All 32 Emirates FA Cup third round proper ties to be shown live in UK

Tuesday 08 Dec 2020
The Emirates FA Cup first round proper will be held in January 2021

We can confirm that, for the first time, all 32 Emirates FA Cup third round fixtures will be broadcast live in the UK.

24 matches will be live across BBC and BT Sport platforms, with the remaining eight fixtures exclusively delivered to homes by Deliveroo via The FA Player.

The following eight fixtures are the primary match selections for broadcast on BBC and BT Sport, with the FA live broadcast fee for these fixtures being £75,000 per club:

FRIDAY 8 JANUARY 2021
Aston Villa v Liverpool (7.45pm*) – BT Sport 1

SATURDAY 9 JANUARY 2021
Chorley v Derby County (12.15pm) – BT Sport 1
Arsenal v Newcastle United (5.30pm) – BBC One
Manchester United v Watford (8pm) – BT Sport 1

SUNDAY 10 JANUARY 2021
Crawley Town v Leeds United (1.30pm) – BBC One
Marine v Tottenham Hotspur (5pm) – BBC One
Newport County v Brighton & Hove Albion (7.45pm) – BT Sport 1

MONDAY 11 JANUARY 2021
Stockport County v West Ham United (8pm) – BT Sport 1

BBC and BT Sport’s 16 secondary match selections – which will be made available across a combination of digital platforms and linear red button services – and the eight additional matches on The FA Player will be announced in due course. A reminder of the third round draw can be found here.

Winning clubs in the Emirates FA Cup third round will receive £61,500 from the prize fund, with losing clubs receiving £20,500.

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*All kick-off times in GMT
By FA Staff