FA Cup third round as it happened

Live text and radio commentary as Arsenal knock out rivals Tottenham after a day of upsets in the third round of the FA Cup.

4 January 2014 Last updated at 10:59

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  1. 1941: 

    There will be plenty more to get our teeth into tomorrow. Nottingham Forest and Derby will fancy their chances in home ties against West Ham and Chelsea, while Liverpool seek to avoid a repeat of last season's fourth-round upset against Oldham and Manchester United have a tricky home tie against Swansea. Aren't they all for United nowadays?

    See you there from 1100 GMT. Bye for now.

  2. 1936: 

    There has been plenty of proper Cupsets to accompany Sheffield United's win at Villa Park. Best of all might be Coventry's late win over Barnsley. If ever a club needed a plum tie out of the hat...

  3. 1932: 
    Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United
    Paul Lambert

    Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert might be thankful for a derby with plenty of meat about it for the critics.

    It might distract from his side's current run of just two wins in ten games. They are free to concentrate on the league now, which is just as well as they play Arsenal, Liverpool and Everton in three of their next four matches.

  4. 1927: 
    Theo Walcott

    I suspect that tomorrow's back pages will be filled with Theo Walcott reminding the Tottenham fans of the score.

    There will probably be those who condemn him, but at some point football fans will realise that if a non-sweary gesture is the worst you get after screaming abuse at someone in their workplace, you are fortunate really.

  5. 1920: 
    PLAYER REACTION- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Tomas Rosicky speaking about his goal: "I tried to put him [Danny Rose] under pressure and it paid off. I went there, took the ball and went straight for the goal. My first of the season and it is against our main rivals."

  6. 1919: 
    PLAYER REACTION- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Tomas Rosicky on ITV: "I think we played collectively and played very well. It was important not to make mistakes and we know we have the quality to score goals. We can still improve tactically and in shape.

    "We won an important game and it is important for us and the fans."

    Tomas Rosicky
  7. 1919: 
    MATCH STATS- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham
    match stats

    Lies, damned lies and statistics. It may look like Spurs matched Arsenal, but on the pitch rather than paper it was a very different story. The Gunners always looked like they had another gear to slip into and Lucasz Fabianski had a relatively quiet afternoon.

  8.   
    Phil McNulty, BBC Sport Chief Football Writer at Emirates StadiumArsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    "If anything this was more emphatic than the 2-0 scoreline suggests. Arsenal were vastly superior in all departments to Spurs, who never got anywhere near the level that saw them win at Manchester United on New Year's Day."

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    Vivek Ku Singh: Job done, with authority. Go Gunners!

    Tyrone Lewis: All those saying the formation lost Spurs this game - was it the formation that made Rose lose the ball stupidly for their second?

    Gareth Brett: Well didn't play well enough but when you're against the ref too what do you expect? Two stonewall penalties denied.

  10. 1913: 

    So it is Arsenal who are into the big fourth-round hat. They will be paired off for the last 32 when the draw takes place at 1400 GMT tomorrow.

  11. 1909:  
    BBC Radio 5 liveLISTEN AGAIN

    This is probably of more interest to Arsenal fans than Tottenham supporters, but you can listen again to the goals which secured victory for the Gunners. The first was a scorcher by Santi Cazorla then Tomas Rosicky's strike sealed the deal.

    Santi Carzola
  12. 1909:  
    Jim Beglin, at Emirates Stadium for 5 live SportArsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    "Both sides came into the game with great confidence and Spurs displayed it in the early part of this game, but ever so steadily Arsenal got the upper hand. In terms of imagination, invention and a little guile Arsenal had it in midfield, while Tottenham didn't have any. Arsenal are the deserved winners."

    Enjoy Arsenal v Tottenham in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  13. 1908: 
    FULL-TIME- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham
    Arsenal celebrate

    Done and dusted. The Arsenal fans enjoyed that.

  14. 1907: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Naughty. Nabil Bentaleb aims a stamp at the hand of the prone Nacho Monreal. But misses, which kind of sums Spurs' afternoon up.

  15. 1905: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Danny Rose steps on an invisible banana skin on the edge of the box and ends up flat on the floor. More jeers from the home fans as the visitors head for the exits.

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    Chani Herzog: Unfortunately this is what happens when Tim Sherwood's 'no defence' team come up against a team of better quality!

    Karl Hewison: How bad is Eriksen? I don't think he has completed a pass all game.

    Jonathan Gray: Saw Soldado at the Mestalla last season - pure quality. Won't be surprised if he still turns out to be a good signing for Spurs.

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    Lisa: This could have gone either way on paper but Sherwood was far too naive with two up front against Arsenal. Lose the midfield and you lose the game.

    Adam in Darlington: Great to see Arsenal's attacking prowess, although what's even more pleasing is the two defensive lines of four with Arteta in between. In the past we would still look shaky, now we look solid.

    Andrew: I seem to remember a lot of Spurs fans mocking Arsenal over the signing of Oliver Giroud last season, as he wasn't as prolific in front of goal as he could have been. But I do believe that Roberto Soldado has suffered a much worse start to his time in English football.

  18. 1903: 
    FIVE MINUTES OF INJURY TIME- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Mesut Ozil brings a good save out of Hugo Lloris as we tick into five minutes of injury time, mainly earned by chief Arsenal cheerleader Theo Walcott. The home fans are gleefully asking Emmanuel Adebayor what the score is.

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    Phil McNulty, BBC Sport Chief Football Writer at Emirates Stadium
    Theo Walcott

    "Theo Walcott felt well enough to sit up and remind Spurs fans about the score as he was taken off on a stretcher - then applaud the Arsenal fans who were hurling scarves in his direction. Did not exactly look in agony."

  20. 1858: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Nacer Chadli thumps a shot straight into an Arsenal defender on the edge of the area and it looks like his team are running out of ideas.

  21.   
    Jim Beglin, at Emirates Stadium for 5 live Sport

    "A goal now for Spurs would be huge. It would change the game's complexion entirely..."

    Enjoy Arsenal v Tottenham in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  22. 1857: 
    FIVE TO GO- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Just five minutes left of normal time and this looks like a victory lap for Arsenal.

  23. 1856: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Stretcher on and Theo Walcott off. But he is alright.

    You can tell because as he is carried past the Tottenham fans he responds to their hail of abuse with a cheeky smile and gestures to spell out the scoreline.

    The Arsenal fans love it, throwing scarves round his neck as he heads to the tunnel. Whether the FA are quite so keen on obvious incitement, we'll see.

  24. 1853: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    This looks like it could be a nasty one. Theo Walcott is down and getting treatment after his studs caught in the turf attempting a challenge on Danny Rose.

  25. 1852: 
    PENALTY APPEAL- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    The ball ricochets up and strikes Santi Cazorla on the elbow as he tussles with Kyle Walker. Tim Sherwood gives it the full Shane Warne-eyeball popping appeal to the fourth official, but his boss Mark Clattenburg keeps his hands by his side.

    Tim Sherwood
  26. 1849: 
    CLOSE!- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Arsenal outnumber Tottenham on the counter and Vlad Chiriches finds himself unable to hold back the tide. Theo Walcott takes on the chance to shoot but wraps his effort just wide when a final pass to the free Mathieu Flamini would have been the better option.

  27. 1847: 
    SUBSTITUTIONS- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Arsenal make a pair of changes in quick succession. Mathieu Flamini replaces Jack Wilshere before Mikel Arteta trots off to bring Mesut Ozil into the fray.

  28. 1845: 
    PENALTY APPEAL- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Nacho Monreal returns the favour on Kyle Walker, going in with a sturdy shoulder as his opposing full-back bursts into the Arsenal box. It was a little less natural-looking coming together than the one at the other end but again Mark Clattenburg decides to let it slide. Tottenham fans and bench are duly unimpressed.

  29. 1843: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Having Theo Walcott up front gives Arsenal a very different option to Olivier Giroud. Arsenal can look long with his pace and he is within a whisker of controlling Jack Wilshere's lofted pass after getting in behind Michael Dawson.

    Theo Walcott
  30. 1840: 
    PENALTY APPEAL- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Arsenal fans want a penalty, but Mark Clattenburg decides that Kyle Walker's shoulder barge on the rampaging Nacho Monreal is just about fair and signals for a goal-kick.

  31. 1838: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Wigan 3-3 MK Dons

    Wigan manager Uwe Rosler: "We got a lesson. We have to take every game absolutely serious and I think collectively we didn't do it good enough today."

  32. 1837: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    Tottenham react to going two down by withdrawing Roberto Soldado and throwing Nacer Chadli into the mix. It has been a miserable afternoon for the former Valencia man once again.

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    Ben Aitkenhead: Arsenal are so good it is a treat to watch them on attack. Thrilling.

    Andy Bradley: Got to applaud that finish from Rosicky - calm, collected, cool.

    Mahesh: Love Rosicky. He never gives up and chases every ball. Now it's paid off.

  34.   
    Phil McNulty, BBC Sport Chief Football Writer at Emirates StadiumArsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    "Arsenal fans are united in elation - but it's total despair for Danny Rose as his error leaves Spurs with so much ground to make up. Kyle Walker was gaining fast on Tomas Rosicky as he bore down on Hugo Lloris but Rose's error left him with too much to do."

  35.   
    Jim Beglin, at Emirates Stadium for 5 live SportArsenal 2-0 Tottenham

    "The majority of the people inside this stadium have gone absolutely berserk. It's a huge mistake from Danny Rose, who was just too clever trying to turn on the halfway line. You have to give Rosicky credit - he had to run half the pitch and did so very well. Great finishing but a bad mistake from Rose. It doesn't look like there's a way back for Tottenham now."

    Enjoy Arsenal v Tottenham in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  36. 1833: 
    GOAL- Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham - Tomas Rosicky (62 mins)
    Tomas Rosicky scores

    Danny Rose, time to take a look at yourself. The Tottenham defender attempts to trick his way past the pressing Tomas Rosicky, but is robbed by the Czech who has the pace to stay clear of Kyle Walker and clip a cute finish over Hugo Lloris. Game over? It might well be.

  37. 1833: 
    CLOSE!- Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    One-nil up against your local rivals should be nervy, but Arsenal are starting to enjoy this. Theo Walcott gets on the end for a jet-trail passing move, rounds Hugo Lloris but can only put his shot the wrong side of the side netting.

  38. 1831: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United

    Paul Lambert on his pre-match FA Cup comments: "I was asked a question which the journalist in question actually regrets asking. He knew the context in which I was talking.

    "I never decried the FA Cup in any shape or form. I never demeaned the competition. I respect its history. I put out the strongest team I could do to try to win the game.

    "The FA Cup is a brilliant competition and everybody wants to do well in it.

