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2015–16
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Number of teams 736
Defending champions Arsenal
Champions Manchester United
Runner-up Crystal Palace
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The 2015–16 FA Cup (also known as the FA Challenge Cup) is the 135th edition of the oldest recognised football tournament in the world. It is sponsored by Emirates, and known as the Emirates FA Cup for sponsorship purposes. It began with the Extra Preliminary Round on 15 August 2015, and will conclude with the final on 21 May 2016. The winners qualify for the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League Group Stage, but the spot could be given to the best-placed team in 2015–16 Premier League that has not yet qualified for any European Competition or qualified for an earlier round if the winners already qualified through the league.

Premier League side Arsenal were the defending champions after they beat Aston Villa 4–0 in the previous final on 30 May 2015, but they were eliminated by Watford in the sixth round.

Teams

Round Clubs
remaining
Clubs
involved
Winners from
previous round
New entries
this round
Leagues entering at this round
First round proper 124 80 32 48 Football League One
Football League Two
Second round proper 84 40 40 none none
Third round proper 64 64 20 44 Premier League
Football League Championship
Fourth round proper 32 32 32 none none
Fifth Round proper 16 16 16 none none
Sixth Round proper 8 8 8 none none
Semi-Finals 4 4 4 none none
Final 2 2 2 none none

Prize fund

Round No. of Clubs
receive fund
Prize fund
per club
Extra Preliminary Round winners 184 £1,500
Preliminary Round winners 160 £1,925
First Round Qualifying winners 116 £3,000
Second Round Qualifying winners 80 £4,500
Third Round Qualifying winners 40 £7,500
Fourth Round Qualifying winners 32 £12,500
First Round winners 40 £18,000
Second Round winners 20 £27,000
Third Round winners 32 £67,500
Fourth Round winners 16 £90,000
Fifth Round winners 8 £180,000
Sixth Round winners 4 £360,000
Semi-Final losers 2 £450,000
Semi-Final winners 2 £900,000
Final runners-up 1 £900,000
Final winner 1 £1,800,000
Total £15,132,000

Qualifying rounds

Main article: 2015–16 FA Cup Qualifying Rounds

All of the competing teams that are not members of either the Premier League or the Football League had to compete in the qualifying rounds to win a place in the first round proper.

First Round Proper

The First Round draw took place on 26 October at 7pm at the club house of the FA Charter Standard Community Club Thackley Juniors F.C. based in Thackley in West Yorkshire, and was broadcast live on BBC Two and BBC Radio 5 Live. The first round proper were played on the weekend of 7 November. 32 teams from the qualifying competition joined the 48 teams from League One and League Two to compete in this round. The round included two teams from Level 8 still in the competition, Northwich Victoria and Didcot Town, which were the lowest-ranked teams in this round; Northwich Victoria advanced to become the lowest-ranked team in the second round.

7 November 2015 Burton Albion (3) 0–3 Peterborough United (3) Burton-upon-Trent  
15:00 Report Washington Soccerball 41'71'
J Anderson Soccerball 84'
Stadium: Pirelli Stadium
Attendance: 2,517
Referee: David Webb
8 November 2015 Port Vale (3) 1–1 Maidenhead United (6) Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent  
15:00 Moore Soccerball 31' Report Mulley Soccerball 90+4' Stadium: Vale Park
Attendance: 3,977
Referee: Adrian Holmes
Replay 19 November 2015 Maidenhead United (6) 1–3 Port Vale (3) Maidenhead  
19:45 Massey Soccerball 15' Report O'Connor Soccerball 35'
Leitch-Smith Soccerball 49'57'
Stadium: York Road
Attendance: 2,212
Referee: Dean Whitestone
7 November 2015 Barnet (4) 2–0 Blackpool (3) Canons Park  
15:00 Champion Soccerball 36'
Gash Soccerball 41'
Report Stadium: The Hive Stadium
Attendance: 1,869
Referee: Kevin Johnson
8 November 2015 Bristol Rovers (4) 0–1 Chesham United (7) Bristol  
14:00 Report Blake Soccerball 77' Stadium: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 5,181
Referee: Andy Davies
7 November 2015 Cambridge United (4) 1–0 Basingstoke Town (6) Cambridge  
15:00 Hughes Soccerball 19' Report Stadium: Abbey Stadium
Attendance: 2,974
Referee: John Brooks
7 November 2015 Mansfield Town (4) 0–0 Oldham Athletic (3) Mansfield  
15:00 Report Stadium: Field Mill
Attendance: 2,886
Referee: Tony Harrington
Replay 17 November 2015 Oldham Athletic (3) 2–0 Mansfield Town (4) Oldham  
19:45 Philliskirk Soccerball 70'
Poleon Soccerball 78'
Report Stadium: Boundary Park
Attendance: 1,893
Referee: Lee Collins
7 November 2015 Altrincham (5) 1–0 Barnsley (3) Altrincham  
15:00 Reeves Soccerball 46' Report Stadium: Moss Lane
Attendance: 2,571
Referee: Andy Haines

<div id="Crewe Alexandra v Eastleigh"/>

7 November 2015 Crewe Alexandra (3) 0–1 Eastleigh (5) Crewe  
15:00 Report Strevens Soccerball 75' (pen.) Stadium: Gresty Road
Attendance: 3,008
Referee: Carl Boyeson

<div id="Northwich Victoria v Boreham Wood"/>

7 November 2015 Northwich Victoria (8) 1–1 Boreham Wood (5) Northwich  
15:00 Williams Soccerball 12' Report Morias Soccerball 23' Stadium: Wincham Park
Attendance: 502
Referee: Wayne Barratt

<div id="Northwich Victoria v Boreham Wood"/>

Replay 16 November 2015 Boreham Wood (5) 1–2 Northwich Victoria (8) Borehamwood  
19:45 MacDonald Soccerball 90' Report Williams Soccerball 28'
Astles Soccerball 52'
Stadium: Meadow Park
Attendance: 512
Referee: Andy Woolmer

<div id="Coventry City v Northampton Town"/>

7 November 2015 Coventry City (3) 1–2 Northampton Town (4) Coventry  
15:00 Murphy Soccerball 10' Report Diamond Soccerball 5'
Richards Soccerball 18'
Stadium: Ricoh Arena
Attendance: 9,124
Referee: Darren Handley

<div id="Brackley Town v Newport County"/>

8 November 2015 Brackley Town (6) 2–2 Newport County (4) Brackley  
14:00 Graham Soccerball 59'
McDonald Soccerball 90'
Report John-Lewis Soccerball 15' (pen.)
Bennett Soccerball 41'
Stadium: St. James Park
Attendance: 1,708
Referee: Mark Haywood

<div id="Newport County v Brackley Town"/>

Replay 17 November 2015 Newport County (4) 4–1 Brackley Town (6) Newport  
19:45 John-Lewis Soccerball 1'
Klukowski Soccerball 17'
Rodman Soccerball 63'
Hawtin Soccerball 71' (o.g.)
Report Hawtin Soccerball 39' Stadium: Rodney Parade
Attendance: 1,511
Referee: Stuart Attwell

<div id="Grimsby Town v St Albans City"/>

7 November 2015 Grimsby Town (5) 5–1 St Albans City (6) Cleethorpes  
15:00 Townsend Soccerball 30'
Amond Soccerball 45'90'
Pittman Soccerball 71'
Marshall Soccerball 84'
Report Theophanous Soccerball 62' Stadium: Blundell Park
Attendance: 2,263
Referee: Ryan Johnson

