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Summary

  1. Coutinho completes Reds comeback
  2. Danns sent off at 1-0 to Bolton
  3. Gudjohnsen, 36, opened scoring
  4. Winners face Crystal Palace in round five

Live Reporting

By Tom Rostance

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    That's us done for the night then, we'll see you all at the weekend. Cheers.

  2. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Phil McNulty

    BBC Sport chief football writer

    "Neil Lennon, asked what he didn't like about referee Roger East's performance: "I thought he was rubbish." There you go...."

  3. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "By playing Emre Can in the back three, Steven Gerrard has the confidence to go forward as he knows that Can is confident on the ball."

  4. Post update

    There are 10 Premier League sides still in the FA Cup, with Bradford City of League One the lowest-ranked side still in.

    We are guaranteed at least one Championship side in the last eight as Derby face Reading.

    Yakubu to win it?

  5. Manager reaction

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Bolton boss Neil Lennon: "I'm not happy with the referee tonight at all. Neil Danns' first yellow card was not a booking and I'm not convinced that our penalty was a penalty either.

    "This is a step up in class and you have to concentrate for 96 minutes. They scored two good goals but they could have been avoided. We were foot perfect for nearly 180 minutes in defence but it wasn't quite enough.

    "The game's gone now but hopefully we can learn from that."

  6. Lennon's long list

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Derby, Fulham, Watford, Nottingham Forest, Middlesbrough, Brighton. Bolton's February list of fixtures is no easier.

    The Trotters are 13 points off the play-offs and seven points above the relegation zone.

  7. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge: Emre Can gets better every time I see him. Could be a big player in the future for us. Proper football brain too! Philippe Coutinho deserved that goal!

  8. Manager reaction

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers on BBC One: "It was always going to be a tough game. Neil Lennon's done a brilliant job at Bolton. Going 1-0 behind away from home put us on the back foot. I think you can see on the replay it was nowhere near a penalty. We must have hit the bar about five or six times but eventually the quality came through.

    "You have to keep your patience and keep the width in the game, especially against 10 men. It was a great pass by Emre Can for the first goal and a great finish, and a wonderful finish for the second goal [from Philippe Coutinho].

    "This is a competition we want to do well in and thankfully we're into the next round against Crystal Palace."

  9. Busy month for Brendan

    Everton, Spurs, Crystal Palace, Besiktas, Southampton, Besiktas.

    That's the rest of Liverpool's February schedule as they still fight on three fronts.

  10. Player reaction

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling talking on BBC Radio 5 live: "We had a few chances to score. When we kept hitting the woodwork I wondered if it was perhaps not our day, but we stuck in there and Philippe's winner was brilliant. He's just a magician."

  11. HIGHLIGHTS

    See all of the goals, best chances and red cards in the highlights tab at the top of the screen.

  12. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Kevin Chadwick: You have to start putting Philippe Coutinho in the same bracket as David Silva. Another magician with the ball.

    Tim Mann: Great cup tie from Liverpool and Bolton! Shows the FA Cup IS the greatest competition in the world, just keeps on giving!

    Shaun Howe: As a Liverpool fan I can tell you that we are going to win like this all the way through the tournament. Never a dull moment!

  13. The FA Cup fifth round

    Crystal Palace v Liverpool

    Arsenal v Middlesbrough

    Aston Villa v Leicester City

    West Brom v West Ham

    Bradford City v Sunderland

    Blackburn Rovers v Stoke City

    Derby County v Reading

    Preston North End v Manchester Utd

    Manchester United's trip to Preston North End and Aston Villa versus Leicester City are BBC One's two fifth-round television games.

    League One Preston will host Manchester United at Deepdale on Monday, 16 February.

    Leicester's trip to Villa Park is on Sunday, 15 February at 12:30 GMT.

  14. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Danny Murphy

    Former Liverpool midfielder on BBC One

    "The sending off of Neil Danns didn't help Bolton. Ultimately the quality of Liverpool shone through, but they rode their luck a bit."

  15. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Liverpool have reached the FA Cup fifth round in successive seasons for the first time since 1995 and 1996. Manchester United and Eric Cantona beat Liverpool in the final in 1996 - the cream suits year.

  16. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "It's been a super game. Brilliant to watch. Bolton scored from a very debatable penalty but after the sending off, Liverpool really turned it on. The game was end to end. Great cup tie."

  17. Player reaction

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling on BBC One: "We had a few chances to put the game away but we didn't take it. It was a great team effort to stick in the game and get the win in the end.

    "When we went 1-0 down and hit the post three times it didn't look like our day but we got there in the end. Philippe Coutinho has the magic to turn the game on its head and we saw that again."

  18. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    The Bolton fans cheer their fans off the pitch. The Championship side put in a right shift but that needless red card has cost them in the last few minutes. Would they have won with 11 men? We'll never know.

  19. FULL-TIME

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Liverpool will play Crystal Palace in the fifth round after a late, late show. Bolton were five minutes away from a famous win.

  20. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "It's been a great cup tie. It looked like it was going to extra time. There's been everything. Controversy, a red card and great goals."

  21. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Last minute, Liverpool have it deep in enemy territory...

  22. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Bolton have a free-kick... Liam Trotter has a header scrambled clear...

  23. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    So Liverpool will head to Crystal Palace, unless Bolton can find a rabbit in the hat now. Neil Danns's red card hasn't half cost his side.

  24. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "It's broken Bolton's heart, but what a brilliant goal by Philippe Coutinho. Both goals have been of the highest quality."

  25. Post update

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "A special strike from a special footballer. Andy Lonergan has been fantastic, but Philippe Coutinho loves to cut in and bend it in to that corner."

  26. GOAL

    Bolton 1-2 Liverpool - Philippe Coutinho

    And there it is! Bolton's resistance is broken again but it is a cracking goal. Philippe Coutinho has had a few shots from 25 yards tonight but he saves the very best for last, a dipping strike which kisses the crossbar and finds the net. Andy Lonergan looks to the heavens. Nothing you can do about those mate.

