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FA Cup fixtures on TV – confirmed schedule for semi-finals

The FA Cup returns soon with the semi-finals of the world's oldest football competition – and every game is live on TV

FA Cup trophy

The FA Cup is ready to cut into the onslaught of Premier League fixtures with just four teams left in the hunt for silverware in 2020.


Defending champions Manchester City are still in the mix to record back-to-back FA Cup successes after beating Newcastle 2-0 at St James’ Park.

But they will face a tricky test in the shape of Arsenal who have made it through to the final four – chasing their fourth FA Cup trophy in seven years – after edging beyond Sheffield United in a tight encounter at Bramall Lane.

In the other tie, Manchester United’s young guns will be desperate to rack up their first trophy as a next-generation unit under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s leadership.

They face Chelsea at Wembley with Frank Lampard hoping for a glorious end to his first season in charge of his beloved Blues.

Lampard’s men were not expected to challenge for honours in 2019/20 given the club’s transfer embargo, Eden Hazard’s departure and general turmoil, but they remain in the hunt for a Champions League place and a shot at the FA Cup.

The magic of the cup will endure lockdown, but which game are you most looking forward to before the competition finally draws to a close?

RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about how to watch the FA Cup semi-finals including the full remaining fixture list.

What channel is the FA Cup on?

Games are split between BBC and BT Sport for the remainder of the 2019/20 tournament.

There are multiple ways to get BT Sport. If you already have BT Broadband, you can add BT TV and Sport to your existing contract from just £15.00 per month. You can add the ‘Big Sport’ package for £40 per month which includes all BT Sport and 11 Sky Sports channels via a NOW TV pass. 

Of course, BBC needs no introduction. All you need to do is switch on, tune in, sit back, enjoy.

How to watch FA Cup live stream 

You can watch the BT Sport matches online with a BT Sport monthly pass without signing up to a contract.

Regular subscribers can also stream matches via the BT Sport website or BT Sport app on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Viewers of BBC games can simply tune in on BBC iPlayer.

FA Cup fixtures on TV – Semi-finals

Both-semi finals will be played at Wembley Stadium as has been tradition since the new ground was built.

TV information and kick-off times are yet to be confirmed but they will be announced shortly:

Saturday 18th July

Arsenal v Man City (7:45pm) BT Sport 1

Sunday 19th July

Man Utd v Chelsea (6pm) BBC

FA Cup results – Quarter-finals

Saturday 27th June

Norwich 1-2 Man Utd (AET)

Sunday 28th June

Sheffield United 1-2 Arsenal

Leicester 0-1 Chelsea

Newcastle 0-2 Man City

When is the FA Cup final?

The FA Cup final will be played on Saturday 1st August. Yes, you read that correctly. The actual FA Cup final is scheduled for August.

As a traditional mid-May sporting spectacle, the FA Cup final is watched by millions of people across the nation regardless of their interest in sport or allegiances to teams.

It’s a major success for the FA that they can complete the tournament safely, and the end of the season will feel that little bit sweeter with a cup final to soak up in the August sun.

For more live football on TV, check out our Premier League fixtures on TV guide.


If you’re looking for something else to watch check out our TV guide.