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FA Cup third round live: Follow all the action
Published : 02 Jan 2010 17:08:08
ScoresAston Villa 3-1 Blackburn Blackpool 1-2 Ipswich Bolton 4-0 Lincoln City Everton 3-1 Carlisle Fulham 1-0 Swindon Huddersfield 0-1 West Brom Leicester 2-1 Swansea Middlesbrough 0-1 Man City Millwall 1-1 Derby MK Dons 1-2 Burnley Nottm Forest 0-0 Birmingham Plymouth 0-0 Newcastle Portsmouth 1-1 Coventry Preston 7-0 Colchester Scunthorpe 1-0 Barnsley Sheff Wed 1-2 Crystal Palace Southampton 1-0 Luton Stoke 3-1 York Sunderland 3-0 Barrow Torquay 0-1 Brighton Tottenham 4-0 Peterborough Wigan 4-1 Hull Latest news16.50 Another dream dies Etherington scores Stoke's third against York. 16.44 Cahill breaks Carlisle hearts The Australian scores for the Toffees with eight minutes left. 16.36 Double blow for Blackpool Edwards sent off for a professional foul. Blackpool down to nine and then Garvan puts Ipswich ahead. 16.33 Are you watching, Alan Irvine? Probably not. Preston lead 7-0 after 72 minutes. 16.30 Not much romance Not a sniff of an upset but Carlisle, Coventry and Forest heading for replays. 16.26 Fair play to Roberto Martinez Toothless at United in midweek and losing at half-time, Wigan have turned it around since the break and now lead 3-1 against Hull. 16.21 Fulham miss penalty Johnson's spot kick saved by Swindon keeper Lucas. 16.19 Boro's Alan Johnson injured The England under-21 winger, who had been linked with a January move to the Premier League, has been forced off. 16.18 Are you watching, Alan Irvine? Preston now lead 5-0 against Colchester. 16.16 Game on at Villa Kalinic gives the 10 men of Blackburn hope with a 55th-minute strike. 16.15 Blackpool down to 10-men Ian Evatt sent sent off for a professional foul. 16.13 Barrow's Cup dream appears to be over Campbell doubles Sunderland's advantage with a 52nd-minute strike. 16.08 Goals, goals, goals The half-time hair-dryer has done the trick. Lincoln's hopes of an upset undone by two Bolton goals in three minutes just after the break. Preston have also scored two more to lead 4-0 and there have also been two goals at Millwall. 15.58 Stoke ahead Three goals in three minutes as another Delap throw caused chaos in the York box and Fuller headed the ball home. 15.55 York ahead... but only for for a minute Neil Barrett put the Conference ahead at Stoke with a deft header in the 22 minute but Delap's long throw was deflected into his own net by Parslow after 24 minutes. Off you go: Blackburn's El-Hadji Diouf is shown a red card by referee Howard Webb after tackle on Aston Villa defender Habib Beye 15.48 Boateng boost for Portsmouth Kevin-Prince Boateng, linked with a move to Blackburn, grabs a deserved equaliser for the troubled Premier League side with a header just before half-time. 15.45 Benjani scores for City A rare start for the striker and he makes the breakthrough with a cool finish after smart work on the edge of the box. 15.43 Diouf sent off The Blackburn striker shown a red card for a lunge on Beye three minutes before half time. Villa lead 2-0. 15.40 Lambert on target again Southampton ahead against Conference high-fliers Luton. Lambert with a fine free kick - his 21st of the season. 15.39 Villa and Burnley in control Cuellar doubles Villa's advantage against Blackburn. Fletcher scores Burnley's second at MK Dons. Snow joke: Boro boss Gordon Strachan watches from the chily sidelines 15.35 Kranjcar scores for Spurs Redknapp did not take any chances by naming a strong side and Kranjcar fires the home side ahead against Peterborough after 35 minutes. 15.30 Pompey in (more) trouble Portsmouth have dominated the first 30 minutes despite their off-the-field problems but they are hit by a sucker punch from Bell. 15.28 Are you watching, Alan Irvine? Preston have responded positively to the departure of manager Irvine with two goals in opening 27 minutes against Colchester. 15.26 Burnley ahead at MK Dons Alexander scores from the penalty spot after Doumbe fouled Fletcher. 15.19 Carlisle stun Everton! The League One side back on level terms. Kevan Hurst, on-loan from Manchester City, forces the ball home from close range. King Kev? Carlisle United's Kevan Hurst celebrates after scoring against Everton 15.18 Barrow behind at Sunderland Bad news for the 8,000 visiting contingent as Malbranque puts Sunderland ahead after 17 minutes. 15.16 Zamora scores again The red-hot Fulham striker powers through the Swindon defence to put the home side ahead in the 16th-minute. 15.13 Villa ahead against Blackburn Young's cross from the left was headed home by young striker Delfouneso. His first goal of the season. 15.13 Everton ahead against Carlisle James Vaughan fitres a left-footed drive into the net after 12 minutes. 15.08 Man City go close Poor pitch, terrible weather but the super stars are up for the Cup at Middlesbrough. Zabaleta with a sharp turn and shot. 15.05 First Cup goal Jack Colback has scored for Ipswich at Blackpool. 15.04 York have finally arrived at Stoke The Conference side have just arrived at the stadium after being delayed in traffic despite several hundred York fans being inside the ground for over an hour. Romance of the Cup? Wigan and Hull play in front of an empty stand at the DW Stadium 14.50 Portsmouth v Coventry team news Portsmouth went into their FA Cup third-round clash against Coventry withoutinfluential midfielder Jamie O'Hara, who has returned to parent club Tottenhamafter his loan deal expired. Asmir Begovic continued to cover for injured goalkeeper David James, who isstill struggling with a calf problem, while Nadir Belhadj, Kanu, Hassan Yebdaand Aruna Dindane were all on African Nations Cup duty. Coventry loan players Jack Cork, Leon Barnett and Gary Madine were all refusedpermission to play in the FA Cup by Chelsea, West Brom and Carlislerespectively. 