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Kenny error hands Boro victory

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Sheffield United keeper Paddy Kenny´s FA Cup dream turned into a nightmare as an own goal ruined a heroic display in extra time at Middlesbrough.

Kenny repelled everything Boro could throw at him for 113 minutes until he palmed Mido´s deflected shot over the line as it came back off the post to give Boro a 1-0 victory.

The keeper had earlier made fine saves from Afonso Alves twice, Luke Young, Stewart Downing and Tuncay Sanli, while James Beattie could have won it for the Coca-Cola Championship side in the final minute of normal time but shot just wide.

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Stewart Downing
Football
Championship
Afonso Alves
Tuncay Sanli
Luke Young
James Beattie
Sheffield United
Middlesbrough
FA Cup

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