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Eight FA Cup ties selected to be shown ‘live’ on BBC’s Final Score show

After four matches were announced to be televised for the FA Cup First 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…

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ALFRETON TOWN v FLEETWOOD TOWN
BARNET v BRISTOL ROVERS
CHORLEY v DONCASTER ROVERS
GUISELEY v CAMBRIDGE UNITED
HITCHIN TOWN v SOLIHULL MOORS
MANSFIELD TOWN v CHARLTON ATHLETIC
SHREWSBURY TOWN v SALFORD CITY
WESTON-SUPER-MARE v WREXHAM

The above matches will kick off at 12:45 on Sunday 11th November.

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 First Round proper ties get £36,000 each from The FA prize fund.

 

Supporters gave their thoughts to their club’s FA Cup clash being moved for TV, some were angry at them being played on Remembrance Sunday as well as there not being any consideration for travelling fans – take a look at what they’re saying on the next page.

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