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When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw? Date, time, TV channel and how to watch


Manchester United, Liverpool and up to five Championship sides will hope to be among the teams involved when the draw for the quarter-finals of the 2023-24 FA Cup takes place.

Second-tier Coventry City were the first team to reach the last eight, ending non-league Maidstone’s magnificent run to the last 16 with a 5-0 home win on Monday.

Promotion-chasing Leicester City visit Bournemouth, while Blackburn Rovers host Newcastle United, Leeds United visit Chelsea and Southampton travel to Anfield.

Luton Town will also hope for an upset when they face holders Manchester City at Kenilworth Road, and two teams aiming for European qualification meet at Molineux, where Wolves play Brighton & Hove Albion.

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When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw?

The draw will be held before four ties take place on Wednesday, February 28, the first of which is Leeds’ match at Stamford Bridge at 19:30 GMT.

Nottingham Forest are at home to Man United at 19:45 – the same time as the action at Wolves kicks off.

Saints, who are fourth in the Championship, have lost their last two matches but will seek a surprise against Liverpool at 20:00 GMT.

What time is the FA Cup quarter-final draw?

The draw is scheduled to take place at 19:00 GMT, by which time up to four teams could already know they will be in the last eight because of the ties played on Tuesday.

Bournemouth and Leicester, Blackburn and Newcastle and Luton and Man City all feature on that night.

Extra time will take place if the ties finish level after 90 minutes. If there is no winner after extra time, penalties will ensure.


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How to watch the FA Cup draw

The draw will be shown on ITV4 as part of the build-up to the tie at Chelsea.

Viewers can also stream the draw on mobile devices via ITV’s website and the ITVX app.

The quarter-finals take place across the weekend of Saturday 16 March, with a £450,000 reward for winning clubs.

Here’s how the ball numbers looked before the matches on Tuesday.

1 Blackburn Rovers or Newcastle United
2 Chelsea or Leeds United
3 AFC Bournemouth or Leicester City
4 Liverpool or Southampton
5 Nottingham Forest or Manchester United
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers or Brighton & Hove Albion
7 Coventry City
8 Luton Town or Manchester City

Jon Fisher
Jon Fisher
Jon has over 20 years' experience in sports journalism having worked at the Press Association, Goal and Stats Perform, covering three World Cups, an Olympics and numerous other major sporting events.


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