The 2012-13 FA Cup is already through three rounds of qualifying matches since it kicked off in August 2012.
Last year's winner, Chelsea, is one of the 32 teams still left in the elimination tournament, and the action is really set to get going with this year's Fourth Round Proper set to begin on Friday, January 25.
Besides the Blues, who hold the current FA Cup title, the rest of the field is packed with traditional powerhouse clubs that have plenty of proving ground between now and the end of the action in May.
Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea make up the top three clubs in the Barclay's Premier League standings, and all three will vie for supremacy against clubs from the top and the bottom of league standings—including Aston Villa, Stoke City and Derby County.
Here's a look at the upcoming schedule for the FA Cup, including all the matches in the fourth round and the future dates for the rest of the tournament.
Fourth Round Proper Matches
Friday, Jan. 25
Millwall vs. Aston Villa at 2:45 p.m. ET
Saturday, Jan. 26
Stoke City vs. Manchester City — 7:45 a.m. ET
Bolton Wanderers vs. Everton — 10:00 a.m. ET
Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Arsenal — 10:00 a.m. ET
Derby County vs. Blackburn Rovers — 10:00 a.m. ET
Huddersfield Town vs. Leicester City — 10:00 a.m. ET
Hull City vs. Barnsley — 10:00 a.m. ET
Macclesfield Town vs. Wigan Athletic — 10:00 a.m. ET
Middlesbrough vs. Aldershot Town — 10:00 a.m. ET
Norwich City vs. Luton Town — 10:00 a.m. ET
Queens Park Rangers vs. Milton Keynes Dons — 10:00 a.m. ET
Reading vs. Sheffield United — 10:00 a.m. ET
Manchester United vs. Fulham — Noon ET
Saturday, Jan. 27
Brentford vs. Chelsea — 7:00 a.m. ET
Leeds United vs. Tottenham Hotspur — 9:00 a.m. ET
Oldham Athletic vs. Liverpool — 11:00 a.m. ET
Remaining Round Starting Dates
Fifth Round Proper — Saturday, February 16, 2013
Sixth Round Proper — Saturday, March 9, 2013
Semi Final — Saturday-Sunday, April 13-14, 2013
Final — Saturday, May 11, 2013
Ethan Grant is a featured columnist for B/R's Breaking News Team. Check him out on Twitter.
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