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The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE ONE -

from the chance of a Wem­b­ley fi­nal, progress in the Check­a­trade Tro­phy has proved lu­cra­tive for the clubs still in the com­pe­ti­tion.

A re­ward of £50,000 was on of­fer for quar­ter-fi­nal win­ners, mean­ing Coven­try City have now earned £140,000 in prize money in to­tal. Wy­combe have trousered a cool £130,000.

With their last eight ties yet to be de­cided, Yeovil have so far picked up £85,000, while Lu­ton, Ox­ford and Brad­ford have pock­eted £80,000.

In to­tal, there is a prize fund of £1.95m this year in com­par­i­son to £478,000 last sea­son.

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