Day of drama in FA Cup as Villa and West Brom dumped out

Aston Villa were knocked out of the FA Cup today


They lost 2-1 at home to League One side Sheffield United in the biggest cup upset of the day.


Elsewhere, Cardiff City have knocked Newcastle United out of the Cup.


Cardiff won 2-1 at St. James’ Park in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first game in charge.



Norwich City and Fulham will have to go to a replay, after they drew 1-all at Carrow Rd.


West Brom are out of the FA Cup, after going don 2-nil at home to Crystal Palace.


Elsewhere, Everton have beaten QPR 4-nil at Goodison Park.


Holders Wigan Athletic have been taken to a replay, after they drew 3-all at home to the MK Dons.


Hull City have beaten Middlesbrough 2-nil away, while Stoke City beat Championship leaders Leicester City 2-1.


And Southampton edged out Burnley by the odd goal in a 7-goal thriller.



Manchester City will have to play Blackburn Rovers again in their third round clash.


They drew 1-all at Ewood Park earlier.