    "If you look at my own career, I won things in cup competitions. I won a few leagues here and there but actually won competitions so I am not degrading it."

  39. 1830: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United

    Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert: "I don't think we did enough to go through and that is me being honest. Good luck to Sheffield United in the next round. We never did enough to go through.

    "We had a lot of the ball and huffed and puffed. It was one of those kind of games.

    Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert

    "We had a couple of chances towards the end of the first half - Christian's headers - and a couple in the second half where we should have maybe scored more than one goal.

    "I know it (an upset) can happen and it is not a great feeling when things like that happen to you."

  40. 1829: 
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    Hashim Albahbahani: I fancy Arsenal getting a couple more on the counter. The game is being played at an incredible pace!

    Ben Stephenson: Rosicky is just like a fine wine - he's getting better and better with each year. Some of this passing has been majestic.

  41. 1829: 
    FACEPALM!- Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    The home fans are braced for the worst as Emmanuel Adebayor kills a cross with his first touch, swivels past his marker and looks poised to blast home from eight yards. Then he slips right on his seat and the derisive jeers rain down.

  42. 1826: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    Michael Dawson slices a clearance straight out of play as he looks long and early. Roberto Soldado sends a scuffy shot wide shortly after and pulls a look of pure disgust as his effort heads to the hoardings. Not a lot coming off for Spurs at the moment.

  43. 1823: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    They don't need asking twice under Tim Sherwood and Tottenham are starting to commit more men forward. They are leaving space at the back though and Santi Cazorla almost threads the ball though to Theo Walcott who was on his bike and away if the pass had made it.

  44. 1820: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    Tottenham make a bright start to the second half with successive corners. Nabil Bentaleb's goal-bound header is blocked inadvertently by Nacho Monreal before Roberto Soldado volleys high and not very handsome from the next set-piece.

    Les Ferdinand and Tim Sherwood have a chuckle on the bench. They look like they are enjoying this management malarky.

  45. 1817: 
    KICK-OFF- Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    Tottenham get us back up and running.

  46. 1816: 
    SUBSTITUTION

    Arsenal make a change before the start of the second half, removing Thomas Vermaelen, who was walking a tightrope after an early yellow card, and bringing on Per Mertesacker.

  47. 1816: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United

    Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough: "The players were incredible today. You can fluke a result in a cup but I thought we deserved that win. We played some magnificent stuff at the start of the second half. We like to be positive and the lads like to enjoy it, as they did, while working incredibly hard."

    "We have had a rough six months. This puts a smile on people's faces."

    Nigel Clough
  48. 1816: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Doncaster 2-3 Stevenage

    Stevenage boss Graham Westley, speaking to The Hertfordshire Mercury about matchwinner Darius Charles: "I'm sure he will have enjoyed the moment. It's been a long road back for Darius. Great to have him. He's a tremendous player. We all know what a miss he has been. In our situation there's no better player to pull on the short and get a reaction."

    Westley jokingly added: "That 27 minutes of added time was difficult. It was good to see the side face that pressure, to deal with that pressure and come through."

    Graham Westley
  49. 1815: 

    Man City defender Joleon Lescott tweets: Can only apologise for not showing apperception after the game but some comments I heard from a small group of our fans were unnecessary.

    Won't go into what was said but it was none footballer related and uncalled-for. Apart from that, your support is always welcome.

  50. 1815: 

    It sounds like Joleon Lescott had a difference of opinions with some of the Manchester City travelling fans during his side's 1-1 draw with Blackburn earlier today.

    He's been linked with a January move away from the Etihad. Might that grease the wheels?

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    Tom Miszkowski: Entertaining 1st half. Arsenal in control but Spurs looking dangerous on the break. Could be in for a feisty 2nd half

    Dave Talisman: I love how attacking Sherwood goes in his tactics, but in a battle of the attacks Arsenal will win against almost anyone

  52. 1807: 
    FIRST-HALF STATS
    Stats

    The shots have been raining in from all angles. Those aimed at the Tottenham goal have been greater in quality and quantity though.

  53.   
    Phil McNulty, BBC Sport Chief Football Writer at Emirates StadiumArsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    "Arsenal are dominating. They fully merit their lead and Spurs boss Tim Sherwood may need to contemplate a change at half-time. His ploy of playing two strikers means Spurs are currently being overrun in midfield, where youngster Nabil Bentaleb is struggling to make his presence felt."

  54. 1802: 
    HALF-TIME- Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham
    Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood

    That's your lot. Terrific full-blooded first half.

  55. 1801: 
    INJURY TIME- Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    Roberto Soldado slaps one wide of his instep from 20 yards, the ball bending off target at the last minute. One minute of injury time to add.

  56. 1800: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    Arsenal's Bacary Sagna comes flying in at the back-post in pursuit of a teasing free-kick from the right, but he doesn't have the long studs needed to get a touch. Not far away at all.

  57. 1758: 

    We have just seen a replay of Mousa Dembele and Jack Wilshere's argy-bargy and it ended with Dembele deploying the lesser-seen reverse butt, tipping his head back to clash horns with Wilshere. He is a lucky boy to get away with no action from the referee. It could have been red if Mark Clattenburg had felt that way inclined.

  58. 1756: 
    FIVE MINUTES TO GO

    Theo Walcott punts a volley over the top as the ball loops up invitingly to him 12 yards out. That was one that Thierry would have buried. Five minutes to go in normal time.

  59. 1754: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    Arsenal are starting to get their foot on the ball and Tottenham are racking up the miles, doing shuttle runs attempting to get it back.

  60. 1753: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    Jack Wilshere and Mousa Dembele exchange shoves and not-so-kind words after a midfield tangle. Referee Mark Clattenburg takes a hands-off approach, allowing them to argue the difference while keeping an eye on it from afar.

  61.  
    Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    Nabil Bentaleb has had a very good first half hour for Tottenham, knocking the ball about midfield confidently. His side have responded well to going behind.

    Tomas Rosicky (left) with Nabil Bentaleb
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    Matt Strawn: Beautiful goal. Arsenal are playing like league champions right now! Is two trophies this season asking too much?

    Richard Parfitt: Spurs look outnumbered at the back every time arsenal come forward.

    Tommy Good: Not sure how Walker has been getting away with his ridiculously poor positioning for so long. He was ten yards ahead of the line there

  63.   
    Phil McNulty, BBC Sport Chief Football Writer at Emirates StadiumArsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    "Arsenal currently have too much attacking pace and variety for Spurs and fully deserve their lead. Youngster Serge Gnabry has been a lively presence and showed great awareness to slide in a perfect pass for Santi Cazorla to score."

  64.   
    Jim Beglin, at Emirates Stadium for 5 live SportArsenal 1-0 Tottenham

    "That's the problem for Tottenham at times, because Eriksen wanders. He didn't get back into position to deal with Sagna and Arsenal could start that goal-scoring move. It was just about Cazorla getting plenty behind his shot, and he lent over it. It was a wonderful strike, hitting it first time, but it was excellently set up by Gnabry."

    Enjoy Arsenal v Tottenham in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  65. 1746: 
    GOAL- Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham - Santi Cazorla (31 mins)
    Santi Cazorla

    A laser-beam first-time strike into the far corner from Santi Cazorla draws first blood. The Spaniard's crisp shot gives Hugo Lloris no chance, but there was plenty of good work in the build-up as Serge Gnabry took advantage of the space created by Theo Walcott's run to poke the pass to him between the two Spurs centre-backs.

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    Bob York: This has the makings of 2014's best local derby - both teams giving nothing and fighting for everything!

    Peter Hess: I hope Arsenal lose so they can focus on the league. Their success in the cups (excluding finals) stretches the team too thin.

    Dominic O'Caollaí: Soldado is a brilliant link-up striker - he just needs time to let the goals come.

  67. 1744: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Emmanuel Adebayor is almost past Laurent Koscielny with a deft piece of control on the edge of the area. He flops under the Arsenal defender's half-challenge though and there is nothing doing from referee Mark Clattenburg.

  68. 1742: 

    Both attacks on top. Theo Walcott peels into space and is found by Santi Cazorla's cushioned pass. Hugo Lloris comes flying off his blocks though and the Tottenham goalkeeper's bandy legs get in the way of the striker's shot.

  69. 1740: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Roberto Soldado fancies his chances against Thomas Vermaelen, isolating himself against the Belgian every time Spurs attack. Vermaelen looks like a potential red-card candidate as he struggles to keep tabs on him.

  70. 1738: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Rochdale 2-0 Leeds

    Rochdale boss Keith Hill: "It's tremendous win. We had a gameplan and the players executed it superbly. The players trusted me and each other. No-one can argue we didn't deserve that win.

    "Who do I want in the next round? We will see who we get. It is a doubled-edged sword really - do we want a big club to bring in big money or do we want to get through to next round. I'm really not bothered."

    Rochdale players celebrate
  71.   
    Jim Beglin, at Emirates Stadium for 5 live Sport

    "Thomas Vermaelen would have been off for a second yellow card if he hadn't timed that tackle to perfection, but having just seen the replay referee Mark Clattenburg got that decision spot on."

    Enjoy Arsenal v Tottenham in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  72. 1737: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    End-to-end stuff as Thomas Vermaelen stretches out a leg to keep Roberto Soldado from getting on the end of his own clever little flick before Santi Cazorla cuts inside off the left and shots over.

  73. 1735: 
    YELLOW CARD- Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Thomas Vermaelen's timing is a little rusty after his time out of the team and he clatters Mousa Dembele attempting a slide tackle. The free-kick is a nice little tee for Christian Eriksen to get his shooting boots on, but his effort is just over the top. Vermaelen sees yellow.

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    Steve: Paul Lambert has to go. A terrible Premier League campaign and now out of the cup. I really feel for Villa fans because not only do they have a bad manager, the cups are the only competitions they could of done well in. Now they have a manager who thinks for a club the size of Villa that just missing relegation is successful. He also thinks the FA Cup is a waste of time. Good on other managers for not agreeing. If Villa had any money Lambert would have been gone a long time ago.

    Andrew: With the likes of Coventry, Sheffield United, Southend, Stevenage and Rochdale all winning and causing upsets, it just goes to prove that the magic of the FA Cup is alive and well. Long may she reign!

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    Tom Castle: Paul Lambert's pre-match comments are looking more like a weak cover for a post-match excuse after that loss. Is Lambert on the chopping block?

    Naveed Yousafi: Well, Lambert said the FA Cup was a distraction and now he's got his wish.

    Runako Mowatt: Oh, how ironic that Lambert's Villa no longer has to worry about FA Cup distractions! What will be their next excuse for their dire form?

    While he keeps Villa well north of the drop without spending much cash I think he'll be alright.

