Chelsea tie selected for BT coverage


The winner of Tuesday’s FA Cup replay will now face Chelsea on Sunday 10th January in the 3rd Round of the FA Cup.

The tie will be shown live on BT Sport and will kick off at 2pm.

The FA live broadcast fee for each fixture is £144,000 per club, while all third round winning sides receive £67,500 from The FA prize fund.

7.55pm Friday 8 January
Exeter City v Liverpool – live on BBC 1

12.45pm Saturday 9 January
Wycombe Wanderers v Aston Villa – live on BT Sport 2

5.30pm Saturday 9 January
Manchester United v Sheffield United – live on BT Sport 2

2pm Sunday 10 January
Chelsea v Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe United – live on BT Sport 2

4pm Sunday 10 January
Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City – live on BBC 1


Written by Matt Blanchard

Part of the team since 2007, before becoming editor in 2013. Undertaken the role of match summariser during Scunthorpe United live match commentaries for BBC Radio Humberside. Seasonal contributor to football titles FourFourTwo and When Saturday Comes and a finalist at the Football Blogging Awards in 2014.

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