FA Cup fourth round draw: Fixtures, schedule, dates and TV matches confirmed for competition

Manchester City were handed a trip to Premier League rivals Tottenham in the standout tie of the FA Cup fourth-round draw.

Reigning top-flight champions City have been involved in several classic matches with Spurs in recent years, including a 3-3 draw at Etihad Stadium in December 2023 and a 4-4 draw over two legs of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals in 2019, when Tottenham won on away goals.

Maidstone United, of the National League South, celebrated reaching the third round for the first time since their reformation in 1992 by winning at home to League One side Stevenage, and their reward is a trip to Championship promotion hopefuls Ipswich Town.

Manchester United won 2-0 at League One opponents Wigan Athletic and will now visit fourth-tier Newport County or National League club Eastleigh.

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FA Cup fourth round draw, fixtures, schedule

Here’s the full draw for the FA Cup fourth round. All kickoff times are local UK times (GMT).

Match Date Time (GMT) Score
Bournemouth vs. Swansea City Thurs, Jan 25 7.45pm  
Chelsea vs. Aston Villa Fri, Jan 26 7.45pm  
Sheffield Wednesday vs. Coventry City Fri, Jan 26 7.45pm  
West Ham or Bristol City vs. Nottingham Forest or Blackpool Fri, Jan 26 7.45pm  
Tottenham vs. Manchester City Fri, Jan 26 8pm  
Ipswich Town v Maidstone United Sat, Jan 27 12.30pm  
Crystal Palace or Everton vs. Luton Town or Bolton Wanderers Sat, Jan 27 3pm  
Leeds United vs. Plymouth Argyle Sat, Jan 27 3pm  
Leicester City vs. Hull City or Birmingham City Sat, Jan 27 3pm  
Sheffield United vs. Brighton & Hove Albion Sat, Jan 27 3pm  
Fulham vs. Newcastle United Sat, Jan 27 7pm  
West Brom vs. Brentford or Wolves Sun, Jan 28 11.45am  
Watford vs. Southampton Sun, Jan 28 2pm  
Liverpool vs. Norwich City or Bristol Rovers Sun, Jan 28 2.30pm  
Newport County or Eastleigh vs. Manchester United Sun, Jan 28 4.30pm  
Blackburn vs. Wrexham Mon, Jan 29 7.30pm  

When is the FA Cup fourth round?

The exact dates have now been confirmed for the fourth round of the FA Cup, with Bournemouth versus Swansea City opening the round on Thursday, January 25th and the final tie of the round to be Blackburn against Wrexham on Monday, January 29th.

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What FA Cup fixtures are on TV?

British television companies BBC and ITV, who have the FA Cup rights, have divided up the fourth round fixtures between them, hence the delay in announcing kickoff times and dates.

Various BBC outlets (including BBC Sport online and the app, BBC iPlayer and BBC Wales) to show Ipswich versus Maidstone, Newport or Eastleigh’s home tie against Manchester United, as well as Blackburn against Wrexham.

ITV will show the Tottenham versus Man City game, Fulham against Newcastle, Wolves or Brentford going to West Brom, and Liverpool’s home tie against either Norwich or Bristol Rovers. Welsh-speaking broadcaster S4C will show Bournemouth versus Swansea.

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FA Cup third round results

Match Date Score
Crystal Palace vs Everton Jan 4 0-0
Brentford vs. Wolves Jan 5 1-1
Fulham vs. Rotherham Jan 5 1-0
Tottenham vs. Burnley Jan 5 1-0
Maidstone United vs. Stevenage Jan 6 1-0
AFC Wimbledon vs. Ipswich Town Jan 6 1-3
Millwall vs. Leicester City Jan 6 2-3
Coventry City vs. Oxford United Jan 6 6-2
Sunderland vs. Newcastle Jan 6 0-3
Stoke City vs. Brighton Jan 6 2-4
Norwich vs. Bristol Rovers Jan 6 1-1
Southampton vs. Walsall Jan 6 4-0
Watford vs. Chesterfield Jan 6 2-1
Blackburn Rovers vs. Cambridge United Jan 6 5-2
Gillingham vs. Sheffield United Jan 6 0-4
Queens Park Rangers vs. Bournemouth Jan 6 2-3
Plymouth Argyle vs. Sutton United Jan 6 3-1
Newport County vs. Eastleigh Jan 6 1-1
Hull City vs. Birmingham City Jan 6 1-1
Sheffield Wednesday vs. Cardiff City Jan 6 4-0
Swansea City vs. Morecambe Jan 6 2-0
Chelsea vs. Preston North End Jan 6 4-0
Middlesbrough vs. Aston Villa Jan 6 0-1
West Ham vs. Bristol City Jan 7 1-1
Shrewsbury Town vs. Wrexham Jan 7 0-1
West Brom vs. Aldershot Jan 7 4-1
Peterborough United vs. Leeds United Jan 7 0-3
Luton Town vs. Bolton Wanderers Jan 7 0-0
Manchester City vs. Huddersfield Jan 7 5-0
Nottingham Forest vs. Blackpool Jan 7 2-2
Arsenal vs. Liverpool Jan 7 0-2
Wigan Athletic vs. Manchester United Jan 8 0-2

How to watch the FA Cup

The table below details where fans can watch selected matches across some of the world’s major territories.

  TV Streaming
USA ESPN ESPN
Canada Sportsnet
UK BBC, ITV BBC iPlayer, ITV X
Australia Network 10 Paramount+
India Sony TEN JioTV, Sony LIV
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