  76. 1731: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Rochdale 2-0 Leeds

    Leeds United boss Brian McDermott, speaking to BBC Radio Leeds: "I would probably say that is my worst moment in football. This will be a driver for me in the coming weeks. We need to invest in this team, it needs help. We seem to have run out of steam. We have to do it for those who travelled today and desperately, desperately sorry we put on a performance like today. Rochdale played well and it is their day."

    Brian McDermott
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    Phil McNulty, BBC Sport Chief Football Writer at The EmiratesArsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    "Chances at both ends but Arsenal really hit Spurs with pace on a counter attack that saw Hugo Lloris save from Theo Walcott. This could be an area they will exploit further as this FA Cup tie progresses. Walcott has been a big danger in the first 15 minutes."

    Theo Walcott (left) and Tottenham's Vlad Chiriches
  78.   
    Jim Beglin, at Emirates Stadium for 5 live Sport

    "Both midfields need to be considerate - the surface is so slippy that passes may often just slide away. And if I was a Tottenham defender I would fancy this today. The likes of Walcott, Rosicky, Cazorla - small men."

    Enjoy Arsenal v Tottenham in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  79. 1731: 
    CLOSE!

    The Emirates Stadium holds its breath as Theo Walcott's curling shot, deflected off Vlad Chiriches, floats just wide. They are groaning and moaning just a minute later as Serge Gnabry fizzes a left-foot effort millimetres too high. A good spell for the Gunners.

  80. 1728: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Theo Walcott does that Thierry Henry impression that he keeps talking up and almost finds a way past Hugo Lloris. The England man has Vlad Chiriches backpedalling as he hares towards the penalty box and draws a sprawling save out of Lloris with a meaty shot from 20 yards.

  81. 1727: 
    Newcastle 1-2 Cardiff

    BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan reports from St James' Park: "An excited press room is patiently waiting to speak to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the depths of the stadium. So many questions but you suspect the Norwegian may now have forgiven Fraizer Campbell for not passing to him to score in his testimonial."

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  82.   
    Jim Beglin, at Emirates Stadium for 5 live SportArsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    "Eriksen's shot hit Fabianski, and it was a good save at the near post. Eriksen is frustrated with himself that he didn't do a little better there and thread a shot past him."

    Enjoy Arsenal v Tottenham in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  83. 1726: 
    CLOSE!- Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Tottenham's Christian Eriksen gets the first proper sight of goal as he bundles the ball past Laurent Koscielny and scurries in on goal from Mousa Dembele's pass. Lucasz Fabianski comes off his line to narrow the angle and is rewarded when the Dane's shot deflects just wide off his hip. That was a decent chance though.

  84. 1722: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Jack Wilshere and Mikel Arteta are forming the central midfield partnership for Arsenal. Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado are playing up alongside each other in an old-school strike partnership for Tottenham.

  85. 1720: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    It has been a typically entertaining start to this derby. Theo Walcott is scampering around and almost gets on the end of an inviting ball into the Spurs box.

  86. 1719: 
    FULL-TIME- Southend 4-1 Millwall

    Millwall, last year's semi-finalists, are out of the FA Cup after what can only be described as a thumping by League Two's Southend.

    Southend's Michael Timlin
  87. 1719: 
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    Luke Darmanin: Arsenal v Tottenham should be one of the season's highlights! Both sides will be exhausted after the Christmas period but there are no games for Arsenal until next Monday so we should put everything into winning.

    Martin Ratcliff: Both Tottenham and Arsenal are so decimated by injury that they pretty much have to field their strongest available XIs.

    Patrick Ndlovu: This game comes at the wrong time for Arsenal. With no strikers fit enough to play, Spurs will never get a better chance!

  88. 1719: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Jeers echo round as Emmanuel Adebayor gets the ball and starts running at the Arsenal defence. He is moving quicker than he has at any point in the last 12 months, but it is not enough to get past Laurent Koscielny who pokes in a leg to get the ball away.

  89. 1717: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Tottenham are immediately on the front foot, forcing a corner before Mousa Dembele thumps a shot straight at Lucasz Fabianski.

  90. 1716: 
    GOAL- Southend 4-1 Millwall - Ryan Leonard (90 mins)

    Barry Corr turns provider as he picks out Ryan Leonard and the defender rifles into the top left corner.

  91.   
    Jim Beglin, at Emirates Stadium for 5 live SportArsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    "We could well get mayhem here - it's a north London derby so we could get some controversy. Two clubs with great pedigree and sides who like to play attacking football. It's a very fast surface and we could be in for a great game - I certainly hope so."

    Enjoy Arsenal v Tottenham in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  92. 1716: 
    KICK-OFF- Arsenal 0-0 Tottenham

    Mark Clattenburg blasts on the whistle and we are off and running.

  93. 1714: 

    Matey handshakes between Tim Sherwood and Arsene Wenger and we are ready for the off.

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    Sophie Gayter: Ole you legend! The two substitutes have scored the two goals. Ring a bell anybody?

    Capital R: Wouldn't it be ironic if Villa still got relegated after Lambert's comments and being knocked out today?

    Andy McNamara: Sending a big message to other Premier League teams today - Everton are well up for this cup!

  95. 1714: 
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Hull defender Curtis Davis tweets: Great win for the lads to put us in the hat for the fourth round. Buzzing

  96. 1713:  
    Phil McNulty, BBC Sport Chief Football Writer at the Emirates StadiumArsenal v Tottenham (1715 GMT)

    "Arsenal and Spurs both enter this north London FA Cup third round tie on a high. The Gunners are top of the Premier League and an outstanding win at Manchester United emphasised the improvement Spurs have made since Tim Sherwood replaced the sacked Andre Villas-Boas.

    "Wenger and Sherwood know more than local pride is at stake here at The Emirates and have picked strong teams. Nabil Bentaleb makes his full debut for Spurs while Wenger goes with Lukasz Fabianski in goal and starts with Serge Gnabry."

  97. 1712: 
    Arsenal v Tottenham (1715 GMT)

    Emmanuel Adebayor has previous with the Arsenal fans, running the length of the pitch to celebrate in from of them when he scored against the Gunners for Manchester City.

    He won't have to burn up as much of his precious energy if he finds the net today, with a healthy crowd in the Emirates Stadium.

    Four goals in his last five games means it is not out of the question...

  98. 1709: 
    FULL-TIME

    The whistle has been blown in Barnsley where Coventry ensured their progress to the fourth round with a 2-1 victory over the hosts. Elsewhere, Bristol City and Watford drew 1-1.

  99. 1708: 
    Arsenal v Tottenham (1715 GMT)

    Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood has just described this evening's meeting with Arsenal as the biggest match of the season for his side.

    Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger has played down the significance of the game with classic Gallic cool.

    I'm going with Sherwood. This is going to get feisty.

  100. 1706: 
    BEST OF THE LOWER LEAGUE TEAMS

    One of the biggest upsets of the day is still in progress at Roots Hall where League Two's Southend are 3-1 up against Millwall and it was also a good day for fellow League Two side Rochdale who pulled off an upset by winning 2-0 at home to Championship team Leeds United.

    Coventry pulled off a late upset when Leon Clarke scored late on to beat Barnsley who play a league above them and Stevenage achieved a similar feat by beating Doncaster 3-2.

    The romance of the cup was alive for the non-league sides after Kidderminster drew 0-0 with Peterborough and Macclesfield managed to equalise against Sheffield Wednesday to earn a 1-1 draw.

    However, it was heartbreak for Grimsby Town who led twice at home to Huddersfield Town before letting their lead slip in the last ten minutes to finish off 3-2 losers.

    The holders, Wigan, had a very uncomfortable afternoon twice letting their lead go to draw 3-3 with League One's MK Dons but it was a routine outing for Yeovil who put four past Leyton Orient without reply.

  101. 1704: 
    FULL-TIME- Ipswich 1-1 Preston
  102. 1702: 
    TEAM NEWS- Arsenal v Tottenham (1715 GMT)

    Arsene Wenger refuses to ring too many changes to his side despite their position at the top of the Premier League after a Christmas schedule which he described as "horrendous". Lukasz Fabianski will start in goal, while Tomas Rosicky and Serge Gnabry come in for Mathieu Flamini and Lukas Podolski.

    Arsenal starting XI: Fabianski, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Monreal, Arteta, Wilshere, Rosicky, Cazorla, Gnabry, Walcott

    Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood gives a full debut to 19-year-old Nabil Bentaleb. He comes in for Etienne Capoue in what is Spurs' only change from the side which won at Manchester United on New Year's Day.

    Tottenham starting XI: Lloris; Walker, Chiriches, Dawson, Rose; Lennon, Bentaleb, Dembele, Eriksen; Adebayor, Soldado

  103. 1701: 
    FULL-TIME- Everton 4-0 QPR
  104. 1701: 
    FULL-TIME- Bristol City 1-1 Watford
  105. 1659: 
    FULL-TIME- Doncaster 2-3 Stevenage
  106. 1659: 
    Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United

    Jeers rang around Villa Park after Paul Lambert's hosts went down to Sheffield United.

  107. 1659: 
    CUPSET- Rochdale 2-0 Leeds

    BBC Sport's Jonathan Jurejko at Spotland: "Who said the romance of the FA Cup was dead? Not one of the almost 9,000 people squeezed into Spotland that is for sure. Slade's 'Cum On Feel The Noize' provides a suitable backdrop to an almost-needing-earplugs ovation for the home players. It is a rapturous reception and the Dale players milk it for all they have got it - and rightly so."

  108. 1658:  
    BBC local radioSouthampton 4-3 Burnley

    Former Southampton manager Dave Merrington on BBC Radio Solent: "It was a belting cup tie. Southampton were cruising at 2-0 and never looked in trouble, but Burnley got a goal early in the second half. All of a sudden there was new life and spirit in the Burnley side and form then on it was a great game, cracking."

  109. 1658:  
    BBC local radioNewcastle 1-2 Cardiff

    John Anderson, former Newcastle United player, on BBC Radio Newcastle: "Disappointing for Newcastle, against a side that's struggling in the Premier League. You always felt they needed that second goal, but both of Cardiff's goal were very good, particularly Campbell's header."

  110. 1657: 
    GOAL- Doncaster 2-3 Stevenage - Liam Wakefield (90+5 mins)

    Surely Liam Wakefield's goal has come too late to save the skin of Championship Doncaster?

  111. 1656: 
    FULL-TIME- Bolton 2-1 Blackpool
  112. 1656: 
    GOAL- Barnsley 1-2 Coventry - Leon Clarke (85 mins)

    Coventry go ahead late on, but still have five minutes to hang on...

