FA Cup: Manchester United v Liverpool clash to be shown live on the BBC

Tim Daniels Soccer

Luke Shaw (left) and Mohamed Salah
Manchester and Liverpool have previously played each other 15 times in the FA Cup

The mouth-watering FA Cup fourth-round clash between bitter rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will be shown live on the BBC.

The teams, who have lifted the trophy 19 times between them, face each other on Sunday, 24 January (17:00 GMT).

There is the prospect of shocks in the BBC’s two other ties.

Manchester City are at League Two side Cheltenham Town (23 January, 17:30 GMT) and Chelsea host Championship side Luton Town (24 January, 12:00 GMT).

BBC One Wales will show Swansea City’s clash against fellow Championship side Nottingham Forest (Saturday, 23 January, 15:00 GMT).

Two other fourth-round matches on Saturday will be available live on BBC’s digital platforms – Sheffield United’s game against Plymouth Argyle and West Ham’s tie against Doncaster Rovers (both 15:00 GMT kick-offs).

Full list of FA Cup fourth-round televised matches – all times GMT

Saturday, 23 January

Southampton or Shrewsbury Town v Arsenal (12:15) – Live on BT Sport 1

Cheltenham Town v Manchester City (17:30) – Live on BBC One

Sunday, 24 January

Chelsea v Luton Town (12:00) – Live on BBC One

Brentford v Leicester City (14:30) – Live on BT Sport 1

Manchester United v Liverpool (17:00) – Live on BBC One

Everton v Sheffield Wednesday (20:00) – Live on BT Sport 1

Monday, 25 January

Wycombe Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur (19:45) – Live on BT Sport 1

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