<div id="Hartlepool United v Cheltenham Town"/>

7 November 2015 Hartlepool United (4) 1–0 Cheltenham Town (5) Hartlepool  
15:00 Oyenuga Soccerball 45' Report Stadium: Victoria Park
Attendance: 2,287
Referee: James Adcock

<div id="Salford City v Notts County"/>

6 November 2015 Salford City (7) 2–0 Notts County (4) Salford  
19:55 Webber Soccerball 46'
Allen Soccerball 73'
Report Stadium: Moor Lane
Attendance: 1,400
Referee: Andrew Madley

<div id="Dover Athletic v Stourbridge"/>

7 November 2015 Dover Athletic (5) 1–2 Stourbridge (7) River  
15:00 Thomas Soccerball 33' Report Lait Soccerball 8'
Hawley Soccerball 69' (pen.)
Stadium: Crabble Athletic Ground
Attendance: 1,392
Referee: Richard Martin

<div id="Stevenage v Gillingham"/>

7 November 2015 Stevenage (4) 3–0 Gillingham (3) Stevenage  
15:00 Schumacher Soccerball 13'
Whelpdale Soccerball 29'
Gnanduillet Soccerball 90'
Report Stadium: Broadhall Way
Attendance: 1,619
Referee: Trevor Kettle

<div id="Millwall v AFC Fylde"/>

7 November 2015 Millwall (3) 3–1 AFC Fylde (6) The Den  
15:00 O´Brien Soccerball 54'
Gregory Soccerball 60'
Morison Soccerball 88'
Report Whittle Soccerball 62' Attendance: 3,445
Referee: Steve Martin

<div id="Aldershot Town v Bradford City"/>

8 November 2015 Aldershot Town (5) 0–0 Bradford City (3) Aldershot  
14:00 Report Stadium: Recreation Ground
Attendance: 2,640
Referee: Ben Toner

<div id="Bradford City v Aldershot Town"/>

Replay 18 November 2015 Bradford City (3) 2–0 Aldershot Town (5) Bradford  
19:45 Leigh Soccerball 61'
McMahon Soccerball 76' (pen.)
Report Stadium: Valley Parade
Attendance: 2,930
Referee: Keith Hill

<div id="Walsall v Fleetwood Town"/>

7 November 2015 Walsall (3) 2–0 Fleetwood Town (3) Walsall  
15:00 Evans Soccerball 19'
Forde Soccerball 90+2'
Report Stadium: Bescot Stadium
Attendance: 2,532
Referee: Ross Joyce

<div id="Bury v Wigan Athletic"/>

7 November 2015 Bury (3) 4–0 Wigan Athletic (3) Bury  
15:00 Pope Soccerball 19'
Mayor Soccerball 34'
Cameron Soccerball 45+2'
Clarke Soccerball 65'
Report Stadium: Gigg Lane
Attendance: 3,856
Referee: David Coote

<div id="Portsmouth v Macclesfield Town"/>

7 November 2015 Portsmouth (4) 2–1 Macclesfield Town (5) Portsmouth  
15:00 McGurk Soccerball 3'45' Report Dennis Soccerball 15' Stadium: Fratton Park
Attendance: 9,834
Referee: Lee Swabey

<div id="Sheffield United v "/>

7 November 2015 Sheffield United (3) 3–0 Worcester City (6) Sheffield  
15:00 Baxter Soccerball 19' (pen.)
Sammon Soccerball 81'
Freeman Soccerball 90'
Report Stadium: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 11,108
Referee: Simon Bennett

<div id="Barwell v Welling United"/>

7 November 2015 Barwell (7) 0–2 Welling United (5) Barwell  
15:00 Report Wellard Soccerball 34'
Oluwabunmi Bakare Soccerball 90'
Stadium: Kirkby Road
Attendance: 843
Referee: Steve Rushton

<div id="Halifax Town v Wycombe Wanderers"/>

8 November 2015 F.C. Halifax Town (5) 0–4 Wycombe Wanderers (4) Halifax  
14:00 Report Thompson Soccerball 17'
Jombati Soccerball 65'
Kretzschmar Soccerball 84'
Holloway Soccerball 90'
Stadium: The Shay
Attendance: 1,789
Referee: Graham Salisbury

<div id="Crawley Town v Luton Town"/>

7 November 2015 Crawley Town (4) 1–2 Luton Town (4) Crawley  
15:00 Harrold Soccerball 63' Report McQuoid Soccerball 54'89' Stadium: Broadfield Stadium
Attendance: 1,929
Referee: Nick Kinseley

<div id="Doncaster Rovers v Stalybridge Celtic"/>

7 November 2015 Doncaster Rovers (3) 2–0 Stalybridge Celtic (6) Doncaster  
15:00 Williams Soccerball 3'68' Report Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium
Attendance: 3,991
Referee: Martin Coy

<div id="Didcot Town v Exeter City"/>

8 November 2015 Didcot Town (8) 0–3 Exeter City (4) Didcot  
12:00 Report Morrison Soccerball 48'
Nichols Soccerball 73'
Nicholls Soccerball 78'
Stadium: Loop Meadow Stadium
Attendance: 2,707
Referee: Chris Kavanagh

<div id="Dagenham & Redbridge v Morecambe"/>

7 November 2015 Dagenham & Redbridge (4) 0–0 Morecambe (4) Dagenham  
15:00 Report Stadium: Victoria Road
Attendance: 900
Referee: Tim Robinson

<div id=" Morecambe v Dagenham & Redbridge"/>

Replay 17 November 2015 Morecambe (4) 2–4 Dagenham & Redbridge (4) Morecambe  
19:45 Barkhuizen Soccerball 6'
Wildig Soccerball 7'
Report Vassell Soccerball 13' (pen.)50'
Dunne Soccerball 37'
Labadie Soccerball 70'
Stadium: Globe Arena
Attendance: 1,176
Referee: Geoff Eltringham

<div id="Leyton Orient v Staines Town"/>

7 November 2015 Leyton Orient (4) 6–1 Staines Town (7) Leyton  
15:00 Palmer Soccerball 8'13'
Cox Soccerball 12'33'
Marquis Soccerball 89'
Clohessy Soccerball 90+4'
Report Purse Soccerball 23' Stadium: Brisbane Road
Attendance: 2,287
Referee: Robert Jones

<div id="Gainsborough Trinity v Shrewsbury Town"/>

8 November 2015 Gainsborough Trinity (6) 0–1 Shrewsbury Town (3) Gainsborough  
14:00 Report Collins Soccerball 71' Stadium: The Northolme
Attendance: 2,180
Referee: Darren Bond

<div id="Maidstone United v Yeovil Town"/>

8 November 2015 Maidstone United (6) 0–1 Yeovil Town (4) Maidstone  
14:00 Report Fogden Soccerball 55' Stadium: Gallagher Stadium
Attendance: 2,811
Referee: Michael Bull

<div id="Braintree Town v Oxford United"/>

8 November 2015 Braintree Town (5) 1–1 Oxford United (4) Braintree  
14:00 Davis Soccerball 63' Report Taylor Soccerball 15' Stadium: Cressing Road
Attendance: 1,248
Referee: Phil Gibbs

<div id="Oxford United v Braintree Town"/>

Replay 17 November 2015 Oxford United (4) 3–1 Braintree Town (5) Oxford  
19:45 Sercombe Soccerball 42'
Hoban Soccerball 64'80' (pen.)
Report David Soccerball 33' (pen.) Stadium: Kassam Stadium
Attendance: 3,265
Referee: Darren England

