Manchester United’s FA Cup fourth-round showdown with Liverpool to be shown live on the BBC, while Chorley’s dream of another upset will be on BT Sport in pick of the TV coverage
The FA Cup fourth-round showdown between rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will be available on free to air after it was selected for TV coverage by the BBC.
The Old Trafford clash will be shown on BBC One on Sunday, January 24, with kick off at 5pm.
The first meeting in the competition between the two teams since 2012 is the plum draw of the round and sees first in the Premier League go up against second.
Manchester United will host bitter Premier League rivals Liverpool in the FA Cup fourth round
FOURTH-ROUND TV PICKS
Saturday, January 23
Cheltenham Town v Manchester City – KO 5.30pm, BBC One and BBC iPlayer
Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle (15:00 KO) – Live on BBC Digital Platforms
West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers (15:00 KO) – Live on BBC Digital Platforms
Swansea City v Nottingham Forest (15:00 KO) – BBC One Wales
Sunday, January 24
Chelsea v Luton Town – KO 12.00pm, BBC One and BBC iPlayer
Manchester United v Liverpool – KO 5.00pm, BBC One and BBC iPlayer
Non-league Chorley have been rewarded for their knockout of Derby County with the opening tie of the round against Wolves on the Friday night. It will be shown live on BT Sport.
Holders Arsenal will be on BT at lunchtime on Saturday, January 23 against either Southampton or Shrewsbury, whose rearranged third-round tie is due to be played next Tuesday.
Cheltenham’s clash with Manchester City will also be televised on Saturday, at 5.30pm on BBC One.
Three other matches will be televised on Sunday in addition to the United-Liverpool clash. Chelsea v Luton will be on BBC One at noon, followed by Brentford v Leicester on BT Sport at 2.30pm.
Everton v Sheffield Wednesday will be an 8pm kick-off on BT Sport, while on Monday January 25 Wycombe will host Tottenham in a 7.45pm kick-off on BT.
The other eight ties will be available to watch on a combination of the BBC and BT’s digital platforms and red button services on Saturday and Sunday.
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