The FA Cup is the oldest cup football competition in the world and it is back for the 143rd edition in 2023-24.

Manchester City are defending champions and Pep Guardiola’s side will be desperate to retain their title, but there is always a chance of a giant-killing upset along the perilous path to glory.

GOAL brings you everything you need to know about the 2023-24 FA Cup, with a round-by-round breakdown of the draws, fixtures and results.

FA Cup 2023-24 second round draw, fixtures & results

The draw for the second round of the FA Cup will take place on Sunday November 5 at 2:30pm GMT live on ITV1.

FA Cup 2023-24 first round draw, fixtures & results

The draw for the first round of the 2023-24 FA Cup was held on October 15, 2023.

Among the fixtures to look out for are Crewe Alexandra versus one-time FA Cup winners Derby County, while two-time winners Portsmouth have been paired with Chesterfield.

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney will be keen observers as Wrexham take on Mansfield Town, while Tyson Fury’s beloved Morecambe were drawn against Lincoln City.

You can see the full draw below. Note that fixture dates are subject to change.

Date Fixture
Nov 3 Sheppey United 1-4 Walsall
Nov 3 Barnsley 3-3 Horsham
Nov 4 Northampton Town 1-3 Barrow
Nov 4 Curzon Ashton 0-1 Barnet
Nov 4 Alfreton Town 2-0 Worthing
Nov 4 Bolton Wanderers 4-0 Solihull Moors
Nov 4 Exeter City 0-2 Wigan Athletic
Nov 4 Leyton Orient 3-1 Carlisle United
Nov 4 Hereford 0-2 Gillingham
Nov 4 Oxford United 2-0 Maidenhead United
Nov 4 Newport County 2-0 Oldham Athletic
Nov 4 Swindon Town 4-7 Aldershot Town
Nov 4 Marine 1-5 Harrogate Town
Nov 4 Port Vale 0-0 Burton Albion
Nov 4 Peterborough United 2-2 Salford City
Nov 4 Eastleigh 5-1 Boreham Wood
Nov 4 Bradford City 1-2 Wycombe Wanderers
Nov 4 Shrewsbury Town 3-2 Colchester United
Nov 4 Bristol Rovers 7-2 Whitby Town
Nov 4 Lincoln City 1-2 Morecambe
Nov 4 Sutton 2-1 Fylde
Nov 4 Reading 3-2 MK Dons
Nov 4 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Accrington Stanley
Nov 4 Chester 0-0 York City
Nov 4 Scarborough Athletic 1-1 Forest Green Rovers
Nov 4 Notts County 3-2 Crawley Town
Nov 4 Stockport County 5-1 Worksop Town
Nov 4 Yeovil Town 3-2 Gateshead
Nov 4 Stevenage 4-3 Tranmere Rovers
Nov 4 Chesham United 0-2 Maidstone United
Nov 4 Wimbledon 5-1 Cheltenham Town
Nov 4 Cambridge United 2-1 Bracknell Town
Nov 4 Ramsgate 2-1 Woking
Nov 4 Bromley vs Blackpool
Nov 4 Mansfield Town vs Wrexham
Nov 5 Chesterfield vs Portsmouth
Nov 5 Kidderminster Harriers vs Fleetwood Town
Nov 5 Slough Town vs Grimsby Town
Nov 5 Crewe Alexandra vs Derby County
Nov 5 Charlton Athletic vs Cray Valley Paper Mills


Date Fixture
Nov 13 Horsham vs Barnsley

FA Cup 2023-24 live stream, TV channels & where to watch

Country TV channel Live stream
United Kingdom BBC, ITV BBC iPlayer, ITVX
United States ESPN ESPN+

In the United Kingdom, FA Cup games are broadcasted on BBC and ITV networks, which are free-to-air channels.

ESPN has the broadcast rights for the FA Cup in the United States, with a selection of games available to watch on ESPN or stream on ESPN+.

FA Cup 2023-24 round dates & schedule

Round Date(s) Winner prize money Loser prize money
First round Nov 4, 2023 £41,000 None
Second round Dec 2, 2023 £67,000 None
Third round Jan 6, 2024 £105,000 None
Fourth round Jan 27, 2024 £120,000 None
Fifth round Feb 28, 2024 £225,000 None
Quarter-final Mar 16, 2024 £450,000 None
Semi-final Apr 20, 2024 £1,000,000 £500,000
Final May 25, 2024 £2,000,000 £1,000,000

The 2023-24 FA Cup began on August 4, 2023, with the qualifying rounds. First-round proper matches were scheduled to kick off on November 4.

Premier League and Championship teams enter in the third round, with those games set to take place on the weekend of January 6, 2024.

The 2023-24 FA Cup final is set for May 25, 2024.

Who won the FA Cup last season?

Manchester City defeated Manchester United in the final of the 2022-23 FA Cup to secure the trophy for the seventh time in their history.

Goals from Ilkay Gundogan were the difference in a 2-1 victory, with United only managing one goal, a Bruno Fernandes penalty.

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