    Philippe Coutinho celebrates
  27. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Lars Nay: Can you are the man!

    Mike: Emre Can has just pulled off the scoop pass we all desperately tried to master on the school playground.

    Feargal Rooney: We are going to extra time, postpone the washing for another evening.

  28. INJURY TIME

    Bolton 1-1 Liverpool

    FIVE MINUTES added on. I'm sure the BBC One controller would quite like one side to score in them if that's OK.

  29. Post update

    Bolton 1-1 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Liverpool are totally dominating at the moment. Bolton are finding it really difficult to get out from the edge of their own box."

  30. Post update

    Bolton 1-1 Liverpool

    Liverpool have set up base camp on the edge of the Bolton box. Can the Championship side hang on for extra-time?

  31. Post update

    Bolton 1-1 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "Bolton were a little bit flat at the back. But the timing was perfect by Liverpool. An outstanding ball from Emre Can and a great finish by Raheem Sterling. A perfect team goal."

  32. Post update

    Bolton 1-1 Liverpool

    Neil Lennon is deflated on the bench. His side had put in a fine rearguard display since going down to 10 men but they had no answer to that goal.

  33. Post update

    Bolton 1-1 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "That goal has been coming. It was a brilliant pass over the top from Emre Can. Raheem Sterling ran off the back of Liam Trotter and the finish was brilliant - he didn't go for power, he went for precision."

  34. GOAL

    Bolton 1-1 Liverpool - Raheem Sterling

    Raheem Sterling
    Raheem Sterling

    Right on cue! Raheem Sterling digs Liverpool out of a hole with another excellent goal, and tips us towards the prospect of extra time. Emre Can has time to look up and loft a lovely ball over the top, Sterling watches it on to his left foot and steers a volley through the legs of Andy Lonergan. Cancel that birthday party for Steven Gerrard - for now anyway...

  35. Post update

    European football

    Spanish La Liga

    Liverpool could do with a goal, could they do with Iago Aspas? The forward is on loan at Sevilla from the Reds and he has just pulled one back for the Spanish side at Real Madrid, who lead 2-1 with about five minutes left.

  36. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Steven Gerrard is five minutes away from being able to book the hog roast, bouncy castle and clowns for his birthday party...

  37. Join the debate on the BBC MOTD Facebook page

    Joseph Rawsthorne: The problem is that football is a contact sport but the commentators talk like its basketball back in the 80's the tackles that go in and now it's going like a non contact sport.

    Roy Shelton: Yes the penalty was soft, but there are penalties like that every week in the Premiership where football is slowly becoming a non contact sport.

  38. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    What a save! Emre Can on his left peg, a great hit and Andy Lonergan tips it onto the face of the bar. The crossbar is still shaking.

  39. HIGHLIGHTS

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    A reminder that the red card and the goal from tonight's game can be watched at the top of the page. Click on highlights and enjoy yourself.

  40. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "Brilliant run from Sturridge. Pressure is mounting on Bolton, it's all Liverpool at the moment. Real drama."

  41. CLOSE!

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Jordan Henderson cuts across it and curls wide from 20 yards. Liverpool are laying on some serious pressure now as we enter the last 10 minutes. Bolton hanging on.

  42. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    A proper scramble. A stramash! Daniel Sturridge weaves across the 18-yard line with a lovely run, his shot is blocked, it pings around and falls for Raheem Sterling, and his low shot is also brilliantly blocked. David Wheater. The Wall.

  43. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Jack Thomas: We need a goal so Rodgers brings on Borini who has scored 2 goals in 23 appearances for Liverpool...nice one!

    Carl James: Go Bolton Wanderers, make your dreams come true!

    Tim Mann: Not Neil Lennon's biggest fan but he's arranged a very decent Bolton side. Looking like a team who could hold their own in the Premier League.

  44. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "When you go down to 10 men, you don't just have to do your own job, you have to do the job of two or three other players as well. There's no need for Liverpool to panic, particularly with the firepower they've got on the pitch."

  45. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Wasteful, wasteful from Steven Gerrard as he pings a Hollywood pass out of play. Of all people you would expect better from the skipper.

    Liverpool have 15 minutes or so left. Can they find a way back into this game or will the 10 men see it out?

  46. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    That is so unlucky! Jordan Henderson cracks in a drive from 25 yards which David Wheater gets a head to, but he can only head the ball against his own post and away!

  47. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Liverpool have dominated the possession and I think they will for the final 20 minutes. It's so important for Bolton that they keep filling the spaces in midfield."

  48. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Daniel Sturridge's first touch is a heavy one and the ball gets away from him but we could be on for a red siege now. Emre Can hits a deflected effort wide from 25 yards.

  49. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "I think it's a clever move from Neil Lennon - bringing on somebody to sit next to Josh Vela in midfield. Zach Clough can be proud of his night's work."

  50. SUBSTITUTION

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Zach Clough may have won this game for Bolton by winning that penalty but he's off now, as Liam Trotter comes on to lock up the midfield.

  51. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Mikey Bhoy: Now Neil Lennon needs to use all that big game experience gained at Celtic.

    Chris Ward: How delighted are Bolton that Zach Clough is producing this sort of performance this side of the transfer window closing?

  52. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "What an opportunity that was for Eidur Gudjohnsen. Liam Feeney put in a great early cross and he had a clear header on goal - he'll be devastated with that miss."

    Gudjohnsen
  53. CLOSE!

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    What a chance! That is the game right there! Matt Mills spreads it out wide, Liam Feeney has the quality to put in a fine cross which Eidur Gudjohnsen watches all the way. Pick your spot, pick your spot - and he fluffs a header into the turf. Easy save.

    Emile Heskey would have buried that.

  54. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "It's going to be a fantastic last 20 minutes. We spoke about the space in behind this Bolton back three - I think it's perfect for Daniel Sturridge."

