Toon trounce Tigers
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Despite facing Bayern Munich on Tuesday night at St James' Park Sir Bobby Robson fielded a strong side for the trip to Hull.
Highly-rated young striker Michael Chopra set them on their way with the opener on 20 minutes and strike partner Shola Ameobi added a second 15 minutes later.
Chopra grabbed his second five minutes after the restart with Carl Cort completing the scoring in stoppage time to seal a good run-out for Robson's side.
Brighton ensured Leicester City boss Micky Adams did not enjoy a winning return to the Withdean Stadium as his side went down 3-2 to the Division Two side.
Gary Hart (19) and Leon Knight (22) put the home side in total control before Riccardo Scimeca pulled one back on 35 minutes with a free kick.
Jamie Scowcroft levelled things up on 51 minutes, but Nathan Jones hit an 85th minute winner for The Seagulls.
Charlton came from a goal down to beat Queens Park Rangers in their London derby at Loftus Road.
Kevin Gallen fired the hosts in front on 25 minutes with a fine solo goal, but trialist Julian Gray levelled for Charlton three minutes later.
Shaun Bartlett gave Charlton the lead on 63 minutes and Jason Euell wrapped up the win with a superb looping volley.
Manchester City continued their rich vein of form in front of goal with a convincing 4-0 win at Rochdale.
Shaun Wright Phillips sent City on their way with the opener before Nicolas Anelka doubled the lead.
Horlock added the third with Chris Shuker netting the fourth and final goal of the night
A young Wolves side beat Doc Martens Premier League side Worcester City 3-2.
Jimmi Lee Jones was the hero for Wolves netting a superb hat trick in eight minutes with Nigerian international Isaac Okoronkwo making his debut for Dave Jones' side.
Jones grabbed his first on seven minutes and added a second three minutes later before completing his remarkable trebel on the quarter hour.
Leon Kelly and Darren Middleton pulled goals back for Worcester, but Wolves held on for the win.
An under-strength Tottenham side went down 2-1 to Luton at Kenilworth Road.
Young striker Jamie Slabber fired the Premiership side in front, but second half goals from Steve Howard (68) and Kevin Foley (90) gave Luton a morale-boosting win
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