FA Cup Fixtures 2021 – Group, Knockout & Final Match!
Are you here for the English Football Cup fixtures? We get plenty of questions like when is the FA Cup final? When is the FA Cup next round? FA Cup fixtures? Who are playing in the quarter-final of FA Cup? What is the FA Cup draw for the quarter-final? Where is it on TV? Here we will check out a few details of the FA Cup first! Watch & Bet live =>
The FA Cup is also known as the English Football Cup!
English Football Cup History
On 20 July 1871, in the workplaces of The Sportsman paper, C. W. Alcock proposed to The Football Association board that “it is attractive that a Challenge Cup ought to be set up regarding the Association for which all clubs having a place with the Association ought to be welcome to compete”.
The first FA Cup match took place in 1871 November. After 13 games of competition, in March 1872, Wanderers have crowned the first winners of the inaugural FA Cup.
The competition went into the 20th century where it slowly became the most important domestic cup in England. It had incredible prestige amongst the clubs and the fans as it grew in stature and reputation. By the end of the 20th century, the FA Cup’s demand had reduced as the European competitions and the rebranding of the Premier League grew in stature.
In this century, Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal are the most successful FA Cup teams. The defending champions Manchester City are also growing in stature in the FA Cup. Watch & Bet live =>
How is the English Football Cup draw made?
The draws for the Extra-Preliminary, Preliminary, and First Qualifying Rounds used to all happen simultaneously. From that point, the draw for each resulting round isn’t made until after the booked dates for the past round, implying that on account of replays, clubs will regularly realize their future rivals ahead of time.
The draw for every one of the best possible rounds is communicated live on TV, generally occurring at the finish of live inclusion of one of the rounds of the past round. Open intrigue is especially high during the draw for the third round, which is the place the Premier League teams are added to the draw. Watch & Bet live =>
Here we have enlisted the broadcasters for the FA Cup who will be showing the matches in English.
|New Zealand||Sky Sport|
|Ireland||BT Sport, Eir Sport|
|United Kingdom||BBC Sport, BT Sport|
|The United States of America||ESPN|
Watch the English Football Cup on BBC:
For every fan watching the game from the United Kingdom, BBC Sport is an extremely reliable broadcaster. They have exclusive rights to the FA Cup draw as well. For fans around the world, following the BBC One channel is the best way to learn about the FA Cup!
Watch the English Football Cup on SkyBet:
In the initial preliminary stages, the FA Cup matches are not all shown on TV. Especially if you are living outside of the United Kingdom or Ireland, it is difficult to follow the FA Cup on TV. From the 5th round onwards it becomes easy. The smaller matches like the matches played by the Sky Bet Championship teams may or may not be shown.
The bigger matches are definitely broadcasted. When teams from the Premier League division play, it is definitely broadcasted. The FA Cup TV fixtures will be available. The biggest match for the FA Cup 5th round fixtures is Liverpool vs Chelsea! Both teams are doing well this season and Liverpool will want to bag an extra trophy as well.
FA Cup Results And Fixtures 2020/21
The following data has been collected from the FA Cup 3rd round, 4th round results and the FA Cup 5th round draw. Teams from Premier League almost all went through barring a few exceptions like West Ham. However, not all teams went through on the first try. Some had to struggle really a lot to make it next time as well.
Birmingham were clear favourites against Coventry. However, Coventry pulled it to the penalties in the replay before accepting defeat. Liverpool, undefeated in the league, came very close to being knocked out in the FA Cup. Klopp was unmoved and named a u-23 side and was not even present himself for the replay. His young team did win. However, the popular Liverpool coach has come under a lot of criticism since then from the media for disrespecting the FA Cup.
