FOLLOW LIVE: Enormous FA Cup 3rd round slate

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The 2020 calendar year is only four days old, and what a new year’s treat as the magic of the FA Cup welcomes the Premier League and Championship clubs to the third round proper. You can follow along with all the action all day long by clicking the link below.

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44 clubs from the top two tiers in the English professional setup join 20 winners from the second round as the weekend is chock full of fascinating matchups. Saturday sees the bulk of teams take the field all throughout the day, while 12 games are left to Sunday’s slate.

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The games start early with 7:30 a.m. ET kickoffs for the likes of Newcastle, Burnley, and Hull City. At 10:00 a.m. ET, Brighton, Watford, and Southampton take the field, while 12:30 p.m. ET sees Leicester City, Manchester City, and Bournemouth suit up. Possibly the best game of the day arrives among the afternoon matches, with Manchester United taking on Wolves at Monlieux.

FA CUP SATURDAY SCHEDULE:

7:30 a.m. ET:

Burnley v. Peterborough United
Rochdale v. Newcastle United
Rotherham United v. Hull City
Millwall v. Newport County
Birmingham City v. Blackburn Rovers
Bristol City v. Shrewsbury Town

10:00 a.m. ET

Fulham v. Aston Villa
Brighton & Hove Albion v. Sheffield Wednesday
Preston North End v. Norwich City
Southampton v. Huddersfield Town
Watford v. Tranmere Rovers
Reading v. Blackpool
Cardiff City v. Carlisle United
Oxford United v. Hartlepool United
Brentford v. Stoke City

12:30 p.m. ET

Manchester City v. Port Vale
Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Manchester United
Leicester City v. Wigan Athletic
AFC Bournemouth v. Luton Town
Fleetwood Town v. Portsmouth