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NEWCASTLE UNITED head to Rochdale, hoping to avoid a shock upset. The Dale have already given Manchester United a run for their money in the Carabao Cup this season, but needed replays against Wrexham and Boston United to progress to the third round. 1 Steve Bruce will be hoping his Newcastle side can avoid a cup upset against Rochdale Credit: Getty Images - Getty As for Newcastle, they have not gone beyond the fourth round since 2006 - a streak that includes elimination at this stage on seven occasions. What time does Rochdale vs Newcastle kick off? This FA Cup third round clash will take place on Saturday, January 4.

It will kick off at 12.31pm. The match will be held at Spotland Stadium. What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it for FREE? Rochdale vs Newcastle will be shown live on BT Sport 1, with coverage underway from 12pm. BT Sport subscribers can live stream this match via the app on their computer, tablet and mobile devices.

Alternatively, EE phone customers can watch the game for FREE with a three-month BT Sport trial - simply text SPORT to 150. What is the team news? Newcastle are missing four key players as they make the trip to Greater Manchester. Jonjo Shelvey, Javier Manquillo, Fabian Schar and Jetro Willems were all injured against Leicester and will sit this one out. But they could receive a boost in the shape of Matt Ritchie, who is making his return from an ankle injury.

Jordan Williams is back from suspension for Rochdale who almost stunned Man Utd in the early stages of the Carabao Cup. Rochdale with their first corner of the match, following good build-up down the left. It's a good delivery, finding Rathbone on the edge of the box, whose attempted volley is blocked by ten men behind the ball. M Longstaff clears upfield, but Joelinton is caught in possession in the centre of the park and Rochdale come back. The attack breaks down, however, when Wilbraham can't find Ryan. Rochdale increasingly in this. BT Sport were forced to apologise after fans could be heard chanting "Robbie Savage… you're a w***er" during Rochdale's FA Cup clash with Newcastle. The match was being shown live on BT with Newcastle taking an early lead. Paul Merson uncovers battle with depression which left him on brink But supporters appeared to be more interested in hurling abuse at Savage, who was co-commentating on the match. The chant could be heard clearly through TV sets and BT were forced to swiftly apologise. On commentary, where he was partnered by Savage, Peter Drury said: "If you're hearing bad language from the supporters we apologise, we are right in amongst them as you can gather." It was unclear which set of supporters were aiming the abuse at Savage, though some fans watching at home were enjoying it.