FA Cup 3rd Round Fixtures and Results
|Jan-08||Aston Villa vs Liverpool||1-4||BT Sport|
|Jan-08||Wolves vs Crystal Palace||1-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Everton vs Rotherham United||2-1||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Nottingham Forest vs Cardiff City||1-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Boreham Wood vs Millwall||0-2||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Luton Town vs Reading||1-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Norwich City vs Coventry City||2-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Chorley vs Derby County||2-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Oldham Athletic vs Bournemouth||1-4||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Stevenage vs Swansea City||0-2||BBC|
|Jan-09||Bristol Rovers vs Sheffield United||2-3||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Blackburn Rovers vs Doncaster Rovers||0-1||FA Player|
|Jan-09||Stoke City vs Leicester City||0-4||BBC|
|Jan-09||Wycombe Wanderers vs Preston North End||4-1||FA Player|
|Jan-09||Burnley vs MK Dons||1-1||FA Player|
|Jan-09||QPR vs Fulham||0-2||BBC|
|Jan-09||Exeter City vs Sheffield Wednesday||0-2||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Blackpool vs West Brom||2-2||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Arsenal vs Newcastle||2-0||BBC One|
|Jan-09||Huddersfield Town vs Plymouth Argyle||2-3||FA Player|
|Jan-09||Brentford vs Middlesbrough||2-1||FA Player|
|Jan-09||Southampton vs Shrewsbury Town||2-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-09||Manchester United vs Watford||1-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-10||Barnsley vs Tranmere Rovers||2-0||FA Player|
|Jan-10||Crawley Town vs Leeds United||3-0||BBC One|
|Jan-10||Bristol City vs Portsmouth||2-1||FA Player|
|Jan-10||Manchester City vs Birmingham City||3-0||BBC|
|Jan-10||Chelsea vs Morecambe||4-0||BBC|
|Jan-10||Cheltenham Town vs Mansfield Town||2-1||FA Player|
|Jan-10||Marine vs Tottenham||0-5||BBC One|
|Jan-10||Newport County vs Brighton||1-1||BT Sport|
|Jan-11||Stockport County vs West Ham||0-1||BT Sport|
FA Cup 4th round fixtures and results
|Jan-23||Chorley v Wolves||0-1||BT Sport|
|Jan-23||Southampton v Arsenal||1-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-24||Barnsley v Norwich||1-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-24||Brighton v Blackpool||2-1||BT Sport|
|Jan-24||Millwall v Bristol City||0-3||BT Sport|
|Jan-24||Sheffield v Plymouth||2-1||BT Sport|
|Jan-24||Swansea v Nottingham||5-1||BT Sport|
|Jan-24||West Ham v Doncaster||4-0||BT Sport|
|Jan-25||Cheltenham v Man City||1-3||BT Sport|
|Jan-25||Chelsea v Luton||3-1||BBC|
|Jan-25||Fulham v Burnley||0-3||BT Sport|
|Jan-25||Brentford v Leicester||1-3||FA Player|
|Jan-25||Man United v Liverpool||3-2||BBC|
|Jan-26||Everton v Sheffield Wednesday||3-0||BBC|
|Jan-26||Wycombe v Spurs||1-4||BBC|
|Jan-27||Bournemouth v Crawley Town||2-1||BBC|
FA Cup 5th round fixtures and results
|Feb-09||Burnley v Bournemouth||0-2||BT Sport|
|Feb-09||Man United v West Ham||1-0||BT Sport|
|Feb-09||Swansea v Man City||1-3||BT Sport|
|Feb-10||Sheffield v Bristol City||1-0||BT Sport|
|Feb-10||Leicester v Brighton||1-0||BT Sport|
|Feb-11||Everton v Spurs||5-4||BT Sport|
|Feb-11||Wolves v Southampton||0-2||BT Sport|
|Feb-12||Barnsley v Chelsea||0-1||BT Sport|
FA Cup Quarter Final fixtures
|Mar-20||AFC Bournemouth vs Southampton||0-3||BT Sport|
|Mar-20||Everton vs Manchester City||0-2||BT Sport|
|Mar-20||Leicester City vs Manchester United||3-1||BT Sport|
|Mar-20||Chelsea vs Sheffield United||2-0||BT Sport|
FA Cup Semi final fixtures:
|Apr-17||Chelsea vs Manchester City||1-0||BT Sport|
|Apr-18||Leicester City vs Southampton||1-0||BT Sport|
FA Cup Final
|May-15||Chelsea vs Leicester City||TBP||BT Sport|