FA Cup draw: Manchester United take on arch-rivals Liverpool in fourth round

FA Cup holders Arsenal beat Newcastle in extra-time to reach the fourth round (Picture: Getty)

Manchester United will play host to bitter rivals Liverpool in what promises to be an enthralling FA Cup fourth round clash between the Premier League’s top two teams at Old Trafford.

The draws for the fourth and fifth rounds took place prior to Stockport County’s tie with West Ham on Monday evening and teams up and down English football’s pyramid will have been on tenterhooks as they learned their fate for the next stage.

Holders Arsenal – the most successful team in the history of the competition – will travel to either Southampton or Shrewsbury Town, while Chelsea entertain Championship club Luton and Tottenham have a trip to Wycombe Wanderers to look forward to in two weeks’ time.

Crawley Town v Leeds United - FA Cup Third Round
League Two outfit Crawley knocked Leeds out of the competition on Sunday (Picture: Getty)

Elsewhere, non-league Chorley Town face Wolves at Molineux and Cheltenham Town travel to the Eithad to do battle with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.

Fourth round fixtures are due to take place across the weekend of 23 January, while fifth round games are scheduled to begin from Wednesday 10 February.


Cheltenham Town vs. Manchester City

Bournemouth vs. Crawley Town

Swansea City vs. Nottingham Forest

Manchester United vs. Liverpool

Southampton/Shrewsbury vs. Arsenal

Barnsley vs. Norwich

Chorley vs. Wolves

Millwall vs. Bristol City

Brighton vs. Blackpool

Wycombe vs. Tottenham

Fulham vs. Burnley

Sheffield United vs. Plymouth

Chelsea vs. Luton

Stockport/West Ham vs. Doncaster

Brentford vs. Leicester

Everton vs. Sheffield Wednesday

The winner of Manchester United’s tie with Liverpool will take on one of Stockport, West Ham or Doncaster in the fifth round.

Meanwhile, Arsenal discovered they could be set for a London derby with Chelsea in the fifth round if they progress from their fourth round clash.


Fulham/Burnley vs. Bournemouth/Crawley

Manchester United/Liverpool vs. Stockport/West Ham/Doncaster

Sheffield United/Plymouth vs. Millwall/Bristol City

Chorley/Wolves vs. Southampton/Shrewsbury/Arsenal

Barnsley/Norwich vs. Chelsea/Luton

Everton/Sheffield Wednesday vs. Wycombe/Tottenham

Swansea/Nottingham Forest vs. Cheltenham/Manchester City

Brentford/Leicester City vs. Brighton/Blackpool

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