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FA Cup fourth-round draw: How to watch, fixture dates, confirmed teams



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With the FA Cup fourth-round draw set to take place ahead of Manchester United’s third-round tie against Wigan, the club will be eager to learn who may await them in the next round of the competition.

After reaching the final of the FA Cup last season, Erik ten Hag will be keen for his side to match or better that feat this season.

Having already been knocked out of both European football, as well as the Carabao Cup this season, the FA Cup has become United’s only hope for Cup competition glory this season.

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Here are all the details you need to know ahead of tonight’s fourth-round draw.

When is the FA Cup fourth-round draw?

The FA Cup fourth-round draw will take place shortly before Manchester United’s away tie against Wigan kicks off. The draw is currently scheduled to start at approximately 7.50 pm on Monday evening.

How can I watch the FA Cup fourth-round draw?

The draw will be aired on ITV 1 in the United Kingdom, as well as being streamed via ITV X.

When are the fourth-round fixtures being played?

The fourth round of the FA Cup will kick off at the end of this month. The games will be played on the weekend commencing Saturday 27th.

What ball number is Manchester United?

Manchester United or Wigan will be ball number 20.

Who can Manchester United face?

If Manchester United are to beat Wigan, then there is a wide range of clubs that may await them in the fourth round of the competition. From National League South side Maidstone FC to one of the club’s historic rivals in Leeds, Liverpool or Manchester City, amongst others.

The full list of clubs Manchester United could face after tonight’s draw is as follows:

  • Crystal Palace/Everton
  • Brentford/Wolves
  • Fulham
  • Tottenham
  • Maidstone United
  • Ipswich Town
  • Leicester City
  • Coventry City
  • Newcastle United
  • Southampton
  • Norwich City/Bristol Rovers
  • Newport County/Eastleigh
  • Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Bournemouth
  • Blackburn Rovers
  • Hull City/Birmingham City
  • Plymouth Argyle
  • Sheffield United
  • Watford
  • Sheffield Wednesday
  • Chelsea
  • Aston Villa
  • Swansea City
  • Nottingham Forest/Blackpool
  • West Brom
  • Leeds United
  • Wrexham
  • Luton Town/Bolton Wanderers
  • Manchester City
  • West Ham/Bristol City
  • Liverpool

What ball numbers should Manchester United fans keep an eye out for?

With all of the club’s three most historic rivals confirmed for the fourth round, Manchester United fans should keep their eyes peeled for the following numbers:

  • 3. Liverpool
  • 12. Leeds United
  • 21. Manchester City