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Tuesday 7 January Updated Wednesday 18 February

On this day - 7 January

Classic match

Norwich City 1-2 West Ham United
FA Cup third round
7 January 2006

West Ham United began their run to the 2006 FA Cup final with a win over Championship side Norwich City at Carrow Road.

The top-flight Hammers took just six minutes to take the lead as Bobby Zamora teed up Hayden Mullins on the edge of the box to slam the ball past Robert Green in the Canaries goal.

Green was culpable for the visitors second when he failed to deal with Matthew Etherington's cross and spilled it to Zamora who nodded home from a couple of yards out.

Wins over Blackburn Rovers, Bolton Wanderers, Manchester City and Middleborough followed before Liverpool proved a step too far in the final as the Hammers lost on penalties.

Complete record - 7 January

1922 Swansea Town 0-0 West Ham United (FA Cup)
1928 Huddersfield Town 5-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1933 Notts County 2-0 West Ham United (Division Two)
1939 Queens Park Rangers 1-2 West Ham United (FA Cup)
1950 West Ham United 5-1 Ipswich Town (FA Cup)
1956 West Ham United 5-2 Preston North End (FA Cup)
1961 West Ham United 2-2 Stoke City (FA Cup)
1967 Liverpool 2-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1978 West Ham United 1-0 Watford (FA Cup)
1984 West Ham United 1-0 Wigan Athletic (FA Cup)
1995 Wycombe Wanderers 0-2 West Ham United (FA Cup)
2006 Norwich City 1-2 West Ham United (FA Cup)

Played 12, Won 7, Drawn 2, Lost 3, Scored 22, Conceded 16

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