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Six FA Cup Third Round games selected to be televised on BBC and BT Sport

Six FA Cup Third Round games have been selected to be televised on BBC and BT Sport at the beginning of next month.

The BBC have chosen two games and BT Sport have picked to show four, find out who is on what below…

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BBC will be televising the The Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton on Sunday the 5th of January at 16.01 GMT along with Arsenal’s match with Leeds will also be broadcast on BBC One on Monday the 6th of January at 19:56 GMT.

BT Sport will televise four live matches from the third round: Rochdale or Boston United v Newcastle (12.31 GMT) and Wolves v Manchester United (17.31 GMT) on Saturday, 4 January, and Middlesbrough v Tottenham (14:01 GMT) and Gillingham v West Ham United (18:16 GMT) on Sunday, 5 January.

The FA live broadcast fee is £150,000 per club. Winning clubs will receive £135,000 from The FA prize fund and a place in the fourth round.


All 32 fixtures will kick-off one minute late to encourage fans to think about looking after their mental health wellbeing or supporting a friend or family member – as part of the Heads Up campaign.

Fans have given their reaction to those selected and it’s certainly got people talking – see what they made of them on the next page.


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  1. Peter Holliday

    5th December 2019 at 4:43 pm

    Usually man utd, Liverpool and aresnal just 1 surprise city not on yawn

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