Date: 5th January 2006 at 11:09am
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The Seagulls entertain the Sky Blues in a 3rd Round tie at the Withdean Stadium with both sides keen to progress to the next round and reap the financial benefits on offer.

‘The FA Cup has come at a good time from a financial point of view,’ said Brighton manager Mark McGhee.

‘If we get through we can maybe get ourselves a game which allows us to buy a player or two.’