Arsenal-Manchester United, Crystal Palace-Tottenham Hotspur Highlight FA Cup 4th Round on ESPN+

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Arsenal-Manchester United, Crystal Palace-Tottenham Hotspur Highlight FA Cup 4th Round on ESPN+

  • 16 matches Friday through Monday
  • Four matches between Premier League teams

The exclusive presentation of 2018-19 Emirates FA Cup on ESPN+ will continue with all 16 matches of the fourth round beginning Friday through Monday, beginning with Championship side Bristol City vs. Bolton Wanderers, live from Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol City, on Friday at 2:40 p.m. ET.

 The highlight of the FA Cup 4th Round on ESPN+ is the four matches between Premier League teams: Arsenal vs. Manchester United (Friday, 2:55 p.m.); Newcastle United vs. Watford (Saturday, 9:55 a.m.); Manchester Cityvs. Burnley (Saturday, 9:55 p.m.); and Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur (Sunday, 10:55 a.m.)

The schedule:

Date Time (ET) Event Network
 Fri, Jan 25 2:40 p.m. Bristol City vs. Bolton Wanderers ESPN+
  2:55 p.m. Arsenal vs. Manchester United ESPN+
 Sat, Jan 26 7:25 a.m. Accrington Stanley vs. Derby County ESPN+
  9:55 a.m. Swansea City vs. Gillingham F.C. ESPN+
  9:55 a.m. Newcastle United vs. Watford ESPN+
  9:55 a.m. Shrewsbury Town vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers ESPN+
  9:55 a.m. Middlesbrough vs. Newport County ESPN+
  9:55 a.m. Manchester City vs. Burnley ESPN+
  9:55 a.m. Doncaster Rovers vs. Oldham Athletic ESPN+
  9:55 a.m. Brighton & Hove Albion vs. West Bromwich Albion ESPN+
  9:55 a.m. Portsmouth vs. Queens Park Rangers ESPN+
  12:25 p.m. Millwall vs. Everton ESPN+
  2:40 p.m. AFC Wimbledon vs. West Ham United ESPN+
 Sun, Jan 27 10:55 a.m. Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur ESPN+
  12:55 p.m. Chelsea vs. Sheffield Wednesday ESPN+
 Mon, Jan 28 2:40 p.m. Barnet F.C. vs. Brentford F.C. ESPN+

 Highlights of FA Cup fourth round matches:

  • EFL League One’s Doncaster Rovers vs. Oldham Athletic (League Two) is the only FA Cup 4th Round matchup between teams in the 3rd tier of English football or lower
  • Four matchups between 3rd (League One) and 4th tier (League Two) teams vs. Championship sides – all on Saturday:
    • League One Accrington Stanley vs. Derby County (Championship side) at 7:25 a.m.
    • Championship side Swansea host League One team Gillingham F.C. at 9:55 a.m.
    • Championship team Middlesbrough vs. League Two side Newport County at 9:55 a.m.
    • League One side and 2008 FA Cup winners Portsmouth F.C. vs. QPR (Championship) at 9:55 a.m.
  • Giant killers in the 4th round: Three lower-ranked teams beat Premier League competition in the 3rd round – Newport County beat Leicester City 2-1; Oldham Athletic, 2-1 over Fulham; and Gillingham F.C. defeated Cardiff 1-0;
  • Lowest-ranked team remaining in completion – National League’s Barnet F.C. – hosts Championship side Brentford at The Hive Stadium (6,500 capacity) in Canons Park, London, on Monday at 2:40 p.m.

In addition to live matches, ESPN+ will feature FA Cup programs including FA Cup Round 4 Preview Show and the FA Cup Round 4 Highlight Show (after Monday). ESPNFC.com will continue its coverage of the FA Cup with content from correspondents reporting from select matches, features, previews and post-match coverage. ESPN FC, the daily soccer news highlights, analysis and information program exclusively on ESPN+, previews the round with an FA Cup special episode and will discuss the matches on the regularly-scheduled daily shows throughout the weekend.

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