Liverpool Youngsters Advance In FA Cup

Rooney set to face Man United after Rams defeat Northampton

A former Manchester United defender headed Liverpool into the fifth round of the FA Cup last night. 

Ro-Shaun Williams' second half own goal gave a youthful Liverpool side a 1-nil win over League One Shrewsbury at Anfield. 

Liverpool will travel to Chelsea in round 5. 

With the first team on a winter break, Under 23 manager Neil Critchley was in charge, with Jurgen Klopp absent.

Newcastle will be away to West Brom in round 5.

Alain Saint-Maximin scored four-minutes from the end of extra time to give Steve Bruce's side a 3-2 win away to Oxford.

Wayne Rooney will welcome his former side Manchester United to Pride Park in round-5. 

He scored from the spot in a 4-2 win for Derby at home to Northampton. 

Reading will be at home to Sheffield United in the fifth round after beating Cardiff on penalties - that game finished 3-3 after extra-time.

Birmingham set up a fifth round trip to Leicester having beaten Coventry on penalties at St. Andrew's. 


The fifth round line-up will be completed tonight.

Tottenham entertain Southampton with the winners at home to Norwich City.

Kick-off at White Hart Lane is at 7.45.

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