FA Cup fourth round: Spurs survive, Hammers exit as Iheanacho, Ndidi score in Foxes’ big win


Abuja – Harry Kane came to Tottenham Hotspur’s rescue after they were just minutes away from a stunning English FA Cup defeat away to lowly Newport County on Saturday.

Fourth-tier Newport, one of several Welsh clubs who play in English domestic football, put themselves in sight of one of the all-time great upsets against eight-time FA Cup winners Tottenham.


It was all thanks to Padraig Amond’s first-half goal.

But eight minutes from time, in-form England striker Kane equalised.

This was when, after Spurs had won a corner kick, he tapped in from close range following an excellent flick-on from South Korean Son Heung-Min.

A 1-1 scoreline was how it finished as League Two Newport survived four minutes of injury-time to hold out for a lucrative replay at Wembley, Spurs’ temporary home.

Newport, a massive 72 places behind a Spurs side who are fifth in the Premier…

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