Everything you need to know about the FA Cup fourth round matches.
Following the third round completion of the FA Cup was the pick for the fourth round matches of the FA Cup. One of the oldest and most prestigious competitions in England sees 32 teams remaining in the fourth round from all quarters of England’s domestic footballing scenario to make it a diverse and floundering affair, one that gives each side an equal chance to represent their skill set and talents on one of the biggest stages in the country.
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The FA Cup fourth round matches see defending champions Chelsea take on Sheffield Wednesday or Luton while the fellow premier league and the league’s current champions, Manchester City will entertain Burnley at home. The round also threw up Arsenal vs Manchester United in a match that will surely be one of the best in the round of 32.
Meanwhile, the third round had seen the magic of the FA Cup stay alive with heavyweights like Liverpool crashing out of the tournament at the hands of Wolverhampton. Other premier league sides Fulham, Leicester City and Cardiff City were all also dumped out of the showpiece tournament by non-premier league sides during the results which showcased the grit, determination and gutsy illustrious nature of the sides making up the bottom leagues of England.
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The Indian schedule for the FA Cup fourth round matches will see the matches being aired in the country in the week of January 25-28, kicking off at 1:15 and 1:30 IST. The dates and timings for the 16 set of matches are yet to be released. The matches will be telecasted live on Sony Ten 1, 2, Six/HD.
FA Cup Fourth Round Matches
- Swansea City vs Gillingham
- AFC Wimbledon vs West Ham
- Shrewsbury or Stoke vs Wolves
- Millwall vs Everton
- Brighton vs West Brom
- Bristol City vs Bolton
- Accrington vs Derby or Southampton
- Doncaster Rovers vs Oldham
- Chelsea vs Sheffield Wednesday or Luton
- Newcastle or Blackburn vs Watford
- Middlesbrough vs Newport
- Manchester City vs Burnley
- Barnet vs Brentford
- Portsmouth vs QPR
- Arsenal vs Manchester United
- Crystal Palace vs Tottenham