All 16 Emirates FA Cup fourth round ties to be broadcast in UK

Thursday 14 Jan 2021
The Emirates FA Cup fourth round will take place between 22 and 25 January

We can confirm the fixture schedule for the Emirates FA Cup fourth round, with every game to be broadcast live in the UK.

Five fixtures will be live across the BBC, with 11 ties broadcast on BT Sport. The announcement follows the third-round weekend, which saw a cumulative viewership of over 21million across BBC and BT Sport’s linear channels and The FA Player. 

The following eight fixtures are the primary match selections for broadcast on BBC and BT Sport. The FA's live broadcast fee for these fixtures is £85,000 per club.

Friday 22 January

  •  Chorley v Wolverhampton Wanderers (7.45pm) – Live on BT Sport 1

Saturday 23 January

  • Southampton or Shrewsbury Town v Arsenal (12.15pm) – Live on BT Sport 1
  • Cheltenham Town v Manchester City (5.30pm) – Live on BBC One

Sunday 24 January

  • Chelsea v Luton Town (12pm) – Live on BBC One
  • Brentford v Leicester City (2.30pm) – Live on BT Sport 1
  • Manchester United v Liverpool (5pm) – Live on BBC One
  • Everton v Sheffield Wednesday (8pm) – Live on BT Sport 1

Monday 25 January

  • Wycombe Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur (7.45pm) – Live on BT Sport 1

The following Emirates FA Cup fourth round fixtures have been chosen for broadcast across a combination of BBC and BT Sport’s digital platforms and linear red button services. The FA's live broadcast fee for these fixtures is £42,500 per club.

Saturday 23 January

  • Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle (3pm) – Live on BBC Digital Platforms 
  • West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers (3pm) – Live on BBC Digital Platforms 
  • AFC Bournemouth v Crawley Town (3pm) – Live on BT Sport Extra 2 
  • Brighton & Hove Albion v Blackpool (3pm) – Live on BT Sport Extra 3 
  • Swansea City v Nottingham Forest (3pm) – Live on BT Sport Extra 4 
  • Barnsley v Norwich City (3pm) – Live on BT Sport Extra 5
  • Millwall v Bristol City (3pm) – Live on BT Sport Extra 6 

Sunday 24 January

  • Fulham v Burnley (2.30pm) – Live on BT Sport Extra 2

Winning clubs in the Emirates FA Cup fourth round will receive £67,500 from the competition's prize fund, with losing clubs receiving £22,500.

The third-round tie between Southampton and Shrewsbury Town, which was postponed, will now take place on Tuesday 19 January at 8pm and will be broadcast live on BT Sport 2.

By FA Staff