ARSENAL are up against Newcastle this evening in the third round of their FA Cup campaign, as the Gunners look to defend the coveted trophy.

Mikel Arteta’s side are finally back in form and will be hoping to advance to the fourth round of the competition they won last year with a 2-1 victory over Chelsea.

  • Start time: 5.30pm GMT
  • TV/Live stream: BBC One/BBC iPlayer
  • Arsenal XI: To follow
  • Newcastle XI: To follow

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Arsenal won last season's FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Chelsea


Arsenal won last season’s FA Cup with a 2-1 win over ChelseaCredit: PA:Press Association

What time does Arsenal vs Newcastle kick-off?

  • Arsenal’s home tie with Newcastle will get underway from 5.30pm UK time on Saturday, January 9.
  • The game will take place at the Emirates Stadium.
  • There will be no fans in attendance because of the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

What channel is it on and can it be live streamed?

  • Newcastle’s trip down to London will be shown live on BBC One, free for supporters to watch.
  • The game will be available for live streaming from the BBC iPlayer app, which can be downloaded onto your mobile or tablet device.

Can I watch for FREE?

  • Yes, the game is available for FREE on BBC One, so long as you have a TV licence.
  • You can also catch the action on the BBC iPlayer.



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