The FA Cup returned this weekend for the third round of the competition which saw Premier League clubs take to the field for the first time.

Spurs were up against Portsmouth at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium yesterday and narrowly booked their place in the draw for the fourth round after Harry Kane’s second half goal was all that separated the two sides.

With Tottenham now looking forward to the next round, here is what you need to know ahead of the FA Cup fourth round draw. 

When is the FA Cup fourth round draw?

The FA Cup fourth round draw will take place on later today, Sunday, January 8.

The draw will get underway at around 4:05pm GMT,  just before Chelsea’s match at the Etihad Stadium where they will face Manchester City.

What TV channel is it on?

The FA Cup fourth round draw will be shown live on BBC One/iPlayer once the Oxford vs Arsenal game is over.

The draw will also be covered on the Emirates FA Cup’s official social media channels.

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What number ball are Spurs in the draw?

Tottenham have been allocated the number 7 draw ball which will be conducted by Emile Heskey and Karen Bardsley.  The full ball numbers are as follows:

1. Preston North End
2. Brighton & Hove Albion
3. Chesterfield or West Bromwich Albion
4. Manchester City or Chelsea
5. Stockport County or Walsall
6. Boreham Wood or Accrington Stanley
7. Tottenham Hotspur
8. Derby County or Barnsley
9. Cardiff City or Leeds United
10. West Ham United
11. Burnley
12. Wrexham
13. Norwich City or Blackburn Rovers
14. Aston Villa or Stevenage
15. Luton Town or Wigan Athletic
16. Oxford United or Arsenal
17. Fleetwood Town
18. Liverpool or Wolverhampton Wanderers
19. Grimsby Town
20. Blackpool
21. Leicester City
22. Forest Green Rovers or Birmingham City
23. Bristol City or Swansea City
24. Hartlepool United or Stoke City
25. Fulham
26. Southampton
27. Sheffield United
28. Sunderland
29. Sheffield Wednesday
30. Manchester United
31. Reading
32. Ipswich Town

When do the fourth round ties take place?

The fourth round is scheduled to be played between Friday 27 January 2023 & Monday 30 January 2023.

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