<div id="Whitehawk v Lincoln City"/>

8 November 2015 Whitehawk (6) 5–3 Lincoln City (5) Whitehawk  
15:00 Mills Soccerball 6'
Robinson Soccerball 27'
Deering Soccerball 58'90+6' (pen.)
Martin Soccerball 86'
Report Rhead Soccerball 45+5' (pen.)63'90+1' Stadium: The Enclosed Ground
Attendance: 1,342
Referee: Constantine Hatzidakis

<div id="Accrington Stanley v York City"/>

7 November 2015 Accrington Stanley (4) 3–2 York City (4) Accrington  
15:00 McConville Soccerball 29'
Crooks Soccerball 36'
Windass Soccerball 48' (pen.)
Report Oliver Soccerball 34'
Coulson Soccerball 90+2'
Stadium: Crown Ground
Attendance: 1,475
Referee: Fred Graham

<div id="Scunthorpe United v Southend United"/>

7 November 2015 Scunthorpe United (3) 2–1 Southend United (3) Scunthorpe  
15:00 Madden Soccerball 16'78' Report Leonard Soccerball 30' Stadium: Glanford Park
Attendance: 3,335
Referee: Peter Bankes

<div id="AFC Wimbledon v Forest Green Rovers"/>

7 November 2015 AFC Wimbledon (4) 1–2 Forest Green Rovers (5) Kingston upon Thames  
15:00 Kennedy Soccerball 24' Report Carter Soccerball 6'
Frear Soccerball 90+3'
Stadium: Kingsmeadow
Attendance: 2,465
Referee: Graham Horwood

<div id="Plymouth Argyle v Carlisle United"/>

7 November 2015 Plymouth Argyle (4) 0–2 Carlisle United (4) Plymouth  
15:00 Report Sweeney Soccerball 23'
Hope Soccerball 41'
Stadium: Home Park
Attendance: 6,005
Referee: Charles Breakspear

<div id="FC United of Manchester v Chesterfield"/>

9 November 2015 F.C. United of Manchester (6) 1–4 Chesterfield (3) Manchester  
19:45 Ashworth Soccerball 90+1' Report Ariyibi Soccerball 7'
Novak Soccerball 12'
Simons Soccerball 68'
Banks Soccerball 87'
Stadium: Broadhurst Park
Attendance: 2,916
Referee: Oliver Langford

<div id="Rochdale v Swindon Town"/>

7 November 2015 Rochdale (3) 3–1 Swindon Town (3) Rochdale  
15:00 Mendez-Laing Soccerball 24'46'69' (pen.) Report Ajose Soccerball 71' (pen.) Stadium: Spotland Stadium
Attendance: 2,060
Referee: Chris Sarginson

<div id="Wealdstone v Colchester United"/>

7 November 2015 Wealdstone (6) 2–6 Colchester United (3) Ruislip  
15:00 Louis Soccerball 31' (pen.)
Hudson-Odoi Soccerball 38'
Report Bonne Soccerball 26'44'47'68'
Moncur Soccerball 82'
Sordell Soccerball 90'
Stadium: Vale Stadium
Attendance: 2,440
Referee: Brendan Malone

Second Round Proper

The second round draw took place on 9 November at Civil Service, based in Chiswick, , and was broadcast live on BBC Two.

The lowest-ranked side in this round was Northwich Victoria, who competed at level 8 of English football.

4 December 2015 Salford City (7) 1–1 Hartlepool United (4) Salford  
19:55 GMT O'Halloran Soccerball 23' Report Oates Soccerball 8' (pen.) Stadium: Moor Lane
Attendance: 1,400
Referee: Gavin Ward
Replay 15 December 2015 Hartlepool United (4) 2–0 Salford City (7) Hartlepool  
19:45 GMT Fenwick Soccerball 97'
Mandron Soccerball 120'
Report Stadium: Victoria Park
Attendance: 4,374
5 December 2015 Barnet (4) 0–1 Newport County (4) Canons Park,  
15:00 GMT Report Boden Soccerball 59' Stadium: The Hive Stadium
Attendance: 1,767
Referee: Dean Whitestone
5 December 2015 Portsmouth (4) 1–0 Accrington Stanley (4) Portsmouth  
15:00 GMT McGurk Soccerball 21' Report Stadium: Fratton Park, Portsmouth
Attendance: 9,258
Referee: Kevin Johnson
5 December 2015 Stourbridge (7) 0–2 Eastleigh (5) Amblecote  
15:00 GMT Report Constable Soccerball 59'
Payne Soccerball 77'
Stadium: War Memorial Ground
Attendance: 2,086
Referee: Ben Toner
5 December 2015 Northampton Town (4) 3–2 Northwich Victoria (8) Northampton  
15:00 GMT Hoskins Soccerball 83'
Taylor Soccerball 85'
Calvert-Lewin Soccerball 87'
Report Ball Soccerball 44'
Bennett Soccerball 63'
Stadium: Sixfields Stadium
Attendance: 3,837
Referee: Paul Tierney
5 December 2015 Yeovil Town (4) 1–0 Stevenage (4) Yeovil  
15:00 GMT Tozer Soccerball 86' Report Stadium: Huish Park
Attendance: 2,264
Referee: Chris Sarginson
5 December 2015 Leyton Orient (4) 0–0 Scunthorpe United (3) Leyton  
15:00 GMT Report Stadium: Brisbane Road
Attendance: 2,540
Referee: James Linington
Replay 15 December 2015 Scunthorpe United (3) 3–0 Leyton Orient (4) Scunthorpe  
19:45 GMT M'voto Soccerball 55' (o.g.)
King Soccerball 60'
Adelakun Soccerball 90+4'
Report Stadium: Glanford Park
Attendance: 3,082
Referee: David Webb
5 December 2015 Millwall (3) 1–2 Wycombe Wanderers (4) The Den  
15:00 GMT Thompson Soccerball 57' Report Hayes Soccerball 50'
Harriman Soccerball 90+4'
Attendance: 3,960
Referee: Fred Graham
5 December 2015 Chesterfield (3) 1–1 Walsall (3) Chesterfield  
15:00 GMT Novak Soccerball 90+3' Report Demetriou Soccerball 19' Stadium: Proact Stadium
Attendance: 4,126
Referee: Richard Clark
Replay 15 December 2015 Walsall (3) 0–0
(5–3 pen)
Chesterfield (3) Walsall  
19:45 GMT Report Stadium: Bescot Stadium
Attendance: 2,953
Referee: Charles Breakspear
  Penalties  
Sawyers Soccerball shad check
Demetriou Soccerball shad check
Evans Soccerball shad check
Lalkovič Soccerball shad check
Downing Soccerball shad check
  O'Shea Soccerball shad check
Morsy -Soccerball shade cross
Novak Soccerball shad check
O'Neil Soccerball shad check
5 December 2015 Sheffield United (3) 1–0 Oldham Athletic (3) Sheffield  
15:00 GMT Done Soccerball 47' Report Stadium: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 6,938
Referee: Eddie Ilderton
6 December 2015 Rochdale (3) 0–1 Bury (3) Rochdale  
12:00 GMT Report Rose Soccerball 8' Stadium: Spotland Stadium
Attendance: 4,887
Referee: Darren Drysdale
6 December 2015 Bradford City (3) 4–0 Chesham United (7) Bradford  
14:00 GMT Reid Soccerball 22'
Hanson Soccerball 43'
Liddle Soccerball 90+1'
Cole Soccerball 90+2'
Report Stadium: Valley Parade
Attendance: 6,047
Referee: Scott Duncan
6 December 2015 Peterborough United (3) 2–0 Luton Town (4) Peterborough  
14:00 GMT Washington Soccerball 35'
Maddison Soccerball 82'
Report Stadium: London Road Stadium
Attendance: 8,329
Referee: Nigel Miller
6 December 2015 Exeter City (4) 2–0 Port Vale (3) Exeter  
14:00 GMT Tillson Soccerball 19'
Watkins Soccerball 89'
Report Stadium: St James Park
Attendance: 3,565
Referee: Trevor Kettle
6 December 2015 Cambridge United (4) 1–3 Doncaster Rovers (3) Cambridge  
14:00 GMT Berry Soccerball 23' Report Grant Soccerball 46'57'
Lund Soccerball 56'
Stadium: Abbey Stadium
Attendance: 3,951
Referee: Mark Brown
6 December 2015 Welling United (5) 0–5 Carlisle United (4) Welling  
14:00 GMT Report Wyke Soccerball 18'71'90'
Sweeney Soccerball 45'
Grainger Soccerball 67' (pen.)
Stadium: Park View Road
Attendance: 2,028
Referee: Simon Hooper
6 December 2015 Colchester United (3) 3–2 Altrincham (5) Colchester  
14:00 GMT Harriott Soccerball 14'90+4'
Lapslie Soccerball 53'
Report Moult Soccerball 3'
Rankine Soccerball 46'
Stadium: Colchester Community Stadium
Attendance: 2,592
Referee: Andy Davies
6 December 2015 Dagenham & Redbridge (4) 1–1 Whitehawk (6) Dagenham  
14:00 GMT Cureton Soccerball 5' Report Rose Soccerball 90+5' Stadium: Victoria Road
Attendance: 1,983
Referee: Lee Swabey
Replay 16 December 2015 Whitehawk (6) 2–3 Dagenham & Redbridge (4) Whitehawk  
19:45 GMT Mills Soccerball 32'
Gotta Soccerball 90+3'
Report Vassell Soccerball 44'
Passley Soccerball 77'
Obileye Soccerball 100'
Stadium: The Enclosed Ground
Attendance: 2,174
Referee: Keith Stroud
6 December 2015 Oxford United (4) 1–0 Forest Green Rovers (5) Oxford  
14:00 GMT Roofe Soccerball 76' Report Stadium: Kassam Stadium
Attendance: 4,618
Referee: Robert Lewis
7 December 2015 Grimsby Town (5) 0–0 Shrewsbury Town (3) Cleethorpes  
19:45 GMT Report Stadium: Blundell Park
Attendance: 3,366
Referee: Seb Stockbridge
Replay 15 December 2015 Shrewsbury Town (3) 1–0 Grimsby Town (5) Shrewsbury  
19:45 GMT Ogogo Soccerball 90+2' Report Stadium: New Meadow
Attendance: 2,730
Referee: Dean Whitestone

