EFL FIVE SET TO POCKET £75,00O
A HANDFUL of EFL clubs will pick up a £75,000 windfall after being selected for live FA Cup first round television coverage.
The first round kicks off with an attractive tie between Haringey Borough and AFC Wimbledon on Friday, November 9. The match, which kicks off at 7.55pm, is being shown live on BBC Two.
Three other ties have been chosen for live coverage and all will be on BT Sport 1. Alan Devonshire’s Maidenhead United host League One leaders Portsmouth on Saturday, November 10 (12.30pm).
The following day there is an all-EFL clash as Neil Aspin’s Port Vale host Sunderland (2.30pm), while Hampton & Richmond Borough host Oldham on Monday, November 12 (7.45pm).
Each of the clubs picks up £75,000 as a broadcast fee, while all the first round winners earn £36,000 in prize money.
BIG TIE: Neil Aspin