FA Cup third round: 10 things to look out for this weekend
Boreham Wood, Marine and Stockport are hoping for romance but a shadow of uncertainty is hanging over the competitionChorley’s home tie against Derby always looked ripe for an upset and still does, albeit with the Championship side now in the role of underdogs against hosts from four divisions below. An outbreak of Covid-19 means Wayne Rooney and his senior Derby players will be watching from home as a team of youngsters deputise in order to fulfil a fixture that doesn’t so much scream ‘romance’ as ‘desperation’. While Chorley’s chances of advancing have been hugely increased, their manager Jamie Vermiglio has been left deflated by the fixture’s reduction in status to little more than a box-ticking exercise, but unlike Southampton’s game ag...
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