Third Round Proper

A total of 64 teams play in this round: 44 teams from Premier League and Football League Championship which entered in this round, and the 20 winners of the previous round. The draw was held on 7 December 2015.

The lowest-ranked team in this round was Eastleigh from the National League (tier 5), the only non-league side remaining in the competition. <div id="Exeter City v Liverpool"/>

8 January 2016 (2016-01-08) Exeter City (4) 2–2 Liverpool (1) Exeter  
19:55 GMT Nichols Soccerball 9'
Holmes Soccerball 45'
Report Sinclair Soccerball 12'
Smith Soccerball 73'
Stadium: St James Park
Attendance: 8,298
Referee: Stuart Attwell

<div id="Liverpool v Exeter City"/>

Replay 20 January 2016 (2016-01-20) Liverpool (1) 3–0 Exeter City (4) Liverpool  
20:00 GMT Allen Soccerball 10'
Ojo Soccerball 74'
Teixeira Soccerball 82'
Report Stadium: Anfield
Attendance: 43,292
Referee: Neil Swarbrick

<div id="Wycombe Wanderers v Aston Villa"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Wycombe Wanderers (4) 1–1 Aston Villa (1) High Wycombe  
12:45 GMT Jacobson Soccerball 50' (pen.) Report Richards Soccerball 22' Stadium: Adams Park
Attendance: 9,298
Referee: Michael Oliver

<div id="Aston Villa v Wycombe Wanderers"/>

Replay 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19) Aston Villa (1) 2–0 Wycombe Wanderers (4) Birmingham  
19:45 GMT Clark Soccerball 75'
Gueye Soccerball 90'
Report Stadium: Villa Park
Attendance: 20,706
Referee: Craig Pawson

<div id="Watford v Newcastle United"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Watford (1) 1–0 Newcastle United (1) Watford  
15:00 GMT Deeney Soccerball 44' Report Stadium: Vicarage Road
Attendance: 18,259
Referee: Roger East

<div id="West Bromwich Albion v Bristol City"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) West Bromwich Albion (1) 2–2 Bristol City (2) West Bromwich  
15:00 GMT Berahino Soccerball 67'
Morrison Soccerball 90'
Report Kodjia Soccerball 74'
Agard Soccerball 83'
Stadium: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 24,917
Referee: Graham Scott

<div id="Bristol City v West Bromwich Albion"/>

Replay 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19) Bristol City (2) 0–1 West Bromwich Albion (1) Bristol  
19:45 GMT Report Rondón Soccerball 52' Stadium: Ashton Gate Stadium
Attendance: 15,185
Referee: Jonathan Moss

<div id="West Ham United v Wolverhampton Wanderers"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) West Ham United (1) 1–0 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) Boleyn Ground  
15:00 GMT Jelavić Soccerball 85' Report Attendance: 34,547
Referee: Anthony Taylor

<div id="Hartlepool United v Derby County"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Hartlepool United (4) 1–2 Derby County (2) Hartlepool  
15:00 GMT Gray Soccerball 61' Report Butterfield Soccerball 67'
Bent Soccerball 85'
Stadium: Victoria Park
Attendance: 4,860
Referee: Darren Bond

<div id="Colchester United v Charlton Athletic"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Colchester United (3) 2–1 Charlton Athletic (2) Colchester  
15:00 GMT Moncur Soccerball 28'
Sordell Soccerball 41'
Report Ghoochannejhad Soccerball 90' Stadium: Colchester Community Stadium
Attendance: 5,742
Referee: Christopher Kavanagh

<div id="Peterborough United v Preston North End"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Peterborough United (3) 2–0 Preston North End (2) Peterborough  
15:00 GMT Samuelsen Soccerball 7'
Washington Soccerball 52'
Report Stadium: London Road Stadium
Attendance: 7,665
Referee: Tony Harrington

<div id="Northampton Town v Milton Keynes Dons"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Northampton Town (4) 2–2 Milton Keynes Dons (2) Northampton  
15:00 GMT Holmes Soccerball 49'58' Report Cresswell Soccerball 13' (o.g.)
Maynard Soccerball 82'
Stadium: Sixfields Stadium
Attendance: 5,878
Referee: Darren Drysdale

<div id="Milton Keynes Dons v Northampton Town"/>

Replay 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19) Milton Keynes Dons (2) 3–0 Northampton Town (4) Milton Keynes  
19:45 GMT Reeves Soccerball 53' (pen.)
Murphy Soccerball 61'
Church Soccerball 89' (pen.)
Report Stadium: Stadium mk
Attendance: 15,133
Referee: Tony Harrington

<div id="Arsenal v Sunderland"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Arsenal (1) 3–1 Sunderland (1) Emirates Stadium  
15:00 GMT Campbell Soccerball 25'
Ramsey Soccerball 72'
Giroud Soccerball 75'
Report Lens Soccerball 17' Attendance: 59,349
Referee: Martin Atkinson

