Harrogate Town are in FA Cup action today. Meanwhile, York City are away to Rochdale in League Two
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The Black Cats are hoping for a semi-final trip to Wembley - but first they have to overcome Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Harrogate Town have been handed a mouth-watering FA Cup Third Round tie against Middlesbrough.
If the North Yorkshire side can overcome Hastings United on December 11, they'll earn a money-spinning clash at the Riverside in January.
Club Chairman Richard Irving Weaver, and the team's manager Simon Weaver were delighted with the draw:
Harrogate Town could earn an away match against local rivals Middlesbrough at the Riverside if they overcome Hastings United in their Second Round replay on December 11.
This was the reaction to the draw at Wetherby Road, in Harrogate:
FA CUP THIRD ROUND DRAW
(Matches to be played on 5/6 January 2013)
Bolton v Sunderland
Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United
Middlesbrough v Harrogate Town or Hastings United
Full post-match interview with Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver after Saturday's 1-1 draw with Hastings United in the FA Cup Second Round.
Harrogate Town v Hastings United
Cambridge or MK Dons v York City or AFC Wimbledon
Here's some of the highlights of Peter Lovenkrands' career to date.
The Denmark international scored for Rangers against Villarreal in the Champions League knock-out phase in February 2006.
He also grabbed a hat trick in Newcastle United's 3-0 FA Cup win over Plymouth Argyle in January 2010.
Sunderland's hopes of a trip to Wembley have been shattered tonight after they were knocked out of the FA Cup by Everton. The Black Cats were beaten 2-0 in their Quarter-Final replay at the Stadium of Light.
Nikica Jelavic put Everton in front after 24 minutes. Then in the second-half, their lead was doubled when Jelavic's shot that was turned in by substitute David Vaughan.