Date: 17th January 2017 at 9:05am
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The 2016-17 FA Cup season continues with the third round replays this midweek. We’ll be taking part with the aim of continuing our progress in this world famous competition.

Previous results

Friday 6th January 2017 – FA CUP – THIRD ROUND
West Ham United 0-5 Manchester City 19:55

Saturday 7th January 2017 – FA CUP – THIRD ROUND
Manchester United 4-0 Reading 12:30
Accrington Stanley 2-1 Luton Town 15:00
Barrow 0-2 Rochdale 15:00
Birmingham City 1-1 Newcastle United 15:00
Blackpool 0-0 Barnsley 15:00
Bolton Wanderers 0-0 Crystal Palace 15:00
Brentford 5-1 Eastleigh 15:00
Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0 Milton Keynes Dons 15:00
Bristol City 0-0 Fleetwood Town 15:00
Everton 1-2 Leicester City 15:00
Huddersfield Town 4-0 Port Vale 15:00
Hull City 2-0 Swansea City 15:00
Ipswich Town 2-2 Lincoln City 15:00
Millwall 3-0 Bournemouth 15:00
Norwich City 2-2 Southampton 15:00
Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Blackburn Rovers 15:00
Rotherham United 2-3 Oxford United 15:00
Stoke City 0-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 15:00
Sunderland 0-0 Burnley 15:00
Sutton United 0-0 AFC Wimbledon 15:00
Watford 2-0 Burton Albion 15:00
West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Derby County 15:00
Wigan Athletic 2-0 Nottingham Forest 15:00
Wycombe Wanderers 2-1 Stourbridge 15:00
Preston North End 1-2 Arsenal 17:30

Sunday 8th January 2017 – FA CUP – THIRD ROUND
Cardiff City 1-2 Fulham 11:30
Liverpool 0-0 Plymouth Argyle 13:30
Chelsea 4-1 Peterborough United 15:00
Middlesbrough 3-0 Sheffield Wednesday 15:00
Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Aston Villa 16:00

Monday 9th January 2017 – FA CUP – THIRD ROUND
Cambridge United 1-2 Leeds United 19:45

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it’ll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.


Tuesday 17th January 2017 – FA CUP THIRD ROUND REPLAY
AFC Wimbledon v Sutton United 19:45
Barnsley v Blackpool 19:45
Burnley v Sunderland 19:45
Fleetwood Town v Bristol City 19:45
Crystal Palace v Bolton Wanderers 20:00
Lincoln City v Ipswich Town 20:05

Wednesday 18th January 2017 – FA CUP THIRD ROUND REPLAY
Newcastle United v Birmingham City 19:45
Plymouth Argyle v Liverpool 19:45
Southampton v Norwich City 19:45

Non-league sides Sutton and Lincoln will look to make sure they take places in the fourth round by seeing off Football League opponents Wimbledon and Ipswich – respectively – on Tuesday. As the Imps have the advantage – they could have easily won at Portman Road – of being at Sincil Bank they would probably be seen as the more likely to cause an upset against the Tractor Boys.

League 2 Blackpool look to beat Championship side Barnsley at Oakwell. Should Pools achieve this win boss Gary Bowyer knows he’ll face a fourth round tie with his former club Blackburn at Ewood Park.

The all-Premier League meeting between Burnley – who have such a great record at Turf Moor this season – and Sunderland will see the Clarets looking to leave the visitors ‘concentrating on the league’ and the Black Cats’ relegation battle.

Fleetwood are looking to secure promotion out of League 1 – via the play-offs – with Bristol City set on avoiding relegation from the Championship back to that level. The Robins’ league form has been woeful ahead of this replay at the Highbury Stadium where the Cod Army should fancy their chances.

Sam Allardyce’s pressing concern is to keep Crystal Palace in the Premier League. However, a first win as Palace boss against his former side Bolton wouldn’t be turned away. Defeat at Selhurst Park against the League 1 side wouldn’t do much to improve the confidence – which is lacking – of the Eagles even if the FA Cup might not be seen as the priority for last seasons runners up.

Wednesday will see Newcastle taking a break from their Championship promotion bid – having returned to the top of the table at the weekend – when playing host to Birmingham at St James’ Park. The Blues are still seeking a first win under Gianfranco Zola.

Plymouth’s main priority will also be promotion – from League 2 – but after holding Liverpool to a draw at Anfield the Pilgrims will target a famous cup upset – to go with the money this replay has generated – at Home Park against the Reds.

The next cup-tie Southampton will be involved with – after this of course – will be the second leg of the League Cup semi-final against Liverpool. The Saints’ – they are 1-0 up in that tie – immediate priority is to see of Norwich at the St Mary’s Stadium though.

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We’ll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we’re looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However don’t just look also have a say. We don’t just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.


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