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Wednesday 29 Oct 2014

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FA Cup fourth round on Radio 5 Live

BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra have all the action from the FA Cup fourth round ties on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 January, with live commentary of six matches and coverage of the rest of the games across the weekend.

On Saturday from 12noon Mark Pougatch presents 5 Live Sport from the Crown Ground, the home of Accrington Stanley, with the latest news and build up to the day's action; kicking-off at 12.45pm with commentary of Preston v Chelsea live from Deepdale.

At 3.00pm the live coverage continues with Accrington Stanley v Fulham, plus updates from the afternoon's other matches including Everton v Birmingham, West Brom v Newcastle and Notts County v Wigan. Sports Extra will have live commentary of Aston Villa v Brighton & Hove Albion, from 3.00pm.

At 5.15pm, 5 Live has commentary of Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United live from White Hart Lane, followed by 606 at 7.10pm with Alan Green taking supporters' calls on all the day's fourth round action.

On Sunday Colin Murray presents 5 Live Sport from 12noon with reaction to the previous day's action and a look ahead to Sunday's matches. At 1.30pm there's live commentary of Stoke City v Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium, followed by Scunthorpe United v Manchester City live from Glanford Park at 4.00pm.

Ahead of the weekend's coverage, Colin Murray will be joined by Pat Nevin and Perry Groves for Kicking Off With Colin Murray on 5 Live Sport on Friday 22 January from 7.00pm to preview all the fourth round action.

You can listen to 5 Live and 5 Live Sports Extra via DAB digital radio, Digital TV and online at; 5 Live is also on 909 & 693 AM.

Notes to Editors

Friday 22 January

7.00-10.30pm, 5 Live Sport: Kicking Off With Colin Murray, 5 Live

Saturday 23 January

12noon-7.10pm, 5 Live Sport with Mark Pougatch
12.45pm, Preston v Chelsea, 5 Live
3.00pm, Accrington Stanley v Fulham, 5 Live
3.00pm, Aston Villa v Brighton & Hove Albion, Sports Extra
5.15pm, Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United, 5 Live
7.10-8.30pm, 606, 5 Live

Sunday 24 January

12noon-6.00pm, 5 Live Sport with Colin Murray, 5 Live
1.30pm, Stoke City v Arsenal, 5 Live
4.00pm, Scunthorpe United v Manchester City, 5 Live
6.00-7.30pm, 606, 5 Live.


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