  55. SUBSTITUTION

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    A substitution of real intent as Daniel Sturridge replaces Joe Allen, He receives warm applause from the home fans and adulation from the away end. Matt Mills is still up front for Bolton by the way.

  56. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Daniel Sturridge is now taking off his tracksuit top and will be with us shortly. Bolton are down to 10 but their crowd are in fine voice now.

  57. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "It was a ridiculous challenge by Neil Danns, he didn't need to make it. He now puts his team under immense pressure. He shouldn't be clapped off the pitch by the fans, it was a silly mistake, which could cost his team."

  58. CLOSE!

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Quality from Zach Clough! Bolton have a real talent on their hands here as the youngster skips away from one challenge and instantly eats up 45 yards of grass ahead of him. Emre Can is the last man and sends him inside, Clough's low shot skidding into the side-netting.

    Zach Clough
  59. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Alex Haworth: That was never a penalty. Poor refereeing really. I thought it was a clear dive.

    Vaughan McKee: This is an absolute joke how the Bolton players are allowed to knock Sterling around. I know how Chelsea fans feel about Hazard!

  60. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "The look on Neil Lennon's face tells a story. You can't dive in like that when you're on a yellow card. He left the referee no choice. That's a disaster for Bolton."

  61. RED CARD

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool - Neil Danns

    A pet hate of mine, a player is sent off and gets clapped off. He's left his team in the lurch as Neil Danns picks up a second yellow for a late and unnecessary challenge on Joe Allen. Stay on your feet!

    Bolton up against it now. Matt Mills may not be up front for much longer.

    Neil Danns is sent off
  62. SUBSTITUTION

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Lazar Markovic can't continue as Fabio Borini is on to play up front for Liverpool. Looks like Raheem Sterling will play on the right.

  63. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "It's still too early in the game for Bolton to sit back and defend the 1-0 lead. They need to keep pressing forward."

  64. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Lazar Markovic is back on but looks shaken. Fabio Borini is the striker warming up. I didn't call that one.

  65. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty at Macron Stadium

    "Bolton's fans are buoyant with expectancy now. Unwise from Martin Skrtel and Eidur Gudjohnson calmess itself from the spot. How long until Brendan Rodgers introduces Daniel Sturridge?"

  66. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic is down and needs some treatment. Liverpool take the chance to regroup. Daniel Sturridge must be coming on now?

  67. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "Martin Skrtel didn't seem to make much contact but it's the fact that he lunged at Zach Clough, which has made up the referee's mind."

  68. Post update

    European football

    German Bundesliga

    Augsburg score

    All over in Dortmund and Jurgen Klopp's troubled side lose again, slumping to a 1-0 home defeat at the hands of 10-man Augsburg.

    The result means Borussia Dortmund remain rooted to the bottom of the table with 16 points, two from safety.

  69. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Bolton on for another upset then. Liverpool had had all of the ball in the second half but one piece of trickery from Zach Clough and the hosts are in business.

  70. Post update

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "As the ball dropped to him, Zach Clough just dropped his shoulder and feinted to shoot, and there was the slightest of touches from Martin Skrtel. It was a brilliant penalty - so cool from Eidur Gudjohnsen."

    Eidur Gudjohnsen celebrates
  71. GOAL

    Bolton 1-0 Liverpool - Eidur Gudjohnsen (Pen)

    Cool as you like. The calmest man in the house. Eidur Gudjohnsen smashed a penalty into the top corner against Leeds a few weeks back, but this time he just waits for Simon Mignolet to dive and passes it in, Yakubu style.

    Eidur Gudjohnsen scores a penalty
  72. PENALTY to Bolton

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    That's what Zach Clough can do! Quick feet takes him around the cumbersome tackle from Martin Skrtel and that's a penalty. Was there much contact? No...

  73. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Steven Gerrard has just gone a little bit further up into the position that Adam Lallana was in. That's a clever move by Brendan Rodgers because Steven Gerrard has got the quality to play those little balls through."

  74. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool win a corner, Liverpool waste a corner. Rickie Lambert and Daniel Sturridge on the bench. We may need one of them...

  75. SUBSTITUTION

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Jordan Henderson replaces Adam Lallana - is that an attacking move? David Wheater then sees yellow for clattering Raheem Sterling, who has been in the wars tonight.

    Bolton can't get out at the moment.

  76. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "It was a great counter-attack. It was a wonderful challenge from Dorian Dervite - he had to get it right. You don't see many defenders catching Raheem Sterling."

  77. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "The longer the game goes on, the more likely it looks like it will be a moment of magic that wins the game. As a former Bolton player, it's made for Sturridge."

  78. GREAT SAVE!

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    You're in! Philippe Coutinho sends Raheem Sterling in with a cracking pass, Sterling just hesitates momentarily and Dorian Dervite makes a wonderful recovery challenge. Top class. Sterling then picks up the ball and curls one for the top corner, which Andy Lonergan saves at full stretch.

    Can Liverpool find a way through?

    Raheem Sterling
  79. Ivory Coast reach final

    Africa Cup of Nations

    Ivory Coast players celebrate

    Bad news for Manchester City fans, Ivory Coast are into the Africa Cup of Nations final after beating DR Congo 3-1, their attacking strength ultimately proving too much.

    They will play either Ghana or Equatorial Guinea - who play their semi-final tomorrow - in Sunday's final.

  80. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Roberto Martinez

    It's the Merseyside derby this weekend and Everton manager Roberto Martinez is in the stands tonight making some notes. Alberto Moreno almost skips into the box but the ball gets away from him. Raheem Sterling has another knock but seems to be OK. Daniel Sturridge could well be needed.

  81. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Liverpool won't want to give away free-kicks in areas where Bolton can just get the ball into the box for the big men."

  82. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Steven Gerrard with his most important touch so far, an excellent clearing header from inside the six-yard box as Eidur Gudjohnsen closed in on a header. Bolton's diagonals still causing trouble.

  83. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Penalties. There, we were all thinking it. I've said it.

