Liverpool avoided an FA Cup upset at home to Bolton but even on a day of shocks it was not much of an achievement after a toothless display against Championship opponents Bolton.
Leicester came from behind to net a stoppage-time winner from Jeff Schlupp which beat Tottenham 2-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup at White Hart Lane.
Bradford brilliantly responded from two goals down to win 4-2 at Chelsea and dump the Premier League leaders out of the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea loanee Patrick Bamford and Kike struck in the second half as Championship side Middlesbrough produced a shock 2-0 win over Premier League champions Manchester City in the FA Cup.
League Two Cambridge earned a FA Cup fourth-round replay at Old Trafford after Louis van Gaal and his Manchester United side endured an uncomfortable Friday evening at the Abbey Stadium.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho still has not won a semifinal against Liverpool after Raheem Sterling's flash of brilliance earned the Reds a deserved 1-1 draw.
Santi Cazorla and Olivier Giroud struck in each half as Arsenal stunned lacklustre champions Manchester City 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium.
Jermain Defoe was unable to continue his remarkable run of marking club debuts with a goal as Sunderland suffered a last-gasp defeat at former club Tottenham.
Chelsea sent out an emphatic Premier League title warning as Jose Mourinho's side stunned Swansea by winning 5-0 at the Liberty Stadium.
Fabio Borini scored his first Liverpool goal in almost two years as they comfortably despatched Aston Villa 2-0 in the Premier League.
Manchester United laboured to a third away league win of the season as they saw off QPR to strengthen the case any potential insider has on ousting manager Harry Redknapp.
Tottenham survived leaking two early goals to ease past Burnley 4-2 at White Hart Lane and into the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Goalkeeper Adrian was the unlikely match-winner for West Ham as the Spaniard scored the deciding penalty after the Hammers and 10-man Everton had battled tooth and nail for a place in the FA Cup fourth round.
Ronald Koeman gained revenge on his old adversary Louis van Gaal as Southampton recorded their first win at Manchester United for 27 years.
Alexis Sanchez scored another breathtaking goal as Arsenal closed back up on the top four of the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Stoke at the Emirates Stadium, where goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny had been left on the bench.
Alan Pardew enjoyed a fairytale return to Selhurst Park, overseeing a spirited comeback against Tottenham as Crystal Palace secured a first Premier League win since November.
Manchester City lost ground in the Premier League title race after dropping two points against a dogged Everton at Goodison Park.
Jose Mourinho may have again landed himself in hot water by voicing his opinions but he left it to his Chelsea players to do the talking on the pitch against Newcastle as they moved clear at the top of the table.
Lazar Markovic struck his first league goal for Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers' men made hard work of seeing off 10-man Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Romelu Lukaku’s injury-time equaliser earned Everton an FA Cup replay at West Ham after a 1-1 draw, ending a miserable run of four consecutive defeats for the Toffees.
Steven Gerrard's long goodbye began by saving Liverpool's blushes as AFC Wimbledon threatened an upset akin to the 1988 FA Cup final.
Birthday boy James Milner struck twice as Manchester City came from behind to scrape past battling Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in the FA Cup third round.
FA Cup holders Arsenal secured their place in the fourth round with a 2-0 win at the Emirates Stadium over last season's beaten finalists Hull.
A stunning finish from Ander Herrera helped Manchester United edge past a resolute Yeovil and into the FA Cup fourth round.
Chelsea powered into the fourth round of the FA Cup as second-half goals from Willian, Loic Remy and Kurt Zouma completed a 3-0 victory over Watford.
Liverpool have confirmed that Steven Gerrard is to leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Tottenham enjoyed an unforgettable start to 2015 as Chelsea were disposed of in remarkable fashion, with Jose Mourinho's side shipping five goals as the Premier League title race burst wide open.
Frank Lampard showed why Manchester City were so keen to keep him by scoring a dramatic winner as the champions beat Sunderland 3-2.
Wojciech Szczesny's two goalkeeping howlers gifted Southampton a 2-0 victory over Arsenal that left Arsene Wenger fuming at St Mary's.
