FA Cup 2019-20 3rd Rd Top-Line Review

Stat of the Round

Liverpool become the first club to knock the same club out of the ‘Proper’ Rounds of the FA Cup a dozen times.


First time in 4th Round in a while

16 years – Northampton Town, Tranmere Rovers

7 years – Barnsley, Norwich City

4 years – AFC Bournemouth, Shrewsbury Town

3 years – Fulham, Oxford United


Into 4th Round and a while since last KO before Round 4

23 years – Chelsea

8 years – Manchester City

6 years – Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur

4 years – Millwall, Newcastle United

3 years – Sheffield Wednesday, West Bromwich Albion, West Ham United


First time Knocked-Out before 4th Round for a while

5 years – Watford

4 years – Brighton and Hove Albion

3 years – Swansea City


Consecutive 3rd Round Exits

4 – Aston Villa, Fleetwood Town, Luton Town, Stoke City

3 – Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United

2 – Blackpool, Huddersfield Town, Nottingham Forest, Peterborough United, Preston North End, Rotherham United, Wigan Athletic


Knocked Out in 3rd Round but Set Best Run

AFC Fylde (12th campaign)


Knocked Out in 3rd Round but Equalled Best Run

Fleetwood Town (5th time in 21 campaigns and 4th successive time)


Avenged Previous FA Cup Defeat(s)

AFC Bournemouth 4-0 Luton Town

Preston North End 2-4 Norwich City


Coventry City 3-0 Bristol Rovers


Biggest Wins of the 3rd Round

Queens Park Rangers 5-1 Swansea City

AFC Bournemouth 4-0 Luton Town

Manchester City 4-1 Port Vale

Oxford United 4-1 Hartlepool United

Millwall 3-0 Newport County


Newcastle United 4-1 Rochdale

Coventry City 3-0 Bristol Rovers



Burton Albion (3) 2-4 Northampton Town (4)

Brighton and Hove Albion (1) 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday (2)

Crystal Palace (1) 0-1 Derby County (2)

Fulham (2) 2-1 Aston Villa (1)


Tranmere Rovers (3) 2-1 Watford (1)

Shrewsbury Town (3) 1-0 Bristol City (2)


Hat-tricks and more

Tom Eaves (Hull City)

Adam Idah (Norwich City)



Birmingham City have now defeated Blackburn Rovers in all four of their FA Cup meetings.

Queens Park Rangers recorded their biggest FA Cup victory for 25 years.

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