  84. KICK-OFF

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Back under way.

  85. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    The players are back out at the Macron. Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho look freezing! Ice station.

  86. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Former Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba on BBC One: "Zach Clough has been the best player on the pitch. He plays on the half-turn, is very direct and for his age is outstanding.

    "Neil Lennon will be telling Bolton that they have played very well, all that is missing is putting the ball in the back of the net. I wish I was still playing but it's great to be here."

  87. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool had a shade under 60% of the possession in that first half but couldn't find a way through. Raheem Sterling's drive against the post was the best moment.

    You can see that chance at the top of the page. Just click on the 'highlights' tab.

  88. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    I don't think Crystal Palace will be too concerned about facing either of these two sides at the moment. Can we raise it?!

  89. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    James Boffey: Big fan of Lazar Markovic but he doesn't half remind me of Forrest Gump with his runs.

  90. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Rohan Banerjee: Emile Heskey is a surprisingly snappy dresser. I half imagined he would wear a onesie.

    Sean: Liverpool missing Lucas Leiva in defensive midfield. Bolton are going through.

  91. Post update

    European football

    Spanish La Liga

    Half-time in Spain where Real Madrid are seemingly on course for victory against Sevilla. After James Rodriguez's header, Real added a second when Jese Rodriguez struck. Jese had only been on the pitch barely 10 minutes because of an injury to James.

    For stats lovers out there, the goals mean Real are the only team in any of the main European leagues to score in every game this season - 21 and counting.

  92. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane at Macron Stadium

    "Excellent game of football at the moment. Both sides have been one or two touches away from a goal. Zach Clough and Josh Vela are refreshing for Bolton."

  93. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Danny Murphy

    Former Liverpool midfielder on BBC One

    "Liverpool have looked really dangerous and carried on their good form of late. Philippe Coutinho has been superb. The only thing that's been missing has been the finishing."

  94. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty at Macron Stadium

    "Liverpool created the better chances in that first half but the applause from Bolton's fans as they leave the field reflects the fact they still feel they are in with a real chance in this FA Cup fourth round replay."

  95. Join the debate on the BBC MOTD Facebook page

    Ghengiz Mo Khan: Steven Gerrard is a legend and brilliant player in his day. But now Liverpool are trying to play fast football and Gerrard is just slowing the game down. He shouldn't be playing now.

    Jay Vidic: 700 games and no Premier League title - tragic!

  96. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Philippe Coutinho is so good at that - cutting in from the left hand side onto his right foot, dropping his shoulder, committing defenders. He's such an important player for Liverpool."

  97. HALF-TIME

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    That's 135 minutes of FA Cup play between these sides, no goals.

    Could we be going to penalties?

  98. CLOSE!

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Philippe Coutinho shifts the ball onto his right foot and skims a curling effort just past the post. Great hit from the Liverpool number 10.

  99. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Simon Mignolet looks a different keeper to the one we saw before Christmas, who looked so edgy. He was taken out of the firing line and he's come back full of confidence."

  100. Ivory Coast in control

    Africa Cup of Nations

    Ivory Coast are Ivory Coasting into the Africa Cup of Nations final as they lead DR Congo 3-1 with less than 20 minutes remaining. After Yaya Toure's stunner was cancelled out by a Dieumerci Mokani penalty, Ivory Coast took control as Gervinho sidefooted home before Wilfried Kanon poked in a rebound.

    Follow the closing stages via our separate live text commentary.

    Yaya Toure celebrating
  101. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Simon Mignolet again has to be alert to come off his line and punch a cross away, the Liverpool keeper looks back to his best.

  102. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Bolton are playing a high line and they are playing a dangerous game. Raheem Sterling is in over the top but he's called back for an incorrect offside flag. Liverpool then have further reason for complaint when Dorian Dervite trips Sterling but nothing is given.

  103. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Zach Clough has had to do so much defensive work picking up Steven Gerrard and Joe Allen that when the ball has come to him he's been really disappointing on it."

  104. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Eidur Gudjohnsen rolls back the years with a classy turn in the centre circle to lose two men but his team-mates lose the ball. Can Bolton score tonight? I'm not convinced.

    Eidur Gudjohnsen
  105. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "Brilliant turn and ball from Philippe Coutinho with the outside of his boot. He is really playing well. He spins away from the Bolton challenges so easily. The only way they can stop him is by fouling him."

    Philippe Coutinho
  106. Post update

    European football

    German Bundesliga

    Borussia Dortmund

    Borussia Dortmund are in action tonight and it is not good news for the struggling German side. As this despondent tweet from the club's official Twitter account tells you, they are losing 1-0 at home to Augsburg. However the visitors have just gone down to 10 men.

  107. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Matt Mills has been really lively up front. Every time the ball has come up to him he's caused problems for Martin Skrtel."

  108. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Decent try from the stand-in forward Matt Mills as he thumps a shot down the throat of Simon Mignolet from 20 yards. Good connection but too close to the keeper.

    Bolton are eight minutes away from half-time.

  109. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Brilliant defending from David Wheater. He just stayed on his feet, he didn't dive in or commit himself. Philippe Coutinho had done everything right, danced past three players, but Raheem Sterling had a free shot if he'd squared it."

  110. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Patrick Zagar: I think Phil Coutinho successfully dribbles past about 8,564 people a game with ease.

    Mary Clarke: I want another FA Cup upset tonight. Come on Bolton!

    LFC Way: There's a real confidence about Simon Mignolet now! Pleasing to see.

  111. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty at Macron Stadium

    "Bolton manager Neil Lennon will be reasonably satisfied with the opening half-hour - although Raheem Sterling came so close with that shot against the post. The Championship side look like they might get some joy against Liverpool in the air at set pieces but Liverpool have also got such pace on the break that Bolton simply cannot over-commit."

  112. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Daniel Sturridge gets a warm reception from both fans as he warms up, the natives recall his fine loan spell here a few years back.

