FA Cup third round on the BBC: How to follow the action

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FA Cup third round
Date: 4-6 January Coverage: Liverpool v Everton live on BBC One on Sunday, 5 January (16:01 GMT) - as well as Arsenal v Leeds United on Monday, 6 January (19:56 GMT)

The FA Cup third round continues on Sunday and you can follow one of the most eagerly-awaited events in the football calendar across the BBC.

Sunday's Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield, which kicks off at 16:01 GMT, is live on BBC One - as is Arsenal's home match against Championship side Leeds United on Monday at 19:56.

As part of the Heads Up campaign, all 12 remaining fixtures will kick off one minute late to encourage fans to think about looking after their mental health.

The FA Cup fourth-round draw is on Monday on BBC One before Arsenal v Leeds - the programme starts at 19:30.

BBC local radio has full match commentary of every tie across the round on the website and app.

National League AFC Fylde - the lowest ranked club left in the competition - are at Premier League Sheffield United on Sunday (14:01), while League One Gillingham host Premier League West Ham United on the same day (18:16).

There is a highlights show at 07:30 on Sunday on BBC One, showing all the best bits from Saturday's 20 fixtures which included Tranmere Rovers' incredible comeback to draw 3-3 with Watford and Hull City striker Tom Eaves' last-minute winner against Rotherham United.

Gary Lineker, an FA Cup winner with Tottenham in 1991, will be joined by ex-England striker Alan Shearer and former Everton midfielder Osman for live coverage of the Merseyside derby from 15:30.

A highlights programme, presented by Manish Bhasin and featuring former England player Alex Scott, of all of Sunday's ties is on BBC One at 22:30.

Lineker will also present coverage of Monday's tie between record 13-time winners Arsenal and Leeds on BBC One from 19:30. He will be joined by two-time FA Cup winner Ian Wright and Shearer.

BBC Radio 5 Live's commentaries on Sunday are Middlesbrough against Tottenham (14:01), Liverpool versus Everton (16:01) and West Ham's visit to Gillingham (18:16) - as well as Monday's tie between Arsenal and Leeds (19:56).

There is full match commentary of Nottingham Forest's trip to Chelsea on Sunday on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra (14:01).

The BBC Sport website will have live text commentary and goal clips across the weekend.

Coverage on BBC Red Button

All times GMT


10:00 Archive: Liverpool 3-1 Everton, 1986 FA Cup final

14:30 5 Live Final Score

15:50 MOTD Live: Liverpool v Everton (audio options)

18:05 FA Cup third-round goals

23:35 FA Cup third-round highlights


10:00 Liverpool v Everton (full replay)

12:35 FA Cup third-round goals

18:30 Archive: Leeds United 1-0 Arsenal, 1972 FA Cup final

19:30 MOTD Live: Arsenal v Leeds United (audio options), including fourth-round draw at 19:35

22:00 FA Cup third-round goals

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