FA Cup quarter-final draw FREE: Date, time, live stream, TV channel and ball numbers as remaining teams learn their fate – The Sun

FA CUP returns once again as 16 teams battle it out for a place in the quarter-finals.

There are plenty of Premier League outfits still left in the competition, while Portsmouth are the only third tier side remaining.

Yet, with a match at Wembley in the semi finals on offer, teams will be eager to see who they have to beat next.

When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw?

This will take place on Wednesday, March 4.

Mark Chapman will host the draw, with Martin Keown and Chris Waddle picking the names out.

It will be held after the FA Cup Last 16 clash between Sheffield Wednesday and Manchester City at Hillsborough.

The draw is expected to get underway at 9.50pm – but this is subject to any extra time and penalties in the game.

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it for FREE?

The FA Cup quarter-final draw will be shown live on BBC One, following the Sheffield Wednesday vs Man City match.

This is a free-to-air channel , providing you have a valid TV license – which can be purchased for £154.50 a year.

Alternatively, you can live stream it on BBC iPlayer or via TV Player.

When will the ties be played?

The matches will take place on the weekend of Saturday, March 21.

Each victor will pocket £720,000 for winning in the quarter-finals.

Yet, these will not feature replays, with extra-time and penalties deciding if level after 90 minutes.

What are the ball numbers?

Eight balls will go into the hat for the draw and the clubs for each are:

Sheffield Wednesday or Manchester City

Reading or Sheffield United

Chelsea or Liverpool

West Bromwich Albion or Newcastle United

Leicester City or Birmingham City

Derby County or Manchester United

Tottenham Hotspur or Norwich City

8 Portsmouth or Arsenal

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