    David Wheater then continues his fine start with a Bobby Moore-esque challenge to cut Philippe Coutinho's mazy run off.

  113. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "They worked it really well from the left-hand side. It was such an intelligent turn from Adam Lallana and Dorian Dervite just stood too far off Raheem Sterling. The keeper was beaten."

  114. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Lovely play! Raheem Sterling gets the ball to feet inside the area, Bolton defender Dorian Dervite stands off, too far as it turns out. There doesn't appear to be too much danger but Sterling bends a shot around Dervite, with no backlift, and the ball cannons off the outside of the post.

    Very unlucky.

  115. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "Emre Can is so comfortable on the ball. He sets up most of Liverpool's attacks these days. I don't think he will continue in the back three as he's not a great defender. I think he certainly has the potential to be a long term replacement for Steven Gerrard."

  116. PENALTY APPEAL

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    David Wheater and Albert Moreno

    Liverpool wing-back Alberto Moreno powers into the area, David Wheater is done for pace again and tries not to make a challenge. Moreno goes down but that is tame and he is waved to his feet.

    Pretty open game still - Neil Danns is booked for Bolton for treading on Joe Allen's feet.

  117. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "That is a centre-half's shot."

  118. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    One of the worst shots you will ever see! Dorian Dervite - a centre-back by trade - winds up for a first-time thumper from all of 30 yards, there is a collective 'Don't do it!' in the stands but he takes it on anyway and the Bolton defender drags it, out for a throw on the far side.

    It was such a bad strike it nearly turned into a good crossfield pass.

  119. Vote result

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    We asked you earlier who you thought would win today's game. Perhaps unsurprisingly 69% of you went for Liverpool with the other 31% fancying a shock.

  120. Text us on 81111

    Andy in Manchester: Philippe Coutinho is as good as anyone in the Premier League on current form. Just needs to add goals to become the finished article.

    Ludo in Oxford: I would be amazed, even against Bolton, if Joe Allen can do anything useful. We will miss Lucas tonight.

  121. Post update

    European football

    Spanish La Liga

    James Rodriguez

    Midway through the first half of this evening's La Liga game between Real Madrid and Sevilla and the hosts have the lead, James Rodriguez heading in from the middle of the area.

    Real are well on top, although Iker Casillas did have to make a key save inside the second minute to keep out the visitors and they lost defender Sergio Ramos to an early injury.

  122. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    David Wheater is winning everything in the air, and the Bolton defender's flick-on almost finds Eidur Gudjohnsen in the box, Good sweeping up by Simon Mignolet though. Liverpool pegged back at the moment.

  123. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "The counter-attack is on for both teams because they're committing so many men forward. Bolton have just settled down into the game after a frantic start. They will get opportunities tonight, particularly from set pieces."

  124. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Bolton are unbeaten at home under Neil Lennon and are looking sharp now. Zach Clough is starting to find space in the the hole, and Eidur Gudjohnsen is getting on the ball more.

  125. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "Liverpool haven't been convincing this season from set pieces. Bolton threw all their big men forward and it was a good opportunity for David Wheater."

  126. GREAT SAVE!

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Excellent run from Neil Danns and Bolton have a free-kick in a dangerous spot on the edge of the box. It's wide - can they find a good delivery?

    It is a good ball in, and David Wheater wins the header at the front post and Simon Mignolet has to be sharp to make the stop. Bolton having a good spell.

    Coutinho and Danns chellenging
  127. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "It was a similar chance [16 mins] to one Eidur Gudjohnsen had at Anfield. For someone of his quality, he should be hitting the target. I think every time Bolton get the ball in wide areas they've got to get it in the box and put pressure on the Liverpool back three."

  128. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty at Macron Stadium

    "Bolton trying to pressurise Liverpool into mistakes but the Premier League side have carved out space and a couple of decent opportunities, with veteran keeper Andy Lonergan twice saving well from Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling. Plenty of encouragement for Neil Lennon's side from the home fans but not too much to trouble Liverpool's defence so far."

  129. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Steven Gerrard's boots

    Steven Gerrard's new boots to mark his 700th game for the Reds. I'm assured he doesn't actually have a new pair for every single game - that would be a nightmare wouldn't it? They never fit too well fresh out of the box.

  130. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Jon Pace: A defender going up front to do a 'job' just strikes me as pub team!

    Andy Marshall: Anyone else hope that Gerrard scores and gets us through? Would be a brilliant 700th game for him!

    Matt Shannon: Looks like the Bolton defence are wanting to swap shirts with Sterling already.

  131. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Eidur Gudjohnsen is making me look silly. I said that if you gave him time and space he's still got it, but he has both and shanks a left-footed strike miles over the bar.

    That is a very presentable chance for Bolton.

  132. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "It was good hands in the end from Andy Lonergan. It was a devastating counter-attack again from Liverpool, led by Lazar Markovic, Raheem Sterling just got in behind David Wheater and really unbalanced him."

  133. GREAT SAVE!

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Chance! Great counter from Liverpool frees Raheem Sterling to run at David Wheater, which ends in predictable circumstance. Sterling glides past the centre-back and get a shot off but Andy Lonergan keeps it out, gathering the loose change too from in front of a red shirt.

    Raheem Sterling
  134. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    If Zach Clough can't last the pace, I've got no chance. Liverpool are growing with stature by the minute and Philippe Coutinho is the latest to have a dig from 20 yards, scuffing one wide. Neil Lennon is engaging fourth official Stuart Attwell in a lengthy chat.

    Zach Clough
  135. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane

    "Zach Clough is looking impressive. He has started with high energy but as he is young, I don't know if he'll be able to keep it up."

  136. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    The first sighting of Bolton starlet Zach Clough is a promising one, winning the ball from Joe Allen and then driving at the heart of the Liverpool side, only for Steven Gerrard to muscle him off it. Clough needs to bulk out but the stadium is already coming alive every time he gets the ball.

