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Yemi Odubade is brought on as a substitute for Peter Winn.
A goal is scored by Peter Winn from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Stevenage 3-1 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from John Mousinho.
Joey Barton fires in a goal from long distance high into the middle of the goal. Stevenage 2-1 Newcastle.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joey Barton by David Bridges. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.
Philip Airey has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.
David Bridges takes a shot. James Perch gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Peter Winn from the right by-line, David Bridges takes a shot. Fabricio Coloccini gets a block in.
David Bridges on for Ronnie Henry.
Corner taken by Joey Barton from the right by-line, Chris Day makes a save.
Nile Ranger takes a shot. Mark Roberts gets a block in.
Chris Beardsley has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Peter Winn produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Philip Airey comes on in place of Peter Lovenkrands. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jon Ashton on Nile Ranger. Free kick taken by Joey Barton.
Corner taken by Joey Barton from the right by-line played to the near post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Simpson on Stacy Long. Free kick taken by Scott Laird.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Fabricio Coloccini.
Cheik Tiote is sent off by the referee for serious foul play. Jon Ashton fouled by Cheik Tiote, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ronnie Henry.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Cheik Tiote on Chris Beardsley. Direct free kick taken by Chris Beardsley.
Inswinging corner taken by Peter Winn from the right by-line, Chris Beardsley takes a shot. Blocked by James Perch.
Peter Winn takes a shot. Blocked by Fabricio Coloccini.
Unfair challenge on Scott Laird by Wayne Routledge results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Laird.
Corner taken left-footed by Peter Winn to the near post, Joey Barton manages to make a clearance.
Fabricio Coloccini goes into the referee's book. Alan Smith goes off and Cheik Tiote comes on. Fabricio Coloccini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Beardsley. Peter Winn takes the free kick.
Michael Bostwick finds the net with a goal from long range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Stevenage 2-0 Newcastle.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Nile Ranger. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Day.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Stacy Long. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.
Kevin Nolan takes a shot. Save made by Chris Day. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Joey Barton from the right by-line, Jon Ashton fouled by Nile Ranger, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.
Stacy Long scores a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Stevenage 1-0 Newcastle.
An own goal is scored by Mike Williamson. Stevenage 1-0 Newcastle.Stacy Long takes a shot. Assist by Stacy Long.
Peter Winn receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Joey Barton fouled by Peter Winn, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Joey Barton from right wing. The assistant referee flags for offside against Kevin Nolan. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Day.
Nile Ranger on for Leon Best.
Wayne Routledge concedes a free kick for a foul on Stacy Long. Scott Laird restarts play with the free kick. The referee blows for offside against Chris Beardsley. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.
Joey Barton takes a outswinging corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Winn on James Perch. Direct free kick taken by Fabricio Coloccini.
Scott Laird fouled by Leon Best, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Laird.
Corner taken right-footed by Stacy Long to the near post, clearance by Danny Simpson.
John Mousinho is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Wayne Routledge by John Mousinho results in a free kick. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.
Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul. Corner taken by Stacy Long from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Danny Simpson.
Leon Best is ruled offside. Jon Ashton takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken by Peter Winn, save made by Tim Krul.
Leon Best is booked. Foul by Leon Best on Scott Laird, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Chris Day.
Peter Lovenkrands takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Roberts.
Leon Best is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Day.
Lawrie Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Mike Williamson. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.
Unfair challenge on Joey Barton by Ronnie Henry results in a free kick. Tim Krul takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Chris Beardsley on Alan Smith, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Danny Simpson.
Leon Best challenges Mark Roberts unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Day takes the direct free kick.
Alan Smith booked. Stacy Long fouled by Alan Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Ronnie Henry delivers the ball, Header by Jon Ashton from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stacy Long by Kevin Nolan. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Ronnie Henry, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.
Joey Barton produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.
The ball is swung over by Wayne Routledge.
Leon Best takes a shot. Jon Ashton gets a block in. Corner from right by-line taken by Joey Barton.
Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Blocked by Fabricio Coloccini. Peter Winn takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Mark Roberts takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul.
Foul by Scott Laird on Wayne Routledge, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Joey Barton from right wing, Jon Ashton manages to make a clearance.
Joey Barton takes a shot. Chris Day makes a save. Joey Barton takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post. Wayne Routledge takes a shot. Leon Best gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joey Barton by Lawrie Wilson. Free kick taken by Alan Smith.
The match gets underway.
It is the end of the first-half.
The game restarts for the second half.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Stevenage missing Charles
Stevenage will once again be without Darius Charles for their mouth-watering FA Cup tie with Newcastle.
Charles will serve the final game of a three-match ban when Alan Pardew's Premier League side visit Broadhall Way.
