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Draw, fixtures, results & guide to each round

The FA Cup is arguably the most famous domestic cup competition in world football and is known throughout the England for producing fairytale stories and upsets.

While long runs from non-league sides set the tournament alight during its early stages, Premier League teams join the fun later and generally boss proceedings in the modern era.

Here’s what you need to know about the 2022/23 competition.

The extra preliminary round of FA Cup qualifying took place in early August, with further preliminary, first, second, third and fourth rounds of qualifying scheduled throughout September to mid October.

The first round of the competition proper got underway in early November.

FA Cup 2022/23 first round replays

The FA Cup third round will take place on the weekend of Saturday 7 January 2023, with the next draw to be held upon completion of the second round.

44 new teams from the Premier League and Championship will enter the FA Cup at the third round stage, including defending champions Liverpool who beat Chelsea in last season’s final. In total, 64 teams take part in the round.

The FA Cup fourth round will take place on the weekend of Saturday 28 January 2023, with the draw to be held upon completion of the third round. 32 teams take part in the fourth round.

The FA Cup fifth round will take place in the midweek of Wednesday 1 March 2023, with the draw to be held upon completion of the fourth round. 16 teams take part in the fifth round.

The FA Cup quarter-finals will take place on the weekend of Saturday 18 March 2023, with the draw to be held upon completion of the fifth round. Eight teams take part in the quarter finals.

The FA Cup quarter-finals will take place on the weekend of Saturday 22 April 2023, with the draw to be held upon completion of the quarter-finals round. Four teams take part in the semi finals and the games are contested at Wembley.

The FA Cup final will take place at the end of an action-packed season on Saturday 3 June. It will see the two semi-final tie winners take each other on for the famous trophy.

As is tradition, it will take place at Wembley.

Liverpool completed a domestic cup double when they beat Chelsea on penalties in May 2022 after a goalless final. They had previously defeated the Blues by the same method in the Carabao Cup final earlier that year.

With that defeat, Chelsea became the first FA Cup team to lose three consecutive finals.

Arsenal are the most successful side in FA Cup history, winning the competition a whopping 20 times. Their most recent successful campaign was in 2019/20, when they defeated Chelsea 2-1 in the final.

The Gunners won seven FA Cups under the leadership of Arsene Wenger before current boss Mikel Arteta earned his first piece of silverware in 2020.

In the United Kingdom, BBC Sport and ITV Sport hold the broadcasting rights for the FA Cup. Additional matches including Welsh sides are featured on BBC Wales on S4C.

In the United States, games are shown by ESPN and nearby in Canada Sportsnet hold the cup rights.

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