Arsenal vs Middlesbrough live - plus reaction to Bradford's shock 2-0 win over Sunderland and Aston Villa's victory against Leicester City

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Today in the FA Cup fifth round, Aston Villa defeated Leicester City, League One Bradford City shocked Sunderland 2-0 and now Arsenal entertain Middlesbrough.

  • Tim Sherwood, the new Villa manager, watched from the stands as his side moved through to the quarter-finals
  • Phil Parkinson pulled off another Premier League shock at Valley Parade
  • Aitor Karanka, Jose Mourinho's former protege, looks to knock off Mourinho's great rival, Arsene Wenger, at The Emirates
  • Louis van Gaal takes Manchester United to Preston North End tomorrow evening


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