<div id="Ipswich Town v Portsmouth"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Ipswich Town (2) 2–2 Portsmouth (4) Ipswich  
15:00 GMT Oar Soccerball 53'
Fraser Soccerball 88'
Report Bennett Soccerball 55'
Chaplin Soccerball 86'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 17,020
Referee: David Coote

<div id="Portsmouth v Ipswich Town"/>

Replay 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19) Portsmouth (4) 2–1 Ipswich Town (2) Portsmouth  
19:45 GMT Roberts Soccerball 32' (pen.)
McNulty Soccerball 37'
Report Maitland-Niles Soccerball 60' Stadium: Fratton Park
Attendance: 15,179
Referee: Andy Woolmer

<div id="Birmingham City v AFC Bournemouth"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Birmingham City (2) 1–2 AFC Bournemouth (1) Birmingham  
15:00 GMT Morrison Soccerball 40' Report Tomlin Soccerball 44' (pen.)
Murray Soccerball 85'
Stadium: St. Andrew's
Attendance: 13,140
Referee: Mike Jones

<div id="Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Sheffield Wednesday (2) 2–1 Fulham (2) Sheffield  
15:00 GMT Bannan Soccerball 42'
Nuhiu Soccerball 73'
Report Dembélé Soccerball 43' Stadium: Hillsborough Stadium
Attendance: 15,244
Referee: Gavin Ward

<div id="Brentford v Walsall"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Brentford (2) 0–1 Walsall (3) Griffin Park  
15:00 GMT Report Mantom Soccerball 34' Attendance: 7,950
Referee: Andy Davies

<div id="Bury v Bradford City"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Bury (3) 0–0 Bradford City (3) Bury  
15:00 GMT Report Stadium: Gigg Lane
Attendance: 6,962
Referee: Rob Lewis

<div id="Bradford City v Bury"/>

Replay 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19) Bradford City (3) 0–0
(2–4 pen)
Bury (3) Bradford  
19:45 GMT Report Stadium: Valley Parade
Attendance: 6,227
Referee: Geoff Eltringham
  Penalties  
McMahon Soccerball shad check
Davies -Soccerball shade cross
Evans Soccerball shad check
Cole -Soccerball shade cross
  Soccerball shad check Tutte
Soccerball shad check Lowe
Soccerball shad check Clarke
Soccerball shad check Mellis

<div id="Everton v Dagenham & Redbridge"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Everton (1) 2–0 Dagenham & Redbridge (4) Liverpool  
15:00 GMT Koné Soccerball 32'
Mirallas Soccerball 85' (pen.)
Report Stadium: Goodison Park
Attendance: 30,918
Referee: Paul Tierney

<div id="Southampton v Crystal Palace"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Southampton (1) 1–2 Crystal Palace (1) Southampton  
15:00 GMT Romeu Soccerball 51' Report Ward Soccerball 29'
Zaha Soccerball 68'
Stadium: St Mary's Stadium
Attendance: 30,763
Referee: Lee Mason

<div id="Eastleigh v Bolton Wanderers"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Eastleigh (5) 1–1 Bolton Wanderers (2) Eastleigh  
15:00 GMT Dervite Soccerball 51' (o.g.) Report Pratley Soccerball 87' Stadium: Ten Acres
Attendance: 5,250
Referee: Iain Williamson

<div id="Bolton Wanderers v Eastleigh"/>

Replay 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19) Bolton Wanderers (2) 3–2 Eastleigh (5) Bolton  
20:00 GMT Madine Soccerball 39'
Moxey Soccerball 43'
Pratley Soccerball 58'
Report Partington Soccerball 11'
Mohamed Soccerball 45+2'
Stadium: Macron Stadium
Attendance: 8,287
Referee: Mark Clattenburg

<div id="Nottingham Forest v Queens Park Rangers"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Nottingham Forest (2) 1–0 Queens Park Rangers (2) West Bridgford  
15:00 GMT Ward Soccerball 24' Report Stadium: City Ground
Attendance: 14,197
Referee: Oliver Langford

<div id="Doncaster Rovers v Stoke City"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Doncaster Rovers (3) 1–2 Stoke City (1) Doncaster  
15:00 GMT Tyson Soccerball 25' Report Crouch Soccerball 15'
Walters Soccerball 57'
Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium
Attendance: 13,299
Referee: Keith Stroud

<div id="Leeds United v Rotherham United"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Leeds United (2) 2–0 Rotherham United (2) Leeds  
15:00 GMT Carayol Soccerball 45'
Doukara Soccerball 90'
Report Stadium: Elland Road
Attendance: 16,039
Referee: Andy Woolmer

<div id="Huddersfield Town v Reading"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Huddersfield Town (2) 2–2 Reading (2) Huddersfield  
15:00 GMT Paterson Soccerball 57'
Wells Soccerball 90+2' (pen.)
Report Vydra Soccerball 71'
Robson-Kanu Soccerball 87'
Stadium: John Smith's Stadium
Attendance: 9,236
Referee: Jeremy Simpson

<div id="Reading v Huddersfield Town"/>

Replay 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19) Reading (2) 5–2 Huddersfield Town (2) Reading  
20:00 GMT Piazon Soccerball 29'
Vydra Soccerball 57'61'90'
Fernández Soccerball 90+3'
Report Paterson Soccerball 8'
Smith Soccerball 15'
Stadium: Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 8,119
Referee: Oliver Langford

<div id="Middlesbrough v Burnley"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Middlesbrough (2) 1–2 Burnley (2) Middlesbrough  
15:00 GMT Fabbrini Soccerball 36' Report Hennings Soccerball 45'
Ward Soccerball 71'
Stadium: Riverside Stadium
Attendance: 18,286
Referee: Simon Hooper

<div id="Norwich City v Manchester City"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Norwich City (1) 0–3 Manchester City (1) Norwich  
15:00 GMT Report Agüero Soccerball 16'
Iheanacho Soccerball 31'
De Bruyne Soccerball 78'
Stadium: Carrow Road
Attendance: 24,507
Referee: Mike Dean

<div id="Hull City v Brighton & Hove Albion"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Hull City (2) 1–0 Brighton & Hove Albion (2) Kingston upon Hull  
15:00 GMT Snodgrass Soccerball 41' (pen.) Report Stadium: KC Stadium
Attendance: 10,706
Referee: Geoff Eltringham

<div id="Manchester United v Sheffield United"/>

9 January 2016 (2016-01-09) Manchester United (1) 1–0 Sheffield United (3) Manchester  
17:30 GMT Rooney Soccerball 90+3' (pen.) Report Stadium: Old Trafford
Attendance: 74,284
Referee: Jonathan Moss

<div id="Oxford United v Swansea City"/>

10 January 2016 (2016-01-10) Oxford United (4) 3–2 Swansea City (1) Oxford  
12:00 GMT Sercombe Soccerball 45' (pen.)
Roofe Soccerball 49'59'
Report Montero Soccerball 23'
Gomis Soccerball 66'
Stadium: Kassam Stadium
Attendance: 11,673
Referee: Kevin Friend
10 January 2016 (2016-01-10) Carlisle United (4) 2–2 Yeovil Town (4) Blackpool  
14:00 GMT Grainger Soccerball 25'
Ellis Soccerball 76'
Report Zoko Soccerball 71'
Jeffers Soccerball 90+3'
Stadium: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 3,357
Referee: Andrew Madley

