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Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates and John Egan of Sheffield United celebrates scoring the equaliser ahead of the big FA Cup clash.
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Sheffield United vs Tottenham live stream

You can watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham for free on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the UK. In the US, today's game is available to live stream on ESPN Plus. Football fans in India can tune in on Sony Ten 1 or via Sony LIV, while in Australia, it's being shown on Paramount Plus in Australia. Remember to use a VPN if you're trying to watch your usual stream while abroad. Full details on how to watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham just below.

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Kick-off: Wednesday, March 1, 7.55pm GMT / 2.55pm ET / 1.25am IST / 6.55am AEDT
TV channel: BBC One (UK) | ESPN+ (US) | Sony Ten 1 (IN) | Paramount+ (AUS)
Free live stream: BBC iPlayer (UK)
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Sheffield United vs Tottenham: match preview

If Sheffield United are a team that's going places, Tottenham are one that huffs and puffs but never really seems to get anywhere. It's why today's clash immediately captured the imagination as the potential tie of the FA Cup fifth round, one that looks especially ripe for an upset.

The Blades may be a division below Spurs in the football pyramid, but it's unlikely to feel that way at a packed-out Bramall Lane that rarely gives visitors an inch. Second in the Championship and likely to be plying their trade in the Premier League next season, Paul Heckingbottom's men don't exactly need a deep cup run, though it's landmark results on occasions like these, featuring big names like Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, that tend to linger in fans' memories.

A momentum boost may come in handy too. United rebounded from back-to-back defeats to promotion-chasing rivals by securing a hard-fought victory over Watford at the weekend, although it came courtesy of an own goal. It's been a challenging period for the team, and a distraction could be just the ticket.

It's safe to say that Billy Sharp got a little carried away when Sheffield United got the better of Wrexham in the last round, and they could do with more of that fire tonight. He starts up front despite only just returning from injury, with James McAtee and Andre Brooks in support. Sander Berge and Oliver Norwood are two of the standout names on a strong bench.

While Antonio Conte is expected to resume his usual duties again at some point this week, assistant manager Cristian Stellini takes charge of the team in South Yorkshire tonight, and it's fair to say that Tottenham's form has reflected the uncertain situation in their dugout.

They swatted Preston aside in the previous round, but since then they’ve been up and down and down and up, capable of beating Man City one week and losing heavily to Leicester the next. Which version will turn up at Bramall Lane today is anybody's guess.

Son leads the line alongside Richarlison and the lesser-spotted Lucas Moura, with Stellini hoping to give Kane a rare night off. The England captain, however, is on the bench and will no doubt make an appearance if he's needed. The impressive Pape Matar Sarr starts alongside Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in midfield, while Eric Dier takes the captain's armband.

Follow our guide as we explain all the ways to get a Sheffield United vs Tottenham live stream wherever you are – starting with how to watch the FA Cup for FREE in the UK.

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Sheffield United vs Tottenham live stream: watch FA Cup for FREE in the UK


The BBC shares live broadcast duties with ITV for FA Cup matches in the UK, and will be showing Sheffield United vs Tottenham for free on BBC One. Kick-off is set for 7.55pm GMT on Wednesday evening.

Football fans in the UK can also watch a Sheffield United vs Tottenham live stream for free on BBC iPlayer, which is free to use and works across a wide range of devices including smart TVs, laptops, games consoles, mobile phones, tablets and streaming sticks.

Away from home right now? No worries:

Use ExpressVPN to watch BBC iPlayer from abroad.

How to watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham from outside your country

We've set out how you can live stream Sheffield United vs Tottenham in a number of countries around the world. However, if you're away travelling for pleasure or for work, you probably won't be able to watch the game like you normally would at home. This is the result of geo-blocking - best understood as digital borders that restrict certain services and content to specific parts of the world.

A good streaming VPN can let you get around these digital borders, while also offering robust protection from cybercriminals and government snooping. They're also easy to use.

Use a VPN to live stream Sheffield United vs Tottenham from anywhere:

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How to watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham: live stream in the US without cable


Soccer fans can watch a Sheffield United vs Tottenham live stream on ESPN Plus in the US, with kick-off set for 2.55pm ET / 11.55am PT on Saturday afternoon.

The streaming service is showing all of this season's FA Cup games, and is also the place to live stream La Liga and Bundesliga soccer, plus live MLB, cricket, PGA Tour golf and NHL action.

ESPN Plus+ monthly plans cost $9.99 a month, while the cost-saving annual subscription is priced at $99.99 a year. 

But there's even better value to be had if you grab ESPN+ as part of the big Disney Plus Bundle. As well as ESPN Plus live sports and documentaries, you'll get access to the hugely impressive Disney Plus catalog, which features Marvel movies, every Simpsons episode ever, the complete Star Wars canon, Pixar films, and much more, plus all the great shows and movies that Hulu offers.

And the cost is super reasonable - you only have to pay $13.99 a month for the Disney Plus bundle.

Out of the US and want to watch your home coverage? No worries - just use a VPN as described below.

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How to watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham: live stream FA Cup in Australia


ViacomCBS (now known as Paramount Global) has taken the broadcast rights to the FA Cup from Channel 10. 

This means streaming service Paramount Plus is the place to watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham in Australia, but be warned that kick-off is set for 6.55am AEDT first thing on Thursday morning.

A Paramount Plus subscription currently costs $8.99 a month. As well as giving you access to FA Cup matches, it also offers gives you exclusive access to Hollywood movies like Top Gun: Maverick and original shows like Tulsa King, Halo and Picard.

Be sure to use a VPN if you're trying to access your home coverage from outside the country.

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Sheffield United vs Tottenham live stream: how to watch FA Cup soccer in Canada


Sportsnet is showing Sheffield United vs Tottenham in Canada, with kick-off set for 2.55pm ET / 11.55am PT on Wednesday.

If you don't have the channel on cable, you can subscribe to standalone streaming service SN Now. Prices start at $14.99 per month or $149.99 per year.

A Sportsnet Now Premium subscription will get you even more games. It costs $34.99 per month or $249.99 per year, and as well as FA Cup soccer, it nets you WWE Network and coverage of the Bundesliga, United Rugby Championship, Premiership Rugby, National Rugby League, Super League Rugby, and the NHL, including out-of-market games.

If you're unable to tune in due to geo-blocking restrictions, remember that a VPN is all you need to watch the game as you would at home.

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How to watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham live stream in New Zealand


Fans can watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham on Sky Sport in New Zealand, with kick-off set for 8.55am NZDT on Thursday morning.

Sky Sport subscribers can watch games online using the country's Sky Go service. 

What makes Sky Sport an even tastier proposition for footy fans in New Zealand is that every single Premier League fixture is being shown live via the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform. 

A Sky Sport Now subscription costs $19.99 per week or $39.99 per month. The monthly package comes with a 7-day free trial.

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How to watch Sheffield United vs Tottenham live stream in India


Sheffield United vs Tottenham is being shown on Sony Pictures Networks in India, with coverage stretching across the Sony Ten 1 TV channel and over-the-top streaming service Sony LIV.

A Sony LIV subscription starts at Rs 299 per month but you can save some money, if you're planning to use if for a while, by paying Rs 999 for a year, Rs 699 for six months or Rs 599 for a year of mobile-only access.

You can watch SonyLIV on mobiles, tablets, smart TVs and through your browser. Remember to use a VPN if you're trying to access your subscription while outside the country.

Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance copywriter and journalist based in the UK. He’s written about technology, science and politics for publications including Gizmodo, The Independent, Trusted Reviews and Newsweek, but focuses on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: sport and penny-pinching.