Byron Harrison is also unavailable for manager Graham Westley after the recent signing played for non-league team Carshalton in the previous round.
Westley could name an unchanged team from the one that beat Barnet on Monday.
The League Two side will have to check on the fitness of striker Peter Winn, who came off the bench in the 4-2 victory over the Bees, only to be forced off in stoppage time.
Joe Byrom, Darren Murphy and Lee Boylan will hope to be in contention after shaking off recent injuries.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is sweating on the fitness of a series of key players.
Wednesday night's hat-trick hero Leon Best is struggling with a heel injury picked up in the 5-0 demolition of West Ham, and with Andy Carroll (thigh) and Shola Ameobi (ankle) already ruled out, youngster Nile Ranger is on stand-by.
Defender Steven Taylor and midfielder Cheik Tiote both limped off with hamstring problems in midweek, and while Taylor is the bigger doubt, Pardew is hoping both could yet be available.
Alan Smith (knee) and Sol Campbell (sore leg) are also struggling, while Hatem Ben Arfa (double leg fracture) and Ryan Taylor (ankle ligaments) are still out, but Dan Gosling (knee) is approaching full fitness.
First-choice goalkeeper Steve Harper is also unavailable, having been given the weekend off as his wife is heavily pregnant. Tim Krul will step in, with Ole Soderberg added to the squad.
Peter secures historic Stevenage Winn
Stacy Long, Michael Bostwick and Peter Winn scored the goals as little Stevenage proved the magic of the FA Cup is alive and well with one of the competition's biggest-ever shocks, beating Barclays Premier League side Newcastle 3-1.
Newcastle were out-played and out-thought by the League Two side in their first season in the Football League.
And to complete a miserable night Alan Pardew's men finished the match with 10 men when substitute Cheik Tiote was sent off for a reckless two-footed challenge.
The result was also sweet revenge for Stevenage's fans who had seen their side knocked out of the FA Cup by Newcastle famously as a non-league side 13 years ago.
Alan Shearer scored the goals for Newcastle then. This time there was no-one to provide any inspiration against a Stevenage side who were truly magnificent.
At the end Newcastle, six-time winners but who have not won the cup since 1955, held their heads in shame. And well they might.
Pardew had main strikers Andy Carroll and Shola Ameobi ruled out through injury.
It meant Leon Best, who marked his first Premier League start for the club with a hat-trick against West Ham in a 5-0 victory in midweek, retained his place as Pardew made five changes from a starting line-up which saw Alan Smith and Joey Barton in tandem in midfield.
It was just as well that Pardew and Newcastle afforded Stevenage such respect because right from the kick-off the League Two side's attitude was magnificent.
Manager Graham Westley, whose cup pedigree includes taking Farnborough Town to Highbury for a fourth round tie against Arsenal in 2003, sent them out to have a go and in the first half they more than held their own.
Newcastle's best effort, their only real opportunity, in that 45 minutes was a volley from Barton which brought a smart save from goalkeeper Chris Day.
But while Stevenage gave their illustrious opponents respect they also showed that they had the ammunition to cause damage.
They would have gone ahead after 31 minutes but for the brilliant goalkeeping of Tim Krul who was playing in place of Steve Harper, whose wife is heavily pregnant.
Krul dived full length to his right to tip away a blistering 25-yard shot from Bostwick.
But if honours were even at half-time then the second 45 was all Stevenage. The League Two side did not just cope with Newcastle. They pulverised them.
First they shocked Newcastle with the first goal from the impressive Long after 49 minutes. The midfielder came inside and unleashed a shot which took a deflection off defender Michael Williamson before it nestled in the Newcastle net.
It was no more than Stevenage deserved although Newcastle replied almost immediately with a chip shot from Kevin Nolan which saw Day back-pedalling to tip the ball over the crossbar.
But Newcastle were in big trouble after 55 minutes when Bostwick extended Stevenage's lead. This time Fabricio Coloccini came sliding in for the tackle but the ball slid clear and Bostwick pounced to send a low shot rifling past Krul and into the net off the foot of the post.
It was no fluke. In fact, at times it looked as if the home side were the Premier League outfit.
It got worse for Newcastle when Tiote lunged two-footed at Jon Ashton in a moment of madness. he might have got the ball but it was reckless and referee Andre Mariner had no option but to show the red card.
Newcastle pushed forward in the final 10 minutes, urged on by Barton in particular and he produced a stunning 35-yard right-foot strike in injury time to give Newcastle hope.
But an equaliser would have been a travesty. And it was only justice when Winn raced clear to score with a fantastic finish to put the League Two club in the fourth round and set up the most frantic celebrations in Stevenage's history.
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