Kidderminster next for Sunderland

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet.
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SUNDERLAND will host Conference side Kidderminster in the FA Cup fourth round after the non-league side claimed a famous 3-2 win over Peterborough in their replay at London Road last night.

Tommy Rowe gave Posh a first-half lead but two goals in four minutes after the break from Michael Gash and Jack Byrne turned the game on its head.

A Britt Assombalonga penalty levelled the scores with 16 minutes to go but parity lasted just two minutes as Joe Lolley grabbed a third for Harriers, who are now the only non-league side left in the competition.

Conference outfit Macclesfield had their cup run ended as three late goals saw them beaten 4-1 at Hillsborough by Sheffield Wednesday.

Chris Maguire delivered an early blow to the non-league team’s hopes as he fired the Owls ahead after just four minutes, but a 65th-minute penalty from Scott Boden had the Silkmen level.

Jacques Maghoma settled the nerves at Hillsborough, though, as he netted with 12 minutes to go and Jermaine Johnson and Miguel Llera sealed the victory late on.

Sunderland loan man Connor Wickham was again refused permission to play by his parent club.

A Joe Garner hat-trick handed Preston a shock 3-2 win over Championship side Ipswich at Deepdale.

Watford eased past Bristol City as goals from Marco Davide Faraoni and Lewis McGugan gave them a 2-0 win.

Port Vale will face Brighton in round four after they claimed a dramatic 3-2 win over Plymouth.