The FA Cup got under-way for the Premier League sides on third round weekend, and holders Chelsea began their defence with a convincing 7-0 win over Championship strugglers Ipswich. The Goals Guide looks back at this, and the rest of the third round action.
The FA Cup really gets going this weekend, at the third round stage, as the Premier League and Championship sides begin their quest for glory. Find out which managers are focussed on winning it, and which are using this weekend to rotate their teams.
Leon Best marked his first Premier League start with a hat-trick as Newcastle thrashed West Ham 5-0 at St James' Park on Wednesday night. Elsewhere, there were wins for Wolves, Blackburn, Sunderland and Everton.
Wide midfielder Simon Davies scored seven points last night as Fulham beat relegation rivals West Brom 3-0. There were also points for Brede Hangeland, Nani and Javier Hernandez.
Each week the Goals Guide will take a look back at the weekend's action, review all the goals and explain any dubious assists. Eight of the top-10 sides were victorious on New Year's Day, with Chelsea and Bolton losing ground.
Welsh wonder Gareth Bale was the top points scoring player from the New Year's Day weekend with six points. The Tottenham starlet got the solitary goal that beat London rivals Fulham.
Perhaps a few Premier League players are expecting a heavy night tonight as nine find themselves suspended for the games on New Year's Day and January 2nd. Read a full summary of all the team news headlines ahead of this weekend.
The Goals Guide looks back at the action from the games on Wednesday night. Liverpool were stunned at home by Wolves while Arsenal were held by 10-men Wigan and Chelsea finally picked up a win.
Each week the goals guide will take a look back at the all the goals and explain any dubious assists. This week has been a good one for Manchester City, while there were away wins for Blackpool, Blackburn and Fulham.
Captain fantastic Cesc Fabregas scored seven points for a goal and two assists as Arsenal beat title rivals Chelsea 3-1 on Monday night. The win takes Arsenal up to second place.
Each week the Goals Guide will take a look back at the weekend's action, review all the goals and explain any dubious assists. It was a good Boxing Day for both Manchester clubs, while West Ham and Wigan picked up good results at the bottom.
All-action Argentine Carlos Tevez was the leading points scoring player on Boxing Day with eight. The Manchester City front-man was involved in all three goals in the win at Newcastle.