When is FA Cup quarter-final draw? Date, start time, TV channel, ball numbers

THE FA Cup is into its business end.

This week the fifth round is taking place and the winners of each tie know they will be just one game from Wembley.


The FA Cup quarter-final draw is set to take place this weekCredit: Getty – Contributor

Man City were the first team through after a 2-0 win at Peterborough.

Crystal Palace then made it through as they beat Stoke City 2-1 at Selhurst Park.

But there was a huge shock at the Riverside where Middlesbrough dumped out Antonio Conte’s Tottenham.

When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw?

  • The FA Cup quarter-final draw will be held on Thursday, March 3.
  • It will take place before Boreham Wood’s match at Everton, which starts at 8.15pm.
  • England manager Gareth Southgate will be drawing the balls from Wembley.

What TV channel is the FA Cup quarter-final draw on and can I live stream it?

  • The FA Cup quarter-final draw is live on ITV.
  • Coverage commences at 7.30pm.
  • To stream the draw live, head to the ITV Hub or the FA’s social media accounts.

Can I watch the FA Cup quarter-final draw for free?

Yes. The FA Cup final draw is free to watch on TV and online.

Ball numbers

  1. Luton Town or Chelsea
  2. Crystal Palace
  3. Manchester City
  4. Liverpool or Norwich City
  5. Southampton or West Ham United
  6. Middlesbrough
  7. Nottingham Forest or Huddersfield Town
  8. Everton or Boreham Wood


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