National Teamers Abroad: FA Cup Sixth Round

Spurs and Bolton played out their abandoned FA Cup Sixth Round game, with Spurs advancing at White Hart Lane.  Tim Ream didn't start, but was an early sub entering in the 28th minute.  Spurs opened the scoring in the 74th minute through Ryan Nelsen, doubling the lead three minutes later.  The teams traded goals in stoppage time with Spurs advancing to play London rivals Chelsea. 

"We knew emotionally it would be difficult for all our players tonight, but the lads carried on true to the spirit and unity we have in our football club," Bolton manager Owen Coyle said.

Everton advanced in their replay with Sunderland, setting up a date with Liverpool in the semifinals.  Tim Howard got the start at the Stadium of Light, with Everton taking the lead through a Nikica Jelavic goal in the 24th minute.  Sunderland put the ball into the back of their own net in the 57th.

"I am really thrilled because it was a great performance from the lads tonight," Everton manager David Moyes said. "In the end it was a bit nerve-wracking because you thought if they got one goal, it could have put us under pressure. And we didn't deserve that because we created enough opportunities to get a third goal and put the game to bed."

In League One, Frank Simek got the start for Carlisle United in a 2-1 win over MK Dons that saved the scoring for late in the game.  Carlisle missed a penalty in the 73rd, with MK Dons scoring in the 80th.  Jordan Cook equalized for Carlisle in the 83rd and won the game with a stoppage time penalty.

Did Not Play: Brad Friedel (Spurs 3 – Bolton 1)

Injured: Robbie Findley (Nottingham Forest 0 – Leicester City 0)

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