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FA Cup roundup: Harrogate strike late to knock out former winners Portsmouth

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  • Jack Diamond’s injury-time winner sinks Pompey
  • Port Vale, Hartlepool and Mansfield also seal wins

Jack Diamond scored an injury-time winner as League Two Harrogate sunk the former winners Portsmouth to reach the third round of the FA Cup for the first time in their history.

Danny Cowley’s Portsmouth side headed into the game on the back of six straight wins but fell behind when Luke Armstrong fired home for the visitors after 44 minutes. Ellis Harrison levelled almost immediately for the 2008 winners, but Diamond lashed home deep into injury time to seal Harrogate’s historic win.

Continue reading…Jack Diamond’s injury-time winner sinks PompeyPort Vale, Hartlepool and Mansfield also seal winsJack Diamond scored an injury-time winner as League Two Harrogate sunk the former winners Portsmouth to reach the third round of the FA Cup for the first time in their history.Danny Cowley’s Portsmouth side headed into the game on the back of six straight wins but fell behind when Luke Armstrong fired home for the visitors after 44 minutes. Ellis Harrison levelled almost immediately for the 2008 winners, but Diamond lashed home deep into injury time to seal Harrogate’s historic win. Continue reading…