After four matches were announced to be televised for the FA Cup Second Round, the BBC have also announced which eight matches they have selected for their FA Cup Final Score special.
For the first few proper rounds, the BBC select a number of matches to show in game highlights and goals as they happen along with a reporter at a few of them to talk to the viewers through what has been happening and cheeky talks to the managers/players mid-game.
Take a look at what games they have gone with below…
GAMES CHOSEN TO BE SHOWN ON BBC FINAL SCORE:
SHREWSBURY TOWN or SALFORD CITY v SCUNTHORPE UNITED
SUTTON UNITED or SLOUGH TOWN v GILLINGHAM or HARTLEPOOL UNITED
TRANMERE ROVERS or OXFORD CITY v SOUTHPORT
SWINDON TOWN v WOKING
BURY v LUTON TOWN
ROCHDALE v PORTSMOUTH (Overseas broadcast)
CHESTERFIELD v GRIMSBY TOWN (if Chesterfield beat Billericay Town in the replay)
BARNET v STOCKPORT COUNTY (if Barnet beat Bristol Rovers in the replay)
The above matches will kick off at 2:00pm on Sunday 2nd of December.
The FA’s live broadcast fee: £75,000 per club
The broadcast fee for extended highlights on a Saturday: £6,750 per club
The fee for extended highlights, overseas broadcast and live camera footage on Sunday: £12,500 per club.
The clubs that win their Second Round proper ties get £54,000 each from The FA prize fund.
Supporters gave their thoughts to their club’s FA Cup clash being moved for TV, however majority of the reaction was anger towards BBC Sport – take a look at what they’re saying on the next page.Like what the Fan Banter have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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