How to Watch or Stream the FA Cup Live in Australia


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Football fans are excited about the return of the FA Cup, the 140th edition of one of the oldest ‘soccer’ tournaments world-wide. The competition is now in its final stages, with the likes of Man Utd, Man City and Chelsea all battling for a place in the final at Wembley. Don’t miss a key moment of the available games when watching at home on TV or streaming the FA Cup live with a mobile device using the options listed in this English Soccer guide. 

Emirates FA Cup 2021 TV Preview 

The Emirates FA Cup is one of the most popular tournaments in the world, with television audiences watching on six continents, and stadiums across England, Wales and Guernsey cheering on their favourite sides. The tournament utilises a knock-out format so there’s always a chance of a huge upset, and the prize money for reaching the Semis is quite lucrative with the winning side claiming $3.3million AUD for an added incentive. The winner of the FA Cup will also automatically qualify for the Europa League group stage. This year’s edition saw a total of 736 teams take part, and some six months later there will be just two clubs remaining to saviour the “Magic of the Cup”. 

The first few rounds of the FA Cup are the key knock out stages, where a number of a ‘minnow teams’ look to advance through to the Competition Proper. Those who do so are faced with professional teams from Leagues One and Two, while later still in the tournament the Premier League and EFL Championship clubs join the fray during the Third Round, which kicks off in January 2021.

FA Cup Sixth Round LIVE TV Times (Sydney Time)

Date Event Time Channel
Sat, Mar 21stBournemouth v Southampton LIVE: 2.00amFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Mar 21stBournemouth v SouthamptonReplay: TBCFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Mar 21stChelsea v Sheffield UtdLIVE: 2.00amFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Mar 21stChelsea v Sheffield UtdReplay: TBCFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Mar 21stEverton v Man CityLIVE: 2.00amFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Mar 21stEverton v Man CityReplay: TBCFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Mar 21stLeicester City v Man UtdLIVE: 2.00amFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Mar 21stLeicester City v Man UtdReplay: TBCFoxtel / Kayo

Stream the FA Cup Live and Free

There is no Emirates FA Cup free to air provider in Australia, but ESPN just announced a multi-year deal to show 79 games of the popular English Soccer series via its networks which include Foxtel and Kayo Sports. Under this brand new deal, football fans in Australia will also be able to stream the FA Community Shield live, the annual match between the FA Cup and Premier League title holders with next year’s edition (2021) taking place in August at Wembley Stadium.

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So if you’re a resident of Australia you may wish to review the FREE Kayo Sports 14 day trial offer which has no lock-in contract. With the Kayo trial you can stream FA Cup free using eligible mobile devices, and if you miss a match because it’s airing at a less than convenient time, you can watch it later when it’s posted to as “on-demand”. Kayo also have a pause and rewind video mode, ensuring you won’t have to miss a key minute of the action should you need to take a break.

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Must See Football available with Kayo

One the FA Cup games are over and you’re still looking for a football fix, there’s plenty of other live football from around the world to watch week in, week out. Here’s a little taster of the football available now.

Spanish La Liga

Home to two of football’s giant clubs, Barcelona and Real Madrid, La Liga is one of the best domestic soccer leagues in Europe. You can watch games every week Live or On Demand with Foxtel and Kayo. Read more.

A-League

The 2020/21 A-League season will feature more teams than ever thanks to the addition of Sydney side Macarthur FC. That means a total of six live games per week, all available to watch Live and On Demand with Foxtel and Kayo. Read more.

EFL Cup

The EFL Cup in an English tournament that features teams from the top four professional leagues in the country, including the Premier League and the EPL Championship. Watch every round including the Semi-Finals and Final with Foxtel and Kayo. Read more.

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