Toffees out to tame the Reds

LONDON - Everton return to Anfield for the second time in six days on Sunday seeking to go one better by knocking arch-rivals Liverpool out of the FA Cup.

LONDON - Everton return to Anfield for the second time in six days on Sunday seeking to go one better by knocking arch-rivals Liverpool out of the FA Cup.

Everton dented Liverpool's title hopes three minutes before the end of Monday's Premier League match when Tim Cahill's header earned them a 1-all draw and prevented Liverpool going back to the top of the table.

Everton have not won at Anfield for nearly 10 years but with 6000 visiting fans, double the allocation for league matches, expected, the atmosphere should be even more electrifying.

Sunday's match is one of three all-Premier League ties in the fourth round with the others being Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford tomorrow.

United, who may have nine senior players sidelined, beat Spurs 3-1 at the same stage last season but Spurs have a joker in their pack in manager Harry Redknapp.

Redknapp has guided three different clubs to victory over United in the FA Cup, lowly Bournemouth in 1984, West Ham United in 2001 and Portsmouth last season.

The round kicks off on Friday with an intriguing tie between Championship (second division) strugglers and local rivals Derby County and Nottingham Forest at Pride Park.

The match will evoke memories of the late Brian Clough who managed both clubs.

Nottingham Forest manager Billy Davies will be keen to get a victory on his return to Pride Park where he was sacked last season, while Clough's son Nigel is seeking his first win in the job.

Holders Portsmouth continue their defence against Swansea City and Cardiff City meet Arsenal, aiming to reclaim the title they won in 1927. - Reuters

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