PREVIEW: MIDWEEK ENGLISH ACTION
JOHN KRETLOW - Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Tim Ream and Bolton play an emotional FA Cup game against Tottenham, while Frank Simek and Carlisle United look to solidify their playoff spot against Milton Keynes Dons.

Tottenham Hotspur - Bolton

Tim Ream and Bolton take on Tottenham Hotspur in FA Cup action. Brad Friedel is not expected to feature for Spurs, while Ream could be in Bolton's lineup on defense.

This game was supposed to be played over a week ago, but the match was abandoned after Fabrice Muamba's cardiac arrest.

Bolton beat fellow relegation rivals' Blackburn at the weekend, and they hope to bring their good run of play to White Hart Lane on Tuesday.

Tottenham has gone into a slump the last few weeks, falling behind pace drastically in the title race. Spurs tied Chelsea in league action this weekend.

The winner will make it into the competition's semifinals against Chelsea at Wembley stadium on April 15th.

Milton Keynes Dons - Carlisle United

Frank Simek and Carlisle United travel to play Milton Keynes Dons in midweek League One action.

Simek is a regular starter for the Cumbrians and should be in the lineup on Tuesday.

Carlisle holds the last playoff spot in League One. They tied Colchester United at the weekend.

MK Dons is ahead of Carlisle in the standings by 9 points. They tied Wycombe at the weekend.

Paul Thirlwell and Matty Robson will miss for Carlisle.

MK Dons will be without Gary MacKenzie and James Tevernier.

Notes

Daniel Potts hopes to see the field in West Ham United's game against Peterborough United.

Robbie Findley and Nottingham Forest take on Leicester City.