FA Cup TV ties announced as Spurs kick off third round ties with trip to Tranmere or Southport on Friday, January 4

The scheduling has been revealed for the famous competition's third round clashes.

Spurs' game away at one of the two minnows of the competition will be shown on BT Sport 2.

On that same channel the following day, Saturday January 5, will be Manchester United's home tie against Reading.

This will be followed by Arsenal's mouthwatering trip to face either non-league Solihull Moors or Blackpool.

The final BT Sport offering will be Woking versus Watford on Sunday, January 6.


BBC has bagged two of the fixtures on show.

Leicester's third round clash at either Wrexham or Newport will be on the Sunday.

FA CUP THIRD ROUND – THE TIES

Bolton Wanderers v Walsall or Sunderland

Millwall v Hull City

Gillingham v Cardiff City

Brentford v Oxford United

Sheffield Wednesday v Luton Town

Manchester United v Reading

Everton v Lincoln City

Tranmere Rovers or Southport v Tottenham Hotspur

Preston North End v Doncaster Rovers

Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

Crystal Palace v Grimsby Town

Derby County v Southampton

Accrington Stanley v Ipswich Town

Bristol City v Huddersfield TowN

Wrexham or Newport County v Leicester City

Fulham v Oldham Athletic

Shrewsbury Town v Stoke City

Solihull Moors or Blackpool v Arsenal

Manchester City v Rotherham United

AFC Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion

West Ham United v Birmingham City

Woking v Watford

Burnley v Barnsley

Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United

Sheffield United v Barnet

Norwich City v Portsmouth

Fleetwood Town v AFC Wimbledon

West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic

Middlesbrough v Peterborough United or Bradford City

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Liverpool

Aston Villa v Swansea City

Then BBC will broadcast the all-Premier League tie between Wolves and Liverpool.

Each club will receive a live broadcast fee of £150,000, while the winners will pick up a further £135,000 from the increased FA prize fund.

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