Watch: Spurs v Middlesbrough, plus updates from four other FA Cup ties

Live ReportingBy Gary Rose and Tom RostanceAll times stated are UKPosted at 19:1119:11Team newsCoventry v Bristol Rovers (19:45 GMT)Coventry manager Mark Robins has made five changes from their 1-1 draw against MK Dons on Saturday. Aston Villa loanee Callum O’Hare, who has scored three goals in 27 games this season from attacking midfield, is one…

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By Gary Rose and Tom Rostance

All times stated are UK

  1. Team news

    Coventry v Bristol Rovers (19:45 GMT)

    Coventry manager Mark Robins has made five changes from their 1-1 draw against MK Dons on Saturday.

    Aston Villa loanee Callum O’Hare, who has scored three goals in 27 games this season from attacking midfield, is one of the five to come in.

    Coventry: Marosi, Mason, Rose, McFadzean, Kelly (c), Allen, Biamou, Hyam, Pask, O’Hare, Walsh.

    Bristol Rovers have gone strong too with just one change from their 2-0 defeat against Doncaster Rovers on Saturday.

    Left-back Tareiq Holmes-Dennis comes in to replace the ineligible Josh Barrett.

    Bristol Rovers: Van Stappershoef, Rodman, Craig (c), Kilgour, Menayese, Leahy, Holmes-Dennis, Hargreaves, Sercombe, Upson, Clarke-Harris.

  2. Post update

    Newcastle v Rochdale (19:45 GMT)

    The Rochdale players have arrived at St James’ and have been given a great reception by some travelling fans as they climbed the Andy Cole steps.

    They couldn’t do it again, could they?

  3. Team news

    Newcastle United v Rochdale (19:45 GMT)

    No messing about from Steve Bruce.

    The Newcastle boss names a strong side which includes defender Jamaal Lascelles for the first time since suffering a knee injury on 9 November.

    Matt Ritchie is making his first start since 28 August.

    Miguel Almiron, who scored in the 1-1 draw at Rochdale on 4 January, again starts.

    Newcastle United XI: Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Lejeune, Ritchie, Hayden, S Longstaff, M Longstaff, Atsu, Almiron, Joelinton.

    Substitutes: Elliot, Clark, Carroll, Shelvey, Willems, Fernandez, Allan.

    Forty-year-old Aaron Wilbraham, who came off the substitutes bench to score Rochdale’s equaliser against Newcastle at Spotland, starts at St James’ Park.

    Seventeen-year-old Luke Matheson, who set up Wilbraham’s equaliser after coming on as a sub, also starts.

    Rhys Norrington-Davies returns from injury in place of Kwadwo Baah while Oliver Rathbone, who was influential in the first game, is not involved.

    Rochdale XI: Sanchez, Matheson, Williams, O’Connell, Keohane, Ryan, Dooley, Camps, Henderson, Wilbraham, Norrington-Davies.

    Substitutes: Lynch, Andrew, Baah, Bradley, Gillam, Tavares, Brierley.

  4. Watch LIVE

    Tottenham v Middlesbrough (20:05 GMT)

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    Tottenham’s FA Cup third-round replay at home to Middlesbrough will be shown live on BBC One and at the top of this page.

    The winner of the replay will play away at Southampton in the fourth round.

    Build-up to the match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will be available on BBC iPlayer and at the top of this page from 19:30.

    Middlesbrough took the lead against Spurs on 5 January through Ashley Fletcher, before Lucas Moura’s equaliser sent the tie to a replay.

  5. ‘They will come at us’

    Tottenham v Middlesbrough (20:05 GMT)


    Middlesbrough boss Jonathan Woodgate, speaking to BBC Sport: “This is a totally different game. We played really well at home but today they will come at us. We will need to soak up the pressure and hopefully grab a goal or two.

    “It will be a good game for us. Tottenham are a top side with an incredible manager.”

  6. Team news

    Blackpool v Reading (19:45 GMT)

    Blackpool haven’t played since the original tie on 4 January because they were meant to play Bury at the weekend.

    As a result, Simon Grayson is able to name a strong team with just one change. James Husband comes in for Calum MacDonald.

