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Error made during Irish Cup draw

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There is confusion during the Irish Cup draw as number 10 is called out twice

The draw for the sixth round of the JJB Irish Cup was thrown into confusion after one of the numbers was called out twice during the live TV broadcast.

The problem arose when the Irish FA's senior clubs chairman Robert Cupples mistakenly called out the number 10 after drawing ball six from the cup.

Ten was the number allocated to Warrenpoint or Cliftonville.

Moments later the real number 10 was drawn and supervising IFA official Andy Johnston knew a blunder had been made.

The live TV pictures made it easy to see where the error had been made and the make up of the eight ties was clarified.


JJB Sports Irish Cup sixth round draw
Carrick Rangers/Shankill Utd v Limavady Utd/Coleraine
Crusaders v Nortel
Ards/H&W Welders v Portadown
Dungannon Swifts v Warrenpoint Town/Cliftonville
Ballymena Utd/Glentoran v Loughgall
Dunmurry Rec/Kilmore Rec v Linfield
Glenavon v Queen's University
Lisburn Distillery v Ballinamallard Utd



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