The FA Cup returns this weekend with all 16 games live on TV and various live streaming services, including a variety of free-to-air games so you can enjoy the best of round four action.
Manchester United and Liverpool are at the forefront in a rematch of last weekend’s goalless Premier League encounter and the Reds will be determined to claim a win this weekend to stop a shocking run of league form.
In addition to the showpiece of the round, there are many exciting encounters between top giants and non-league Minnows.
Cheltenham Town faces the daunting task of keeping Pep Guardiola’s Man City at bay while non-league Chorley opens the weekend with a clash against the Wolves.
Luton face Chelsea and Wycombe, who face Tottenham this weekend. We have all the TV details on the BBC and BT Sport platforms, so you won’t miss a moment of the biggest mismatches and fairy tale encounters.
RadioTimes.com brings you all of the FA Cup matches on TV and full program information as well as full details of the fifth round draw.
How to watch the FA Cup on TV in the UK
The games are mostly split between the BBC and BT Sport so you can see tons of action on free-to-air television.
There are several ways to get BT Sport. If you already have BT Broadband, you can add BT TV and Sport to your existing contract from just £ 15 per month. You can add the ‘Big Sport’ package for £ 40 per month which includes all BT Sport and 11 Sky Sports channels through one NOW TV pass.
Live stream FA Cup online
BBC iPlayer shows games online. You can check the full details in the Fixture List below
Other games are also broadcast on the BBC Sport website.
You can watch games with a BT Sport monthly pass without signing a contract.
Regular subscribers can also stream games on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets through the BT Sport website or the BT Sport app.
Some games are shown exclusively live on The FA Player, a free service provided by The FA to compensate for the fact that fans are unable to attend games in person.
All you have to do is sign up and you can get ready to play multiple games without paying a dime.
FA Cup Games on TV – Fourth Round
Friday January 22nd
Chorley vs Wolves (7.45pm) BT Sport 1
Saturday 23 January
Southampton v Arsenal (12:15 pm) BT Sport 1
Sheffield United v Plymouth (3pm) BBC Sports website / BBC iPlayer
West Ham v Doncaster (3pm) BBC Sports website / BBC iPlayer
Bournemouth v Crawley (3pm) BT Sport Extra 2
Brighton v Blackpool (3pm) BT Sport Extra 3
Swansea v Nottingham Forest (3pm) BT Sport Extra 4
Barnsley v Norwich (3pm) BT Sport Extra 5
Millwall v Bristol City (3pm) BT Sport Extra 6
Cheltenham v Man City (5:30 p.m.) BBC One
Sunday January 24th
Chelsea v Luton (12pm) BBC One
Brentford v Leicester (2:30 p.m.) BT Sport 1
Fulham v Burnley (2:30 p.m.) BT Sport Extra 2
Man Utd v Liverpool (5pm) BBC One
Everton v Sheffield Wednesday (8pm) BT Sport 1
Monday January 25th
Wycombe v Tottenham (7:45 p.m.) BT Sport 1
When does the fifth round of the FA Cup take place?
Well it already happened! The draw for the fourth and fifth rounds took place on the same evening after the third round was completed.
This ensured that the clubs had a head start in planning the logistics as they move on to the next stage of the competition.
The full set of potential devices is as follows:
- Fulham or Burnley versus Bournemouth or Crawley
- Man Utd or Liverpool versus West Ham or Doncaster
- Sheffield United or Plymouth versus Millwall or Bristol City
- Chorley or Wolves versus Southampton / Shrewsbury or Arsenal
- Barnsley or Norwich versus Chelsea or Luton
- Everton or Sheffield Wednesday versus Wycombe or Tottenham
- Swansea or Nottingham Forest versus Cheltenham or Man City
- Brentford or Leicester versus Brighton or Blackpool
The fifth round games are for the weekday slot on 9/10. February planned.
We’ll bring you all the TV details and timings once it’s all set.
See the Premier League games for a full list of the games that will be on TV this weekend.
If you’re looking for something else to watch, check out our TV guide.