  137. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane at the Macron Stadium

    "Bolton have to be careful about Philippe Coutinho cutting in from the left, as if he's allowed to shoot, he can cause problems. They need to watch out for Liverpool hitting them on the break."

  138. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Raheem Sterling rolls his ankle but after a few moments of treatment he appears to be OK. Liverpool - and England - need him to stay fit all season.

  139. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "I thought Raheem Sterling started the season poorly. But there's been a change in the last month in the speed that Liverpool have played at and I think it's coincided with Sterling playing more centrally. It suits him a lot better and everything seems to come through him."

  140. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Apparently if the Premier League had started on Boxing Day Liverpool would be top. But it didn't, so they aren't.

    But they are now beginning to play very nice football, Adam Lallana and Raheem Sterling involved in teeing up Steven Gerrard, but his side-footer from 20 yards is tame.

    Steven Gerrard
  141. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Adam Lallana floats into space on the left of the box and his cross is excellent - but there's nobody in there to tap it home. A cracking delivery.

  142. Text us on 81111

    Mick Champness: Anyone fancy an upset tonight? 2-1 Bolton.

  143. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "I think it's important for the back line of Bolton, with Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana playing in those little pockets, that they don't drop too deep and allow them to create space in there."

  144. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    The large travelling support sing the Steven Gerrard song which references his size and supposed prowess in a fight, but it's all Bolton so far. Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho goes in for a header and as usual, nobody could guess where the ball will end up. Play along at home, you'll never be close. He must have a head shaped like Kryten off Red Dwarf.

  145. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Matt Mills is up front, with Eidur Gudjohnsen and Zach Clough both dropping off behind him for Bolton. Second ball!

  146. Post update

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United defender on BBC One

    "It's a wonderful achievement for Steven Gerrard. I don't think many players will get to 700 appearances for one club going forward in the modern era. I think he's such a massive influence for the football club and I'm amazed he's been allowed to leave."

  147. KICK-OFF

    Bolton 0-0 Liverpool

    Game on in a very flat sounding Macron Stadium.

  148. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Steven Gerrard scored the crucial goals the last time Liverpool won the FA Cup in 2006. Can he do it again?

  149. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Matt Mills up front could be a genius move from Bolton. It could also be a disaster. Only time will tell.

  150. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty at Macron Stadium

    "Nothing even close to a full house here at Bolton for this FA Cup fourth round replay with Liverpool - but those inside the Macron Stadium have just been treated to a good blast from some local bagpipers. Bolton boss Neil Lennon will be familiar with that skirl following his days at Celtic."

  151. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Here we go then, the teams are in the tunnels in Bolton. They have two - in many ways it's England's answer to the Bernabeu.

  152. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Danny Murphy

    Former Liverpool midfielder on BBC One

    "Success and longevity at one club isn't common these days. Steven Gerrard has been everything good about Liverpool these last few years and he's been pivotal at their trophy-winning moments. He'll sense an opportunity now Chelsea and Manchester City are out of the Cup."

  153. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    In exchange for that advert for John McGinlay's pub in Bolton, he agreed that every fan who shows him this live text commentary on their phone can have a free drink.

    *That may not be true...

  154. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Danny Murphy

    Former Liverpool midfielder on BBC One

    "Liverpool's turnaround has been huge and Brendan Rodgers deserves great credit. Defensively they're not conceding, they're creating more now, and Daniel Sturridge coming back can give them that boost to go on and finish in the top four. I think tonight is a real opportunity for them."

  155. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    I went to see Bolton a few weeks ago and while Eidur Gudjohnsen has now lost his pace, if he is given time and space he can still pick a pass. You never lose it, so I'm told...

  156. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Bolton striker Emile Heskey, in the BBC One studio: "Neil Lennon's done fantastic. He's instilled a bit of confidence in the lads and some of them are playing out of their skin. I know for a fact he'll have a real go at Liverpool tonight."

  157. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    A great VT of some of Emile Heskey's best goals at Liverpool there. It's quite worrying that his Bolton team-mate Zach Clough is probably too young to even remember when Emile could power down the wing.

    Clough was born in March 1995.

  158. LIVE NOW

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    BBC One coverage of Bolton v Liverpool is just about to start, you can also watch at the top of the page. Just press play.

    Emile Heskey is wearing a lovely three-piece.

  159. Welcome back Fabrice

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Fabrice Muamba

    BBC One pundit Fabrice Muamba will make an emotional return to the FA Cup this evening three years after he nearly lost his life playing in the tournament.

    Muamba was playing for Bolton against Tottenham in a quarter-final in March 2012 when he collapsed suddenly and went into cardiac arrest. Despite his heart being stopped for 78 minutes, the midfielder's life was by quick-thinking medical personnel and he went on to make a full recovery.

    Sadly however, Muamba was forced to retire from football. Since then, he has studied for a journalism degree,appeared on Strictly Come Dancing, and even had a UK number-one single.

  160. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Alex Haworth: Wayne Rooney scoring in a 2-0 win that ended Arsenal's 49 match unbeaten league run on his 19th and my 15th birthday.

    Mikkel Schnack: As a Liverpool fan, watching Liverpool come back from 3-0 down at half time to win the Champions League, my 33rd birthday was one to remember!

  161. Post update

    Toure thumper!

    Yaya Toure has just smashed in a brilliant strike to put Ivory Coast 1-0 up over DR Congo in the Afcon semi-final.

    You can follow live text commentary here.

    There's already been another goal...

  162. FA Cup history

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Liverpool

    Steven Gerrard

    Won the FA Cup seven times and lost seven more finals. Only Tottenham, Manchester United and Arsenal have won more.

    Liverpool's last win came in 2006 - Steven Gerrard howitzer at Cardiff - while they lost the 2012 final to Chelsea.

  163. FA Cup history

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Bolton Wanderers

    Bolton at Wembley

    Won the FA Cup on four occasions, losing three more finals. They beat West Ham 2-0 in 1923 - the first final at Wembley, AKA 'The White Horse final' - Manchester City 1-0 in 1926, Portsmouth 2-0 in 1929 and Manchester United 2-0 in 1958. They're due one.

