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FA Cup 2021-22 fourth-round draw: Date, time, how to watch & teams

18:58 GMT+3 09/01/2022
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When does the draw for the next round of England's most prestigious cup competition take place?

The 2021-22 FA Cup is heating up as some of England's biggest teams look to get their hands on silverware.

Having begun in August 2021, the competition has already produced a vast spread of exciting games, with teams from across England's football pyramid.

GOAL brings you everything you need to know about the FA Cup fourth-round draw, including when it is, teams involved and how to watch it live.

When is the FA Cup 2021-22 fourth-round draw?

The draw for the 2021-22 FA Cup fourth round will be held on Sunday January 9, 2022.

It is scheduled to begin at 4:50pm GMT (11:50am ET), following the game between West Ham and Leeds, and just before Arsenal play Nottingham Forest in one of the final third-round games.

How to watch the FA Cup 2021-22 fourth-round draw

ITV1 will broadcast the draw live on TV in the UK as part of the station's coverage of the game between the Gunners and Forest at the City Ground. The ITV Hub is the network's online streaming platform.

Former Liverpool and England goalkeeper David James will help conduct the draw alongside Arsenal Women captain Leah Williamson.

Which teams are in the FA Cup 2021-22 fourth-round draw?

A total of 32 teams will advance from the FA Cup third round take part in the FA Cup fourth-round draw, with 16 ties to be set.

A number of Premier League teams will definitely exit before this point, with Manchester United playing Aston Villa and West Ham facing Leeds United in the third round.

You can see the list of teams below.

Draw No.

Team

Division

1

Boreham Wood

Conference Premier

2

Bournemouth

Championship

3

Stoke City

Championship

4

Southampton

Premier League

5

Chelsea

Premier League

6

Liverpool

Premier League

7

Cardiff City / Preston North End

Championship

8

Coventry City

Championship

9

Huddersfield Town

Championship

10

Brighton

Premier League

11

Kidderminster Harriers

National League North

12

Leicester City

Premier League

13

Middlesbrough

Championship

14

Hartlepool United

League Two

15

Everton

Premier League

16

Fulham

Championship

17

Tottenham

Premier League

18

Crystal Palace

Premier League

19

Brentford

Premier League

20

Manchester City

Premier League

21

Wigan Athletic

League One

22

Luton Town

Championship

23

Plymouth Argyle

League One

24

Manchester United / Aston Villa

Premier League

25

Wolves

Premier League

26

Cambridge United

League One

27

Barnsley

Championship

28

Peterborough United

Championship

29

West Ham

Premier League

30

QPR

Championship

31

Norwich City

Premier League

32

Nottingham Forest / Arsenal

Championship / Premier League

When will the 2021-22 FA Cup fourth round be played?

The 2021-22 FA Cup fourth round fixtures are scheduled to be played on the weekend of February 5 and February 6, 2022. That means teams will have approximately a month to prepare for their opponents.