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Rochdale vs Tottenham FA Cup TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news

Rochdale vs Spurs FA Cup TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news
Tottenham have been on an impressive run of form (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Rochdale welcome in-form Tottenham Hotspur to Spotland in the FA Cup fifth round this weekend.

Spurs will be looking to make the quarter finals for the second consecutive year and go on to end their trophy drought after producing moments of fantastic football this season.

The Premier League side will be buoyed by their impressive showings in their last two games as they beat Arsenal in the north London derby and are in the driving seat in their Champions League last-16 encounter against Juventus after scoring two away goals in Turin.

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Spurs take two away goals back to Wembley (Picture: Getty)

Rochdale defeated Millwall in the fourth round replay 1-0 to earn a home tie against the Premier League side, it marks Rochdale’s first appearance at this stage of the FA Cup since 2003.

The game will be played on a newly relaid pitch after their heavily sanded pitch was criticised following their fourth-round replay.

Spurs will be looking to avoid another replay to add to their congested set of fixtures.

Rochdale vs Spurs FA Cup TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news
Tottenham Hotspur’s Toby Alderweireld could feature again, but his future at the club has been subject of conjecture (Picture: NurPhoto/Getty Images)

What time is Rochdale vs Spurs kick-off?

The game takes place on Sunday 18 February at the Spotland Stadium.

Kick-off is at 4.00pm.

What TV channel can I watch Rochdale vs Spurs on?

The match will be shown live onBBC One, with coverage starting from 3.35pm.

Viewers based in the UK will able to stream the match online via BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website.

Team news

The good news for the home side is that have no recent injury troubles

Only defender Niall Canavan remains on the sidelines with a long-term ankle injury.

Tottenham are unlikely to field back-up goalkeeper Michel Vorm due to Dutchman having missed the trip to Juventus in mid-week with illness.

In a boost for the visitors, Toby Alderweireld could feature having been left out of the Champions League squad against the Italian champions.

What are the odds? (Courtesy of Betfair)

Rochdale – 20/1

Draw – 13/2

Tottenham – 1/7

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  • Rochdale are struggling in League One, sitting bottom of the table and 11 points from safety.
  • However, their 1-0 victory over Milwall was their first home win in six matches and Keith Hill’s side.
  • Tottenham are on an impressive run of form and are on a 13-match unbeaten run.

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