    In recent times they reached the semi-final under Big Sam in 2000, and were hammered 5-0 by Stoke in the 2011 semis.

    Just look at that crowd in 1923. An estimated 300,000 were inside Wembley. Amazing.

    That's roughly the entire population of modern-day Nottingham. In one stadium...

  164. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    BBC Radio 5 live's Kevin Kilbane at the Macron Stadium

    "Ever since the Swansea game in December when Liverpool won 4-1, we've seen Liverpool comfortable without possession and they've built up momentum from then. Lucas has been pivotal in their recent resurgence though, so it will be interesting to see how they get on without him."

    Liverpool start with Joe Allen and Steven Gerrard in midfield tonight.

  165. "He might get one noooowwww....!"

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Everton
    Image caption: "You have to say that's magnificent."

    Bolton's goalless trip to Anfield 10 days ago may not have been the most exciting game ever, but hold on to your hats tonight.

    The last time Liverpool drew 0-0 in the FA Cup was against Everton in 1991. And the replay was this absolute pearler of a 4-4 draw at Goodison. Watch, listen and savour.

    Barry Davies. Commentary's zenith.

  166. Now then young man

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Zach Clough

    Emile Heskey is injured, Adam Le Fondre is cup tied, so it's all about young Zach Clough for Bolton now.

    Zach who? Well he's 19 and has scored three goals in two professional games in his career, with all three being pretty special.

    A slaloming run through the Wigan defence, and a cracking free-kick and a twinkle-toed individual finish against Wolves at the weekend.

    He could make a real name for himself tonight. Get at Mamadou Sakho!

  167. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Bolton manager Neil Lennon: "It's nice to have the big names back again and under the lights it's always a special occasion.

    "We're playing Matt Mills up front. With Emile [Heskey] sitting in that warm [BBC One] studio, Max Clayton injured and Adam Le Fondre cup-tied, we're a little bit short and we need a bit of physicality up there. I remember Matt Elliott doing it for Leicester - Matt is Matt Mills's father-in-law so there's a bit of a connection there. We're hoping the ball will stick up there with him up front.

    "Bradford [beating Chelsea] was an amazing result and we wanted to be part of that and thankfully we're still in the competition.

    "I don't want to build Zach Clough up too much but we think he's a very talented young player and I've no hesitation playing him tonight."

  168. 'Sturridge is not ready'

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: "We expect a tough game but it's a competition we want to do well in.

    "Steven Gerrard had a precautionary rest at the weekend, he felt his hamstring but he is very important to us.

    "Daniel Sturridge is not ready to start yet. It's very early on in his comeback and we've just got to manage that integration back into the team. He is very determined to make up for missing five months of the season but he's also realistic."

  169. Team News

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Bolton manager Neil Lennon says he is playing defender Matt Mills up front. There are three changes from the side which drew 2-2 with Wolves. Eidur Gudjohnsen is back in.

    Bolton XI: Lonergan; Wheater, Dervite, Ream, Moxey; Vela, Danns, Feeney; Gudjohnsen; Mills, Clough

  170. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Jamie Carragher: Myself & Ian Callaghan would like to welcome Steven Gerrard into the 700 club!

  171. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Love this - Bolton are playing centre-half Matt Mills up front!

    Paul Warhurst eat your heart out.

  172. 50 years of hurt

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Believe it or not, it's 50 years since Liverpool beat Bolton in the FA Cup.

    Liverpool fans

    The good news for omen lovers is that following a 1-0 win at a pre-Asda Burnden Park in 1965, Liverpool went on to win the Cup, beating Leeds in the final.

    Great photo that. Not sure if you can read it but the Evening Standard's headline isn't up to much.

  173. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Liverpool FC: The jersey Steven Gerrard will wear tonight on his 700th appearance.

    The jersey Steven Gerrard will wear tonight on his 700th appearance
  174. Who's next?

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    It's a trip to Selhurst Park for the winners of tonight's game. Here's a reminder of the FA Cup fifth-round draw.

    Crystal Palace v Liverpool or Bolton Wanderers

    Arsenal v Middlesbrough

    Aston Villa v Leicester City

    West Brom v West Ham

    Bradford City v Sunderland

    Blackburn Rovers v Stoke City

    Derby County v Reading

    Preston North End v Manchester Utd

  175. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    I'm not intentionally keeping you in the dark over Bolton's team by the way - we just haven't had it in yet.

  176. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty at Macron Stadium

    "Daniel Sturridge, Rickie Lambert and Fabio Borini are ahead of Mario Balotelli on Liverpool's bench - the more it goes on the more you wonder what possessed them to buy him in the first place."

  177. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Sulaimon Adelekan: I scored a hat-trick on my 20th birthday as a 70th-minute substitute.

    Sam Harris: Just before my birthday in 2008 I played at Wembley & then watched the Charity Shield. Great weekend!

    What's your best/worst birthday story?

  178. Post update

    Sakho KO

    A bit of news from across the FA Cup as a whole this afternoon: West Ham have been fined £71,000 by Fifa for breaching rules over striker Diafra Sakho but no action has been taken over their place in the FA Cup.

    Striker Sakho withdrew from Senegal's Africa Cup of Nations squad with a back injury but scored 18 days later in West Ham's Cup 1-0 win at Bristol City.

    Bristol City say they are disappointed by the penalty and are "considering their options". Fifa has reprimanded both West Ham and the 25-year-old forward.

    Football's governing body says a player cannot appear for his team when he should be on international duty.

    But the Hammers, who got £90,000 from the FA prize fund for winning their fourth-round tie, have escaped potential expulsion from the FA Cup and will travel to West Brom in round five on Saturday 14 February.

  179. Who's on the sofa?

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Emile Heskey

    It's a star-studded line-up on BBC One this evening. Bolton's loss is punditry's gain as injured striker Emile Heskey has been tempted into the studio to provide expert analysis, alongside former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy and ex-Bolton star Fabrice Muamba.

