THE FA Cup third round is here!

The first two rounds of the competition have been and gone, and now the big boys have joined the party.

Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham and Man City all enter at this stage, as do the rest of the Premier League clubs.

City got their campaign underway on Friday night with a 4-1 win over Swindon Town.

And today there are 21 more fixtures on tap for fans to enjoy.


Follow ALL the action with our live blog below…

  • Full time – Millwall 1-2 Crystal Palace

    South London is Crystal Palaces’ as they hold on to pip Millwall for a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

  • Full time – Hartlepool 2-1 Blackpool

    Fight, heart and determination was all the things Hartlepool United needed to overcome their visitors which is what they did.

    A well deserved victory for the hosts.

  • Millwall 1-2 Crystal Palace – That was the chance!

    90+5. Matt Smith was picked out at the back-post with a fantastic cross and he seemed to of hung in the air for a lifetime before sending his header goalwards.

    But fortunately for Jack Butland, it was straight into the Palace goalkeepers arms.

    If Millwall manager Gary Rowett wanted the ball to drop to anybody, it would have been Smith but the forward was unable to come up with the goods.

    That should be it now.

  • Millwall 1-2 Crystal Palace – OOO Unlucky!

    90+3. Shaun Hutchinson leapt up highest and connected with a brilliant header but a combination of Crystal Palace defenders put their bodies on the line to get rid of it.

    It’s back to the walls for Palace.

  • Extra time – Bristol 0-0 Fulham

    The game between Bristol City and Fulham is the only match to have not witnessed a goal so it’s extra time for the Championship sides.

  • Millwall 1-2 Crystal Palace

    90. Five minutes have been added on which means five minutes for Millwall to save themselves a spot in the FA Cup.

    Is there time for one last chance?

  • Full time – Burnley 1-2 Huddersfield

    We have our first cupset SunSport community and it goes to Premier League side Burnley who have been knocked out of tournament by Championship side Huddersfield Town despite leading in the game.

    Great result for The Terriers.

  • Milwall 1-2 Crystal Palace – So close!

    85. Danny McNamara put in an exquisite cross begging for a Millwall forward to diving header it home.

    But somehow it avoided everyone and went out for a goalkick.

    Even I was throwing my head at that from behind the scree, what a cross it was.

  • Milwall 1-2 Crystal Palace

    83. Long is thankfully back to his feet and has urged his teammates up the field so they can push for the equaliser.

    The Den is starting to get loud again as they believe there is still one more chance in this.

  • Millwall 1-2 Crystal Palace

    83. Ooo that is going to hurt.

    Goalkeeper George Long took a little whack in the face in a tussle for the ball. He should be fine though.

  • Full time – Coventry 1-0 Derby

    The season goes from bad to worse for Derby County who go crashing out of the FA Cup in the third round courtesy of Dom Hyam’s goal just before the break.

  • Goal! Its the magic of the FA Cup!

    Huddersfield Town have completed a comeback on Burnley at Turf Moor folks thanks to Matty Pearson who nodded home a well-worked cross.

    It’s scenes in the away end!

    Burnley 1-2 Huddersfield

  • Leicester City vs Watford starting lineups

    Here is how the teams from tie of the day are setting up ahead of kick-off in a little over 30 minutes.

    Credit: @LCFC
    Credit: @LCFC
    Credit: @WatfordFC
    Credit: @WatfordFC

  • Full time – Mansfield 2-3 Middlebrough

    The visitors have snuck through the backdoor to progress into the fourth round of the FA Cup despite a fantastic comeback by Mansfield.

    They will be gutted.

  • Goal! Absolute heartbreak for Mansfield!

    In the 5th minute of the eight minutes of stoppage time added, Middlesbrough have regained the lead through an own goal by John-Joe O’Toole.

    It was fabulous work from Isiah Jones and O’Toole could do nothing about it.

    After all of that, Mansfield’s hard work goes to waste.

    Mansfield 2-3 Middlesbrough

  • Goal! Huddersfield Town have done it!

    After stepping it up massively in the second half Josh Koroma has put the visitors level which is nothing less than they deserve.

    Burnley 1-1 Huddersfield

  • Millwall 1-2 Crystal Palace

    63. There was a slight delay in play because flares were thrown on the pitch from the Palace fans followed by fireworks being let off outside the stadium.

    Is it a Millwall game without a bit of trouble?

  • Goal! Palace have flipped the script!

    It was a textbook goal from Crystal Palace.

    Michael Olise who has been a handful all afternoon ran down the right hand-side, beat a few defenders, crossed in a peach of a ball and there was Jean Philippe-Mateta to nod it home.

    The Den has gone from being stunned to being silenced.

    Millwall 1-2 Cyrstal Palace

  • Goal! Mansfield are level!

    Five minutes from time and Rhys Oates puts the hosts back on terms after Law played the forward a brilliant through-ball constructing an opportunity that couldn’t be passed up.

    What a comeback, the Stags are buzzing.

    Mansfield 2-2 Middlesbrough

  • Moments before and then after

    What happened before Michael Olise struck the ball vs what happened after it left his wand of a left foot.

  • Millwall 1-1 Crystal Palace – Just over Olise!

    54. The visitors are playing with a real swagger about them now and when Michael Olise drives forward, the hosts cannot get near him.

    Olise picked the ball up on the right hand side before cutting in and letting fly but fortunately for George Long, this shot flew over.

  • Goal! The turnaround is complete for Hartlepool!

    Tom Crawford played an intricate ball to perfection for young forward Joe Grey to get onto and he placed his effort past Daniel Grimshaw.

    It really was a well taken goal which means that the Pools have made a comeback.

    Hartlepool 2-1 Blackpool

  • Goal! Woah Crystal Palace are back level already!

    Michael Olise collected the ball on the right hand side of the 18-yard-box, cut inside and wrapped the ball into the far post.

    George Long had absolutely no chance in the Millwall goal because it was an unbelievable finish.

    The Den has been stunned.

    Millwall 1-1 Crystal Palace

  • Second half – Millwall 1-0 Crystal Palace

    And we are live again from The Den as Millwall look to keep their London rivals Crystal Palace at bay in the second 45.

    Cannot wait to see how this one is going to turn out.

  • The Stag do has began

    Oliver Hawkins’ header has granted Mansfield with a glimmer of hope but they have to act fast because there is only 15 minutes left on the clock.

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