oxford secured their place in the fourth round by beating Premier League side Swansea City 3-2.

The fourth round will be played across the weekend of 30-31 January.

The full draw, which includes a home tie for holders Arsenal against Burnley, can be seen here.

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