SportsTalk - Football: Hull City facing fixture pile-up | Leeds’s season loses direction | Big week ahead for Rotherham

Hull City's Tom Huddlestone and team-mates applaud the travelling fans after their 0-0 draw against Arsenal in the FA Cup fifth round at The Emirates. Picture: PA.

Hull City's Tom Huddlestone and team-mates applaud the travelling fans after their 0-0 draw against Arsenal in the FA Cup fifth round at The Emirates. Picture: PA.

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AFTER showing great determination to earn themselves an FA Cup replay back at KC Stadium against Premier League Arsenal, Hull City are in danger of suffering from fixture congestion as they strive to return to the top flight.

The Yorkshire Post’s chief football writer, Richard Sutcliffe, pops into the studio to discuss what may or may not lie ahead for the Tigers and whether Steve Bruce is right to suggest ditching replays altogether in the famous competition.

Doncaster Rovers' Craig Alcock gets a shot in on goal in his side's 1-0 defeat to Barnsley. Picture: James Hardisty.

Doncaster Rovers' Craig Alcock gets a shot in on goal in his side's 1-0 defeat to Barnsley. Picture: James Hardisty.

Defeat for Leeds United at Watford effectively ends their season prematurely, with little to play for apart from the outside threat of being dragged into a Championship relegation battle.

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And can former Leeds manager Neil Warnock plot an escape route for Rotherham United in what amounts to a big week for them with a trip to Reading on Tuesday night being followed by hosting Brentford on Saturday. Five points adrift of safety in the Championship standings, there can be little room for errot between now and the end of the season.

We also take a look at the League One play-off battle and whether Barnsley have enough quality and, crucially, time to break into the top six.

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