There's a host of FA Cup fixtures on TV this week and every match of the round will be free to watch for everyone in the UK.


With ties are varied as Nottingham Forest v Liverpool, Middlesbrough at home to Chelsea and Southampton against Premier League leaders Manchester City, there's plenty of drama on the way.

The number of terrific match-ups at this crucial stage of the competition means highlights are essential to get across all of the drama.

BBC and ITV will share the FA Cup TV rights throughout the season, a big victory for fans of football on free-to-air platforms, meaning you'll be able to catch plenty of the drama in real-time.

Of course, with so many games to soak up and our limited number of eyeballs unable to consume every moment, FA Cup highlights on TV will be essential viewing after each round of matches. brings you all the times and details for FA Cup highlights shows coming up and we'll keep you updated throughout the whole season.

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Which channel has FA Cup highlights?

BBC and ITV boast joint custody of the FA Cup TV rights from this season until 2024/25, meaning if there's an FA Cup match listed on TV, everyone can watch it (so long as you have a TV licence).

BBC will bring two highlight shows per round of action in the early stages with so many games to get through.

The shows will be on BBC One throughout the competition and will usually fall into the Match of the Day slot, if the games are being played at weekends.

Check out details on the dates and times below.

When are FA Cup highlights on BBC?

BBC have confirmed their FA Cup highlights show for the quarter-finals will air at 11:05pm on Sunday 20th March, featuring all the action from the weekend.

FA Cup dates 2021/22

  • FA Cup first round – weekend of Saturday 6th November 2021
  • FA Cup second round – weekend of Saturday 4th December 2021
  • FA Cup third round – weekend of Saturday 8th January 2022
  • FA Cup fourth round – weekend of Saturday 5th February 2022
  • FA Cup fifth round – week of Wednesday 2nd March 2022
  • FA Cup quarter-finals – weekend of Saturday 19th March 2022
  • FA Cup semi-finals – weekend of Saturday 16th April 2022
  • FA Cup final – Saturday 14th May 2022

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