    Steve Bower and Phil Neville will be on commentary duty for TV, while Alan Green and Kevin Kilbane will do the honours for Radio 5 live.

  180. Africa Cup of Nations semis

    DR Congo v Ivory Coast (19:00 GMT)

    Ivory Coast squad
    Image caption: The mighty Ivory Coast are odds-on favourites to beat DR Congo

    There is a touch of 'Bolton v Liverpool' in the first of the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals - as DR Congo take on powerhouse Ivory Coast.

    Odds-on favourites Ivory Coast - aka The Elephants - have a squad that includes Manchester City pair Yaya Toure and Wilfried Bony, Newcastle's Cheick Tiote and Roma's Gervinho. Oh, and Liverpool's Kolo Toure.

    But they face a DR Congo side - aka The Leopards - that came back from 2-0 down to beat neighbours Congo 4-2 in the quarters. And they have Crystal Palace livewire Yannick Bolasie the perfect 'David' to down Goliath.

    Anything can happen. The live text is running and kick off is at 19:00 GMT.

  181. Don't fade away

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    "It's better to burn out than fade away."

    Neil Young

    A motto shared by both Neil Young and Kurt Cobain, and now seemingly by Dean Holdsworth too.

    What do you reckon Liverpool fans? Rest is best for Daniel Sturridge? Or should Brendan Rodgers have chucked him in?

  182. 'Liverpool needed Sturridge'

    Former Bolton forward Dean Holdsworth speaking before the teams were called out: "Liverpool are a fantastic football club and with Daniel Sturridge in the side they are even stronger and I'm sure Bolton will have done their preparation with or without him in the team.

    "When we see the line-ups I'm sure the Liverpool fans will want to see him from the start and if he burns out, he burns out. He is a goal threat and they do need that."

  183. The Lennon effect

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    You can't move for Lennon mentions on Merseyside at the moment.

    John Lennon

    As Aaron Lennon moves to the home city of John, it's Bolton boss Neil who comes under the spotlight this evening.

    Wanderers are unbeaten at home since former Celtic boss Lennon took charge in October, and the man who won two Wembley finals with Leicester is hoping to send the Championship side closer to another grand day out...

    Neil Lennon
  184. Post update

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty at Macron Stadium

    "Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will recognise the threat posed by Bolton Wanderers after they earned a goalless draw in the FA Cup fourth round at Anfield - but he will feel this competition represents a realistic chance of silverware after Chelsea and Manchester City fell by the wayside.

    "Bolton boss Neil Lennon, meanwhile, has got what it takes to engineer the big result as he proved when Celtic beat Barcelona in the Champions League in November 2012. A win here against Liverpool in the replay at the Macron Stadium will enhance his managerial reputation in England after his successes north of the border."

  185. Team News

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Liverpool

    Steven Gerrard starts for Liverpool in one of two changes, but Daniel Sturridge is kept on the bench. Don't rush him back.

    Liverpool XI: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Sakho, Allen, Gerrard, Moreno, Markovic, Lallana, Coutinho, Sterling

  186. Sturridge to start?

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Daniel Sturridge

    Bolton have plenty of injury worries for tonight's game, but Liverpool have the opposite as they ponder whether to hand striker Daniel Sturridge a start.

    The 25-year-old came off the bench to score against West Ham last weekend but hasn't started a game for the Reds since 31 August.

    Is tonight the game to bring him back in?

    Sturridge had a successful loan spell at Bolton in 2011, scoring eight Premier League goals in 11 starts.

  187. Join the debate at #bbcfacup

    Birthday bonus?

    Steven Gerrard turns 35 on the day of this season's FA Cup final, and as he leaves English football at the end of the season he hopes to bow out in style. Not if Bolton have their way, of course.

    Penguin
    Image caption: Who's this guy? Just Britain's second-oldest penguin

    But what is the most memorable birthday you've ever had? What event or present did you enjoy that you'll never forget? Would any of them top an FA Cup win?

    Alternatively, imagine losing the FA Cup final, in your final game for Liverpool, on your birthday. The big 40 couldn't come fast enough. So any tales of birthday woe would also be appreciated.

    Let me know. You can get in touch at #bbcfacup, pop on to the BBC Sport Facebook page or BBC Sport's Google+ area.

    You can also text us on 81111 in the UK only - don't forget to say who you are and where you are texting from.

  188. 700 club?

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    Steven Gerrard

    Steven Gerrard will make his 700th appearance for Liverpool if he is selected tonight.

    You may have heard that he celebrates his 35th birthday on the day of the final, 30 May. Will he be celebrating at Wembley or in Whiston?

    We will have team news shortly.

  189. Post update

    Gary Lineker is in place at a freezing Macron Stadium - they've rebadged the Reebok you fools - and we are all set for more FA Cup thrills. How big an upset would it be if Liverpool were knocked out tonight?

  190. Watch or listen live

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    The FA Cup

    Live on the BBC

    OK, so maybe I can't guarantee a great game, but we can all remain hopeful.

    And there are plenty of options available to those of you for whom our live text commentary isn't quite evocative enough.

    You can watch the match on television on BBC One, with coverage getting under way with Gary Lineker et al at 19:30 GMT. You can also watch in this page.

    Or if radio's more your bag, keep across events at the Macron Stadium on Radio 5 live, where you'll find full commentary on the match, plus plenty of post-game reaction. Build-up begins at 19:00 GMT.

  191. Set up for the sequel

    Bolton v Liverpool (19:45 GMT)

    The Dark Knight

    "Some men just want to watch the world burn."

    Al Pacino

    "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer."

    Terminator

    "Hasta la vista, baby."

    It's not often that a sequel beats the first instalment - but I guarantee that Bolton v Liverpool II will trump the first game.

    That was a rather drab 0-0 at Anfield. Tonight we surely get the fireworks?