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The Championship side are hovering above the relegation zone

An email conversation with Double European Cup winner Larry Lloyd: 'Shankly and Clough were similar – all motivation, no tactics'

Top honours with Liverpool and Forest; The hooligan element in Anfield legend; Ups and downs of a warts-and-all life

Brian Viner: Cup runneth over with true spirit of 'Fantastic Four'

Last weekend, 44 men collectively breathed life back into the FA Cup. But I wonder whether the blazers at the Football Association feel as indebted as they should to the players of Barnsley, Cardiff City, West Bromwich Albion and Portsmouth.

Bristol Rovers 1 West Bromwich 5: Favourites hit back as Miller ends Rovers' cup dream

The surprise was there was no surprise. Or maybe the surprise was that, after such a remarkable weekend, the bigger club wasn't humbled. West Bromwich had looked the most vulnerable of the more renowned quarter-finalists but, instead, are on course to complete a remarkable double-double having been the last club, in 1931, to win promotion and the FA Cup.

Chelsea next in line for the Barnsley boot

The last and only time Barnsley played Chelsea in the FA Cup, in the third round in 1989, the Yorkshire side won 4-0 and it was not such a shock, even though Chelsea were on their way to the title: it was the old Second Division title, and Barnsley had a good season in the same tier that year.

Bristol Rovers 1 Southampton 0: Rovers follow Cup blueprint for promotion

Some managers will be busy trying to convince all around them that exiting the FA Cup this past weekend will at least let them concentrate on improving their respective league positions. Southampton's caretaker managers, Jason Dodd and John Gorman, will surely be among them.

Cardiff City 2 Wolverhampton 0: Hasselbaink's magic gives Cardiff taste for history

On Saturday morning, Peter Ridsdale, blessed with that wonderful sense of timing of his, revealed that a statue of Fred Keenor, the captain of the 1927 FA Cup winners, will be taking pride of place at the new stadium currently being built across the road from Ninian Park. Well, the Cardiff City chairman may just have to commission another one now.

Bristol Rovers 1 Southampton 0: Rovers bask in deflected glory after Lambert claims honours

Birthday boy starts the party by wrapping up last-eight place with defeat of Southampton

FA Cup: Top two clash in fifth-round draw

Manchester United and Arsenal have been drawn against each other in the FA Cup fifth-round draw.

Bristol Rovers 0 Fulham 0 <i>(Bristol won 5-3 on pens)</i>: Phillips multiplies the misery for Fulham

Fulham's miserable season took another depressing lurch last night when they were dumped out of the FA Cup in traditionally embarrassing circumstances. Bristol Rovers, two divisions below but vastly superior in terms of both adventure and endeavour, deservedly took their place in the fourth round when prevailing on penalties.

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