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Campbell rescues 1-1 FA Cup draw for Sunderland

Updated: January 29, 2012, 10:27

Sunderland's Fraizer Campbell, second right, celebrates his goal with his teammates during their FA Cup fourth round soccer match against  Middlesbrough at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

SUNDERLAND, England(AP) Sunderland striker Fraizer Campbell scored on his first appearance since August 2010 to rescue a 1-1 draw against Middlesbrough in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday.

Second-tier Middlesbrough led against its local rival when Barry Robson capitalized on some weak defending to smash a 16th-minute volley across goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and in at the far post.

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill introduced Campbell at halftime as a substitute for Connor Wickham and the former Manchester United trainee stroked in a low shot 14 minutes later following a mistake by Robson.

Campbell had not played for the first team for 500 days because of knee injuries.

The teams will replay at Middlesbrough to decide which advances.

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