FA Cup Third Round, Saturday: Open Thread
One of the highlights of the English football calendar is the FA Cup Third Round where there’s the potential of cup upsets. It’s also a rare treat for soccer fans to watch teams they don’t usually see on television, and to get a good glimpse at what English football is like at the lower levels of the professional game.
Here’s today’s TV schedule for soccer fans in the United States:
Blackburn vs Manchester City (FA Cup third round), 7:45am, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Rochdale vs Leeds United (FA Cup third round), 10am, FOX Sports 1
Grimsby Town vs Huddersfield Town (FA Cup third round), 10am, FOX Sports 2
Macclesfield vs Sheffield Wednesday (FA Cup third round), 10am, FOX Soccer Plus
Arsenal vs Spurs (FA Cup third round), 12:15pm, FOX and FOX Soccer 2Go
Arsenal:Fabianski, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Monreal, Arteta, Wilshere, Rosicky, Cazorla, Gnabry, Walcot
Subs: Viviano, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Flamini, Ozil, Podolski, Ju-Young Park
Tottenham: Lloris; Walker, Chiriches, Dawson, Rose; Lennon, Bentaleb, Dembele, Eriksen; Adebayor, Soldado
Subs: Friedel, Fredericks, Fryers, Capoue, Chadli, Kane, Obika
Here’s the complete schedule for the FA Cup Third Round.
Before, during or after today’s matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.
Have a wonderful Saturday.