South Hetton-raised Houghton and her team-mates earned their crack at the holders after establishing a quick-fire two-goal lead and then defending it tigerishly
as Canada, coached by County Durham expatriate John Herdman, launched a concerted fightback.
The Reds boss felt his side could have been awarded two spot-kicks in a keenly-contested tie at Anfield in which the Sky Bet Championship side defended tigerishly
to secure a replay at Ewood Park.
What would have been to his liking was the way United fought tigerishly
for their prize, which cost them Phil Jones to a second-half injury.
As expected, Charlton responded with some power play and home defenders Lancashire and Manny Smith had to work tigerishly
to prevent 14-goal top-scorer Bradley Wright-Phillips adding to his tally.
PAUL JEWELL is still clinging tigerishly
to his job as Ipswich boss.
On the field, meanwhile, traditionalists feasted on gritty, attritional cricket of old as Warwickshire, inserted in swing-friendly conditions, fought tigerishly
KNOCKFIERNA had to be tigerishly
tough to complete a hat-trick with victory in the featured Dorans Pride Novice Hurdle as Limerick belatedly began its Christmas festival.
A great organiser, he defends tigerishly
and is quick to spot danger.
City went on to have the better of the rest of the first half, Blake and Gavin Rae tigerishly
throwing themselves into tackles and refusing to let Boro's ball players settle in the midfield, Adam Matthews and Kevin McNaughton looking like the class full backs that they are, and Anthony Gerrard and Gyepes mopping up with headers, tackles and interceptions when danger threatened.
Siddal's subsequent counter attacks were met by a resilient and well-organised Meltham defence in which Josh Holmes, Jacob Green, Elliot Clemson and Elliot Morris tackled tigerishly
Ryan Guy tigerishly
won the ball to get it to Stuart Byrne who played O'Connor into the box.
Instead, Chelsea encountered a Barnsley team who wanted it more, who tackled tigerishly
, who threw bodies in the way of virtually every shot, and who displayed enough creativity to conjure the goal.