FA Cup: Man Utd, Chelsea & Liverpool Games Chosen For Live TV Coverage

By on December 11, 2015


The FA Cup third round games involving Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool have all been selected for live TV coverage, the FA confirmed today.

Liverpool will kick off an exciting weekend of FA Cup action as their trip to League Two Exeter City will be broadcast live on the BBC on Friday January 8, kicking off at 7.55pm.

The Saturday lunchtime kick off will see Premier League strugglers Aston Villa travel to League Two Wycombe Wanderers with that match being selected to be shown on BT Sport, kicking off at 12.45pm.

Later that day in the 5.30pm kick off, Manchester United will entertain Sheffield United at Old Trafford and that game will also be screened live on BT Sport.

Chelsea’s clash against the winner of Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe United will also be shown live on BT Sport, with that match at Stamford Bridge now kicking off on Sunday at 2pm.

The final FA Cup tie of the weekend will see Tottenham Hotspur play host to Premier League leaders Leicester City at White Hart Lane with that match being played in front of the BBC camera’s, kicking off at 4pm.

It’s promising to be an enthralling weekend of FA Cup action with many of the Premier League big boys being selected for live TV coverage, and I’m sure there will be a few shocks to look forward to.

Here is confirmation of the games selected for live TV:

7.55pm Friday 8 January
Exeter City v Liverpool – live on BBC 1

12.45pm Saturday 9 January
Wycombe Wanderers v Aston Villa – live on BT Sport 2

5.30pm Saturday 9 January
Manchester United v Sheffield United – live on BT Sport 2

2pm Sunday 10 January
Chelsea v Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe United – live on BT Sport 2

4pm Sunday 10 January
Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City – live on BBC 1

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