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TV games announced for FA Cup Third Round replays

After 32 ties in the Emirates FA Cup Third Round, there are still eight games to be decided.

These eight matches will take place on Tuesday, 16 January 2024 and Wednesday, 17 January 2024, and includes the likes of West Ham, Everton and Nottingham Forest.

Let’s look at the replays that have been selected for TV coverage below.

Jarrod Bowen's early goal wasn't enough to earn West Ham a place in the FA Cup Third Round.
Jarrod Bowen's fourth minute goal wasn't enough to earn West Ham a place in the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round / Photo by Icon Sport

TV selections

Two FA Cup replays have been chosen for TV coverage and they both include Premier League teams.

On Tuesday, 16 January, the BBC will broadcast Bristol City versus West Ham on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app.

The replay comes after a 1-1 draw at the London Stadium where Tommy Conway equalised for Bristol City in front of over 9,000 away supporters.

The other game selected for TV coverage is the tie between Blackpool and Nottingham Forest. This will be available to watch on ITV4 and ITVX on Wednesday, 17 January.

Morgan Gibbs White levels the scoring for Nottingham Forest against Blackpool in the FA Cup.
Nottingham Forest's Morgan Gibbs-White scores to make it 2-2 against Blackpool  at the City Ground / Photo by Icon Sport

Forest came from two goals behind at the City Ground to earn a replay against the Tangerines thanks to goals from Nicolás Domínguez and Morgan Gibbs-White.

Other FA Cup Third Round replays not on TV

The other six games not selected for TV include two all Premier League ties. Everton host Crystal Palace after a 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park and Brentford travel to Wolves following a 1-1 draw at the Gtech Community Stadium.

A lot of eyes in Manchester will be on the replay between Eastleigh and Newport County as the winner will earn a home tie against 12-time FA Cup winners Manchester United. Bristol Rovers and Norwich City will also face off with a trip to Anfield as the reward for the winner.

Meanwhile, there is an all-Championship tie between Birmingham City and Hull City, as well as Bolton Wanders against Luton Town.

Schedule in full

Tuesday, 16 January:

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Brentford – 19:30

Birmingham City vs Hull City – 19:45

Bolton Wanderers vs Luton Town – 19:45

Bristol City vs West Ham – 19:45

Eastleigh vs Newport County – 19:45

Wednesday, 17 January

Blackpool vs Nottingham Forest – 19:45

Bristol Rovers vs Norwich City – 19:45

Everton vs Crystal Palace – 19:45

When will the fourth round matches be played?

The winners of the eight replays will play in the fourth round, alongside the other 24 successful teams. Fourth round games will be played on the weekend of 27-28 January.


Will Murray

Freelance football journalist. Experience writing for When Saturday, Comes, Goalkeeper.com, Elite Scholars and Total Football Analysis. Recently finished an MA in Sport Journalism at the University of Brighton. Long-time season ticket holder at the two-time European Champions Nottingham Forest.

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