Sheffield Wednesday expecting FA Cup replay clash with Carlisle United to survive icy blast

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY believe there is no 'immediate danger' of tonight's FA Cup third round replay against Carlisle United being called off.

Action from the third round tie at Brunton Park. Picture: Steve Ellis

The two teams battled to 0-0 draw in the original tie played at Brunton Park on Saturday, January 6, prompting tonight’s replay at Hillsborough.

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Snow and icy conditions have caused disruption in parts of South Yorkshire throughout the day, but the Owls are confident the match would go ahead this evening.

A club spokesman said: “There is no immediate danger to the game tonight.”