  113. 1655: 
    FULL-TIME- Wigan 3-3 MK Dons
  114. 1655: 
    FULL-TIME- Grimsby 2-3 Huddersfield
  115. 1655: 
    FULL-TIME- Southampton 4-3 Burnley
  116. 1654: 
    FULL-TIME- Rochdale 2-0 Leeds
  117. 1654: 
    FULL-TIME- Grimsby 2-3 Huddersfield
  118. 1653: 
    FULL-TIME- Newcastle 1-2 Cardiff
  119. 1653: 
    FULL-TIME- Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United
  120. 1653: 
    FULL-TIME- Brighton 1-0 Reading
  121. 1653: 
    FULL-TIME- Middlesbrough 0-2 Hull
  122.  
    FULL-TIME- West Brom 0-2 Crystal Palace
  123. 1652: 
    GOAL- Doncaster 1-3 Stevenage - Darius Charles
  124. 1652: 
    GOAL- West Brom 0-2 Crystal Palace - Marouane Chamakh (90 mins)

    Former Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh makes sure of victory for Crystal Palace with a goal in added time.

  125. 1651: 
    FULL-TIME- Macclesfield 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday
  126. 1651: 
    FULL-TIME- Yeovil 4-0 Leyton Orient
  127. 1651: 
    FULL-TIME- Norwich 1-1 Fulham
  128. 1650: 
    Rochdale 2-0 Leeds

    BBC Sport's Jonathan Jurejko at Spotland: "Absolute chaos inside Spotland - there is no other word to describe the scenes here. Dale midfielder Ian Henderson calmly steers a tricky volley into the top corner of the Leeds goal - and the locals know their team are just moments away from a famous FA Cup giant-killing win. Question is - can embarrassed Leeds stop them scoring a third?"

  129. 1650: 
    FULL-TIME- Kidderminster 0-0 Peterborough
  130. 1650: 
    FULL-TIME- Stoke 2-1 Leicester
  131. 1649: 
    INJURY TIME- Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United

    Four minutes of injury time for Villa to find a leveller..

  132. 1649: 
    GOAL- Grimsby 2-3 Huddersfield - Aswad Thomas OG (90 mins)

    It is heartbreak for non league Grimsby as they look certain to be exiting the FA Cup as Huddersfield come from behind to snatch a late winner. Aswad Thomas turns the ball into his own net after Paul Dixon smacks a cross across the face of goal.

  133. 1649: 
    GOAL- Yeovil 4-0 Leyton Orient - Kieffer Moore (90 minutes)

    It's a handsome victory for Yeovil and Kieffer Moore polishes the script.

  134. 1647: 
    GOAL- Southampton 4-3 Burnley - Kevin Long (87 mins)

    Is there still time to force a replay? Kevin Long bundles in and suddenly Southampton have a tricky last four minutes of normal time to negotiate.

  135. 1647: 
    GOAL- Southend 3-1 Millwall - Martyn Woolford (64 mins)
  136. 1646: 
    GOAL- Barnsley 1-1 Coventry - Franck Moussa (78 mins)

    Coventry potentially earn themselves a replay as Franck Moussa equalises at Barnsley, racing through one-on-one to fire home. Hint off offsie, much to the frustration of the Barnsley bench.

  137. 1646: 
    GOAL- Bristol City 1-1 Watford - Jay Emmanuel-Thomas (85 mins)

    Bristol City strike back within a couple of minutes of falling behind through former Arsenal man Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

  138. 1645: 
    GOAL- Everton 4-0 QPR - Seamus Coleman (76 mins)

    Everton shrug off the penalty miss thanks to Seamus Coleman's superb goal. The club's Twitter feed describes Coleman as the "Irish Messi". Tongue in cheek I'm sure, though he has been in fine form.

  139. 1644: 
    GOAL- Grimsby 2-2 Huddersfield - Martin Paterson (86 mins)

    Harsh on Grimsby, who looked to be well on course for an upset until Martin Paterson pops up to stab home against the club he previously had a spell on loan at. A shot was parried by the Grimsby keeper and Paterson was on hand to knock the ball in.

  140. 1645: 
    GOAL- Rochdale 2-0 Leeds - Ian Henderson (84 mins)

    Surely that is Rochdale's signal to start the party? Ian Henderson nets to put Leeds on the brink.

  141. 1642: 
    GOAL- Bristol City 0-1 Watford - Sean Murray (84 mins)
  142. 1642: 
    MISSED PENALTY

    Nikica Jelavic smashes his penalty against the bar and spurns his chance to complete his hat-trick.

  143. 1642: 
    GOAL- Wigan 3-3 MK Dons - Patrick Bamford (84 mins)

    MK Dons equalise through a corner, with Patrick Bamford squeezing the ball in when the Wigan defence was in disarray.

  144.   
    BBC Final Score

    Final Score is now on BBC Two, as well as on the BBC Red Button, streamed on this website and at the top of this page.

  145. 1639: 
    GOAL- Southend 3-0 Millwall - Michael Timlin (57 mins)

    Michael Timlin lashes home with his right-foot from just inside the box. Game over at Roots Hall, lights out for Millwall.

  146. 1639: 
    GOAL- Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United - Ryan Flynn (81 mins)

    Major scalp in the offing! Ryan Flynn fizzes a shot into the top corner to put the Blades ahead. They are nine minutes away from dumping Premier League Villa out.

  147. 1638: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 1-2 Cardiff - Fraizer Campbell (80 mins)

    It is another substitute who does the business for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer! Frazier Campbell, formerly of Sunderland, nods in from point-blank range at the far post.

  148. 1637: 
    FA CUP SCORES UPDATE

    The magic of the FA Cup third round is very much alive among the lower league teams with Macclesfield having equalised against Sheffield Wednesday but the most likely cupset comes from Blundell Park where Grimsby Town have retaken the lead against Huddersfield Town, a team that lies three leagues above them.

    It's gone from bad to worse for ten-man Millwall at Roots Hall after Southend doubled their lead through Will Atkinson deep into first half stoppage time.

    The Championship's Leeds United are struggling against League Two side Rochdale losing 1-0 away from home but FA Cup holders Wigan look to have staved off an upset leading 3-2 at home to MK Dons after the visitors had come back from 2-0 down to level.

  149. 1637:  
    BBC local radioSouthampton 4-2 Burnley

    Dave Merrington, former Southampton manager, on BBC Radio Solent: "That's one of the difficulties for a goalkeeper - it zips off the turf so quickly. Lallana will be happy to be on the scoresheet, and that will now relax Southampton. They must stamp their authority on this game now, and see it out."

  150. 1637: 
    GOAL- Everton 3-0 QPR - Nikica Jelavic (68 mins)

    Everton have now surely ensured their names are in the tombola for the fourth-round draw. Lovely work from Bryan Oviedo and Nikica Jelavic volleys for his second of the match.

  151. 1634: 
    GOAL- Aston Villa 1-1 Sheffield United - Nicklas Helenius (75 mins)

    Nicklas Helenius fires low past George Long in the Blades goal after a hopeful ball is pumped into the area by the hosts. United have 15 minutes to hang on if they want a replay.

  152. 1633: 
    GOAL- Stoke 2-1 Leicester - David Nugent (77 mins)

    Second-half substitute David Nugent reduces the arrears with a looping header from a Marcin Wasilewzki cross, and it's set up for a nervy final 10 minutes at the Britannia Stadium.

  153. 1633: 
    GOAL- Doncaster 1-2 Stevenage - Harry Forrester (72 mins)

    A stunning strike from Harry Forrester gets Championship side Doncaster back in it. He catches it on the half-volley from 20 yards out. Game on.

  154. 1633: 
    GOAL- Southampton 4-2 Burnley - Adam Lallana (73 mins)

    Adam Lallana has been pulling the strings since he came on and his strike from 20 yards out has surely put this one to bed for Saints.

  155.   
    BBC local radioNewcastle 1-1 Cardiff

    John Anderson, former Newcastle United player, on BBC Radio Newcastle: "What a good strike from Noone! But Alan Pardew is not happy with something - he feels Newcastle should have had a free-kick before the goal and he's having a right go at the referee."

  156. 1631: 
    Rochdale 1-0 Leeds

    BBC Sport's Jonathan Jurejko at Spotland: "The temperature might be dipping into the minus numbers in Rochdale - but the atmosphere is still red hot. Leeds are probing for an equaliser without fully stretching home keeper Josh Lillis, while Rochdale continue to carve open the away defence on the counter. Leeds striker Matt Smith helped Oldham to memorable FA Cup win against Liverpool just down the road at Boundary Park last season - how they need a goal from him now to prevent another giant-killing act."

  157. 1631: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 1-1 Cardiff - Craig Noone (73 mins)

    A super sub for the original super sub. Craig Noone comes off the bench and fires in from distance with his first touch to level for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Cardiff.

  158.   
    BBC local radioSouthampton 3-2 Burnley

    Dave Merrington, former Southampton manager, on BBC Radio Solent: "Jay Rodriguez's struck that one really well. Burnley just could get the ball clear. They maintain there was a foul in the build-up but it doesn't matter - Rodriguez has hit that hard and it's past the keeper. Of all the players Saints have signed in the Premier League, he has been a success."

  159. 1628: 
    GOAL- Macclesfield 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday - Steve Williams (72 mins)

    Boy, oh boy. Non league Macclesfield level with Steve Williams stretching out a leg to poke the ball home.

  160. 1627: 
    GOAL- Doncaster 0-2 Stevenage - Peter Harley (65 mins)

    Potential upset here as the unmarked Peter Hartley meets a dangerous Stevenage corner to head home his side's second against Championship side Doncaster. Stevenage are bottom of League One.

  161. 1627: 
    GOAL- Southampton 3-2 Burnley - Jay Rodriguez

    An ugly goal, but a dignified lack of celebration from Jay Rodriguez against his old club. The former Burnley man stabs in with Tom Heaton caught out of goal.

  162. 1625: 
    Newcastle 1-0 Cardiff

    BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan reports from St James' Park: "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had just brought on Fraizer Campbell before that Papiss Cisse goal, his third of the season. To be honest, it was coming, and Cardiff need to raise their game now as Don Cowie goes close with a header."

  163. 1623: 
    GOAL- Wigan 3-2 MK Dons - Callum McManaman

    Callum McManaman, the star of last year's FA Cup final, gives Wigan some breathing space after a rocky few minutes for the holders. Roger Espinoza the architect with McManaman converting into the bottom left corner.

  164. 1621:  
    BBC local radioNewcastle 1-0 Cardiff

    John Anderson, former Newcastle United player, on BBC Radio Newcastle: "Sissoko got himself in there but was tackled decently, but it fell nicely for Cisse. He got a left foot on it and poked it beyond Marshall."

