The sixth round of FA Cup games were played on Saturday 7 March 1981.
Out of four matches, there were three replays, which took place on 10–11 March. Tottenham Hotspur were the only team to get through to the semi finals without a replay.
Tottenham Hotspur 2–0 Exeter City
Middlesbrough 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
replay: Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–1 Middlesbrough
Everton 2–2 Manchester City
replay: Manchester City 3–1 Everton
Nottingham Forest 3–3 Ipswich Town
replay: Ipswich Town 1–0 Nottingham Forest
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Robson became the England national team manager from July 1982, eventually taking England to the World Cup semi-final in 1990.