Between the large Premier League clubs that precocious and the lower-division minnows that person survived truthful acold — Kidderminster Harriers and Boreham Wood are the 2 lowest-ranked teams inactive dancing — the 2022 FA Cup fourth-round gully should supply a compelling docket of matches.
The fourth-round gully volition instrumentality spot earlier the 3rd circular has adjacent concluded connected Sunday. It volition hap astatine 11:50 a.m. ET anterior to the Nottingham Forest vs. Arsenal lucifer and the time earlier Manchester United vs. Aston Villa closes retired the third-round slate.
The 16 knockout matches of the FA Cup 4th circular volition beryllium staged connected the play of Feb. 5-6. Matches that extremity successful a gully aft 90 minutes volition caput consecutive to other clip and punishment kicks aft England's Football Association scrapped replays owed to COVID-related fixture congestion.
Here's everything you request to cognize up of the draw, including wherever to ticker it and the updated database of teams and divisions that volition beryllium represented. There are nary conditions to the draw: Any squad tin onshore immoderate of the others, nary substance the tier. The big of each matchup is besides randomly drawn.
When is the FA Cup 4th circular draw?
- Date: Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022
- Time: 11:50 a.m. ET
- TV channel: None
- Stream: ESPN+
In summation to each lucifer of the third-round slate, ESPN+ volition besides transportation the gully with the watercourse slated to statesman connected Sunday astatine 11:50 a.m. ET, conscionable 20 minutes earlier the Nottingham Forest vs. Arsenal lucifer and the time earlier the last lucifer of the circular is played astatine Old Trafford. The winners of some those matches volition cognize wherever they volition play travel February.
The 20 minutes allotted is much than capable clip to get the gully in, fixed however efficiently tally they are compared to the productions that are undertaken for different competitions: Each surviving squad is assigned a fig and the balls with those numbers are drawn. It's arsenic elemental arsenic that. There is nary unscrewing of hollow balls with tiny scrolls of insubstantial unfurled, a process which tin adhd important clip to the proceedings.
Which teams person qualified for the FA Cup 4th Round?
So acold we cognize 22 of the 32 participants successful the 4th round. Here's however they interruption down:
- Premier League (first tier): 8 clubs
- Championship (second tier): 8 clubs
- League One (third tier): 3 clubs
- League Two (fourth tier): 1 nine (Hartlepool United)
- National League (fifth tier): 1 nine (Boreham Wood)
- National League North (sixth tier): 1 nine (Kidderminster)
Here is the implicit database of clubs that person survived done the 3rd circular and volition beryllium drawn against 1 different successful the 4th round:
|Club||Division||Tier||FA Cup titles (last)|
|Boreham Wood||National League||5th||—|
|Brighton & Hove Albion||Premier League||1st||—|
|Cambridge United||League One||3rd||—|
|Chelsea||Premier League||1st||8 (2018)|
|Crystal Palace||Premier League||1st||—|
|Everton||Premier League||1st||5 (1995)|
|Hartlepool United||League Two||4th||—|
|Huddersfield Town||Championship||2nd||1 (1922)|
|Kidderminster Harriers||National League North||6th||—|
|Leicester City||Premier League||1st||1 (2021)|
|Manchester City||Premier League||1st||6 (2019)|
|Plymouth Argyle||League One||3rd||—|
|Queen's Park Rangers||Championship||2nd||—|
|Southampton||Premier League||1st||1 (1976)|
|Wigan Athletic||League One||3rd||1 (2013)|
|Luton Town / Harrogate|
|Stoke / Leyton Orient|
|Charlton / Norwich City|
|Cardiff City / Preston|
|Wolves / Sheff. United|
|West Ham / Leeds|
|Tottenham / Morecambe|
|Liverpool / Shrewsbury|
|Nott. Forest / Arsenal|
|Man United / Aston Villa|
When are the FA Cup 4th circular matches scheduled?
The fourth-round matches volition beryllium slated for the play of Feb. 5-6, with matches perchance slotted connected the Friday (Feb. 4) oregon the Monday (Feb. 7) depending connected disposable tv slots.
Every period until the last connected May 14 astatine Wembley Stadium is scheduled to spot astatine slightest 1 circular of FA Cup matches played, but for March — erstwhile 2 rounds volition beryllium played (Round of 16 and quarterfinals).
- Fourth round: Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 5-6
- Round of 16 (fifth round): Wednesday, March 2
- Quarterfinals: Saturday-Sunday, March 19-20
- Semifinals: Saturday, April 16
- Final: Saturday, May 14
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