<div id="Yeovil Town v Carlisle United"/>

Replay 19 January 2016 (2016-01-19) Yeovil Town (4) 1–1
(4–5 pen)
Carlisle United (4) Yeovil  
19:45 GMT Compton Soccerball 31' Report Sweeney Soccerball 77' Stadium: Huish Park
Attendance: 4,114
Referee: Tim Robinson
  Penalties  
Dickson Soccerball shad check
Jeffers Soccerball shad check
Tozer Soccerball shad check
Dawson Soccerball shad check
Dolan -Soccerball shade cross
  Soccerball shad check Kennedy
Soccerball shad check Sweeney
Soccerball shad check Wyke
Soccerball shad check Ibehre
Soccerball shad check Ellis

<div id="Chelsea v Scunthorpe United"/>

10 January 2016 (2016-01-10) Chelsea (1) 2–0 Scunthorpe United (3) Stamford Bridge  
14:00 GMT Costa Soccerball 13'
Loftus-Cheek Soccerball 68'
Report Attendance: 41,625
Referee: Craig Pawson

<div id="Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City"/>

10 January 2016 (2016-01-10) Tottenham Hotspur (1) 2–2 Leicester City (1) White Hart Lane  
16:00 GMT Eriksen Soccerball 8'
Kane Soccerball 89' (pen.)
Report Wasilewski Soccerball 19'
Okazaki Soccerball 48'
Attendance: 35,805
Referee: Robert Madley
Replay 20 January 2016 (2016-01-20) Leicester City (1) 0–2 Tottenham Hotspur (1) Leicester  
19:45 GMT Report Son Soccerball 39'
Chadli Soccerball 66'
Stadium: King Power Stadium
Attendance: 30,006
Referee: Anthony Taylor
10 January 2016 (2016-01-10) Cardiff City (2) 0–1 Shrewsbury Town (3) Cardiff  
18:00 GMT Report Mangan Soccerball 62' Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium
Attendance: 4,782
Referee: Peter Bankes
18 January 2016 (2016-01-18) Newport County (4) 1–2 Blackburn Rovers (2) Newport  
19:15 GMT Byrne Soccerball 30' Report Marshall Soccerball 8' (pen.)
Rhodes Soccerball 75'
Stadium: Rodney Parade
Attendance: 5,083
Referee: Charles Breakspear

Fourth Round Proper

The draw for the fourth round proper was held on 11 January 2016.

The fourth round proper was played across the weekend of 30 January 2016.

The three lowest ranked teams in this round, Oxford United, Portsmouth and Carlisle United, compete in League Two (tier 4).

29 January 2016 (2016-01-29) Derby County (2) 1–3 Manchester United (1) Derby  
19:55 GMT Thorne Soccerball 37' Report Rooney Soccerball 16'
Blind Soccerball 65'
Mata Soccerball 83'
Stadium: Pride Park Stadium
Attendance: 31,134
Referee: Anthony Taylor
30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Colchester United (3) 1–4 Tottenham Hotspur (1) Colchester  
12:45 GMT Davies Soccerball 80' (o.g.) Report Chadli Soccerball 27'78'
Dier Soccerball 64'
Carroll Soccerball 82'
Stadium: Colchester Community Stadium
Attendance: 9,920
Referee: Michael Oliver
30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) West Bromwich Albion (1) 2–2 Peterborough United (3) West Bromwich  
15:00 GMT Berahino Soccerball 14'84' Report Coulthirst Soccerball 79'
Taylor Soccerball 86'
Stadium: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 22,517
Referee: Kevin Friend
Replay 10 February 2016 (2016-02-10) Peterborough United (3) 1–1
(3–4 pen)
West Bromwich Albion (1) Peterborough  
19:45 GMT Taylor Soccerball 55' Report Fletcher Soccerball 71' Stadium: London Road Stadium
Attendance: 10,632
Referee: Mike Jones
  Penalties  
Bostwick Soccerball shad check
Maddison Soccerball shad check
Samuelsen -Soccerball shade cross
Fox Soccerball shad check
Angol -Soccerball shade cross
  Soccerball shad check Pocognoli
Soccerball shad check Berahino
Soccerball shad check Gardner
-Soccerball shade cross Fletcher
Soccerball shad check Chester
30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Bolton Wanderers (2) 1–2 Leeds United (2) Bolton  
15:00 GMT Pratley Soccerball 80' Report Doukara Soccerball 8'
Diagouraga Soccerball 39'
Stadium: Macron Stadium
Attendance: 17,336
Referee: Andre Marriner

<div id="Arsenal v Burnley"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Arsenal (1) 2–1 Burnley (2) Emirates Stadium  
15:00 GMT Chambers Soccerball 19'
Sánchez Soccerball 53'
Report Vokes Soccerball 30' Attendance: 59,932
Referee: Roger East

<div id="Reading v Walsall"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Reading (2) 4–0 Walsall (3) Reading  
15:00 GMT Robson-Kanu Soccerball 37'
Vydra Soccerball 40'89'
Williams Soccerball 75'
Report Stadium: Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 13,367
Referee: Peter Bankes

<div id="Aston Villa v Manchester City"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Aston Villa (1) 0–4 Manchester City (1) Birmingham  
15:00 GMT Report Iheanacho Soccerball 4'24' (pen.)74'
Sterling Soccerball 76'
Stadium: Villa Park
Attendance: 23,636
Referee: Mike Jones

<div id="Shrewsbury Town v Sheffield Wednesday"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Shrewsbury Town (3) 3–2 Sheffield Wednesday (2) Shrewsbury  
15:00 GMT Akpa Akpro Soccerball 56'
Whalley Soccerball 87'
Grimmer Soccerball 90+7'
Report McGugan Soccerball 19'76' Stadium: New Meadow
Attendance: 5,699
Referee: Paul Tierney

<div id="Nottingham Forest v Watford"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Nottingham Forest (2) 0–1 Watford (1) West Bridgford  
15:00 GMT Report Ighalo Soccerball 89' Stadium: City Ground
Attendance: 24,703
Referee: Neil Swarbrick

<div id="Crystal Palace v Stoke City"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Crystal Palace (1) 1–0 Stoke City (1) Selhurst Park  
15:00 GMT Zaha Soccerball 17' Report Attendance: 17,062
Referee: Mark Clattenburg

<div id="Oxford United v Blackburn Rovers"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Oxford United (4) 0–3 Blackburn Rovers (2) Oxford  
15:00 GMT Report Marshall Soccerball 36' (pen.)76'
Watt Soccerball 45+2'
Stadium: Kassam Stadium
Attendance: 11,647
Referee: Andy Davies

<div id="Portsmouth v AFC Bournemouth"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Portsmouth (4) 1–2 AFC Bournemouth (1) Portsmouth  
15:00 GMT Roberts Soccerball 43' Report King Soccerball 71'
Pugh Soccerball 83'
Stadium: Fratton Park
Attendance: 18,901
Referee: Mike Dean

<div id="Bury v Hull City"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Bury (3) 1–3 Hull City (2) Bury  
15:00 GMT Jones Soccerball 86' Report Akpom Soccerball 14'57' (pen.)69' Stadium: Gigg Lane
Attendance: 7,064
Referee: Darren Bond

<div id="Liverpool v West Ham United"/>

30 January 2016 (2016-01-30) Liverpool (1) 0–0 West Ham United (1) Liverpool  
17:30 GMT Report Stadium: Anfield
Attendance: 44,006
Referee: Martin Atkinson

<div id="West Ham United v Liverpool"/>

Replay 9 February 2016 (2016-02-09) West Ham United (1) 2–1 Liverpool (1) Boleyn Ground  
19:45 GMT Antonio Soccerball 45'
Ogbonna Soccerball 120+1'
Report Coutinho Soccerball 48' Attendance: 34,433
Referee: Roger East

<div id="Carlisle United v Everton"/>

31 January 2016 (2016-01-31) Carlisle United (4) 0–3 Everton (1) Carlisle  
13:30 GMT Report Koné Soccerball 2'
Lennon Soccerball 14'
Barkley Soccerball 65'
Stadium: Brunton Park
Attendance: 17,101
Referee: Lee Mason

<div id="Milton Keynes Dons v Chelsea"/>

31 January 2016 (2016-01-31) Milton Keynes Dons (2) 1–5 Chelsea (1) Milton Keynes  
16:00 GMT Potter Soccerball 21' Report Oscar Soccerball 15'32'44'
Hazard Soccerball 55' (pen.)
Traoré Soccerball 62'
Stadium: Stadium mk
Attendance: 28,172
Referee: Jonathan Moss

Fifth Round Proper

The draw for the Fifth Round Proper was held on 31 January 2016.

