Blyth Spartans v Blackburn Rovers

Blyth predict FA Cup shock for Rovers

January 5, 2009
Blyth Spartans chairman Tony Platten believes Blackburn Rovers' players will not know what to expect when they face his side in the FA Cup third round on Monday night.

The Blue Square North strugglers performed heroics to see off Shrewsbury Town and Bournemouth to secure a tie with Sam Allardyce's side.

On paper the Premier League side should win at a canter, but Platten is hoping a cauldron of noise inside Blyth's Croft Park ground could inspire one of the greatest FA Cup shocks ...

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