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City versus Pompey FA Cup date confirmed

City’s Emirates FA Cup Third Round tie against Portsmouth at Ashton Gate will be played on Sunday, January 10th at 1.30pm.

The game will be broadcast free to fans on The FA Player, exclusively delivered to homes by Deliveroo, after the FA confirmed this week that, for the first time, all 32 Emirates FA Cup Third Round fixtures will be broadcast live. 

The Robins and Pompey last met on March 17th 2012. Their last two meetings have ended in 0-0 draws but City had the beating of the now League One side on March 8th, 2011.

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Eight fixtures will be shown live across BBC platforms, 16 fixtures across BT Sport platforms and the remaining eight fixtures broadcast free to fans on The FA Player.

FULL SCHEDULE

The following fixtures have been chosen for broadcast across a combination of BBC and BT Sport’s digital platforms and linear red button services. The FA live broadcast fee for these fixtures is £37,500 per Club.

FRIDAY, 8th JANUARY 2021 
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crystal Palace (19:45 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 2 

SATURDAY, 9th JANUARY 2021
Boreham Wood v Millwall (12:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 3
Everton v Rotherham United (12:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 2
Norwich City v Coventry City (12:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 5
Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City (12:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 4
Luton Town v Reading (12:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 6
Stevenage v Swansea City (15:00 KO) – Live on BBC Digital platforms
Queens Park Rangers v Fulham (15:00 KO) – Live on BBC Digital platforms 
Stoke City v Leicester City (15:00 KO) – Live on BBC Digital platforms
Blackpool v West Bromwich Albion (15:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 3
Bristol Rovers v Sheffield United  (15:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 4
Exeter City v Sheffield Wednesday (15:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 5
Oldham Athletic v Bournemouth (15:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 6
Southampton v Shrewsbury Town (20:00 KO) - Live on BT Sport Extra 2

SUNDAY, 10th JANUARY 2021
Chelsea v Morecambe (13:30 KO) – Live on BBC Digital platforms
Manchester City v Birmingham City (13:30 KO) - Live on BBC Digital platforms

The following fixtures have been chosen for broadcast free to fans on The FA Player, exclusively delivered to homes by Deliveroo. The FA live broadcast fee for these fixtures is £20,000 per club.

SATURDAY, 9th JANUARY 2021
Blackburn Rovers v Doncaster Rovers (15:00 KO) – Live on The FA Player 
Burnley v Milton Keynes Dons (15:00 KO) – Live on The FA Player
Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End (15:00 KO) – Live on The FA Player
Huddersfield Town v Plymouth Argyle (18:00 KO) - Live on The FA Player
Brentford v Middlesbrough (18:00 KO) - Live on The FA Player

SUNDAY, 10th JANUARY 2021
Bristol City v Portsmouth (13:30 KO) - Live on The FA Player
Cheltenham Town v Mansfield Town (13:30 KO) - Live on The FA Player
Barnsley v Tranmere Rovers (13:30 KO) - Live on The FA Player

The above broadcast fixtures join the following eight primary match selections for broadcast on BBC and BT Sport that The FA announced on Wednesday 9 December. The FA live broadcast fee for these fixtures is £75,000 per club.

FRIDAY, 8th JANUARY 2021 
Aston Villa v Liverpool (19:45 KO) - Live on BT Sport 1

SATURDAY, 9th 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, 10th 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, 11th JANUARY 2021 
Stockport County v West Ham United (20:00 KO) – Live on BT Sport 1

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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