Liverpool squandered a somewhat fortuitous lead as a battling Leicester stunned their hosts with two goals in as many second-half minutes to draw 2-2.
Manchester City's quadruple trophy bid was sensationally derailed by a shocking 1-0 defeat at third-division Wigan in the FA Cup fifth round on Monday.
Substitute Steve Davies earned Rochdale an FA Cup fifth-round replay at Wembley Stadium with his remarkable stoppage-time equaliser against Tottenham Hotspur at Spotland.
Manchester United overcame the video assistant referee's controversial intervention and reached the FA Cup quarterfinals thanks to Romelu Lukaku's brace at Huddersfield.
Willian dispatched two inch-perfect finishes as Chelsea cruised past Hull 4-0 and into the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Sheffield Wednesday fan Jamie Vardy put the Blades to the sword as Leicester knocked Sheffield United out of the FA Cup.
Chelsea eased the growing pressure on Antonio Conte and returned to the Premier League's top four with a convincing 3-0 win over West Brom.
Liverpool moved back above Tottenham and into third place in the Premier League table as two first-half goals gave them a routine 2-0 victory at struggling Southampton.
Matt Ritchie scored a second-half winner for Newcastle as they lifted themselves out of the relegation places with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at St James' Park.
Sergio Aguero scored four times as Manchester City extended their Premier League lead to 16 points with a 5-1 demolition of Leicester at the Etihad Stadium.
Everton's Sam Allardyce won the battle of ex-England managers at Goodison Park to ease growing pressure with a 3-1 victory over Roy Hodgson's struggling Crystal Palace.
Harry Kane proved Arsenal's nemesis again as his bullet header earned Tottenham a deserved 1-0 victory in the North London derby.
Erik Lamela scored his first goal in 17 months as Tottenham sauntered past Newport and into the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Swansea recorded their biggest-ever FA Cup win as Notts County were demolished 8-1 at the Liberty Stadium.
Antonio Conte's future as Chelsea boss was cast into further doubt as his 10 men were thrashed 4-1 by Watford on Monday night.
Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane traded stoppage-time goals as Liverpool and Tottenham drew 2-2 in a wild affair at Anfield on Sunday.
Newcastle resisted intense pressure from Crystal Palace to earn a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park that again took them clear of the bottom three.
`Aaron Ramsey hit a hat trick with Arsenal fans treated to their first showing of their January transfers in tandem as both Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shone in a comfortable 5-1 win over Everton.
Alexis Sanchez's first goal for Manchester United wrapped up a 2-0 victory against Huddersfield on a day when the clubs came together to remember those who lost their lives in the Munich air disaster.
Swansea's resurgence continued as they climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-1 draw at Leicester, who were again without want-away midfielder Riyad Mahrez.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson struck a late equaliser as Burnley grabbed a 1-1 draw against Premier League leaders Manchester City at Turf Moor.
Christian Eriksen scored within 11 seconds as Tottenham brushed aside a below-par Manchester United to seal a crunch 2-0 victory in the race for the top four.
Kevin De Bruyne was again the inspiration as Manchester City opened up a 15-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 3-0 win over West Brom.
Theo Walcott's maiden Everton goals secured a first win in eight matches as a 2-1 triumph over Leicester arrested their slide under Sam Allardyce.
Bournemouth scored three goals in 16 remarkable second-half minutes to record a sensational 3-0 victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening.
Arsenal have completed the signing of striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund for a fee of €63.75 million (£56m).
Chelsea have completed the signing of Olivier Giroud from Arsenal for a reported £16.25 million on an 18-month contract.
Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of winger Lucas Moura from Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of в‚¬28 million.
Liverpool bounced back to winning ways in the Premier League and maintained their Champions League challenge with a 3-0 win at Huddersfield.
Swansea climbed out of the relegation zone for the first time in three months as Petr Cech's dreadful howler helped condemn Arsenal to a 3-1 defeat at the Liberty Stadium.
Two first-half goals were enough to see Manchester City comfortably through to the FA Cup fifth round at Championship side Cardiff City.