MANCHESTER UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 18: General View of The FA Cup trophy during the FA Cup sponsored by E.On Third Round Replay match between Manchester City and Leicester City at the City of Manchester Stadium on January 18 2011 in Manchester England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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FA Cup Fourth Round: Bolton, Wigan Head For Replay, Brighton Sends Watford Crashing, Non-League Crawley Town Through

Six clubs from Saturday's 10:00 a.m. kick-offs booked places in the FA Cup's fifth round, with Bolton and Wigan taking the start time's only all-English Premier League tie to a replay. That match ended scoreless at the Reebok, while Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Birmingham City, Reading, Sheffield Wednesday and Crawley Town are all through. They join Aston Villa and Leyton Orient, winners of early kick-offs, while the draw at the Reebok mimics the result at Goodison, Chelsea drawing Everton.

With SB Nation Soccer's Graham MacAree having Birmingham City-Coventry City covered, here is the wrap-up of the other 10:00 a.m. kick-offs:

Watford 0-1 Brighton & Hove Albion: A well-deserved victory for Brighton, who saw an early Ashley Barnes goal hold up. Rene Gilmartin, Watford's `keeper, will be the goat, having conceded on a stoppable shot, with with Watford having done little to compromise Brighton's lead, the Championship team were deserved losers to their League One opponents.

Bolton 0-0 Wigan Athletic: Wigan will feel the better about this result, having rotated a number of their first choice for this trip to the Reebok. While the first half gave the impression this match had goals in it, the clubs go to the DW, having played to a scoreless draw.

Burnley 3-1 Burton Albion: The dream ends for the League Two side, Burnley taking out their frustrations with two goals from Chris Eagles. Martin Paterson added a late consolation to restore the two goal lead Calvin Zola'd cut in half.

Stevenage 1-2 Reading: Darius Charles's 72nd minute equalizer restored Stevenage's hopes, canceling out Mikele Leighterwood's 29th minute opener. But when Shane Long pulled Reading back in front in the 87th minute, the Royals were into the fifth round.

Sheffield Wednesday 4-1 Hereford United: Swapped goals within 15 minutes held-up until Joe Heath's sending-off broke the match open. Wednesday converted the ensuing penalty kick and was awarded another on their way to three 11-on-10 goals.

Torquay United 0-1 Crawley Town: A huge result for Crawley Town, the non-league club potentially earning another payday with their upset win at Torquay. Both teams ended on ten men, and when Torquay's Kevin Nicholson hit the woodwork late, Crawley were almost made to pay for missing two penalty kicks.

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Everton FC Vs. Chelsea FC: Holders Stay Alive, Force Replay With Late Salomon Kalou Goal

A lackluster performance from holders Chelsea FC needed a late goal from Salomon Kalou to force a replay, earning a 1-1 result at Goodison Park on Saturday. Louis Saha opening the scoring in the 62nd minute, converting a Diniyar Bilyaletdinov corner kick, but when another Everton corner led to a counter attack opportunity for the Blues, Everton was left with only a replay to show for their strong performance.

An even start saw neither side generate a clear chance through the first 20 minutes, Everton crosses from the left side sporadically breaking-up Chelsea's slight advantage in possession. With the Blues unable to translate any of their advances into questions of Tim Howard, the match's first opportunity came off the foot of Jack Rodwell, a right-footed shot from 12 yards hit directly to Petr Cech in near the half hour mark. Moments later Nicolas Anelka was put behind the defense, with a right-footed shot from 16 yards saved by a Tim Howard kick.

With that chance, Chelsea had come into the match, exhibiting control into half time. But with intermission came a break in the Blues' momentum. something the holders were never able to regain through full time.

Instead, it was Everton who dominated the second half, creating a number of chances (most notably, through Seamus Coleman) before Saha broke through in the 62nd minute. Beating John Terry on a run to the edge of the six yard box, Saha was picked out for a relatively easy finish, the Frenchman heading the ball down and to the left of Peter Cech, giving Everton the match's first goal.

When Chelsea failed to respond in the minutes that followed, Everton looked on course to advance, particularly when they pressured for a second goal just after the 70 minute mark. But after forcing another corner kick, Everton was caught out by a Chelsea counter, the play moving from left-center to right as is went up the pitch. By the time it reached the Everton area, Salomon Kalou was running onto a 16 yard shot, putting a ball through Sylvain Distin's leg to Tim Howard's far post, equalizing.

Perhaps it was a fortunate result, though others would be justified in calling the final fair. Chelsea's 1-1 result at Goodison earns the holders a replay.

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