Fans spot amazing Rod Stewart tribute during the FA Cup fourth round draw in honour of the rockstar’s hilarious antics

    FANS were thrilled after spotting Karen Bardsley ‘do a Rod Stewart’ in the FA Cup draw.

    The former England goalkeeper was pulling names out of the hat for the fourth round when she mimicked rock legend Stewart.

    Karen Bardsley recreated Rod Stewart's iconic Scottish Cup draw


    Karen Bardsley recreated Rod Stewart’s iconic Scottish Cup drawCredit: BBC
    The former England goalkeeper paid tribute to it during the FA Cup fourth-round draw


    The former England goalkeeper paid tribute to it during the FA Cup fourth-round drawCredit: BBC
    Stewart's antics in 2017 have become iconic


    Stewart’s antics in 2017 have become iconicCredit: PA:Press Association

    The Maggie May singer, 77, became and internet sensation in 2017 during the Scottish Cup draw.

    Stewart was over-enthusiastic when removing the balls from the pot and left fans in stitches.

    And Bardsley had promised Steve Crossman and Nedum Onouha to pay tribute to the singer when it was her turn.

    BBC 5 Live Sport tweeted revealing the tribute saying: “She promised Nedum Onouha and Steve Crossman a a Rod Stewart/Peter Crouch tribute for the FA Cup fourth round draw.

    Arsenal could face Man City or Chelsea in fourth round, Man Utd vs Reading
    Betfair free bets: Stake £10 on football to get £30 bonus - 18+ T&Cs apply

    “And she delivered. Great work Karen Bardsley.”

    And she didn’t hold back, drawing balls out of the pot with a flourish.

    One tweeted: “Karen Bardsley doing her best Rod Stewart impression at the start of the FA Cup draw.”

    A second added: “Did Karen Bardsley just do the Rod Stewart draw? Love to see it.”

    Most read in Football


    A third wrote: “She said she would, on the radio.”

    And the draw was worthwhile as some mouth-watering ties were drawn.

    Manchester City will face either Arsenal or Oxford United at the Etihad in the fourth round.

    While there were brand new fixtures in the competition’s history made as Sheffield Wednesday face Fleetwood Town as well as Ipswich Town and Burnley.

    Non-league side Wrexham were also handed a good tie as they will play Championship side Sheffield United at The Racecourse.


    Previous articleNorwich boss David Wagner sees positives in Canaries’ FA Cup exit at the hands of Blackburn
    Next articleChelsea fans chant Thomas Tuchel’s name in away end during Man City FA Cup drubbing as pressure mounts on Graham Potter