BBC and ITV Announce First Round Broadcast Picks In 2023-24 FA Cup

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BBC and ITV have announced broadcast picks for the First Round of 2023-24 FA Cup. 

As is tradition in line with their contract, BBC will broadcast two live matches beginning with Blackpool’s trip toBromley at Hayes Lane on Saturday 4 November, with kick-off confirmed for 5:45pm GMT live on BBC Two.

BBC Two will also televise Cray Valley Paper Mills’ London derby visit to Charlton Athletic at The Valley, with the match confirmed for Sunday 5 November at 5:30pm.

ITV will broadcast three ties across the weekend starting with Walsall’s trip to Isthmian League South East’s Sheppey United on Friday 3 November, which will be live on ITV4 with a 7:45pm kick-off.

Two fixtures will be broadcast across ITV network on Sunday 5 November, beginning with a mouth-watering clash between National League leaders, Chesterfield at home to League One’s table-topping Portsmouth at 12:15pm on ITV1.

Crewe Alexandra’s all-EFL tie at home to Derby County will be available for exclusive streaming on ITVX, with kick-off at Gresty Road set for 2:45pm.

Date Match Channel Time (GMT)
Friday 3 November Sheppey v Walsall ITV4 7:45pm
Saturday 4 November Bromley v Blackpool BBC Two 5:45pm
Sunday 5 November Chesterfield v Portsmouth ITV1 12:15pm
Sunday 5 November Crewe Alexandra v Derby ITVX 2:45pm
Sunday 5 November Charlton v Cray Valley PM BBC Two 5:30pm

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