Luton Town have become the first non-league club to eliminate an EPL side in the FA Cup.
Sides from outside the league structure have of course eliminated top tier sides in the past, but this was the first instance since the advent of the English Premier League in the early 1990s.
In fact, it has been a full 24 years since Sutton United defeated Coventry City of the old First Division.
Luton Town are not an ordinary non league club having graced the top tier as recently as the 1980s before a dramatic fall from grace, partially due to financial mismanagement, saw them drop four tiers and out of the league entirely.
This included three-successive relegations between 2007 and 2009.
All that was forgotten today at Norwich’s Carrow Road stadium where Scott Rendall’s late goal proved decisive in Luton’s 0-1 win.
The club, known as the Hatters, due to Luton’s history as a centre of the hat making industry, had already beaten Wolverhampton Wanderers to earn a crack at the Canaries.
Now they join such giants as the Manchester clubs, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Spurs and Everton in the 5th Round draw.
Manchester City won with a late goal at Stoke, while United took just 70 seconds to earn a penalty kick on their road to beating a lackluster Fulham 4-1. Arsenal won 2-3 at Brighton.
Some of England’s bigger names still have to endure the 4th Round.
Chelsea play in a big West London derby at nearby Brentford on Sunday and Liverpool travel to Oldham in a Lancashire derby. Spurs are at Leeds.