  165. 1621:  
    John Hartson, on Final Score for BBC SportSouthampton 2-2 Burnley

    "Southampton would have thought they were cruising, but now Burnley are back in it with their equaliser. They will push Southampton all the way."

    Enjoy Final Score on the BBC Red Button, streamed on this website and at the top of this page.

  166. 1621: 
    MISSED PENALTY- Wigan 2-2 MK Dons

    Huge let off for Wigan as Ali Al Habsi guesses the right way to save from Shaun Williams.

  167. 1620: 
    GOAL- Grimsby 2-1 Huddersfield - Craig Disley (62 mins)

    A real show of character as Grimsby respond to Huddersfield's 51st-minute equaliser to regain the lead, Craig Disley with a simple header from a deflected shot. Can they now hold on?

  168. 1619: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 1-0 Cardiff - Papiss Cisse (62 mins)

    Moussa Sissoko's bullish run into the Cardiff box causes chaos in the visitors' defence and Papiss Cisse is on hand to poke past David Marshall when the ball breaks loose.

  169.   
    BBC local radioSouthampton 2-2 Burnley

    Dave Merrington, former Southampton manager, on BBC Radio Solent: "All of a sudden Southampton have switched off and lost their discipline. It was a ball over the top, Kelvin Davis just done by Danny Ings, and now it's 2-2. Saints have got a game of their hands, and they just have not been alert."

  170. 1619: 
    GOAL- Middlesbrough 0-2 Hull - Nick Proschwitz (61 min)

    A low ball into the area eventually falls to Nick Proschwitz and the German striker wraps his foot around the ball to find the net, reducing Middlesbrough's hopes of getting back into this game.

  171. 1618: 
    GOAL- Yeovil 3-0 Leyton Orient - James Hayter (60 mins)

    Yeovil, you can assume, can start contemplating their fourth round opponent as James Hayter rolls back the years to grab his second of the game. The 34-year-old heads in a cross.

  172. 1617: 
    GOAL- Southampton 2-2 Burnley - Danny Ings

    Danny Ings pulls Burnley level and they have all the momentum now. Ings's 20th of the season arrives via a rocket finish at the near post after chasing a long ball down the right-hand channel.

  173. 1614:  
    BBC local radioSouthampton 2-1 Burnley

    Dave Merrington, former Southampton manager, on BBC Radio Solent: "I said that if Burnley were going to make a game of it they would have to get a goal in the early stages of the second half. The cross came in and there really has to be a challenge on the ball from a Southampton defender. You cannot allow the opposition to get a yard in front of you."

  174. 1613: 
    GOAL- Southend 2-0 Millwall - Will Atkinson (45 mins)

    Millwall, reduced to 10 men, face an uphill struggle if they are to prevent an upset. League Two's Southend double their advantage through Will Atkinson who scores with a delightful chip.

  175. 1612: 
    GOAL- Bolton 2-1 Blackpool - Jermaine Beckford (51 mins)

    David Ngog beats the offside trap and gets to the byline before squaring across the six-yard area for Jermaine Beckford to tap in. That is 17 goals in 21 FA Cup ties for the former Everton striker.

  176. 1612: 
    GOAL- Grimsby 1-1 Huddersfield - Oliver Norwood (51 mins)

    All square at Blundell Park as Huddersfield midfielder Oliver Norwood curls a free-kick over the Grimsby wall and into the back of the net.

  177. 1611: 
    GOAL- Stoke 2-0 Leicester - Charlie Adam (55 mins)

    Charlie Adam with a left-footed strike which leaves Kasper Schmeichel helpless.

  178. 1611: 
    GOAL- Southampton 2-1 Burnley - Sam Vokes (51 mins)

    Dean Marney's cross is nodded in by Sam Vokes to halve the deficit and suddenly this one is back in the balance.

  179. 1611: 
    GOAL- Doncaster 0-1 Stevenage - Francois Zoko (49 mins)

    Bottom of League One, but Stevenage have the lead against Championship Doncaster through Francois Zoko's 12th goal of the season.

  180. 1610: 
    Rochdale 1-0 Leeds

    Leeds are still toiling without much sign of a leveller at Spotland.

  181. 1608: 
    GOAL- Yeovil 2-0 Leyton Orient - Joel Grant (49 mins)

    The chances of upset slim down a little further as Joel Grant doubles Yeovil's lead with a neat finish.

  182. 1606: 
    RED CARD- Southend 1-0 Millwall - Jermaine Easter (45 mins)

    Millwall striker Jermaine Easter is shown a straight red after appearing to stamp on on Ben Coker. The League Two side a goal to the good and with a man advantage against the Championships side.

  183. 1605:  
    Steve Claridge, on Final Score for BBC SportRochdale 1-0 Leeds

    "Leeds have been on a little bit of a sticky spell while Rochdale have been playing well. For an upset the lower league team needs to be in good nick, but if they are then these things can happen."

    Enjoy Final Score on the BBC Red Button, streamed on this website and at the top of this page.

  184. 1605: 
    KICK-OFF

    We are getting back under way in second halves around the grounds.

  185. 1604: 
    MATCH STATS- Aston Villa 0-1 Sheffield United
    match stats

    How Aston Villa could do with a return to form for Christian Benteke. He, and they, have wasted the few chances they have created.

  186.  
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    Micky Seal: As a Villa fan I didn't think this season could get more embarrassing. Unfortunately I was wrong.

    Ash Green: Enjoying the FA Cup updates on a train from Edinburgh back home to Devon. It's a long old journey, but this is entertainment!

    Paul Waller: The magic and tradition of the FA Cup - the only competition where non-league get the chance to mix with the big boys.

  187.   
    BBC Radio 5 liveHALF-TIME- Middlesbrough 0-1 Hull

    BBC Radio 5 live's Dave Woods at the Riverside Stadium: "A well-taken goal from Aaron McLean who reacted quickly to a deflected effort. No great dramas since and no test at either end for the goalkeepers. Hull looking comfortable and in control."

  188. 1557: 
    CUPSET ALERT- Rochdale 1-0 Leeds

    BBC Sport's Jonathan Jurejko at Spotland: "Spotland erupts as Scott Hogan plants a firm header into the top corner - and you can't say it has not been coming. Rochdale have looked dangerous on the counter attack, with Leeds struggling to find any rhythm in the final third.

    "Hogan's goal is virtually the last touch of an entertaining first half, which has seen decent chances at either end. Another huge roar from the packed home stands greets referee Michael Jones' half-time whistle - Dale boss Keith Hill is an island of calm inside of sea of Rochdale pandemonium."

  189. 1556:  
    BBC local radioEverton 2-0 QPR

    Ronny Goodlass, former Everton player, on BBC Radio Merseyside: "These games give players like Nikica Jelavic a chance. You can almost see the monkey jumping off his back. It was a great finish. Remember when he first came to the club? One touch and bang, in the back of the net. And same here, he was right on it and it was a tremendous finish.

    "I'm made up for the lad - he's been through an horrendous season-and-a-half, so maybe this will kick-start his campaign. "

  190. 1556: 
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Chris Goodall: Is there any evidence that teams' form is affected by a cup run, or is it just an excuse for inevitable defeats/upsets?

    Nick Searing: The problem is not that the clubs don't think the FA Cup is important. It's more the Third Round is straight after festive period.

  191. 1555: 
    HALF-TIME- Stoke 1-0 Leicester

    BBC Radio 5 live's Jonathan Overend at the Britannia Stadium: "Not a whole heap of FA Cup magic. Could turn out from Leicester City but ambivalent around the Britannia. Stoke deserve their lead at the break. Couple of chances for Leicester with Anthony Knockaert Jeffrey Schlupp forcing Jack Butland into decent saves."

  192. 1554: 
    GOAL- Everton 2-0 QPR - Nikica Jelavic (44 mins)

    Nikica Jelavic scores his first of the season and it's a stylish one, from outside of the box in the final minute of the half.

  193.  
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    Mark in Wigan: See, anything can happen in the FA Cup. Even David Ngog has scored!

    Lewis from Sheffield: C'mon you mighty Bladesmen. Let's show Matt Lowton he should have stayed with us!

    Andrew: There's nothing better than sitting back and watching the FA Cup Third Round unfold. You can just feel the magic in the air. Looking forward to enjoying some cupsets later this afternoon.

  194. 1553: 
    BEST OF THE REST

    A few potential upsets are brewing halfway through this afternoon's FA Cup fixtures. Non league Grimsby are beating Championship side Huddersfield 1-0 and the Terriers's Championship rivals Leeds United are also a goal down at League Two Rochdale after Scott Hogan struck on the stroke of half time.

    Elsewhere, some half time cheer for Paul Ince as his Blackpool side equalise just before the break against Bolton, Tom Barkhuizen making it 1-1, while Sheffield Wednesday lead 1-0 at non league Macclesfield.

    Southend are a goal up against Millwall and after a pause in play following floodlight failure, that game is back under way.

    For all the scores from this afternoon's games and live text commentary, head to the BBC Sport fixture page.

  195. 1552: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Cardiff

    BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan reports from St James' Park: "Cardiff started brightly, but they have faded as Hatem Ben Arfa has become more influential on the game. His shot against the post is the closest we have come to seeing a goal and Newcastle have plenty of firepower on the bench if they need it."

  196. 1552: 
    HALF-TIME

    Half-time whistles are blowing around the country, although there are a few laggards such as Everton and Southend who are still playing.

  197. 1550: 
    GOAL- Wigan 2-2 MK Dons - Ben Reeves (45 mins)

    MK Dons are back in contention as Ben Reeves strikes again in stoppage time. Phew! A toe-poker from close range for the lethal Reeves.

  198. 1550:  
    BBC local radioSouthampton 2-0 Burnley
    Rickie Lambert

    Former Southampton manager Dave Merrington on BBC Radio Solent: "Saints have scored two absolute cracking goals out of the blue. Neither goalkeeper had been tested before that. It has really changed the game here."

  199. 1550: 
    Southend 1-0 Millwall

    Play is back under way at Southend's Roots Hall after a delay of around 20 minutes for floodlight failure.

  200. 1548: 
    GOAL- Bolton 1-1 Blackpool - Tom Barkhuizen (45 mins)

    Barkhuizen is making a rare start for Blackpool but the 20-year-old makes the most of his chance as he cuts inside from the right and curls a left-foot effort into the top corner. A cracker.

  201. 1548: 
    GOAL- Rochdale 1-0 Leeds - Scott Hogan (45+2 mins)

    The hosts head the to the changing rooms ahead as Scott Hogan steers in Vicente's cross in injury-time. They have deserved it as well.

  202. 1547: 
    Aston Villa 0-1 Sheffield United

    A rare chance for Aston Villa as Christian Benteke heads narrowly wide from Marc Albrighton's corner. They are struggling here.

