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Everton up next for FA Cup giant-killers Oldham

Published on Jan 28, 2013 5:55 AM
 
Oldham Athletic's English player Lee Croft (centre) runs with the ball during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Oldham Athletic and Liverpool at Boundary Park, Oldham, north-west England on Jan 27, 2013. -- PHOTO : AFP

LONDON (AFP) - Third-tier strugglers Oldham Athletic were handed a home game with Everton in the FA Cup fifth round after inflicting a famous upset defeat on the Toffees' Merseyside rivals Liverpool on Sunday.

Oldham's 3-2 win over Liverpool at Boundary Park made them the fifth lower-league team to eliminate Premier League opponents from the competition in this season's fourth round.

The big guns were kept apart in the draw, with Premier League leaders Manchester United drawn at home to Reading and Arsenal paired with Blackburn Rovers.

Luton Town stunned Norwich City on Saturday to become the first non-league team to beat a top-flight side since 1989, and the Conference National outfit were rewarded with a home game against Millwall, conquerors of Aston Villa.

 
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