The new agreement – that starts at the start of the 202122 season – will watch BBC Sport carry on to show live fixtures, high lights and online clips.

Up to 18 fittings per year will soon be televised – more than ever .

The FA claimed the deal has been”arousing”, adding:”We anticipate dealing together with the BBC for many years in the future “

Mark Bullingham, the FA’s primary commercial and football development officer,” said Manchester United’s fifth-round win at Chelsea has been the most-watched domestic game of the summer season, using an ence of 8.1 million people.

“The popularity of your competition goes from strength to strength and continues to draw a few of the biggest crowds in game,” he added.

“The Emirates FA Cup could be your finest and most historic domestic cup competition in the world – and we are thrilled to have agreed a fresh long-term devotion to keep it on the BBC until 2025.”

The new deal will also see increased coverage of the competition’s early stages, together with up to six live matches from round the first and second rounds.

Barbara Slater, manager of BBC Sport, said:”We are thrilled to have secured these FA Cup rights until the 202425 season, ensuring the countless that song into free to air TV can continue to enjoy the most famous domestic cup competition in the environment.

“This new deal now brings even more matches to ences across the nation whilst the BBC delivers top-class game on most our programs. Our FA Cup coverage delivers some of the year’s biggest seeing figures, engages a vital younger ence and offers memorable sporting moments which combine a nation”

This season’s competition continues on the weekend of 6-7 April, together with Manchester City Dealing with Brighton, reside on BBC One, and Watford facing Wolves at the Semifinals.

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