Goal brings you everything you need to know about the latest edition of the oldest football competition in the world
Teams from the 10th level of the English football pyramid right up to the Premier League compete and it will see a total of 735 teams take part.
Winner-takes-all knockout games mean there is always a chance of a ‘giant killing’ and there have been plenty of those moments over the years, contributing to the magic of the cup.
With the 2019-20 edition under way, Goal brings you everything you need to know about this season’s FA Cup.
FA Cup third round
The draw for the 2019-20 FA Cup third round took place on December 2, 2019. The ties will be played the weekend commencing January 4, 2020 .
FA Cup second round
|Nov 29||Maldon & Tiptree 0-1 Newport County|
|Nov 30||Cheltenham Town 1-3 Port Vale|
|Nov 30||Forest Green Rovers 2-2 Carlisle United|
|Nov 30||Kingstonian 0-2 AFC Fylde|
|Nov 30||Oldham Athletic 0-1 Burton Albion|
|Nov 30||Portsmouth 2-1 Altrincham|
|Nov 30||Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Mansfield Town|
|Nov 30||Walsall 0-1 Oxford United|
|Nov 30||Eastleigh 1-1 Crew Alexandra|
|Dec 1||Blackpool 3-1 Maidstone United|
|Dec 1||Bristol Rovers 1-1 Plymouth Argyle|
|Dec 1||Coventry City 1-1 Ipswich Town|
|Dec 1||Crawley Town 1-2 Fleetwood Town|
|Dec 1||Exeter City 2-2 Hartlepool United|
|Dec 1||Gillingham 3-0 Doncaster Rovers|
|Dec 1||Northampton Town 3-1 Notts County|
|Dec 1||Peterborough United 3-0 Dover Athletic|
|Dec 1||Rochdale 0-0 Boston United|
|Dec 1||Tranmere Rovers 5-1 Chichester City|
|Dec 2||Solilhull Moors 3-4 Rotherham United|
FA Cup second-round replays
|Dec 10||Ipswich Town 1-2 Coventry City|
|Dec 10||Hartlepool United 1-0 Exeter City|
|Dec 10||Crewe Alexandra 3-1 Eastleigh|
|Dec 10||Carlisle United 1-0 Forest Green Rovers|
|Dec 10||Boston United 1-2 Rochdale|
|Dec 10||Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Bristol Rovers|
FA Cup first round
|Nov 8||Dulwich Hamlet 1-4 Carlisle United|
|Nov 9||Sunderland 1-1 Gillingham|
|Nov 9||Wimbledon 1-1 Doncaster Rovers|
|Nov 9||Accrington Stanley 0-2 Crewe Alexandra|
|Nov 9||Blackpool 4-1 Morecambe|
|Nov 9||Bolton 0-1 Plymouth Argyle|
|Nov 9||Cambridge United 1-1 Exeter City|
|Nov 9||Carshalton Athletic 1-4 Boston United|
|Nov 9||Cheltenham Town 1-1 Swindon Town|
|Nov 9||Colchester United 0-2 Coventry City|
|Nov 9||Crawley Town 4-1 Scunthorpe United|
|Nov 9||Ebbsfleet United 2-3 Notts County|
|Nov 9||Forest Green Rovers 4-0 Billericay Town|
|Nov 9||Grimsby Town 1-1 Newport County|
|Nov 9||Ipswich Town 1-1 Lincoln City|
|Nov 9||MK Dons 0-1 Port Vale|
|Nov 9||Maidenhead United 1-3 Rotherham United|
|Nov 9||Maidstone United 1-0 Torquay United|
|Nov 9||Mansfield Town 1-0 Chorley|
|Nov 9||Nantwich Town 0-1 AFC Fylde|
|Nov 9||Oxford City 1-5 Solihull Moors|
|Nov 9||Salford City 1-1 Burton Albion|
|Nov 9||Shrewsbury Town 1-1 Bradford City|
|Nov 9||Stevenage 1-1 Peterborough United|
|Nov 9||Stourbridge 2-2 Eastleigh|
|Nov 9||Tranmere Rovers 2-2 Wycombe Wanderers|
|Nov 9||Walsall 2-2 Darlington|
|Nov 10||Hayes & Yeading 0-2 Oxford United|
|Nov 10||York City 0-1 Altrincham|
|Nov 10||Wrexham 0-0 Rochdale|
|Nov 10||Macclesfield Town 0-4 Kingstonian|
|Nov 10||Leyton Orient 1-2 Maldon & Tiptree|
|Nov 10||Gateshead 1-2 Oldham Athletic|
|Nov 10||Chippenham Town 0-3 Northampton Town|
|Nov 10||Bristol Rovers 1-1 Bromley|
|Nov 10||Barnet 0-2 Fleetwood Town|
|Nov 10||Dover Athletic 1-0 Southend United|
|Nov 11||Harrogate Town 1-2 Portsmouth|
|Nov 12||Yeovil Town 1-4 Hartlepool United|
FA Cup first-round replays
|Nov 19||Swindon Town 0-1 Cheltenham Town|
|Nov 19||Rochdale 1-0 Wrexham|
|Nov 19||Peterborough United 2-0 Stevenage|
|Nov 19||Gillingham 1-0 Sunderland AET|
|Nov 19||Exeter City 1-0 Cambridge United|
|Nov 19||Eastleigh 3-0 Stourbridge|
|Nov 19||Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Wimbledon|
|Nov 19||Burton Albion 4-1 Salford City|
|Nov 19||Bromley 0-1 Bristol Rovers|
|Nov 19||Bradford City 0-1 Shrewsbury Town|
|Nov 20||Wycombe Wanderers 1-2 Tranmere Rovers AET|
|Nov 20||Newport County 2-0 Grimsby Town|
|Nov 20||Lincoln City 0-1 Ipswich Town|
|Nov 20||Darlington 0-1 Walsall|
When did the FA Cup start & when is the final?
The first round proper of the 2019-20 FA Cup kicked off on November 8, 2019, with 47 clubs from League One and League Two entering at that stage.
Those clubs joined the 32 winners from the qualifying stages of the competition, which got under way on August 10 and concluded on October 19.
Premier League and Championship clubs enter the competition at the third round.
The date of the 2019-20 FA Cup final is May 23, 2020. The game will take place at Wembley Stadium, as is customary.
FA Cup TV channel & stream
|UK TV channel||Online stream|
|BBC / BT Sport||BBC iPlayer / BT Sport app|
The FA Cup is broadcast on the BBC and BT Sport in the United Kingdom.
Both networks air the final and share the rest of the competition, taking turns to select the games they wish to broadcast.
All matches shown by the BBC and BT Sport will be available to stream on their respective websites and apps.
|US TV channel||Online stream|
In the United States, the rights to the FA Cup are owned by ESPN, but the games will exclusively be streamed online via ESPN+.
That means the games are not strictly being shown live on television in the US.