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FA Cup results: Newcastle STUNNED by Cambridge in giant-killing as TWO non-league sides secure third-round shock wins

THE FA Cup third-round is well and truly underway with 21 matches on an action-packed Saturday.

Manchester City got the ball rolling with a 4-1 win over Swindon on Friday night.

Middlesbrough survived a huge scare to scrape past Mansfield and book their spot in the fourth round of the FA Cup

And with a further nine third-round ties on Sunday and one on Monday evening, there’s plenty more to come.

But with 21 games to sink your teeth into on Saturday, catch up on all the scores in our round up, including some non-league giant-killings…

Mansfield 2 Middlesbrough 3

BORO survived an almighty scare to scrape past League Two Mansfield thanks to a 95th-minute own goal.

The visitors stormed to an early lead thanks to goals from Uche Ikpeazu and Caolan Boyd-Munce within 14 minutes.

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But Mansfield mounted a second-half comeback, as Oliver Hawkins pulled one back with just over 20 minutes to play before Rhys Oates scored with five minutes left of the 90 to seemingly force extra-time.

However, John-Joe O’Toole deflected a teasing cross into his goal in the 95th minute to send Middlesbrough into the fourth round.


Bristol City 0 Fulham 1 (aet)

Harry Wilson’s goal deep into extra-time ensured Fulham reached the FA Cup fourth round

THE Cottagers needed extra-time to snatch a spot in the FA Cup fourth round.

Fulham – flying high in the Championship – failed to break the deadlock within 90 minutes.

And with replays scrapped for the third and fourth round ties due to Covid, the West Londoners booked their place in the next round thanks to a 105th-minute winner from Harry Wilson.

Burnley 1 Huddersfield 2

Huddersfield knocked out Prem side Burnley thanks to Matty Pearson’s late winner

HUDDERSFIELD launched a staggering late comeback to KO Premier League strugglers Burnley.

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The Championship high-flyers went a goal down after Jay Rodriguez netted for the Clarets within the opening half an hour.

Josh Koroma levelled for the Terriers with 15 minutes to play, before Matty Pearson scored the winner in the dying moments to send Huddersfield into the fourth round.

Coventry 1 Derby 0

Coventry piled more misery on Derby as Dominic Hyam’s first-half goal sealed a 1-0 win

COVENTRY came out on top in the all-Championship third-round tie in the Midlands.

Dominic Hyam scored late in the first-half, with the Sky Blues clinging on to ensure their cup run stays alive.

Wayne Rooney‘s Rams will now turn their full attention to avoiding relegation following their 21-point deduction.

Hartlepool 2 Blackpool 1

Fourth-tier Hartlepool KO’d Championship Blackpool thanks to a second-half comeback to progress to the last 32

LEAGUE TWO Hartlepool stunned Championship side Blackpool to book their spot in the FA Cup fourth round.

Keshi Anderson had given the visitors an eighth-minute lead as they took control of the tie early.

But David Ferguson and Joe Grey scored early in the second-half to KO the Tangerines.

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Millwall 1 Crystal Palace 2

Jean-Philippe Mateta scored the winner for Palace as they fought from a goal down to reach the FA Cup fourth round

THE Eagles were indebted to a second-half comeback to finally overcome Championship side Millwall to reach the FA Cup fourth round.

Benik Afobe had given the hosts the lead after just 17 minutes.

But Michael Olise scored seconds into the second half before Jean-Philippe Mateta grabbed the winner shortly before the hour mark.

Barnsley 4 Barrow 4 (extra-time being played)

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Boreham Wood 2 AFC Wimbledon 0

Boreham Wood stunned AFC Wimbledon to book their place in the last 32 of the cup

NON-LEGAUE Boreham Wood got in on the act during a day of giant-killings by dumping out League One Wimbledon.

Tyrone Marsh gave the fifth-tier side a tenth-minute lead.

And there was to be no coming back for the Dons as Adrian Clifton doubled Boreham Wood’s lead with four minutes to play to book their place in the fourth round of the cup.

Kidderminster Harriers 2 Reading 1

Non-league Kidderminster sent Championship side Reading packing on a thrilling day of FA Cup action

SIXTH-TIER Kidderminster dumped Championship Reading out of the FA Cup with a stunning comeback win.

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George Puscas had given the Royals the lead on the stroke of half-time.

But Sam Austin equalised for the hosts with 20 minutes to play before Amari Morgan-Smith snatched a shock winner with less than ten minutes to play.

Leicester 4 Watford 1

Leicester thumped Watford to heap yet more agony onto their shocking 2021-22 season

THE Foxes piled yet more misery on relegation-threatened Watford by knocking them out of the cup.

Youri Tielemans’ seventh-minute penalty gave Leicester the lead before James Maddison made it 2-0 after just 25 minutes.

Joao Pedro pulled one back within minutes, but Harvey Barnes ensured there’d be no comeback by scoring his side’s third shortly after the break.

Marc Albrighton grabbed the Foxes’ fourth with minutes left on the clock to rub salt in the gaping Watford wounds.

Newcastle 0 Cambridge United 1

Third-tier Cambridge United stunned a full-strength Newcastle to reach the fourth round

MEGA-RICH Newcastle were dumped out of the FA Cup by League One strugglers Cambridge United.

Joe Ironside scored just ten minutes into the second half at St James’ Park to leave Eddie Howe and Co stunned.

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Toon new-boy Kieran Trippier started just days after arriving back in England as a full-strength XI were left shellshocked.

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Peterborough United 2 Bristol Rovers 1

Bali Mumba scored the winner as Peterborough made it into the FA Cup fourth round

FOURTH-TIER Rovers put up an impressive fight but were eventually dumped out of the FA Cup by Championship side Posh.

Peterborough took the lead through Sammie Szmodics after just 20 minutes, before Paul Coutts levelled from the spot on the half-hour mark.

But Norwich loanee Bali Mumba ensured the second-tier side kept their cup run alive as a welcome distraction from their relegation battle in the league.

Port Vale 1 Brentford 4

Bryan Mbuemo scored a hat-trick as Brentford fought off a brave Port Vale in the third round

Bryan Mbuemo scored a hat-trick as Brentford fought off a brave Port Vale in the third round

LEAGUE TWO Port Vale put up a valiant fight against Premier League side Brentford but missed out on a spot in the FA Cup fourth round.

The Bees took the lead through Marcus Forss after just 26 minutes, before Bryan Mbeumo made it midway through the second half just as the hosts were gaining momentum.

Kian Harrett scored just four minutes later to set up a tense finale – only for Mbeumo to grab his second a further six minutes on to kill off the game, before slotting home an 87th-minute penalty to secure his hat-trick.

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QPR 0 Rotherham 0 (extra-time being played)

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West Brom 1 Brighton 1 (extra-time being played)

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Wigan 3 Blackburn 2

Wigan won a five-goal thriller to KO Championship side Blackburn from the FA Cup

LEAGUE ONE Wigan won a breathless encounter over Championship Rovers thanks to a last-gasp winner.

Blackburn took the lead early in the second half through Reda Khadra, only for Max Power and Jack Whatmough to fire the Latics in front with just 15 minutes to play.

Daniel Ayala snatched what appeared to be a late equaliser with the game heading for extra-time, only for Thelo Aasgaard to grab a 94th-minute winner and fire Wigan into the FA Cup fourth round.

Birmingham vs Plymouth (5.30pm)

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Chelsea vs Chesterfield (5.30pm)

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Hull vs Everton (5.30pm)

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Swansea vs Southampton (5.30pm)

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Yeovil vs Bournemouth (5.45pm)

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