FA Cup quarter-finals TV selections announced for Man City vs Swansea, Man United vs Wolves

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Manchester United and Manchester City fans face another late night after TV times confirmed for FA Cup ties at Wolves and Swansea

  • Three of the four FA Cup quarter-finals will be played on Saturday March 16 
  • All-Premier League tie kicks off proceedings as Watford play Crystal Palace
  • Swansea City vs Manchester City is followed by Wolves vs Manchester United
  • There is just one game on Sunday March 17, with Millwall taking on Brighton 

Jeorge Bird For Mailonline

Manchester United and Manchester City fans face travel mayhem after TV times for the FA Cup quarter-finals were announced. 

United’s tie at Wolves kicks off on Saturday March 16 at 7.55pm, while City’s clash at Swansea has a 5.20pm start. 

Should both matches go to extra time and penalties, fans travelling by rail are likely to have trouble getting home.  

Three of the four FA Cup quarter-finals will take place on Saturday March 16

Three of the four FA Cup quarter-finals will take place on Saturday March 16

Three of the four FA Cup quarter-finals will take place on Saturday March 16

Three of the four ties will take place on Saturday March 16, with Watford’s tie against Crystal Palace kicking off at 12.15pm and being shown on BT Sport 2. 

That is followed by Manchester City’s trip to take on Swansea, which is also on BT Sport 2 and gets underway at 5.20pm.

There is then another game on Saturday evening as Wolverhampton Wanderers host Manchester United in the standout tie of the round. 

Manchester United's tie away to Wolves kicks off at 7.55pm on March 16 and is on BBC One

Manchester United's tie away to Wolves kicks off at 7.55pm on March 16 and is on BBC One

Manchester United’s tie away to Wolves kicks off at 7.55pm on March 16 and is on BBC One

FA CUP QUARTER-FINAL TIES 

Saturday March 16

Watford vs Crystal Palace – 12.15pm – BT Sport 2 & 4K HD

Swansea City vs Manchester City – 5.20pm – BT Sport 2 & 4K HD

Wolves vs Manchester United – 7.55pm – BBC One

Sunday March 17

Millwall vs Brighton – 2pm – BBC One 

That game will be shown on BBC One and starts at 7.55pm.

On the Sunday there is just one game as Millwall host Brighton & Hove Albion. The match kicks off at 2pm and is on BBC One.

United, who beat Chelsea in the fifth round this week, will be especially determined to go all the way this season having been beaten by the Blues in the final of last year’s competition.

Manchester City will be eager to win the famous competition for the sixth time

Manchester City will be eager to win the famous competition for the sixth time

Manchester City will be eager to win the famous competition for the sixth time

If United do win the FA Cup this season then they will equal Arsenal’s record of having won the trophy on 13 occasions.

Of the other remaining teams in the competition, City have won the FA Cup the most having triumphed five times. 

The semi-finals of this year’s FA Cup will take place on the weekend of April 6-7, with the final to be played on May 18.  

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