The FA Cup third-round is a real red-letter day for football fans.

Here’s how Huddersfield Town have fared the last five seasons they have been involved:

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FA Cup 3rd Round - Huddersfield Town (0) v Reading (1) - Hal Robson-Kanu and Mark Hudson. SPORT FOOTBALL ACTION ENGLAND JANUARY 2015

Chris Powell suffered a disappointing defeat in his first cup-tie as Huddersfield Town manager.

And to make matters worse, midfielder Jonathan Hogg was sent off for two bookable offences.

James Vaughan spurned a decent first-half chance, heading over from a Jack Robinson cross.

And Town paid the price when Nick Blackman netted on 69 minutes in front of a 7,980 crowd.

His shot from Hal Robson-Kanu’s pass was the only effort on target in low-quality all-Championship clash.

Team: Smithies, Smith (Lolley, 86), Hudson, Wallace (Gerrard, HT), Robinson, Hammill (Scannell, 66), Coady, Hogg, Bunn, Vaughan, Wells.

2013-14 GRIMSBY TOWN (A) W 3-2

CLEETHORPES, ENGLAND - JANUARY 04: Oliver Norwood of Huddersfield Town (4) celebrates with team mates as he scores their first goal during the FA Cup with Budweiser Third round match between Grimsby Town and Huddersfield Town at Blundell Park on January 4, 2014 in Cleethorpes, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

It took two late goals for Town to avoid an embarrassing exit at the hands of non-league opposition.

Ross Hannah put the Mariners ahead, much to the excitement of home fans in a 6,504 crowd at Blundell Park.

Ollie Norwood equalised direct from a free-kick for Mark Robins’ men after 51 minutes.

Grimsby were back in front, and scenting an upset, when Craig Disley headed home.

But Martin Paterson levelled four minute from the end, then Aswad Thomas put through his own net.

Team: Smithies, Smith, Wallace, Gerrard, Dixon, Hammill (Lopez, 77), Hogg (Holmes, 58), Clayton, Norwood, Ward (Scannell, 58), Paterson.

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HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Jermaine Beckford of Huddersfield during the npower Championship match between Huddersfield Town and Millwall at John Smith's Stadium on April 20, 2013 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Loan ranger Jermaine Beckford struck early as Simon Grayson’s Town toppled their Championship rivals at The Valley.

The former Leeds United striker was back in the side after being ineligible for the 6-1 league defeat at his parent club Leicester City.

Beckford slid in Adam Clayton’s pass 11 minutes into a tie seen by 6,657.

Charlton played most of the second half with 10 men after Dorian Dervite was shown a straight red card.

The French defender walked after a professional foul on the busy Beckford.

Team: Smithies, Hunt, P Clarke, Gerrard, Dixon, Scannell, Norwood, Clayton, Arfield, Vaughan, Beckford (Novak, 83).

2010-11 DOVER ATHLETIC (H) W 2-0

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 08: Kevin Kilbane of Huddersfield Town tangles with Adam Birchall of Dover Athletic during the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON third round match between Huddersfield Town and Dover Athletic at Galpharm Stadium on January 8, 2011 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Two early goals ended non-league Dover’s hopes of an upset in West Yorkshire.

The Conference South side, bossed by ex-Arsenal striker Martin Hayes, came with high hopes.

But Lee Clark’s Town were in control after Scot Arfield and Gary Roberts scored inside eight minutes.

The League I side then took their foot off the gas, and there was little to entertain a 7,894 crowd.

Dover keeper Ross Flitney made a fine double save to deny Kevin Kilbane, then substitute Alan Lee.

Team: Smithies, Peltier, P Clarke, Kay, Ridehalgh, Arfield (T Clarke, 68), Pilkington, Kilbane, Roberts (Carey, 73), Rhodes (Lee, 59), Novak.


Lee Clark’s Town, of League I, gave their Championship visitors a good game in front of 13,472.

But the Baggies went through thanks to late goals by Graham Dorrans and Chris Wood.

Dorrans latched on to Youssouf Mulumbu’s pass to smash past Alex Smithies on 77 minutes.

Mulumbu was also the architect of West Brom’s second on 82, setting up young New Zealander Wood for only his second senior goal.

Slovakia international Marek Cech had earlier fired a left-footed effort against a post for the visitors.

Team: Smithies, Peltier (Drinkwater, 78), P Clarke, N Clarke, Skarz, Pilkington, Collins, Kay, Roberts (Robinson, 85), Rhodes, Novak (T Clarke, 58).