    Blackpool: Howard, Heneghan, Delfouneso, Spearing (c), Feeney, Tilt, Virtue, Turton, Gnanduillet, Guy, Husband.

    Reading manager Mark Bowen has once again rung the changes with the entire starting XI different to the Royals 1-1 draw against Nottingham Forest on Saturday.

    Scottish defender Tom McIntyre is back in the team, for the first time since late September, after injury.

    Reading: Walker, Howe, Richards, McIntyre, Burley, Rinomhota, McCleary, Olise, Obita, Loader, Boye.

  7. Team news

    Shrewsbury v Bristol City (19:45 GMT)

    Shrewsbury manager Sam Ricketts has named the same XI that earned a 1-1 draw at Ashton Gate last week.

    38-year-old Joe Murphy starts in goal with Max O’Leary ineligible.

    Shrewsbury: Murphy, Pierre, Golbourne, Williamson, Norburn, Giles, Love, Goss, Udoh, Ebanks-Landell, Laurent.

    With a game against Liverpool waiting in the fourth round, Bristol City also name a pretty strong team.

    Captain Josh Brownhill, who has been linked with a January move away from the club, returns, having missed out of the squad for the original tie.

    Andreas Weimann is another to start.

    Bristol City: Bentley, Hunt, Nagy, Baker, Brownhill, Diedhiou, Weimann, Eliasson, Paterson, Rowe, Williams.

  8. Steve Bruce: ‘We can win the FA Cup’

    Newcastle v Rochdale (19:45 GMT)

    Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce has told BBC Newcastle side that his side are capable of winning the FA Cup.

    The Magpies face a third round replay against League One Rochdale at St James’ Park tonight following a disappointing 1-1 draw at Spotland.

    Rochdale manager Brian Barry-Murphy says his League One side will be “aggressive in whatever way we can”.

    “We want it to be a bold, adventurous game, to display what we are as a club,” Barry-Murphy told BBC Sport.

  9. Mother Nature 1-0 Tranmere

    Tranmere P-P Watford

    Tranmere have put out a lengthy statement which basically says that it’s not their fault that tonight’s game off and nothing could be done about it.

    If it rains, pitches get wet don’t they?

    “In order to give us the best chance of getting the Watford game on, we also hired in an additional specialist pitch covering which allows air to circulate underneath it to dry the pitch. Unfortunately, even this was not enough in the face of Storm Brendan.”


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  11. Post update

    Tottenham v Middlesbrough (20:05 GMT)


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    It’s not the FA Cup without the old tinfoil trophy. Boro fan Dan has done the honours tonight.

  12. Can we fit them all in?

    Tranmere P-P Watford


    Tonight’s game has been speedily re-arranged for next Thursday night. Good luck to Watford who now play:

    • Tottenham on 18 January
    • Aston Villa on 21 January
    • Tranmere on 23 January
    • Wolves/Man Utd on 26 January (were they to beat Tranmere)

    So that’s potentially four games in nine days. Rotation, rotation, rotation.

  13. OFF! OFF! OFF!

    Tranmere P-P Watford


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    Tranmere’s FA Cup third-round replay at home to Watford has been postponed due to heavy rainfall.

    Liverpool Women’s match against Manchester United at Tranmere’s Prenton Park home was postponed on Sunday and further bad weather is forecast throughout Tuesday.

    The first game between the clubs ended in a thrilling draw as the League One side fought back from 3-0 down.

  14. Tonight’s action

    Bloomfield Road

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    Blackpool v Reading (19:45 GMT) – winners play Cardiff or Carlisle

    Coventry v Bristol Rovers (19:45 GMT) – winners play Birmingham

    Newcastle v Rochdale (19:45 GMT) – winners play Oxford

    Shrewsbury v Bristol City (19:45 GMT) – winners play Liverpool

    Tottenham v Middlesbrough (20:05 GMT) – winners play Southampton

  15. We go again…

    Here we are then – 10 days after some classic FA Cup draws, we are back at it once again.

    Five teams from League One, three from the Championship and two from the top flight are in action for a place in round four.


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    Image caption: An excellent photo – but Tranmere’s game tonight is OFF

    Oh, and one game is off which has caused a massive headache…

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