ONCE again the world’s oldest and grandest cup competition resumes with one third and 16 fourth round games for fans to get their teeth into.

With the UK back in lockdown the magic of the FA Cup will be a tonic for supporters facing months under new coronavirus regulations.

Manchester United face Liverpool at Old Trafford after squeezing past Watford in the third round


Manchester United face Liverpool at Old Trafford after squeezing past Watford in the third roundCredit: Getty Images – Getty

And in a boost for fans, you’ll be able to watch every single clash on TV – with a number of matches on free-to-air.

FA Cup fourth round TV matches

There are 16 matches this weekend, spread across four days of action.

Matches are being shown on BT Sport, BBC and for the first time, on the FA Player.

Games on BBC ONE and BBC iPlayer are FREE to watch for everyone.

BT Sport games will be available to anyone who has a subscription to the service, with the BT Sport Extra channel available by pressing the red button.

BT Sport will be showing the majority of matches


BT Sport will be showing the majority of matchesCredit: Paul Marriott – The Sun

If you have an EE phone contract, you can grab a three-month BT Sport trial by texting SPORT to 150.

To get the FA Player, head to their official website or download the app from the App or Play Store on your mobile.

Third Round

Tuesday, January 19

  • Southampton vs Shrewsbury Town – 8pm (BT Sport 2)
  • Match rearranged due to Covid

Fourth Round

Friday, January 22

  • Chorley vs Wolverhampton Wanderers – 7.45pm (BT Sport 1)

Saturday, January 23

  • Southampton/Shrewsbury vs Arsenal – 12.15pm (BT Sport 1)
  • Bournemouth vs Crawley – 3pm (BT Sport Extra 2)
  • Swansea vs Nottingham Forest – 3pm (BT Sport Extra 4)
  • Barnsley vs Norwich – 3pm (BT Sport Extra 5)
  • Millwall vs Bristol City – 3pm (BT Sport Extra 6)
  • Brighton vs Blackpool – 3pm (BT Sport Extra 3)
  • Sheffield United vs Plymouth – 3pm (BBC iPlayer)
  • West Ham vs Doncaster – 3pm (BBC iPlayer)
  • Cheltenham Town vs Manchester City – 5.30pm (BBC One/iPlayer)

Sunday, January 24

  • Chelsea vs Luton Town – 12 Noon (BBC One/iPlayer)
  • Fulham vs Burnley – 2.30pm (BT Sport Extra 2)
  • Brentford vs Leicester – 2.30pm (BT Sport 1)
  • Manchester United vs Liverpool – 5pm (BBC One/iPlayer)
  • Everton vs Sheffield Wednesday (BT Sport 1)

Monday, January 25

  • Wycombe vs Tottenham 7.45pm (BT Sport 1)

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