  203. 1547: 
    GOAL- Wigan 2-1 MK Dons - Ben Reeves (45 mins)

    Ben Reeves gives the underdogs hope, finding the bottom corner from close range before the break.

  204.   
    BBC local radioNorwich 1-1 Fulham

    Darren Eadie, former Norwich striker, on BBC Radio Norfolk: "Norwich needed to get the ball into the box, and it was a decent cross from Josh Murphy. And a great Snodgrass header."

  205. 1544: 
    GOAL- Everton 1-0 QPR - Ross Barkley (35 mins)

    Ross Barkley receives a slick pass from Bryan Oviedo and brimming with confidence, whips the ball past Julio Cesar from inside the area to give Everton the lead. It's been coming, Cesar had denied Everton twice in the last five minutes. The Blues playing with pomp.

  206. 1544: 
    GOAL- Norwich 1-1 Fulham - Robert Snodgrass (45 mins)

    Josh Murphy picks out Robert Snodgrass and the midfielder heads home from four yards, though goalkeeper David Stockdale should have done better.

  207. 1544: 
    GOAL- Ipswich 1-1 Preston - Kevin Davies (42 mins)

    Kevin Davies makes amends after giving away the penalty that put his side behind, rolling home a cool finish after being put clean through by an accurate throughball.

  208. 1543: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Cardiff

    At least they are dressed for a bit of snoozing. Onesie wonderland at Newcastle, ahead of the game against Cardiff:

    Newcastle fans
  209. 1542:  
    BBC local radioNewcastle 0-0 Cardiff

    BBC Radio Newcastle commentator Mick Lowes: "It is very rare you hear this ground as quiet as it is. There's around 25,000-30,000 inside but they have had little to shout about. The game, like the noise levels, has almost dropped off."

  210.   
    BBC local radioNorwich 0-1 Fulham

    Darren Eadie, former Norwich striker, on BBC Radio Norfolk: "This time it was a decent ball into the box and Darren Bent showed desire in the air to win that ball first. It was a good header as Bunn was rushing out trying to punch it away. But it was a quality ball, whipped in with pace, and Bent just had to get his head on it."

  211. 1539: 
    GOAL- Ipswich 1-0 Preston - David McGoldrick pen (38 mins)

    Kevin Davies's handball in the box gives David McGoldrick the chance from 12 yards. His initial penalty is well saved by Declan Rudd, but he puts away the rebound to give the Tractor Boys the advantage.

  212. 1538: 
    GOAL- Norwich 0-1 Fulham - Darren Bent (40 mins)

    Mark Bunn hastily comes off his line and Darren Bent punishes the goalkeeper by heading home for the opener. The Fulham striker making amends for missing an easy chance earlier.

  213. 1538: 
    Southampton 2-0 Burnley

    Rickie Lambert hobbles to the sidelines with a muscle tweak and Jay Rodriguez is ushered on to face his old club. That might be a problem for Saints who are without the suspended Dani Osvaldo for the next few games.

  214. 1537: 
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Daniel James: Following the magic of the FA Cup from Santiago, Chile.

    Wale Ibraheem: I hope Aston Villa get beating today. The coach doesn't want to participate in the cup anyways.

    Mike Brown: Proving near impossible to write university essays and follow the FA Cup at the same time! Goals flying in!

    Sheffield United
  215. 1537: 
    FA CUP SCORES UPDATE

    The FA Cup is about far more than the Premier League and there are some great looking ties between lower league sides today.

    Conference side Grimsby Town are on course for a giant-killing, 1-0 up at home to Championship side Huddersfield Town.

    League Two side Southend are also looking to cause an upset and are currently 1-0 up against Millwall.

    Elsewhere holders Wigan Athletic are looking comfortable leading 2-0 at home to MK Dons.

  216.   
    BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    Notts County assistant manager Greg Abbott on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra: "Sheffield United have looked comfortable and organised. The first time they got a chance they have scored. They have got something to hold on to and they will now defend for their lives. Villa are going to have to come out now."

    What sort of motivational team-talk will Paul Lambert be able to muster after admitting that the FA Cup is getting in the way of his preparations for a Premier League relegation dogfight?

    Listen to Aston Villa v Sheffield United on 5 live sports extra right now.

  217.  
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball- Southend 1-0 Millwall
    Southend floodlights

    Southend tweet an update on the broken floodlights situation: All the floodlights have now gone off. We'll try to update you as soon as possible.

    Very good from fans in the West Stand as they all turn the lights on on their phones.

  218. 1533: 
    GOAL- Brighton 1-0 Reading - Andrew Crofts (32 mins)

    Brighton have already struck the crossbar three times in the first half, and they finally get the goal their play deserves through Andrew Crofts.

    The Wales international's effort deflected in off Alex Pearce after a lovely chipped pass by Kemy Agustien was chested into his path by Ashley Barnes.

  219.   
    BBC Radio 5 live

    5 live Sport host Mark Chapman is "enjoying" an obstructed view of Macclesfield v Sheffield Wednesday at Moss Rose:

    Mark Chapman
  220. 1532:  
    Steve Claridge, on Final Score for BBC SportAston Villa 0-1 Sheffield United

    "Aston Villa have gone with a strong line-up, and Paul Lambert will have wanted to win this one. Not the ideal start."

    Enjoy Final Score on the BBC Red Button, streamed on this website and at the top of this page.

  221. 1532:  
    BBC local radioSouthampton 2-0 Burnley

    Dave Merrington, former Southampton manager, on BBC Radio Solent: "Burnley were trying to play the ball out but they lost it, with Rickie Lambert given so much space on the edge of the box to line it up, and it was a cracker. He knew exactly what he was doing."

  222. 1530: 
    MATCH TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED- Southend 1-0 Millwall

    Someone needs to look at the electrics at Southend as two floodlights have gone off at Roots Hall, temporarily bringing the match to a halt. Thankfully, the pink ball can still be seen, shining bright in the gloom.

    Pink ball
  223.  
    FACEBOOK PHOTO GALLERY

    You can check out some of the key images from today's FA Cup action on the BBC Sport Facebook page.

    Solskjaer
  224. 1531:  
    BBC local radioNewcastle 0-0 Cardiff

    Former Newcastle defender John Anderson on BBC Newcastle: "Hatem Ben Arfa has just hit the woodwork. It was a decent strike and the Cardiff keeper was beaten all ends up. Ben Arfa can frustrate but we all know he has quality."

  225. 1531: 
    Everton 0-0 QPR

    Two men who have not had a great deal of first-team action have gone toe-to-toe in the early stages at Goodison Park. Everton striker Nikica Jelavic found space in the area and drilled a right-footed effort at Julio Cesar, only for the Brazilian to save smartly. Remember kick-off was delayed by 10 minutes, so both sides are still feeling their way into this one.

  226. 1530: 
    GOAL- Southampton 2-0 Burnley - Rickie Lambert (28 mins)

    Saints are strolling towards the fourth round. Burnley are caught in possession and Rickie Lambert punishes them with a neat swivel and shot on the edge of the box.

  227. 1528: 
    GOAL- Wigan 2-0 MK Dons - Jordi Gomez (27 mins)

    The FA Cup holders are strolling on a street named easy as a low, driving effort from Jordi Gomez gives Wigan a commanding advantage.

  228. 1528:  
    BBC Radio 5 live sports extraAston Villa 0-1 Sheffield United

    Notts County assistant manager Greg Abbott on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra: "Sheffield United have been soaking up the play that Aston Villa have had and have looked very comfortable.

    "They've made Villa pay and now they have to come out and break them down. They've got something now to hold on to and they'll defend for their lives."

    Listen to Aston Villa v Sheffield United on 5 live sports extra right now.

  229. 1528: 
    Southampton 1-0 Burnley
    Southampton

    Former Southampton manager Dave Merrington on BBC Radio Solent:

    "That was the first real shot on goal from Southampton but what a strike. He caught it a treat and it found its way into the top corner. Impossible for the goalkeeper."

  230. 1526: 
    GOAL- Grimsby 1-0 Huddersfield - Ross Hannah (25 mins)

    Blundell Park erupts into a cacophony of noise as Grimsby take the lead against Huddersfield. The visitors had been the better side in the opening exchanges but pay the price for failing to take their chances as Grimsby top scorer Ross Hannah fires home after a breakaway.

  231. 1526: 
    GOAL- Macclesfield 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday - Reda Johnson (25 mins)

    Stephen McPhail floats a cross over and Reda Johnson arrives at pace to plant away a free header from six yards to put Wednesday ahead.

  232. 1525: 
    GOAL- West Brom 0 - 1 Crystal Palace - Dwight Gayle (23 mins)

    Ben Foster is caught wrong-footed and Dwight Gayle is alert enough to place the ball home.

  233. 1525: 
    GOAL- Barnsley 1-0 Coventry - Jim O'Brien (19 mins)

    Jim O'Brien makes the breakthrough for the hosts at Oakwell.

  234. 1524: 
    GOAL- Southampton 1-0 Burnley - Nathaniel Clyne (22 mins)

    Nathaniel Clyne with a grade-A corker. The full-back unleashes from 25 yards to find the top corner and put the Saints ahead.

  235. 1524: 
    GOAL- Southend 1-0 Millwall - Barry Corr (22 mins)

    Possible upset on the cards as League Two Southend take the lead against Millwall of the Championship. Barry Corr grabs the goal, jumping higher than Danny Shittu to head from John White's cross.

  236. 1523: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Cardiff

    BBC Newcastle's Mick Lowes: "Alan Pardew is talking to his coaching staff about what he has seen in the opening 20 minutes which to be honest is not an awful lot. Cardiff and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will probably be happier."

  237. 1522: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Cardiff

    BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan reports from St James' Park: "Positive start from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, who are looking to keep possession and are playing lots of short, sharp passes. The Cardiff boss is coming to the touchline to encourage and carefully instruct his team. They look compact in defence too."

  238. 1520: 
    GOAL- Wigan 1-0 MK Dons - Roger Espinoza (18 mins)

    A cracker of a strike from Roger Espinoza who drives it in low for the holders.

  239. 1519: 
    GOAL- Aston Villa 0-1 Sheffield United - Jamie Murphy (20 mins)

    The Villa defence gave Jamie Murphy too much time on the right and his shot from 12 yards catches a deflection off to Ciaran Clark to beat a wrong-footed Jed Steer.

  240. 1518: 
    Join the debate on Facebook

    Joe Scott: I'm predicting that Manchester United will emulate Wigan by winning the FA Cup swiftly followed by relegation.

    Terry T T Smith: I hope a lower league team wins it for the money. Big clubs don't need it but it would make a massive difference to teams like Grimsby Town, Macclesfield or Kidderminster.

