FA CUP 2020-21

January 23, 2021

 FA Cup (also known as the Football Association Challenge Cup) 140th edition of Football Tournament.Prince William is the current President of the FA.The Emirates FA Cup for sponsorship purposes. 124 Teams take part in FA. The competition consists of the 92 teams from the Football League system (20 teams from the Premier League and the 72 in total from the EFL Championship, EFL League One and EFL League Two) plus the 32 surviving teams out of 644 teams from the National League System (levels 5–10 of the English football league system) that started the competition in qualifying rounds.

 

 

Phase Round Draw date Draw venue First match date Ref.
Qualifying rounds Extra Preliminary Round 18 August 2020 31 August 2020 [2]
Preliminary Round 12 September 2020
First Round Qualifying 14 September 2020 22 September 2020
Second Round Qualifying 25 September 2020 3 October 2020
Third Round Qualifying 5 October 2020 13 October 2020
Fourth Round Qualifying 15 October 2020 24 October 2020
Main tournament First Round Proper 26 October 2020 6 November 2020
Second Round Proper 9 November 2020 28 November 2020
Third Round Proper 30 November 2020 9 January 2021
Fourth Round Proper 11 January 2021 23 January 2021
Fifth Round Proper 10 February 2021
Quarter-finals 20 March 2021
Semi-finals 17 April 2021
Final 15 May 2021

 

Fourth Round Proper[edit]

The draw for the Fourth Round Proper was held on 11 January 2021, right before the Fifth Round Proper draw.[20] The 32 winners from the Third Round Proper will play in 16 ties played over the weekend of 23 January 2021. This round included one team from level 6Chorley, the lowest ranked and the only non-league team left in the competition.

22 January 2021 Chorley (6) 0–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) horley
23 January 2021 Southampton (1) 1–0 Arsenal (1) Southampton
23 January 2021 Barnsley (2) 1–0 Norwich City (2) Barnsley
23 January 2021 Brighton & Hove Albion (1) 2–1 Blackpool (3) Brighton and Hove
23 January 2021 Millwall (2) 0–3 Bristol City (2) BermondseyLondon
23 January 2021 Sheffield United (1) 2–1 Plymouth Argyle (3) Sheffield
23 January 2021 Swansea City (2) 5–1 Nottingham Forest (2) Swansea
23 January 2021 West Ham United (1) 4–0 Doncaster Rovers (3) StratfordLondon
23 January 2021 Cheltenham Town (4) 1–3 Manchester City (1) Cheltenham
24 January 2021 Chelsea (1) v Luton Town (2) FulhamLondon
24 January 2021 Brentford (2) v Leicester City (1) BrentfordLondon
24 January 2021 Fulham (1) v Burnley (1) FulhamLondon
24 January 2021 Everton (1) v Sheffield Wednesday (2) Liverpool
25 January 2021 Wycombe Wanderers (2) v Tottenham Hotspur (1) High Wycombe
26 January 2021[g] Bournemouth (2) v Crawley Town (4) Bournemouth