FA Cup fourth round: 10 things to look out for this weekend

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Walsall look to catch the eye against Leicester, Liverpool seek revenge at Brighton and intriguing games in Manchester

The Walsall manager, Michael Flynn, was very unhappy about the news that his side’s clash with Leicester would not be aired on a main UK channel. “I think it is a disgrace our game hasn’t been chosen, it is what the FA Cup is all about,” he said. His argument is more than a fair one when Manchester United v Reading will be available on Saturday night. League Two clubs such as Walsall heavily rely on TV money from cup runs to help with finances, more than the likes of United topping up their coffers. It is up to Flynn and his squad to prove TV bosses wrong by pulling off an upset inside a packed Bescot Stadium on Saturday. TV companies need to acknowledge what the FA Cup is about. Will Unwin

Walsall v Leicester, Saturday 12.30pm

Brighton v Liverpool, Sunday 1.30pm

Wrexham v Sheffield United, Sunday 4.30pm

Derby County v West Ham, Monday 7.45pm

Preston v Tottenham, Saturday 6pm

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