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The Emirates FA CUP 2021-22: Draw Dates, schedule, a guide to each round, key dates, and Teams

FA CUP Fixtures 2021-22: Draw Dates, each round, key dates, and Teams

The 2020–21 FA Cup is the 140th edition; of the oldest football league in the world, the Football Association Challenge Cup. Whereas; it was sponsored by Emirates and known as the Emirates FA Cup for sponsorship purposes. However, the winners are qualified for the 2021–22 UEFA Europa League group stage. Check The Emirates FA CUP Fixtures 2021-22: Draw Dates, a guide to each round, key dates, and Teams.

FA Cup is the domestic club football tournament of England. They feature teams from all the football tournaments in England. FA Cup will, however, resume its operations for the upcoming English football season of 2021/22. The FA Cup features 124 teams who will playoff to reach the Final at Wembley in May 2022. Check FA CUP Fixtures 2021-22.

When And Where will the FA Cup 2021-22 start?

Officially the dates and fixture dates of FA Cup 2021/22 are yet to be announced.

According to the official sources and reports, the FA Cup 2021/22 draws and dates will be announced in the first week of July 2021. The qualifying rounds will be starting in August 2021. However, the first round proper will be beginning around October or November, followed by other rounds. The final will be played next year in May 2022.

FA CUP 2021-22 Schedule

StageroundDraw datefirst match
Qualifying RoundsAdditional introductory tourAugust 18, 2021August 31, 2021
Preliminary roleSeptember 12, 2021
First-round qualifiersSeptember 14, 2021September 22, 2021
Second round qualifiersSeptember 25, 2021October 3, 2021
Third round qualifiersOctober 5, 2021October 13, 2021
Fourth round qualifiersOctober 15, 2021October 24, 2021
main tournamentAppropriate first roundOctober 26, 2021November 6, 2021
proper second roundNovember 9, 2021November 28, 2021
Appropriate third roundNovember 30, 2021January 9, 2022
proper fourth roundJanuary 11, 2022Jan 23, 2022
proper fifth roundFebruary 9, 2022
Quarter-finalsFebruary 11, 2022March 20, 2022
semi-finalMarch 21, 2022April 17, 2022
FinalMay 15, 2022

2021-22 FA Cup Teams and Key Details

The FA Cup is a kick-off football tournament with 124 teams taking part all trying to reach the Final Battle at Wembley in May 2021. The competition consists of the 92 teams from the Football League system; plus the 32 surviving teams out of 644 teams from the National League System as they started the competition in qualifying rounds.

  • FA Cup is one of the oldest and the biggest tournaments of the world and features more than 700 teams every year.
  • FA Cup is divided into two sides; Qualifying rounds and Main Tournament.
  • Premier League, Championship; League one and league two Teams don’t have to undergo qualification.
  • Premier League and Championship Teams have a direct entry into the Third Round Proper of the FA Cup main tournament.
  • Leicester City are the defending champion after winning the FA Cup 2020/21.

Where to watch FA Cup TV Channel & Live Stream?

The FA Cup, 2021-22 broadcasting rights, are held by BBC and BT Sport in the United Kingdom. However, all the matches are divided between the two broadcasters. The live streaming of the games is available on the BBC and BT sport’s websites and apps.

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