FA Cup: Sheffield United vs Arsenal live stream - how to watch wherever you are in the world

Sheffield United vs Arsenal live stream
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Neither Arsenal nor Sheffield United have returned from the COVID-19 break looking particularly strong.

Mikel Arteta's Gunners have had a torrid season in which they find themselves fighting for a top-half finish, but the FA Cup may provide a little respite. Arteta himself captained Arsenal to the 2014 trophy, and it's a competition that his side have enjoyed over the years - they hold more Cup wins than any other club, with 13.

For Chris Wilder though, this last-eight clash is more about getting his side back to winning ways. The Blades have had a storming season and they'll want to make sure that they don't slip much further down the table in the coming weeks - what better way to turn their form around than with a win over a big side this weekend?

Kick-off is at 1pm BST and the game is being shown on BT Sport 1BT Sport Extra 1 and BT Sport Ultimate in the UK. See below for watching details where you are.

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Use a VPN to watch a Sheffield United vs Arsenal live stream from outside your country

If you’re abroad for the game, your domestic on-demand services won’t work because the broadcaster knows your location based on your IP address. Your access to the game will be automatically blocked, which is annoying if you’ve paid a subscription fee and don't want to resort to illegal streams which buffer every five seconds. 

Don’t worry, though. All you need to do is get a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to circumvent such annoyances, assuming it complies with your broadcaster’s T&Cs, of course. A VPN creates a private connection between whatever device you’re using and the internet, meaning your suppliers’ service can’t work out where you are and what you’re doing. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.

There are plenty of options out there, including:

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How to watch an FA Cup live stream in the UK

The League Cup is broadcast on BBC and BT Sport.

Find out more specific details on each of these offerings (and more below) with our handy guide

How to watch an FA Cup live stream for US subscribers

If you want to watch the FA Cup in the US, you can tune into ESPN+. You can buy subscriptions to the service for $4.99 a month.

Head back to our VPN advice so you can take advantage when you're out of the country. 

How to watch an FA Cup live stream for Canadian subscribers

The only place to watch the League Cup in Canada is on Sportsnet. Contact your television service provider in order to sign up for the service.  

Want in while you're out of Canada? Scroll back up and check out the VPN offers above. 

How to watch an FA Cup live stream for Australian subscribers

ESPN Australia has the broadcasting rights to the League Cup in Oz. ESPN is available to Foxtel clients. The Sports Pack costs $25 per month on top of the base $49 per month Foxtel Plus Pack.

To take advantage while you're not Down Under, follow the VPN advice towards the top of this page. 

How to watch an FA Cup live stream for New Zealand subscribers

Viewers in New Zealand can watch the FA Cup on Sky Sport. You can subscribe to the service for $9.99 per month. 

Check out our VPN deals to watch when you’re not in New Zealand.

How to watch an FA Cup live stream for Malaysian subscribers

Astro has the rights to the FA Cup in Malaysia.

How to watch an FA Cup live stream for Singaporean subscribers

You can watch matches live with Singtel's Sports Plus, with current non-contract deal from $49.90.

For tips on how to view when you're out of the country, scroll back up for our VPN offers. 


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