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QPR, Bolton avoid upsets in FA Cup replays

Updated: January 17, 2012, 16:57


Bolton's Tuncay, center, keeps the ball from Macclesfield's Carl Tremarco, right, and Tony Diagne during their English FA Cup Third Round replay soccer match at The Reebok Stadium, Bolton, England, Tuesday Jan. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON(AP) Danny Gabbidon rescued Queens Park Rangers with a second-half winner as the Premier League strugglers edged past third-tier MK Dons 1-0 in a third-round replay in the FA Cup on Tuesday.

The Wales defender headed home a corner from Shaun Wright-Phillips in the 73rd minute to earn QPR a fourth-round match at home to west London rival Chelsea.

Bolton also reached the last 32 of world football's oldest knockout competition via a replay after beating fourth-tier Macclesfield 2-0 thanks to first-half goals by Kevin Davies and Bulgaria winger Martin Petrov.

Bolton will play Swansea next in another all-Premier League match on Jan. 28.

Second-tier League Championship teams Leicester and Millwall also progressed from replays on Tuesday.

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