FA Cup Sunday: Your online matchday guide

By SFC Media time Fri 16 Apr Leicester City vs Saints

Sunday is a bumper day of FA Cup action for Southampton Football Club, as both the men’s and women’s first-teams face huge matches in the competition – and we’ll be bringing you a special day of build-up and coverage right across our digital channels.

As well as broadcasting full live coverage of the Vitality Women’s FA Cup fourth-round tie between Lewes and Saints, we’ll have a host of shows throughout the day building up to the Emirates FA Cup semi-final tie between Ralph Hasenhüttl’s side and Leicester City.

Saints Live: Get up for the Cup

Host Steve Forbes is joined by a roundtable of journalists who regularly cover the team for a look ahead to the semi-final. Hear from BBC Radio Solent’s sports editor Adam Blackmore, Premier League Productions reporter Paul Belverstone, Daily Mail reporter Adrian Kajumba and NBC Sports journalist Joe Prince-Wright, as they help us begin our build-up to the game.
Where to watch: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.

Saints Rewind: 2003 FA Cup semi-final

We’ve assembled some of the team from the club’s last FA Cup semi-final win, as Michael Svensson, James Beattie and Brett Ormerod join host Kenzie Benali to look back on a memorable afternoon at Villa Park from 18 years ago, when Saints beat Watford 2-1 to progress to the final.
Where to watch: Facebook, YouTube.

Vitality Women’s FA Cup Live: Lewes vs Southampton

In association with Virgin Media, we bring UK viewers full live coverage of the fourth-round tie between Marieanne Spacey-Cale’s high-flying side and their FA Women’s Championship opponents, as both teams look to book a place in the last 16 of the competition. We’ll have every kick of the ball for you live from the Dripping Pan.
Where to watch: southamptonfc.com, official mobile app, Facebook.

Saints Live: The Pre-Match Show

As we near kick-off at Wembley Stadium, presenters Kenzie Benali and Steve Forbes are joined live by midfielder Oriol Romeu, former Saints captain Dean Hammond and Premier League Productions reporter Paul Belverstone to count down to the game, discuss the teamsheets and hear from you, the fans. This broadcast will also be brought to you in association with Virgin Media – watch out also for their signed shirt giveaway competition.
Where to watch: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.

8.30pm (or shortly after the conclusion of the tie)
Saints Live: The Final Whistle

In association with Virgin Media once again, we wrap up all the action from Wembley, as Dean Hammond and Paul Belverstone return to join Kenzie Benali and Steve Forbes for reaction to the semi-final. Make sure to send your comments in wherever you’re watching for the chance to have them read out.
Where to watch: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.

On top of all that, we will also be bringing you live updates and commentary of the semi-final in our Matchday Live centre on southamptonfc.com and the club’s mobile app.


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