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 Sunday, 8 December, 2002, 17:28 GMT
Oxford eye Highbury upset
Oxford beat Charlton on penalties in the Worthington Cup
Oxford have already beaten Charlton this season
Oxford boss Ian Atkins set his sights on an FA Cup miracle after the third round draw paired his side with holders Arsenal.

Third Division Oxford knocked Charlton out of the Worthington Cup in October with a penalty shootout win at The Valley.

But Atkins knows they will need to stage a massive upset to topple the double winners at Highbury.

We're going well but Man United are a fantastic side

Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp

"It's a good game for the players because very rarely do they get the opportunity to face Premiership opposition," he said.

"We've been to Charlton and beaten them and given Aston Villa a hell of a run for their money, so who knows?

"It's one you wouldn't expect us to win but it's nice for the players and the supporters."

Shrewsbury boss Kevin Ratcliffe is confident he can give former club Everton a run for their money.

Ratcliffe became the youngest captain since Bobby Moore to lift the FA Cup when Everton beat Watford in 1984.

"I've got great memories of being at Everton and great things happened while I was there," said Ratcliffe.

"Hopefully on the day we can match them and great things can happen to Shrewsbury.

"The feeling's good so hopefully we can get the right result."

Ipswich have slipped a little bit so we're really looking forward to it

Morecambe boss Jim Harvey

Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp is targeting another Old Trafford coup after steering West Ham to FA Cup victory against Manchester United two years ago.

"We're going well but Man United are a fantastic side," said Redknapp.

"It's a great place to go and play for us. The lads have been briliant this sesason and they deserve that chance."

Conference side Farnborough missed out on a glamour tie after being drawn against Third Division Darlington.

Club chief Graham Westley said: "Come the day I'm sure we'll have every chance of winning.

"We maybe don't suit their agenda but I'm sure both sides will think they have a really good chance."

Morecambe face a repeat of their encounter with Ipswich in 2001, which they lost 3-0.

"It's a good draw. We met them a couple of years ago and had a tremendous experience," said Morecambe boss Jim Harvey.

"We are a much-improved side and Ipswich have slipped a little bit so we're really looking forward to it."

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"It's nice for the players and good for the supporters"
 Pompey boss Harry Redknapp:
"My chairman is delighted that we have Man Utd"
 Shrewsbury boss Kevin Ratcliffe
"Getting Everton is special for me"

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