Norwich City 0–1 Luton Town (2013)

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Norwich City 0–1 Luton Town
Event 2012–13 FA Cup
Date 26 January 2013
Venue Carrow Road, Norwich
Referee Andre Marriner
Attendance 26,521

Norwich City vs Luton Town was an FA Cup Fourth Round tie, played on 26 January 2013 at Carrow Road, Norwich. Luton won the match 1–0.[1] This was the first time in the Premier League era that a top division side was beaten by a non-League team,[2] and the first time since Altrincham beat Birmingham City at St. Andrew's in 1986 that this feat was achieved at the home of the top-flight team.[3] The last team to beat a top division side from the Conference was Sutton United when they beat Coventry City in 1989.[1] Luton became one of the only nine non-League teams since World War II to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup.[4]

Route to the Match[edit]

Fourth Qualifying Round[edit]

First Round[edit]


Second Round[edit]

Third Round[edit]

Match summary[edit]

26 January 2013
Norwich City 0–1 Luton Town
Report Rendell Goal 80'
Carrow Road, Norwich
Attendance: 26,521
Referee: Andre Marriner (West Midlands)
Norwich City
Luton Town
GK 13 England Declan Rudd
DF 2 Scotland Russell Martin (c)
DF 18 Spain Javier Garrido
DF 20 England Leon Barnett
DF 24 England Ryan Bennett
MF 8 England Jonny Howson
MF 11 England Andrew Surman Substituted off 72'
MF 15 England David Fox
MF 17 England Elliott Bennett Substituted off 73'
FW 10 Canada Simeon Jackson
FW 37 England Harry Kane Substituted off 46'
GK 28 England Mark Bunn
DF 3 Scotland Steven Whittaker
DF 6 England Michael Turner
MF 12 Republic of Ireland Anthony Pilkington Substituted in 73'
MF 14 Republic of Ireland Wes Hoolahan Substituted in 72'
MF 27 Norway Alexander Tettey
FW 9 England Grant Holt Substituted in 46'
Republic of Ireland Chris Hughton
GK 1 England Mark Tyler
DF 2 England Lathaniel Rowe-Turner
DF 3 England Greg Taylor
DF 6 Hungary János Kovács
DF 25 England Ronnie Henry (c)
MF 11 Wales Jake Howells
MF 7 Wales Alex Lawless
MF 14 Guinea-Bissau Arnaud Mendy Substituted off 68'
MF 24 England Jonathan Smith
FW 9 England Jon Shaw Substituted off 74'
FW 27 England Andre Gray Substituted off 75'
GK 33 England Dean Brill
MF 15 England Adam Watkins
MF 17 England JJ O'Donnell Substituted in 68'
MF 19 England James Dance
MF 23 England Matt Robinson
FW 10 England Scott Rendell Substituted in 74'
FW 13 Wales Stuart Fleetwood Substituted in 75'
England Paul Buckle

Match Statistics[edit]

Norwich City Luton Town
Goals scored 0 1
Total shots 11 6
Shots on target 6 2
Ball possession 49% 51%
Corner kicks 4 2
Fouls committed 5 9
Yellow cards 0 0
Red cards 0 0


Reports on the Match[edit]



Luton Town

Norwich City


The Guardian

The Telegraph


  1. ^ a b c "Norwich 0 - 1 Luton". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "NORWICH 0 TOWN 1". Luton Town FC. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "FA Cup - Non-league Luton shock top-flight Norwich". Yahoo! and Eurosport. 26 January 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "FA Cup: Luton produce cup magic to knock out Premier League Norwich". Sky Sports. Retrieved 26 March 2013.