The full Emirates FA Cup schedule for the 2020-21 season has been confirmed, with the final due to take place on Saturday 15 May 2021.
In order to assist in easing pressure on the football schedule and to ensure that domestic competitions can still be delivered, there will be no replays for the 2020-21 season only.
The full schedule is as follows:
Extra Preliminary Round Tuesday 1 September 2020
Preliminary Round Saturday 12 September 2020
First Round Qualifying Tuesday 22 September 2020
Second Round Qualifying Saturday 3 October 2020
Third Round Qualifying Tuesday 13 October 2020
Fourth Round Qualifying Saturday 24 October 2020
First Round Proper Saturday 7 November 2020
Second Round Proper Saturday 28 November 2020
Third Round Proper Saturday 9 January 2021
Fourth Round Proper Saturday 23 January 2021
Fifth Round Proper Wednesday 10 February 2021
Quarter Finals Saturday 20 March 2021
Semi Finals Saturday 17 April 2021
Final Saturday 15 May 2021
For a full breakdown of the Emirates FA Cup prize fund, list of accepted clubs and 2020-21 season schedule, please see here.