The fifth round proper was played across the weekend of 20 February 2016.

The lowest ranked club in this round was Shrewsbury Town, who compete in League One (tier 3).

<div id="Arsenal v Hull City"/>

20 February 2016 (2016-02-20) Arsenal (1) 0–0 Hull City (2) Emirates Stadium  
12:45 GMT Report Attendance: 59,830
Referee: Mike Dean

<div id="Hull City v Arsenal"/>

Replay 8 March 2016 (2016-03-08) Hull City (2) 0–4 Arsenal (1) Kingston upon Hull  
19:00 GMT Report Giroud Soccerball 41'71'
Walcott Soccerball 77'89'
Stadium: KC Stadium
Attendance: 20,993
Referee: Mike Jones

<div id="Reading v West Bromwich Albion"/>

20 February 2016 (2016-02-20) Reading (2) 3–1 West Bromwich Albion (1) Reading  
15:00 GMT McShane Soccerball 59'
Hector Soccerball 72'
Piazon Soccerball 90+4'
Report Fletcher Soccerball 54' Stadium: Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 19,566
Referee: Anthony Taylor

<div id="Watford v Leeds United"/>

20 February 2016 (2016-02-20) Watford (1) 1–0 Leeds United (2) Watford  
15:00 GMT Wootton Soccerball 53' (o.g.) Report Stadium: Vicarage Road
Attendance: 18,336
Referee: Michael Oliver

<div id="AFC Bournemouth v Everton"/>

20 February 2016 (2016-02-20) AFC Bournemouth (1) 0–2 Everton (1) Bournemouth  
17:15 GMT Report Barkley Soccerball 55'
Lukaku Soccerball 76'
Stadium: Dean Court
Attendance: 11,404
Referee: Martin Atkinson

<div id="Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United"/>

21 February 2016 (2016-02-21) Blackburn Rovers (2) 1–5 West Ham United (1) Blackburn  
14:00 GMT Marshall Soccerball 20' Report Moses Soccerball 26'
Payet Soccerball 36'90+2'
Emenike Soccerball 64'85'
Stadium: Ewood Park
Attendance: 18,793
Referee: Jonathan Moss

<div id="Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace"/>

21 February 2016 (2016-02-21) Tottenham Hotspur (1) 0–1 Crystal Palace (1) White Hart Lane  
15:00 GMT Report Kelly Soccerball 45+1' Attendance: 35,547
Referee: Craig Pawson

<div id="Chelsea v Manchester City"/>

21 February 2016 (2016-02-21) Chelsea (1) 5–1 Manchester City (1) Stamford Bridge  
16:00 GMT Costa Soccerball 35'
Willian Soccerball 48'
Cahill Soccerball 53'
Hazard Soccerball 67'
Traoré Soccerball 89'
Report Faupala Soccerball 37' Attendance: 41,594
Referee: Andre Marriner

<div id="Shrewsbury Town v Manchester United"/>

22 February 2016 (2016-02-22) Shrewsbury Town (3) 0–3 Manchester United (1) Shrewsbury  
19:45 GMT Report Smalling Soccerball 37'
Mata Soccerball 45'
Lingard Soccerball 61'
Stadium: New Meadow
Attendance: 9,370
Referee: Robert Madley

Sixth Round Proper

The draw for the Sixth Round Proper was held on 21 February 2016.

The sixth round proper was played across the weekend of 12 March 2016.

The lowest ranked club remaining in this round was Reading, who compete in the League Championship (tier 2).

11 March 2016 (2016-03-11) Reading (2) 0–2 Crystal Palace (1) Reading  
19:55 GMT Report Cabaye Soccerball 86' (pen.)
Campbell Soccerball 90+4'
Stadium: Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 23,110
Referee: Mike Dean
12 March 2016 (2016-03-12) Everton (1) 2–0 Chelsea (1) Liverpool  
17:30 GMT Lukaku Soccerball 77'82' Report Stadium: Goodison Park
Attendance: 37,283
Referee: Michael Oliver
13 March 2016 (2016-03-13) Arsenal (1) 1–2 Watford (1) London  
13:30 GMT Welbeck Soccerball 88' Report Ighalo Soccerball 50'
Guedioura Soccerball 63'
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Attendance: 58,436
Referee: Andre Marriner
13 March 2016 (2016-03-13) Manchester United (1) 1–1 West Ham United (1) Manchester  
16:00 GMT Martial Soccerball 83' Report Payet Soccerball 68' Stadium: Old Trafford
Attendance: 74,298
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Replay 13 April 2016 (2016-04-13) West Ham United (1) 1–2 Manchester United (1) London  
19:00 BST Tomkins Soccerball 79' Report Rashford Soccerball 54'
Fellaini Soccerball 67'
Stadium: Boleyn Ground
Attendance: 33,505
Referee: Roger East

Semi-Finals

The draw for the Semi-Finals was held on 14 March 2016.

The semi-finals were played on 23 and 24 April 2016.

23 April 2016 (2016-04-23)
17:15 BST
Everton (1) 1–2 Manchester United (1) Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 86,064
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Smalling Soccerball 75' (o.g.) Report Fellaini Soccerball 34'
Martial Soccerball 90+3'

24 April 2016 (2016-04-24)
16:00 BST
Crystal Palace (1) 2–1 Watford (1) Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 79,110
Referee: Craig Pawson
Bolasie Soccerball 6'
Wickham Soccerball 61'
Report Deeney Soccerball 55'

Final

The final was played on 21 May 2016 at Wembley Stadium.

21 May 2016 (2016-05-21)
17:30
Crystal Palace 1–2
(a.e.t.)
Manchester United Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 88,619
Referee: Mark Clattenburg
Puncheon Soccerball 78' Report Matta Soccerball 81'
Lingard Soccerball 110'
Smalling Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 18', 105'

Top goalscorers

As of 12 March 2016
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Flag of Czech Matěj Vydra Reading 6
2 Flag of Zimbabwe Macauley Bonne Colchester United 4
Flag of Nigeria 001 Kelechi Iheanacho Manchester City
England Ben Marshall Blackburn Rovers
England Conor Washington Peterborough United

Broadcasting rights

The domestic broadcasting rights for the competition are held by the BBC and subscription channel BT Sport. The BBC has held the rights since 2014–15, while BT Sport bought ESPN's remaining FA Cup rights in February 2013. The FA Cup Final must be broadcast live on UK terrestrial television under the Ofcom code of protected sporting events.

