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FA Cup 3rd round | Reading tie confirmed for Saturday 9th January, 3pm

The tie will be streamed live on one of the BBC, BT Sport or the FA's digital platforms

9 December 2020

We can confirm that the Hatters' Emirates FA Cup third round tie against fellow Championship club Reading will take place at Kenilworth Road on Saturday 9th January, with a 3pm kick-off.

The FA announced yesterday that for the first time all 32 third round fixtures will be broadcast live.

24 fixtures will be live across BBC and BT Sport platforms, with the remaining eight fixtures broadcast live on The FA Player, exclusively delivered to homes by Deliveroo.

The following eight fixtures are the primary match selections for broadcast on BBC and BT Sport.

FRIDAY 8 JANUARY 2021

Aston Villa v Liverpool (19:45 KO) - Live on BT Sport 1

 

SATURDAY 9 JANUARY 2021

Chorley v Derby County (12:15 KO) - Live on BT Sport 1

Arsenal v Newcastle United (17:30 KO) – Live on BBC One

Manchester United v Watford (20:00 KO) – Live on BT Sport 1

 

SUNDAY 10 JANUARY 2021

Crawley Town v Leeds United (13:30 KO) – Live on BBC One

Marine v Tottenham Hotspur (17:00 KO) – Live on BBC One

Newport County v Brighton & Hove Albion (19:45 KO) – Live on BT Sport 1

 

MONDAY 11 JANUARY 2021

Stockport County v West Ham United (20:00 KO) – Live on BT Sport 1

 

BBC and BT Sport’s 16 secondary match selections that will sit on their digital platforms and the eight additional matches on The FA Player, exclusively delivered to homes by Deliveroo, will be announced in due course.

Winning clubs in the Emirates FA Cup Third Round will receive £61,500 from The FA prize fund, with losing clubs receiving £20,500.


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