Manchester United’s 12-year live FA Cup run comes to an end at 58 games

• Liverpool v Everton Mersey derby will take place on Friday 5 January
• Brighton v Crystal Palace scheduled for Monday night slot

After a 58-match run going all the way back to their third-round replay against Exeter City in 2005, Manchester United’s FA Cup tie against Derby County will not be televised live in the United Kingdom.

After criticism of the decision to provide live coverage of the 12-time winners’ third round meeting with Reading last season, joint broadcasters the BBC and BT Sport have instead opted to televise seven other ties – starting with the Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton on Friday 5 January. That will kick off at 7.55pm on BBC One, with the same channel broadcasting the tie between Leicester and Hereford – the lowest-ranked team still in the competition – or Fleetwood Town on Saturday 6 January at 12.45pm.

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