The following matches have been broadcast live on UK television:

Round BT Sport BBC
First Round Proper Didcot Town v Exeter City
F.C. United of Manchester v Chesterfield
Bradford City v Aldershot Town (Replay)
Maidenhead United v Port Vale (Replay)
Salford City v Notts County
Second Round Proper Rochdale v Bury
Grimsby Town v Shrewsbury Town
Hartlepool United v Salford City (Replay)
Whitehawk v Dagenham & Redbridge (Replay)
Salford City v Hartlepool United
Third Round Proper Wycombe Wanderers v Aston Villa
Manchester United v Sheffield United
Chelsea v Scunthorpe United
Bristol City v West Bromwich Albion (Replay)
Liverpool v Exeter City (Replay)
Exeter City v Liverpool
Oxford United v Swansea City (BBC Wales)
Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City
Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur (Replay)
Fourth Round Proper Colchester United v Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool v West Ham United
Carlisle United v Everton
West Ham United v Liverpool (Replay)
Derby County v Manchester United
Milton Keynes Dons v Chelsea
Peterborough United v West Bromwich Albion (Replay)
Fifth Round Proper Arsenal v Hull City
Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United
Shrewsbury Town v Manchester United
Hull City v Arsenal (Replay)
AFC Bournemouth v Everton
Chelsea v Manchester City
Sixth Round Proper Arsenal v Watford
Manchester United v West Ham United
Reading v Crystal Palace
Everton v Chelsea
West Ham United v Manchester United (Replay)
Semi-Finals Crystal Palace v Watford Everton v Manchester United

Welsh language channel S4C broadcast the third round match between Cardiff City and Shrewsbury Town, and also broadcast the rescheduled third round match between Newport County and Blackburn Rovers.

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Arsenal · Aston Villa · Bournemouth · Chelsea · Crystal Palace · Everton · Leicester City · Liverpool · Manchester City · Manchester United · Newcastle United · Norwich City · Southampton · Stoke City · Sunderland · Swansea City · Tottenham Hotspur · Watford · West Bromwich Albion · West Ham United

Championship

Birmingham City · Blackburn Rovers · Bolton Wanderers · Brentford · Brighton & Hove Albion · Bristol City · Burnley · Cardiff City · Charlton Athletic · Derby County · Fulham · Huddersfield Town · Hull City · Ipswich Town · Leeds United · Middlesbrough · Milton Keynes Dons · Nottingham Forest · Preston North End · Queens Park Rangers · Reading · Rotherham United · Sheffield Wednesday · Wolverhampton Wanderers

League One

Barnsley · Blackpool · Bradford City · Burton Albion · Bury · Chesterfield · Colchester United · Coventry City · Crewe Alexandra · Doncaster Rovers · Fleetwood Town · Gillingham · Millwall · Oldham Athletic · Peterborough United · Port Vale · Rochdale · Scunthorpe United · Sheffield United · Shrewsbury Town · Southend United · Swindon Town · Walsall · Wigan Athletic

League Two

Accrington Stanley · AFC Wimbledon · Barnet · Bristol Rovers · Cambridge United · Carlisle United · Crawley Town · Dagenham & Redbridge · Exeter City · Hartlepool United · Leyton Orient · Luton Town · Mansfield Town · Morecambe · Newport County · Northampton Town · Notts County · Oxford United · Plymouth Argyle · Portsmouth · Stevenage · Wycombe Wanderers · Yeovil Town · York City

National League

Aldershot Town · Altrincham · Barrow · Boreham Wood · Braintree Town · Bromley · Cheltenham Town · Chester · Dover Athletic · Eastleigh · Forest Green Rovers · Gateshead · Grimsby Town · Guiseley · Halifax Town · Kidderminster Harriers · Lincoln City · Macclesfield Town · Southport · Torquay United · Tranmere Rovers · Welling United · Woking · Wrexham

2014-15                                                        2016-17

2015-16 FA Cup match days

Qualifying round | First round | Second round | Third round | Fourth round | Fifth round | Sixth round | Semi-Finals | Final 

FA Cup
FA Cup seasons

1871-72 · 1872-73 · 1873-74 · 1874-75 · 1875-76 · 1876-77 · 1877-78 · 1878-79 · 1879-80 · 1880-81 · 1881-82 · 1882-83 · 1883-84 · 1884-85 · 1885-86 · 1886-87 · 1887-88 · 1978-79 · 1979-80 · 1980-81 · 1981-82 · 1982-83 · 1983-84 · 1984-85 · 1985-86 · 1986-87 · 1987-88 · 1988-89 · 1989-90 · 1990-91 · 1991-92 · 1992-93 · 1993-94 · 1994-95 · 1995-96 · 1996-97 · 1997-98 · 1998-99 · 1999-00 · 2000-01 · 2001-02 · 2002-03 · 2003-04 · 2004-05 · 2005-06 · 2006-07 · 2007-08 · 2008-09 · 2009-10 · 2010-11 · 2011-12 · 2012-13 · 2013-14 · 2014-15 · 2015-16 · 2016-17 · 2017-18 · 2018-19 · 2019-20 · 2020-21 ·

FA Cup finals

1872 · 1873 · 1874 · 1875 · 1876 · 1877 · 1878 · 1879 · 1880 · 1881 · 1882 · 1883 · 1884 · 1885 · 1886 · 1887 · 1888 · 1889 · 1890 · 1891 · 1892 · 1893 · 1894 · 1895 · 1896 · 1897 · 1898 · 1899 · 1900 · 1901 · 1902 · 1903 · 1904 · 1905 · 1906 · 1907 · 1908 · 1909 · 1910 · 1911 · 1912 · 1913 · 1914 · 1915 · 1920 · 1921 · 1922 · 1923 · 1924 · 1925 · 1926 · 1927 · 1928 · 1929 · 1930 · 1931 · 1932 · 1933 · 1934 · 1935 · 1936 · 1937 · 1938 · 1939 · 1946 · 1947 · 1948 · 1949 · 1950 · 1951 · 1952 · 1953 · 1954 · 1955 · 1956 · 1957 · 1958 · 1959 · 1960 · 1961 · 1962 · 1963 · 1964 · 1965 · 1966 · 1967 · 1968 · 1969 · 1970 · 1971 · 1972 · 1973 · 1974 · 1975 · 1976 · 1977 · 1978 · 1979 · 1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989 · 1990 · 1991 · 1992 · 1993 · 1994 · 1995 · 1996 · 1997 · 1998 · 1999 · 2000 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019 · 2020 · 2020 ·

201516 in European football (UEFA)
Domestic leagues

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus '15 '16 · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia '15 '16 · Faroe Islands '15 '16 · Finland '15 '16 · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '15 '16 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '15 '16 · Latvia '15 '16 · Lithuania '15 '16 · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '15 '16 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '15 '16 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden '15 '16 · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

Domestic cups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands '15 '16 · Finland '15 '16 · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '15 '16 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '15 '16 · Latvia · Liechtenstein · Lithuania · Luxembourg · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '15 '16 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '15 '16 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

League cups

England · Estonia · Finland '15 '16 · France · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland '15 '16 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '15 '16 · Romania · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bulgaria · Cyprus · Czech Republic · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan · Lithuania · Macedonia · Malta · Moldova · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '15 '16 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Turkey · Ukraine

UEFA competitions

Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final) · Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final) · Super Cup

International competitions

UEFA Euro 2016 (qualification) · 2017 Euro Under-21 (qualification) · 2016 Euro Under-19 (qualification) · 2016 Euro Under-17 (qualification)

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