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​FA Cup being shown live on Facebook

The Football Association (FA) has announced that it will stream two exclusive live matches from the upcoming FA Cup fifth round via Facebook Watch in the UK, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/.

Reading's clash with Sheffield United on 3rd March and the Leicester City v Birmingham City tie on 4th March will be aired via the tournament's dedicated Facebook page for free, as well as on the Watch platform on mobile, smart TVs and streaming devices.

The remaining six games from the FA Cup fifth round will be broadcast between UK pay-TV network BT Sport and public-service broadcaster the BBC. BBC viewers will be able to choose between two games on both Tuesday and Wednesday, with games split between its flagship BBC One channel and the BBC iPlayer streaming service.

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