Date: 28th November 2010 at 7:13pm
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One of my favorite dates in the football calendar is the third round of the FA Cup.

Even though the competition has lost a bit of it’s shine since I’ve become older, fatter and balder, I still get the same excitement when the 3rd round of the FA Cup comes around …. only rivaled really by semi-final weekends.

The structure of the world’s oldest cup competition means when the big boys enter the tournament in round 3, absolutely any thing can happen.

This year sees the Gunners take on fallen giants, Leeds United at Ashburton Grove on the weekend of January 8th and 9th.

If my memory serves me correctly the last time we faced Leeds in the FA Cup 3rd round we won 4-1 at Elland Rd.

I can’t remember the scorers exactly but I want to say Viduka put Leeds one nil up before goals from Henry, Pires, Edu and Toure saw us safely through to the 4th round.

However my attendance of that match does not guarantee accurate information.