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Rovers inflict fresh Cup misery on Arsenal

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Arsenal's hopes of ending their eight-year trophy drought suffered a huge setback after they were dumped out of the FA Cup at home to second-tier Blackburn Rovers on Saturday. 

Arsenal's striker Olivier Giroud (2nd R) reacts at the end of their English FA Cup fifth round football match agaisnt Blackburn Rovers at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 16, 2013. Arsenal's hopes of ending their eight-year trophy drought suffered a huge setback after they were dumped out of the FA Cup at home to second-tier Blackburn Rovers.

Colin Kazim-Richards scored the only goal in Rovers's 1-0 victory when he followed up in the 72nd minute, with a strike that went in off the post, after Gunners goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny failed to hold Martin Olsson's shot.

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