Arsenal vs Newcastle FREE: Live stream, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for FA Cup third round fixture

ARSENAL take on fellow Premier League side Newcastle in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Gunners won last season's competition by beating Chelsea 2-1 in the final and they'll be looking to get off to a hot start this term.

What time does Arsenal vs Newcastle kick-off?

  • Arsenal's home tie with Newcastle will get underway from 5.30pm UK time on Saturday, January 9.
  • The game will take place at the Emirates Stadium.
  • There will be no fans in attendance because of the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

What channel is it on and can it be live streamed?

  • Newcastle's trip down to London will be shown live on BBC One, free for supporters to watch.
  • The game will be available for live streaming from the BBC iPlayer app, which can be downloaded onto your mobile or tablet device.

Can I watch for FREE?

  • Yes, the game is available for FREE on BBC One, so long as you have a TV licence.
  • You can also catch the action on the BBC iPlayer.

Team news

Arsenal could be set to ring the changes with young goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo called up into first-team training this week.

Thomas Partey is almost back fit after suffering from a recurring thigh problem, while Gabriel Martinelli and Willian could get game-time.

Martin Dubravka could return between the sticks for the Magpies after missing the Christmas period with an ankle problem.

Jamaal Lascelles has been side-lined after suffering from Covid-19 and returned to light training, so might be able to make his return from the bench.


  • Arsenal to win – 1/2
  • Draw – 13/4
  • Newcastle victory – 11/2

*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.

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