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FA Cup Fourth Round, Saturday: Open Thread

FA Cup1 FA Cup Fourth Round, Saturday: Open Thread

In the middle of a hectic January transfer window, the clubs throughout England and Wales are switching gears and participating today in the FA Cup Fourth Round. Based on the fixtures below, there’s the opportunity for quite a few upsets.

Here’s today’s TV schedule for soccer fans in the United States:

Bournemouth vs Liverpool (FA Cup), 7:45am, FOX Sports 1, FOX Deportes and FOX Soccer 2Go
Sunderland vs Kidderminster Harriers (FA Cup), 10am, FOX Sports 1, FOX Deportes and FOX Soccer 2Go
Bolton vs Cardiff City (FA Cup), 10am, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer 2Go
Southend vs Hull City (FA Cup), 10am, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go
Stevenage vs Everton (FA Cup), 12:30pm, FOX Soccer Plus, FOX Deportes and FOX Soccer 2Go

Here’s the complete schedule for the FA Cup Fourth Round.

The matches being played today that are not televised or being shown live on the Internet are:

Southampton vs Yeovil Town, 10am
Huddersfield vs Charlton, 10am
Port Vale vs Brighton, 10am
Rochdale vs Sheffield Wednesday, 10am
Wigan vs Crystal Palace, 10am
Manchester City vs Watford, 10am
Birmingham City vs Swansea, 10am

Your best bet to follow the above FA Cup games that are not being shown on TV or Internet is to listen for match reports via TalkSport.co.uk.

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.

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24 Responses to FA Cup Fourth Round, Saturday: Open Thread

  1. Ianor says:

    Surprised chris! The biggest game of the 3pm fixtures are not being shown live around the world.

  2. Rizki says:

    Anyone Know Who Commentator For World Feed Bpurnemouth Vs Liverpool,Jim Beglin In Co-Commentator?I Wrong?

  3. Rizki says:

    Sorry,I mean Bournemouth…..

  4. Ianor says:

    Great to hear peter drury for the first time on fa cup fixture. bolton vs cardiff.

  5. Paul says:

    In case anybody is looking or wants them in once place, World Feeds:

    Bolton v Cardiff – Peter Drury & Stewart Robson
    Southend Utd v Hull City – Ben Andrews & Gary O’Reilly
    Sunderland v Kidderminster – Kevin Keatings & Tony Dorigo

  6. Ianor says:

    Paul is that guy called “ben andrews” is he the same guy that we hear on chelsea tv’s commentry?

  7. AJ says:

    Epic fail. We aren’t even getting highlights of Watford beating City until tomorrow

  8. Ianor says:

    Aj. Iam also gutted! That the match was not shown live. its poor decision by fa choosing a less exiciting matches i.e sunderland and cardiff matches over city’s game. But fatv’s youtube channel will show 2 minutes of highlights tonight.

  9. Ianor says:

    Aj. Iam also gutted! That the match was not shown live. its poor decision by fa choosing a less exiciting matches i.e sunderland and cardiff matches over city’s game. But fatv’s youtube channel will show 2 minutes of highlights tonight i w’ll be the first one to watch.

  10. Paul says:

    Ian Darke & Andy Gray working well together on BT Sport commentary!

    • AJ says:

      Someone at ESPN read this. Since Macca doesn’t seem to want to anything but studio work at the World Cup, hire Andy Gray.

      • Paul says:

        It’s brilliant having him back on TV. Just reading comments from people online and general consensus is that everybody had forgot just how good he is. Been a good 20-odd years since him & Darke have worked together live on air too.

        The all-time classic Tyler/Gray pairing is still my favourite but this today is great and I’m glad BT took the risk of the backlash from it.

        BT commentary wise, he is in a different league to Michael Owen. Makes Owen look even more amateur than he is.

        • I’ve been impressed by BT Sport’s soccer coverage this season. They’re definitely going to give Sky Sports a run for its money in the future.

          • Paul says:

            They’ve still got work to do but considering it’s their first year, they’re not doing a bad job at all.

            Agreed re Sky. Still a long war ahead of them both but considering it’s BT’s first year, they’ve already poached Champions League – not just from Sky, but also ITV’s weekly match too! – and they’re really looking like they fancy the battle ahead. I’d be pretty nervous in auctions if I was Sky.

            • Christopher Harris says:

              The one part of BT Sport I’m not impressed by is Jake Humphrey. Other than that, their studio coverage is a breath of fresh air.

          • Paul says:

            Couldn’t agree more about Humphrey. Comes across as really smug to me.

            Not too sure about their addition of Joey Barton to the panel this afternoon either!

            Little bits like that where there are holes that need fixing!

  11. Jim says:

    Everton take early lead at Stevenage through Naismith. There’s going to be no shock result in this one. Everton should stroll through this and look forward to Tuesday’s big derby against Liverpool. Big game that not only for bragging rights but for that all-important 4th spot.

  12. mahluf says:

    This tweet is interesting.

    https://twitter.com/BluesChronicle/status/427122556081299456

    Has anyone else heard anything about the Monday match between Man City & Cheksea being moved to Saturday??

    • Christopher Harris says:

      Man City-Chelsea is, right now, scheduled for Monday, Feb 3. I don’t believe the dates for the FA Cup 4th Round replays have been decided yet, but it’s possible that the City-Chelsea match could be moved if Chelsea draw against Stoke tomorrow and the replay happens on Feb 4 or 5.

  13. bennett311 says:

    Just have to leave this here. Altidore was terrible against non league Kidderminster. The players around him were bad, but he has plenty of blame too for the overall performance.

    I hope he can break out this funk.

  14. Rob says:

    The FA need to bin that bloody awful pink ball, it’s so hard to keep track of.
    Fox reminded me why NBC coverage is so much better.

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