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28/10/2013 18:00, Report by T Oscroft & N Thomas
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Preview: v Norwich City

The manager A hard-working full-back in his playing days, Chris Hughton was an integral part of Tottenham's talented side in the 1980s. He also coached Spurs and has had spells in charge at Newcastle United and Birmingham City. He took up the reins at Carrow Road in June 2012 and instilled an attacking approach, but after a promising run towards the end of last year, Norwich eventually finished the season in mid-table.

Star man Gary Hooper rose through the divisions in England before hitting the big time north of the border, where he enjoyed three prolific years at Celtic. Returning to his native England, the 25-year-old joined the Canaries for £5m last summer, but a shin injury before the start of the season set him back. However, his two goals against Watford helped secure Norwich's passage to the 4th round of the Capital One Cup.

Whistle-blower Officiating this game is Bristol-born Kevin Friend. This will be the first time this season that Friend has taken charge of a United game. The last time he did so was back in March when he presided over the Reds' 1-0 at Sunderland.

Rivals watch Arsenal and Chelsea battle it out for a place in the last eight when they meet at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday, while Manchester City take on Newcastle United at St James' Park 24 hours later. The fourth round does not conclude until Sunderland meet Southampton on 6 November, but the quarter-final draw takes place after full-time on Wednesday, 30 October.

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