Reds match moved for TV

ESPN have selected Liverpool’s fifth round tie with Brighton and Hove Albion as one of their live matches meaning the fixture will now be played on Sunday 19 February with a 4.30pm kick-off.

With Everton also drawn at home for the fifth round the match might have been moved anyway. Everton now get to play their tie, against Blackpool or Sheffield Wednesday, on the Saturday at 3pm.

Liverpool travel to Wembley the following weekend for the final of the Carling Cup against Cardiff.

Revised fixtures for 5th round of the Budweiser-sponsored cup are below:

Saturday 18

12:30 Chelsea v Birmingham City (Live on ESPN)
15:00 Everton v Blackpool or Sheffield Wednesday
15:00 Norwich City v Leicester City
15:00 Millwall or Southampton v Bolton Wanderers
17:15 Sunderland AFC or Middlesbrough v Arsenal (Live on ITV)

Sunday 19

12:00 Crawley Town v Stoke City (Live on ESPN)
14:00 Stevenage v Tottenham Hotspur (Live on ITV)
16:30 Liverpool v Brighton & Hove Albion (Live on ESPN)

One comment

  • Ray

    Not happy that ESPN are broadcasting FA Cup games. They should be available on free to air channels. ITV don’t charge so why can ESPN? The FA need to sort this out.