FA Cup Fifth Round live broadcast ties confirmed

Wednesday 28 Jan 2015
There will be five live FA Cup games over three days in February

Five FA Cup Fifth Round ties will be broadcast live over three days in February, it has been confirmed.

The action begins on BT Sport at lunchtime on Saturday 14 February, as West Bromwich Albion take on West Ham United at 12.45pm.

Later on the same day Alan Pardew's Crystal Palace welcome either Liverpool or Bolton Wanderers to Selhurst Park and the game will be broadcast live on BT Sport at 5.30pm.

On Sunday 15 February there is another Cup double for TV viewers.

First up are Aston Villa, who welcome Leicester City to Villa Park at 12.30pm live on BBC One.

The second live tie of the day is between Arsenal and Middlesbrough, which kick-offs at 4pm and is on BT Sport.

The fifth and final live tie has the BBC One cameras travelling to either Preston North End or Sheffield United, who will take on the winner of the Manchester United and Cambridge United replay.

The FA live broadcast fee is £247,500 per club.
Prize fund payment is £180,000 per club.

FA Cup Fifth Round ties for live broadcast

Saturday 14 February
West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United (12.45pm) – Live on BT Sport
Crystal Palace v Liverpool or Bolton Wanderers (5.30pm) – Live on BT Sport

Sunday 15 February
Aston Villa v Leicester City (12.30pm) – Live on BBC1
Arsenal v Middlesbrough (4pm) – Live on BT Sport

Monday 16 February
Preston North End or Sheffield United v Cambridge United or Manchester United (7.45pm) – Live on BBC1

All other ties will be played at 3pm on Saturday 14 February.

By FA Staff