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In pictures: Man on bus roof, giant-killings amid Saturday's FA Cup mayhem

The FA Cup third round is arguably the most colorful weekend in the English football calendar. Here are the results and best images from Saturday’s busy slate of fixtures.

Bournemouth 1-3 Brighton & Hove Albion

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Brighton’s Florin Andone celebrates with the traveling party during an all-Premier League encounter at Dean Court.

Burnley 1-0 Barnsley

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The away end during an unfortunate late defeat for the Tykes at Turf Moor.

Manchester United 2-0 Reading

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reunited with former United teammate and Reading substitute John O’Shea.

Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Luton Town

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Nathan Jones laps up the acclaim from over 4,000 Luton fans who journeyed to Sheffield.

Shrewsbury Town 1-1 Stoke City

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Peter Crouch, who turns 38 later this month, volleys Stoke level during his cameo off the bench in Shropshire.

West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Wigan Athletic

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Young West Brom supporter eyes glory in this season’s tournament.

West Ham United 2-0 Birmingham City

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Samir Nasri made his West Ham debut at the London Stadium.

Accrington Stanley 1-0 Ipswich Town

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Teams emerge at Accrington’s Crown Ground ahead of ailing Championship club Ipswich’s elimination from the third round for the ninth consecutive season.

Aston Villa 0-3 Swansea City

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Aston Villa are left to focus on their bid to return to the Premier League following a miserable home defeat.

Bolton Wanderers 5-2 Walsall

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Josh Magennis hit a treble as Bolton found relief from their Championship relegation battle against Walsall, who play one division below the Trotters.

Brentford 1-0 Oxford United

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Pre-match refreshments before Brentford see off Oxford with an 80th-minute penalty.

Chelsea 2-0 Nottingham Forest


Cesc Fabregas had a penalty saved by Luke Steele in his emotional farewell for the Blues.

Derby County 2-2 Southampton

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Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy warmed the bench as Derby roared back from a two-goal deficit.

Everton 2-1 Lincoln City

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Early goals from Ademola Lookman and Bernard prevented the Imps from securing a historic result at Everton’s Goodison Park.

Fleetwood Town 2-3 AFC Wimbledon

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Fleetwood manager Joey Barton was serving a touchline ban as his side slumped to a home loss in the third round.

Gillingham 1-0 Cardiff City

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Third-tier Gillingham humbled Neil Warnock’s Cardiff at Priestfield.

Middlesbrough 5-0 Peterborough United

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Boro bashed five unanswered strikes past the Posh in the second half.

Blackpool 0-3 Arsenal

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Blackpool supporters’ protests against the Oyston family’s stewardship of the club involved a man sitting cross-legged on top of Arsenal’s team bus for 40 minutes. However, he was unable to delay a comfortable win for the Gunners in front of a largely empty Bloomfield Road.

Bristol City 1-0 Huddersfield Town

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Bristol City, currently situated in mid-table of the Championship, beat bottom-placed Premier League side Huddersfield Town. It doesn’t really count as a giant-killing.

Crystal Palace 1-0 Grimsby Town

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The Mariners were unlucky to not earn a replay against Crystal Palace. Grimsby had a following of 5,399 in London, but lost courtesy of an 86th-minute Jordan Ayew header.

Newcastle United 1-1 Blackburn Rovers

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Stewards tackle a pitch invader during a fixture that truly belongs to 1990s Premier League football.

Norwich City 0-1 Portsmouth

League One’s Portsmouth embarrassed Premier League promotion-chasing Norwich City when Andre Green scored during a 94th-minute breakaway.

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