    Marlon Ayling-Allen: I hope Southampton win it because we want to challenge the top teams and become a world class team ourselves - what's wrong with daring to dream?

  241. 1518:  
    John Hartson, on Final Score for BBC SportStoke 1-0 Leicester

    "Stoke have preferred Peter Crouch this season but Kenwyne Jones gets a rare start in the Cup, and now he's given something for his manager to think about."

    Enjoy Final Score on the BBC Red Button, streamed on this website and at the top of this page.

  242. 1518: 
    Southampton 0-0 Burnley

    Burnley have been the brighter of the two teams with Sam Vokes buzzing around dangerously for the visitors.

  243.  
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Aston Villa tweet a fresh-faced fan enjoying this afternoon's FA Cup clash against Sheffield United:

    Villa fan
  244. 1516: 
    GOAL- Stoke 1-0 Leicester - Kenwyne Jones (16 mins)

    Kasper Schmeichel could do little there. Oussama Assiadi's cross finds Kenwyne Jones and the striker nods home.

  245. 1516: 
    Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield United

    Aston Villa's Nathan Baker pulled up in the warm-up which means that Aleksander Tonev comes in in his place for the hosts.

  246. 1515: 
    Yeovil 1-0 Leyton Orient - James Hayter (12 mins)

    It was a bright start for Orient but they are behind as Yeovil open the scoring with their first attack. A long ball is pumped into the box and the Orient keeper races out to claim, but he fails to make the catch and James Hayter takes full advantage, nodding home.

  247. 1513:  
    John Hartson, on Final Score for BBC SportNorwich 0-0 Fulham

    "Both Norwich and Fulham have a duty to try and go out and win the game. Who really wants to win this game? Ironically, whoever gets beaten might actually be put in a better position as they chase Premier League survival."

    Enjoy Final Score on the BBC Red Button, streamed on this website and at the top of this page.

  248. 1512: 
    GOAL- Bolton 1-0 Blackpool - David Ngog (10 mins)

    Frenchman David Ngog opens the scoring with a superb left-foot strike from 25 yards.

  249. 1511: 
    Bolton 0-0 Blackpool

    Former Everton striker Jermaine Beckford has scored in the FA Cup third round in each of the last four seasons. And the 30-year-old Bolton striker goes close to giving Bolton the lead after being teed up by Zat Knight. Bright start by the Trotters.

  250. 1511: 
    DISALLOWED GOAL- Rochdale 0-0 Leeds

    Joe Bunney has the ball in the net for Rochdale, but the offside flag rules it out.

  251. 1510: 
    GOAL- Middlesbrough 0-1 Hull - Aaron Mclean (10 mins)

    Aaron Mclean comes out on top of a one-on-one with the Middlesbrough goalkeeper, finishing low beyond Dimi Konstantopoulos who was injured in the process.

  252. 1510: 

    Still awaiting our first goal in the FA Cup 1500 GMT kick-offs for Rio Ferdinand and the rest of us to get excited about.

    John Hartson and Steve Claridge are filling the calm before the storm on Final Score.

  253. 1507: 
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand tweets: Love FA Cup weekends! The history and all the greats involved! Cup Final days sat in front the box with family/mates watching the build up/game etc

  254. 1506: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Cardiff

    BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan at St James' Park: "Cardiff's new boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer couldn't move before kick-off because of the camera lenses being poked in his face as he took to the bench. Looks like Andreas Cornelius will be up front with support from Don Cowie on the right, Peter Odemwingie on the left and Kim Bo-Kyung through the middle in a 4-2-3-1 formation."

    Newcastle v Cardiff
  255. 1504: 
    Southampton 0-0 Burnley

    Scott Arfield goes close for Burnley, whacking an early shot just a couple of inches wide in the opening stages at St Mary's.

  256. 1500: 
    KICK-OFF

    There is the collective whistle. Up and down the country, 1500 GMT kick-offs are getting up and going. Except at Goodison Park.

  257. 1459:  
    BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    There is also a game on 5 live sports extra - Aston Villa v Sheffield United, with commentator Steve Bower and former Carlisle United manager Greg Abbot bringing you all the action.

  258. 1458: 
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    BBC Sport commentator Conor McNamara tweets this evocative image of the sodden dugouts at Blundell Park:

    Grimsby dugouts
  259. 1458:  
    BBC Radio 5 liveMacclesfield v Grimsby (1500 GMT)

    John Askey, Macclesfield manager, on 5 live Sport: "At the start of the season we had just two players at the club, so this is a completely different team to what we had last year. We've gone for more local players, and it's served us well. We're just starting to pick up in the league, juts four points off the play-offs. We're unbeaten at home or 14 games now, so I hope we'll keep that run going today.

    "We're a community club. The players are from the area and are connected to the football club. The supporters can relate to the players, which rarely happens above our level in the football league. I don't think at the lower levels you need to bring in foreign imports - we're trying to introduce our own players."

  260. 1458: 
    Everton V QPR (1500)
    Harry Redknapp

    Luke Reddy reports: There's only one third round tie which pits two FA Cup winning managers against each other. Everton's Roberto Martinez will face off against QPR's Harry Redknapp. When the latter won the trophy with Portsmouth in 2008, they won five of their six ties by a goal to nil. His QPR side have the tightest defence in the Championship, so what chance a goal fest at Goodison Park today?

  261. 1457: 
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Ash McCone: The 1-1 between Blackburn and Man City is the reason we need the cups - unpredictability.

    Guernsey Dan: Can't believe Man City messed up my accumulator...

    Mark Gregory: Dear Premier League, what's all the fuss over Man City about?

  262. 1457: 

    Forget your Twitter and mobile alerts. FA Cup third-round day is the day that Big Bertha videprinter comes into its own.

    It will be chugging out all the latest goals and card trouble on this very website. Log on and seem the virtual steam whistling out of it.

  263. 1455: 
    Duke of Edinburgh and Stanley Matthews

    There is history everywhere you look in the FA Cup and one of the classier meetings thrown up by this year's third-round draw is Bolton v Blackpool.

    The two teams most famous meeting was in the 1953 final when a 38-year-old Stanley Matthews, helped in a big way by team-mate Stan Mortensen's hat-trick, finally got his hands on the silverware.

    Cyril Robinson, the last surviving member of that victorious Blackpool side, has been sharing his memories with BBC Sport this week.

    That is a very-fresh-faced Duke of Edinburgh glad-handing Stanley Matthews in the picture above by the way.

  264. 1454:  
    BBC Radio 5 live

    Macclesfield v Sheffield Wednesday is the 1500 GMT fixture on 5 live Sport, with Ian Dennis joined by former Everton, Wigan and Ireland defender Kevin Kilbane in the commentary box. Naturally, all the goals from around the ground will be covered, along with all the action from Moss Rose.

  265. 1454: 
    EVERTON DELAY- Everton v QPR

    Everton's match with QPR has been put back by 10 minutes because of congestion around the area.

  266. 1454: 
    POTENTIAL UPSETS
    Macclesfield

    A lot of the much vaunted 'magic of the FA Cup' stems from the prospect of smaller clubs toppling their higher division counterparts and the third round of this year's competition throws up one or two possibilities.

    Macclesfield host Sheffield Wednesday and they will fancy their chances of causing an upset, having knocked out a Championship side at the same stage last year. Back then, Matthew Barnes-Homer scored two late goals to send Cardiff City packing at Moss Rose and although he has since left, Macclesfield will still fancy claiming the Owls' scalp this afternoon.

    Fellow non league side Grimsby host Championship Huddersfield in another fixture that has possible upset written all over it, while Kidderminster entertain League One Peterborough.

    Listen to full match commentary on Macclesfield v Sheffield Wednesday on BBC Radio 5 live.

  267. 1453: 

    On we roll, with a bumper set of 1500 GMT kick-offs to decide how ends up in Sunday's fourth-round pot.

    Where do you need to look for potential upset carnage? Here is a handy guide...

  268. 1451: 
    PLAYER REACTION- Blackburn 1-1 Man City
    Scott Dann

    Blackburn's Jordan Rhodes on not starting: "I knew what the situation was and how hectic the Christmas schedule has been. It is a team effort and a squad game."

    On transfer speculation: "It's not something I can influence. I am just happy to be playing football for a living as it is the best job in the world."

    Blackburn goalscorer Scott Dann: "We knew we'd played quite well in the first half. The goal knocked the stuffing out of us, but we knew if we carried on we would hopefully get something from game and we did."

  269. 1451: 
    Rochdale v Leeds (1500 GMT)

    BBC Sport's Jonathan Jurejko at Spotland: "The Leeds United players appear to be playing 'paper, scissors, rock' as part of their warm-up routine - but in less than half an hour they will be getting down to the serious business of the FA Cup.

    "League Two high-fliers Rochdale - 45 places below the 1972 winners in the league pyramid - are aiming to cause a 'Cupset' in the first meeting between the sides since 1977. The Who's classic hit 'My Generation' is blasting over Spotland's tinny tannoy as the crowd swells on a gloomy, chilly Greater Manchester afternoon - home boss Keith Hill will telling his generation of Dale players that today they can earn a place in the club's folklore with a famous win."

    Spotland
  270. 1447: 
    MATCH STATS- Blackburn 1-1 Man City
    Match stats

    Had City made better use of the lion's share of possession they might still have been able to pack their bags for some winter sun. As it was, they looked just as likely to lose as win in the final few minutes.

  271. 1441: 
    Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    So that's another match added to Manchester City's fixture list, which will be a blow to those at the club who were hoping to arrange a friendly in Abu Dhabi. Instead of a warm weather break in the Middle East, Manuel Pellegrini will remain in Lancashire for a replay which is likely to be played on 15 January.

  272. 1438:  
    Pat Nevin, at Ewood Park for 5 live SportBlackburn 1-1 Man City

    "In the second half, I don't think many people would argue that Blackburn weren't the better side. It was a great effort and Man City thought they would just wear Blackburn down. But they didn't and Rovers get a deserved second game."

    You can hear build-up to all the 15:00 kick-offs in the FA Cup on 5 live Sport right now.

  273. 1437: 
    FULL-TIME- Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    Game over at Ewood Park and the two teams must do it all over again at the Etihad.

  274. 1436: 
    Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    Actually, sometimes nothing happens at corners... Nothing at all. Anyway, substitutes DJ Campbell and Jordan Rhodes are proving to be a handful with the Campbell creating a chance for the latter. Rhodes takes aim but it wasn't the glorious winner he was hoping for.

  275.   
    BBC Final Score

    Final Score has just started on the BBC Red Button. You can also enjoy the programme streamed on this website or at the top of this page.

