FA Cup third round replays on Tuesday night…15/01/2019

Following their one all draw at St James Park in the first encounter, Newcastle United progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a four two extra-time victory over Darragh Lenihan and Blackburn Rovers in the replay at Ewood Park this Tuesday evening. Ciaran Clark started for the ‘Magpies’ but was forced off through injury at half-time. The visitors took an early two goal lead but were pegged back with Lenihan scoring the equaliser on the cusp of half-time. Stoke City, with James McClean a seventy second minute substitute, crashed out of the competition when they forfeited a two goal advantage at their own Bet 365 Stadium and allowed League One visitors Shrewsbury Town to score three times in the in the final twenty minutes and progress to the fourth round. The sides had played out a  one all draw in their opening contest at the New Meadow Stadium.