14.47 Wigan v Hull team news Wigan and Hull both resisted the temptation to field vastly under-strengthsides. Managers Roberto Martinez and Phil Brown, with a relegation battle their primeconcern, both decided to ring the changes but their respective teams would nothave been out of place in a league clash. Martinez made six changes, one of them enforced as Mike Pollitt replaced goalkeeper Chris Kirkland due to illness. Striker Jason Scotland was given another chance to prove himself while Jason Koumas was also among those to come in. Brown retained only four of the side that drew at Bolton in midweek but Geovanni and Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink returned to the side up front. 14.44 Nottingham Forest v Birmingham team news Alex McLeish made changes to his Birmingham side. One was enforced with Stephen Carr suspended and the former Newcastle full-back was replaced by Stuart Parnaby. Lee Carsley returned to captain the side in Carr's absence while Keith Fahey, Damien Johnson, Gregory Vignal and Kevin Phillips also got rare starts. On-loan Aston Villa full-back Nicky Shorey was ineligible for Forest, who made three changes. James Perch replaced Shorey while Luke Chambers and Paul Anderson also came into the side. 14.44 Everton v Carlisle Everton had young striker James Vaughan leading the attack in today's FA Cup third round tie, his first start of the season. Louis Saha missed out with a hamstring injury, Ayegbeni Yakubu is away with Nigeria and Brazilian frontman Jo has been suspended by the club for returning to Brazil over the Christmas period without permission. Club captain Phil Neville started his first match since suffering a serious knee injury in September, replacing Leon Osman. Carlisle, beaten only twice in 14 games, fielded a side with top-flight experience including Ian Harte, Vincent Pericard and Graham Kavanagh. 14.43 Tottenham v Peterborough team news Harry Redknapp sent out his strongest available Tottenham side. With Aaron Lennon injured the Tottenham manager paired Croatians Luka Modric and Nico Kranjcar in midfield, with Robbie Keane resuming his partnership with Jermain Defoe up front. 14.42 Fulham v Swindon Town team news Fulham striker Andy Johnson made his first start since October in place of Zoltan Gera, who dropped to the bench. Fulham manager Roy Hodgson made four other changes to the side that lost to Chelsea last week while Brede Hangeland and captain Danny Murphy did not make the matchday squad. Swindon striker Daniel Ward came in for cup-tied Charlie Austin to join Billy Paynter up front. 14.40 Stoke kick off delayed Stoke have confirmed their FA Cup third-round tie with York has been delayed until 3.30pm due to the visitors' problems reaching the Britannia Stadium. 14.36 Middlesbrough v Manchester City team news Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini made five changes to the side which beat Wolves 3-0 last time out with Craig Bellamy, Carlos Tevez and Gareth Barry left on the bench, Stephen Ireland injured and Kolo Toure away on African Nations Cup duty. Sylvinho, Javier Garrido and Benjani were drafted into the starting line-up, along with 20-year-old Slovakian midfielder Vladimir Weiss and fellow youngster Dedryck Boyata. Boro manager Gordon Strachan named the same side which went down 2-1 at Barnsley on Monday. 14.29 Bolton v Lincoln team news Bolton caretaker manager Chris Evans - assisted by head coach Steve Wigley - was aiming to get off to a winning start following Gary Megson's sacking. Wigley picked the side and made three changes. Goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi made only his second appearance of the season while Andy O'Brien and Ricardo Gardner were also recalled. Lincoln included former Fulham youngsters Joe Anderson and Adam Watts in their line-up. Matthew Saunders, on loan from Craven Cottage, was also in the team. Beating the freeze: Officials inspect the pitch ahead of the FA Cup tie between Middlesbrough and Manchester City 14.28 Sunderland v Barrow team news Sunderland boss Steve Bruce made one change. Steed Malbranque returned from a thigh strain to replace Nyron Nosworthy. Barrow - buoyed by almost 80 coach-loads of travelling supporters - made two changes from their Boxing Day draw at Gateshead, with Paul Rutherford and keeper Tim Deasy both returning. 14.25 Aston Villa v Blackburn team news Villa manager Martin O'Neill made seven changes from the side that lost 1-0 at home to Liverpool with only Stewart Downing, skipper Nigel Reo-Coker, Carlos Cuellar and former Rovers defender Stephen Warnock surviving from the starting line up. Rovers boss Sam Allardyce retained only the services of full-backs Pascal Chimbonda and Gael Givet remaining from the side which started the 2-2 draw with Sunderland in midweek. Both managers have made it clear that their main priority is Tuesday's Carling Cup semi-final first leg meeting between the teams at Ewood Park. 13.19 FA Cup weather The FA Cup is feeling the force of the winter freeze with three of today's third-round ties falling victim to the weather. 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