Rooney strikes for Derby to seal fifth-round clash against Manchester United

Wayne Rooney was on the score sheet as Derby beat Northampton 4-2 to book an FA Cup fifth-round tie against Manchester United, where Rooney spent 13 years and became the club’s all-time top scorer while winning five Premier League titles, the Champions League in 2008 and the FA Cup in 2016.

Goals from Andre Wisdom and Duane Holmes put Derby 2-0 ahead at half-time before Nicky Adams pulled one back.

Jack Marriott and Rooney from the spot extended the Rams’ advantage, but Northampton got another consolation courtesy of Sam Hoskins’ penalty.

Readinwon a thrilling penalty shoot-out over Cardiff following a 3-3 draw to book a fifth-round home tie with Premier League Sheffield United, while Birmingham also triumphed in a shoot-out, beating Coventry 4-1 after a 2-2 draw.

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