FOOTBALL: FA Cup 2012/13 – 6th Round – Live on ITV & ESPN

World football’s oldest domestic cup competition reaches the Sixth Round stage as the road to Wembley towards FA Cup glory reaches the last eight.

All four quarter-final ties will be screened live on ITV and ESPN over the weekend of March 9-10 with the prize at stake a place in the Semi-Finals at Wembley Stadium.

The draw for the Semi Finals will take place at Wembley itself on Sunday, March 10 and will be broadcast live on ITV.

Full details the live FA Cup 6th Round ties on TV below:


Sat 9 Mar – EVERTON v WIGAN ATHLETIC – k/o 12:45
Sun 10 Mar MANCHESTER UTD v CHELSEA– k/o 16:30

ITV has live coverage of two Sixth Round ties over quarter-finals weekend.

Everton will play at home in the Sixth Round against Wigan Athletic, live and exclusively on ITV on Saturday, March 9 (kick-off 12.45pm).

David Moyes’s Everton have unfinished business in the FA Cup having lost to Liverpool in the last four a year ago.

By contrast, Roberto Martinez and Wigan are chasing the club’s first ever appearance in the FA Cup semi-finals.

Adrian Chiles presents live coverage with studio guests Lee Dixon and Gareth Southgate, and commentary from Peter Drury and Jim Beglin.

ITV’s first pick of the quarter-finals is the highly anticipated clash between Manchester United and Chelsea on Sunday, March 10 (kick-off 4.30pm).

Manchester United have not won the FA Cup for nine years since they beat Millwall in 2004 final at the Millennium Stadium.

Sir Alex Ferguson will want his team to make the most of home advantage and book their place in the semi-finals.

Adrian Chiles introduces live coverage with Lee Dixon, Gareth Southgate providing studio analysis, and commentary comes from Clive Tyldesley and Andy Townsend.

The draw for the Semi Finals, presented by Mark Pougatch, follows Man Utd v Chelsea on ITV at 6.35pm approx.

Both games will be screened exclusively on ITV and ITV HD, plus available online via

In addition to its live games, ITV will also screen comprehensive highlights featuring all the Sixth Round ties on Saturday evening, plus a further highlights programme on Sunday.


Sat 9 Mar – MANCHESTER CITY v BARNSLEY – k/o 17:30
Sun 10 Mar – MILLWALL v BLACKBURN ROVERS – k/o 14:00

ESPN has the two other Sixth Round ties exclusively live over the weekend of March 9-10.

Live coverage begins on Saturday, March 9, with Manchester City’s clash with Barnsley at the Etihad Stadium (kick-off 5.30pm).

Barnsley, languishing near the bottom of the Championship, travel to the Etihad to face Premier League champions Manchester City.

2011 winners City have cruised through this season’s competition so far, scoring eight goals without reply.

Sunday’s live match sees an all-Championship clash as Millwall entertain Blackburn Rovers at the Den (kick-off 2pm).

Millwall knocked out struggling Aston Villa in the fourth round, while Rovers stunned Arsenal away at the Emirates in the biggest shock of the Fifth Round thanks to a late winner from Colin Kazim-Richards.

Both games are exclusively live on ESPN and ESPN HD, with Ray Stubbs presenting the action from pitchside with a variety of guests, including Kevin Keegan, John Barnes, Robbie Savage, Martin Keown and Steve McManaman.

Match commentary is led by Jon Champion and Derek Rae, with summarisers Chris Waddle and Craig Burley.


Saturday 9th March
Everton v Wigan Athletic – 6th Round
Kick-off: 12:45 | LIVE: 12.15pm-3.00pm – ITV
Manchester City v Barnsley – 6th Round
Kick-off: 17:30 | LIVE: 4.30pm-7.45pm – ESPN
FA Cup 6th Round Highlights
10.35pm-11.35pm – ITV
Sunday 10th March 
Millwall v Blackburn Rovers – 6th Round
Kick-off: 14:00 | LIVE: 1.30pm-4.30pm – ESPN
Manchester United v Chelsea – 6th Round
Kick-off: 16:30 | LIVE: 4.00pm-6.45pm – ITV
Semi Final Draw follows at 6.35pm
FA Cup 6th Round Highlights
10.15pm-11.15pm – ITV
CLICK HERE for full FA Cup Sixth Round fixture list

ITV′s live FA Cup coverage, as well additional video clips, interviews and analysis, is available to watch for free via the ITV football website – CLICK HERE

There is no live online streaming of ESPN’s live games, but users can read the latest reports and follow all the action via live text commentaries at

Keep up to date with all the latest FA Cup reports, goal flashes and results by following ITV Football on Twitter (@itvfootball) and ESPN’s feed (@ESPNUK).


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