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Derby crown storming comeback by sinking Southampton in shootout

Marcelo Bielsa might have been able to tell everyone this before the game, but penalties were required to separate Southampton and Derby in their third round FA Cup replay. It was Frank Lampard’s side who held their nerve to go through after Nathan Red…

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Southampton v Derby: FA Cup third-round replay – live!

Updates from the FA Cup replay at St Mary’s StadiumBielsa admits Leeds have spied on every opponent this seasonEmail Paul.Doyle@theguardian.com Tweet @Paul_Doyle 6.58pm GMT Southampton have made five changes to the side that started their win over Leic…

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Newcastle see off Blackburn with Joselu and Ayoze Pérez extra-time flourish

In word and deed Rafael Benítez gives the impression the FA Cup is a competition Newcastle can do without. His players’ commitment to victory at Blackburn suggested otherwise. The Premier League strugglers lost a two goal lead and two central defenders…

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Blackburn v Newcastle: FA Cup third-round replay – live!

Follow all the action from Ewood Park (kick-off 7.45pm GMT) Late Ritchie penalty denies Blackburn victory at NewcastleAnd email Simon or feel free to tweet @Simon_Burnton 7.26pm GMT Thinking about the team changes for tonight’s game, I wonder why some …

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Blackburn v Newcastle: FA Cup third-round replay – live!

Follow all the action from Ewood Park (kick-off 7.45pm GMT) Late Ritchie penalty denies Blackburn victory at NewcastleAnd email Simon or feel free to tweet @Simon_Burnton 7.26pm GMT Thinking about the team changes for tonight’s game, I wonder why some …

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Sports quiz of the week: excellence, excuses, exits and exemptions

Who was schooled? Who is going global? Who stayed at home?Who has launched an athletics team and hopes to enter the Olympics for the first time?San Marino Vatican CityGibraltarSomalilandWho is the only manager still working in English football who has …

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‘I changed a lot because we had to’: Klopp defends Liverpool’s FA Cup exit – video

Premier League leaders Liverpool paid the price for fielding a weakened side as they were knocked out in the third round of the FA Cup by Wolves on Monday. Rúben Neves’s long-range effort clinched a 2-1 win at Molineux just after Divock Origi cancelled…

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David Squires on … the timeless magic of the FA Cup

Our cartoonist looks back at third-round weekend, some shocks and a helpful arrival at Old TraffordIf you like David’s cartoons, buy his book Goalless Draws Continue reading…

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FA Cup fourth-round draw: Arsenal to face Manchester United test

• Giantkillers Newport travel to Middlesbrough• Barnet v Brentford, AFC Wimbledon v West HamArsenal will face Manchester United in the FA Cup fourth round while Newport have been rewarded for their exploits against Leicester City with a trip to Middles…

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Rúben Neves makes the difference for Wolves in FA Cup against Liverpool

It would be wrong to suggest a club with Liverpool’s proud history will be completely unmoved about the prospect of a third-round elimination from a competition they have won seven times. They do, however, clearly have other priorities and it was certa…

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FA Cup fourth round draw – live!

Teams discover their fate in the draw for the next roundTies will take place between 25 and 28 January 9.01pm GMT Hello, good evening and welcome to a unique moment in human history. The draw for the fourth round of the 2018-19 FA Cup has never happene…

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Wolves v Liverpool: FA Cup third round – live!

FA Cup updates from the third-round tie, kick-off 7.45pm GMTFollow the draw for round four of the Cup after this matchAnd send your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 7.02pm GMT Adam Lallana, sad to say, will miss the game after suffering a minor in…

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‘We want Liverpool next’: Newport County excited about FA Cup fourth round – video

Newport County manager Michael Flynn has lavished praise on his players after the League Two side defeated 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City. Flynn said he believed his side were deserved winners of the tie and would like to see th…

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FA Cup: 10 talking points from the weekend’s third-round action

Nketiah shows rich promise, Chelsea may rue Fàbregas’s exit, things about to hot up for Solskjær and what next for Carroll? Related: FA Cup third round serves up shocks as Barnet, Oldham and Newport shine Continue reading…

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FA Cup third round serves up shocks as Barnet, Oldham and Newport shine

• Barnet will be lowest-ranked team in fourth-round draw• Oldham and Newport beat Premier league oppositionDarren Currie, the Barnet caretaker manager, praised the fearlessness of his side after they provided the biggest shock of the day in the FA Cup …

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best FA Cup photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from the FA Cup third roundView the Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Amond’s late penalty gives Newport County shock FA Cup win over Leicester

The magic of the FA Cup is alive and well in this corner of south Wales. Newport County, 74 places below Leicester City on the league ladder, served up one of those famous giantkillings that will be talked about for years to come as Jamille Matt and Pa…

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Jürgen Klopp: If we win FA Cup people will just ask about the Premier League – video

Jürgen Klopp believes he will still face criticism even if Liverpool claim the FA Cup this season.Speaking ahead of the team’s third-round tie against Wolves, Klopp implied winning the Premier League would do more to sway fans and critics.‘When people …

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Newport County v Leicester: FA Cup third round – live!

Minute-by-minute updates from the game at Rodney ParadeBarnet shock Sheffield United | Man City score seven past RotherhamEmail nick.ames@theguardian.com | Tweet @NickAmes82 5.17pm GMT The half ends with an Okazaki booking. This has been everything you…

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Callum Lang heads late winner as League Two Oldham humble Fulham

Pete Wild, appointed as the caretaker manager of Oldham Athletic just 10 days ago, masterminded a stunning FA Cup upset over Claudio Ranieri’s Fulham. The League Two team fell behind to a goal by Denis Odoi but struck back through Sam Surridge and Call…