  276.  
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Fulham FC tweet: He's back! Clint Dempsey starts against Norwich:

    Clint Dempsey shirt
  277.  
    TEAM NEWS- Bolton v Blackpool

    Former Liverpool striker David Ngog is recalled to the Bolton side, one of five changes made by manager Dougie Freedman.

    Bolton starting XI: Lonergan, Baptiste, Knight, Mills, Ream, Medo, Danns, Moritz, Eagles, Beckford, Ngog. Subs: Lee-Barrett, White, Bolger, Lee, Hall, Vela, Pratley.

    Blackpool recall former Bolton player Chris Basham, while 20-year-old forward Tom Barkhuizen gets a rare start.

    Blackpool starting XI: Gilks, Basham, Cathcart, MacKenzie, Robinson, Ferguson, Bishop, Angel, Barkhuizen, Ince, Fuller. Subs: Warner, Harris, Thurston, Caton, Chopra, Davies, Eccleston.

  278. 1434: 
    Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    Four minutes of added time at Ewood Park. Pablo Zabaleta earns his side a corner and we know what can happen at corners...

  279. 1433: 
    Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    Blackburn, smelling blood, are on the attack. Canny defending from Joleon Lescott, though, as he heads the ball away with Jordan Rhodes prowling behind him. It would have been an easy chance for Rhodes had Lescott not dealt with the danger.

  280.  
    #bbcfootball- Kidderminster v Peterborough (1500 GMT)

    BBC Radio 5 live's Alistair Bruce-Ball at Aggborough: "And a penalty area heavier than the pastry. Out-of-bounds for the warm-ups." (See 1408)

    Kidderminster
  281. 1431: 
    TEAM NEWS- Middlesbrough v Hull (1500 GMT)

    Marvin Emnes and Emmanuel Ledesma start up front for the hosts.

    Middlesbrough starting XI: Konstantopoulos, Whitehead, Emnes, Varga, Ledesma, Leadbitter (c), Williams R, Friend, Williams L, Gibson, Main

    Steve Bruce has made nine changes to his Hull side from the New Year's Day defeat by Liverpool. Goalkeeper Allan McGregor, Tom Huddlestone and Yannick Sagbo are among those to drop out. Steve Harper, Liam Rosenior, Abdoulaye Faye, Paul McShane, George Boyd, Stephen Quinn, Gedo, Matty Fryatt and Aaron McLean come in.

    Hull City Starting XI: Harper, Rosenior, Faye (c), McShane, Figueroa, Boyd, Meyler, Quinn, Gedo, Fryatt, Mclean

  282. 1428: 
    RED CARD- Blackburn 1-1 Man City - Dedryck Boyata

    Boyata was already on a yellow and he leaves Michael Oliver little option but to wave a second yellow at him as he takes a swipe at DJ Campbell. The favourites must play the remaining six minutes or so with 10 men. Interesting. Very interesting.

  283. 1427: 
    FINAL 10 MINUTES- Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    At one end Jesus Navas goes close with a low effort across goal and at the other Blackburn respond by attacking down the right, with DJ Campbell heading a Jordan Rhodes cross wide.

  284.  
    Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    AFC Bournemouth, whose game against Burton was called off in the last 30mins, tweet:

    afcbournemouth
  285. 1425: 
    Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    The final 10 minutes approaching, Manchester City camped inside Blackburn's half. The visitors probe, working the ball this way and that, before substitute Yaya Toure takes aim with a wild shot.

    A couple of attacking substitutions for Blackburn as DJ Campbell and Jordan Rhodes come on for the hosts.

  286. 1425: 
    TEAM NEWS- Newcastle v Cardiff (1500 GMT)

    Newcastle boss Alan Pardew makes seven changes that lost to West Brom, with Rob Elliot replacing injured goalkeeper Tim Krul plus Steven Taylor, Hatem Ben Arfa and Papiss Cisse among those coming in.

    Newcastle: Elliot, Santon, Taylor, Yanga-Mbiwa, Haidara, Tiote, Anita, Ben Arfa, Sissoko, Gouffran, Cisse. Subs: Alnwick, Dummett, Williamson, Ameobi, Obertan, Ameobi, Remy.

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer recalls striker Peter Odemwingie to the Cardiff side - one of five changes in his first match in charge. . In come Mark Hudson, Aron Gunnarsson, Don Cowie, Peter Odemwingie and Andreas Cornelius as the likes of Steven Caulker, Fraizer Campbell and Gary Medel are rested.

    Cardiff: Marshall; McNaughton, Hudson (C), Turner, John; Whittingham, Kim, Gunnarsson, Cowie; Odemwingie, Cornelius. Subs: Lewis; Caulker, Campbell, Brayford, Smith, Noone, Conway.

  287. 1422: 
    TEAM NEWS- Everton V QPR (1500 GMT)

    Nikica Jelavic makes his first start for Everton since September as they make five changes to the side which drew at Stoke on New Year's Day. He replaces Romelu Lukaku and there are starts for goalkeeper Joel Robles, Bryan Oviedo, Steven Naismith and Leon Osman, who takes the captain's armband.

    Everton starting XI: Robles, Coleman, Oviedo, Stones, Alcaraz, McCarthy, Barry, Naismith, Barkley, Osman (c), Jelavic

    Harry Redknapp has stuck to his word and rested Richard Dunne, despite the defender returning to his old club. He has replaced by Clint Hill in one of four changes to the side which beat Doncaster Rovers. Julio Cesar starts in goal for the first time since April, while Karl Henry, Armand Traore and Matt Phillips also come into the side.

    QPR starting XI: Cesar; Simpson, Onuoha, Hill, Assou-Ekotto, Traore, Phillips, Barton, Henry, O'Neil, Austin.

  288. 1420: 
    CLOSE!- Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    Jesus Navas replaces goalscorer Alvaro Negredo. Apparently Manchester City wanted to substitute Edin Dzeko but there was a mix up with the numbers. Nevertheless, Navas makes an immediate impact - his dipping effort forcing Paul Robinson into a fine reflex save.

  289. 1419: 
    TEAM NEWS- Stoke v Leicester (1500 GMT)

    Jack Butland makes his first start for Stoke since his move from Birmingham City last January. The goalkeeper returned to the Blues on loan last term and spent the first half of this season at Barnsley before a substitute appearance against Everton on New Year's Day. Oussama Assaidi, who scored in the 1-1 draw with Everton last time out, also starts.

    Stoke starting XI: Butland; Cameron, Shawcross (c), Wilson, Pieters; Arnautovic, Nzonzi, Adam, Whelan, Assaidi; Jones

    Leicester, who name Andy King and Jeffrey Schlupp in their line-up, have make five changes from the win over Millwall.

    Leicester starting XI: Schmeichel, De Laet, Wasilewski, Miquel, Konchesky, Hammond, James, King, Knockaert, Vardy, Schlupp

  290. 1415: 
    Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    A couple of chances for Alvaro Negredo. Tommy Spurr comes to Blackburn's rescue as he steals the ball from the Spaniard's path as he closes in on goal. From the resulting corner, the striker rises above everyone but fails to keep his header on target. Just under 20 minutes remaining at Ewood Park.

  291. 1412: 
    TEAM NEWS- Southampton v Burnley (1500 GMT)

    Southampton make five changes from the side who started Wednesday's Premier League defeat to Chelsea. Former Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez is rested against his old club as he takes his place on the substitutes bench.

    Southampton: K. Davis, Clyne, Yoshida, Hooiveld, Shaw, Cork, Schneiderlin, S. Davis, Ward-Prowse, Ramirez, Lambert. SUBS: Gazzaniga, Fonte, Rodriguez, Lallana, Chambers, Reed, Gallagher.

    Burnley make two changes from their win over Huddersfield.

    Burnley: Heaton, Trippier, Lafferty, Shackell, Long, Treacy, Marney, Arfield, Jones, Ings, Vokes. SUBS: Subs: Cisak, Stock, O,Neill, Edgar, Stanislas, Hewitt, Dummigan.

  292. 1411: 
    TEAM NEWS- Norwich v Fulham (1500 GMT)

    Norwich make eight changes with Ricky van Wolfswinkel making his first start since October.

    Norwich starting XI: Bunn; Whittaker, Martin (c), R Bennett, Olsson; Fox, Snodgrass, Garrido; Elmander, Josh Murphy, van Wolfswinkel.

    No Dimitar Berbatov in the match-day squad for Fulham, while Clint Dempsey makes his first appearance since returning to his former side on loan from Seattle Sounders and defender Dan Burn starts a day after his temporary spell at Birmingham came to an end.

    Fulham starting XI: Stockdale; Zverotic, Burn, Hughes, Amorebieta; David, Boateng; Kačaniklić, Dempsey, Kasami; Bent.

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    Alan Rickards: My heart says Macclesfield Town to beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 in a scrappy game of few chances - my head says Macc will be overwhelmed 5-0.

    Lee Bowman: I fancy Palace to get a surprise win at West Brom - I appreciate changes will be made to both sides but think we've got every chance.

    Wayne Taylor: I'm predicting Arsenal and Spurs to get a 1-1 draw and that Manchester United will struggle to a 1-0 win against Swansea.

  294.  
    #bbcfootball- Kidderminster v Peterborough (1500 GMT)

    BBC Radio 5 live's Alistair Bruce-Ball: "Now that is a range of pies. Aggborough Stadium, home of Kidderminster Harriers, vs Lge One Peterborough in FA Cup."

    Aggborough
  295. 1408: 
    CLOSE!- Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    End-to-end stuff at Ewood Park. Paul Robinson fails to gather a tasty Edin Dzeko shot and the ball falls to Alvaro Negredo who should have at least got his header on target. It's hotting up out there.

    Meanwhile, Yaya Toure has come on for Fernandinho.

  296. 1408: 
    TEAM NEWS- Aston Villa v Sheffield United (1500 GMT)

    Aston Villa make three changes to their side to face Sheffield United. Jed Steer comes in for Brad Guzxan in goal, but Christian Benteke and Andreas Weimann are up front.

    Aston Villa starting XI: Steer, Lowton, Clark (c), Baker, Luna, Westwood, Bacuna, Weimann, Delph, Albrighton, Benteke

  297. 1405: 
    Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    Oof! Rudy Gestede nearly creates another goal for Blackburn with a low, driving cross. Chris Taylor, prowling inside the box, is a fraction wide.

  298. 1404: 
    Blackburn 1-1 Man City

    Blackburn's supporters are in full voice and are daring to dream once again and who can blame them. No magic? Pah. Blackburn causing some havoc with a high ball into the City box. The hosts attempting to strike again quickly.

  299. 1404: 
    Newcastle v Cardiff (1500 GMT)

    BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan reports from St James' Park: "I doubt Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul will play today. Just walked past him as he made his way under cover into the stadium in a hooded black coat. He's had a shoulder problem."

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